Pucker Up, Valentine! (lemonade valentine teacher gift)

Yet ANOTHER Pinterest-inspired craft that I can check off my list!  This week’s task was to come up with a cute Valentine idea for Lily to give to her preschool teacher and teacher’s aide.  The original idea for this craft (used as a teacher appreciation gift) came from Lisa Storms. To rock this one, you … Read more

hot chocolate spoon stirrers

I happened upon this craft in the February issue of Disney’s FamilyFun Magazine.  It looked simple enough and I loved the Valentine’s Day twist on a traditional treat – achieved simply using red and pink sprinkles and Conversation Hearts. You will need: Chocolate chips – any variety (milk, dark, white) – I used Hershey’s white … Read more

frugal candy candle holder / valentine’s centerpiece ideas

I have been making simple Valentine’s Day centerpieces for our dining room table using those classic Conversation Hearts for at least 4 or 5 years now. It is such a simple (cheap!) idea – and it brightens the whole room! This year I added two more variations – using two different varieties of sprinkles. Honestly … Read more