25 easy Valentine’s Day treats to make with your kids

Easy and fun Valentine's Day treats to make with your kids. Easy recipes perfect for a Valentine's party.

Seriously folks, I’ve decided most holidays are just an excuse to make fun treats. Not that I’m complaining, of course. I love cooking with my kids (translation: sometimes it’s worth a giant mess and the fact that everything takes at least four times longer than it should to let the kids have the fun of […]

DIY conversation hearts Valentine’s Day photo card

What a fun idea! Take a photo of your child to make it look like she's holding a box of Sweethearts for a fun DIY Valentine's Day card. Easy instructions and free printable included.

When I was a kid, I LOVED getting boxes of conversation hearts on Valentine’s Day. I mean, any card with candy was awesome (meaning it didn’t get thrown away quite as fast as the non-candy ones). But the conversations hearts were just the awesome-est. So when I saw the boxes of Sweethearts hit the stores this […]

shot through the heart (shaped) Valentine’s brownies

Such a cute Valentine's Day treat! Shot through the heart brownies. Easy Valentine recipe to make with your kids.

Happy it’s almost Valentine’s Day, everyone. Of course, it isn’t actually almost Valentine’s Day, but just like Walmart, I’m going to pretend it is. Because we all know we need at least a full month to prep for any holiday, right? Anyway in honor of it being just over a month away from V-day, I’m […]

easy heart shaped cinnamon rolls for Valetine’s Day

So cute! Heart shaped cinnamon rolls for Valentine's Day or any other special breakfast! Fast and easy recipe.

So before we get started I have to tell you a funny story. As I was working on today’s recipe (these adorable heart shaped cinnamon rolls) I tried out a couple variations, which means we ended up with a gazillion cinnamon rolls. After I got them all photographed and let the kids each eat one […]

“you’re a cutie!” free printable healthy Valentine

Great healthy option for a Valentine's Day treat! Free printable "you're a cutie" Valentines are an easy candy free alternative kids will love.

Valentine’s Day is super fun for kids, and I know half that fun comes from the pile of sweets they get to bring home. But I’ve found that my kids get so much candy, they’re often more excited about non-candy gifts because they’re different than all the others. Last year I made a Valentine printable […]

the new Minc foil applicator from Heidi Swapp

so cool! the new minc foil transfer machine can add colored or gold foil to anything printed with a laser printer. Click through for a video showing how easy it is to use!

Last week I got a fun surprise in the mail: a brand new Minc Foil Applicator from Heidi Swapp. It’s awesome. With the touch of a button you can add foil to any design you can print out on a laser printer. Bright, shiny foil, that comes in a bunch of colors including my personal fave, gold. I […]

DIY heart photo display {perfect for instagram photos!}


One of my goals recently has been to take more photos of our family, and then print more of them out. I found this heart photo collage art print available from Minted and thought it would be a great way to get some of my photos off my phone and up on my wall, but I’m […]

donuts Valentine’s Day card – free printable

"donut go breaking my heart" free printable Valentine's day card. fun DIY Valentine for classroom friends!

One more DIY Valentine’s Day card idea and one last pun for the week: Donut go breaking my heart! I don’t know about your kids, but mine would be thrilled to give (or receive) a pack of donuts along with a Valentine. Of course, if you’ve ever read this blog before you’re probably saying to yourself: […]