A Simple Chinese New Year Dinner with Tai Pei

Simple ideas for a Chinese New Year Dinner

I love to plan and throw big parties and events but sometimes it is nice to celebrate simply. Today I’m partnering with Tai Pei to share a simple and fun Chinese New Year dinner spread. It was such a great and easy way to celebrate the wish of “good fortune” in the year ahead! The …continue reading

You Make My Heart Go Wild – Safari Valentine Card Box

Darling simple Safari Valentines Card box to make with your kids! Free printable by Design Dazzle.

For all you “wild” Valentines fans out there, here is a fun and easy project that will put a little adventure into this love filled season! With a simple card box, our attached “You Make My Heart Go Wild” free printable and a trip to any Michaels Store, you will have everything you need to …continue reading

DIY Valentine’s Day Decor – Part 2

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Our second part of Valentine’s Day Decor is just as good as the first! Plenty of LOVE-ly ideas to fill your home with LOVE! I love Valentine’s Day and the chance it gives me to spread the love to all my friends and family. Valentine’s Day Mantel from An Extraordinary Day. Where to even begin? …continue reading

DIY Valentine’s Day Decor – Part 1

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Dazzling DIY Valentine’s Day Decor that will spread love for the whole month! These darling crafts / projects are easy to make with great, easy to follow instructions. So many cute ideas that will help you fill your entire home with love. I love creating a home that makes people feel welcome and happy. These will …continue reading

Valentine Mantle

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Decorate your mantle for Valentine’s Day using rustic decor, candles, a beautiful sign, tin heart, some greenery and a couple other fun items to create a beautiful mantle scape. Of course, don’t forget pictures of your Valentine! I had an awesome time shopping at a local store called Rod Works. It is an amazing place …continue reading

Simple Last-Minute Edible Valentine Ideas

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  Let’s face it – sometimes holidays can sneak up on us. Valentines will be here before we know it! I have always enjoyed doing something special for my hubby and kids at Valentines. When I owned my candy store way back when we also sold balloons. So Valentines was a big deal at my …continue reading

DIY: Rustic Letters With Flowers

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Isn’t it fun when you can create exactly what you want? In the colors you need, the look you are after and transforming it exactly as you want it? All the while enjoying the process of crafting it yourself. For the February Michaels Makers challenge it is all about personalizing and making it your own. …continue reading

Unicorn Valentine Card Box

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  What can you do with two shoe boxes? How about make this Unicorn Valentine Card Box! This DIY project is a fun whimsical twist on a classic valentines card holder! It’s fun to make with only a few basic supplies, but would be greatly appreciated by any little girl wanting to bring a little something …continue reading

Mickey and Minnie Mouse Valentine Card Box + Free Printable

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Looking for a simple and classic idea for your kids valentine card box at school? Just stick on a pair of those iconic ears and these Minnie and Mickey mouse inspired Valentine card boxes are sure to be a crowd pleaser! Aren’t these so cute? Make your own simple Mickey or Minnie Mouse Valentine Card Box! …continue reading

Healthy Breakfast for a Healthy New Year

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A New Year is the perfect time to begin some healthy habits, starting with a Healthy Breakfast! We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Here are some beyond delicious recipes that also good for you! Here is to a healthy new you! Whole Wheat Blueberry Pancakes from Sally’s Baking …continue reading