7 Fabulous Valentine’s Day Food

February 12th, 2015

It’s a tradition at my house to have some friends over on Valentine’s Day. I know most people go out to romantic dinners but sometimes going out is just too much hassle. Finding a babysitter, making reservations, getting dressed up, going out…Sometimes, I’d just rather stay home! Snacks are pivotal to our parties so here are some staples that are great for parties or even gifts!!

Twinkie Hearts: It’s not really hard and I’m not the biggest fan of Twinkies but my kids love them. They don’t get them on a regular basis so I figure that Valentine’s Day is a great time for them.

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Awesome Sharpie Marker Crafts

February 11th, 2015

Sharpie markers are like the vegetables of the craft world—absolutely essential (or is that chocolate?). At any rate, Sharpies can be used for many awesome craft projects. Here are just a few:

Awesome Sharpie Marker Crafts

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22 Special Christmas Eve Tradition Ideas

December 13th, 2014

Between holiday stuff and sicknesses, I haven’t had my head in the “blogging” game, but I couldn’t resist sharing a few things for the holidays.

Carl and I have been talking a lot about traditions (we came from different worlds when it comes to this stuff) and we’ve been trying to find ways to make the holidays special and also meaningful.  Tradition has always been really important to me and I want my kids to be raised with exciting and meaningful traditions that they can look forward to.

Here are a few of our Christmas Eve traditions.  These are small things, but the kids look so forward to them and it makes our day really special.22 Special Christmas Eve Tradition Ideas

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