Three Easy Snack Ideas for Your Valentine’s Day Party

My daughter loves Valentine’s Day. She loves decorating a “mailbox” to collect cards from her classmates, and she loves all the candy. What can I say? She’s a kid. Plus she has a mother with a notorious sweet tooth. This year, Walmart challenged me to share Valentine’s Day party ideas, and I decided to surprise… Continue reading Three Easy Snack Ideas for Your Valentine’s Day Party

Baby Footprint DIY Valentine’s Cards

These days, baby Juliza is very lovey dovey. She loves to randomly walk up to my hubby and I and hug our legs, or bellies, or necks, or whatever is in reach at the moment. She loves giving kisses too, though we have to work on her technique. So when Walmart challenged me to share… Continue reading Baby Footprint DIY Valentine’s Cards

Valentine’s Gift Idea: Life, Responsibility & Chocolate

OK. So I admit that the headline of the post is a bit…umm…confusing. But this year for Valentine’s Day, I wanted to give my daughter something more than yet another stuffed animal or heart-emblazoned t-shirt. So when Walmart challenged me to shop for Valentine’s gifts, I in turn challenged myself to find something a little… Continue reading Valentine’s Gift Idea: Life, Responsibility & Chocolate

Valentine’s Idea: Give Baked Goodies

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I don’t need extraordinary, over-the-top romantic gestures to make me feel loved on Valentine’s Day. Seriously, I’m the type of woman who is completely down for a bouquet of grocery store flowers, a handmade card, or breakfast in bed. Those things make my heart beat a… Continue reading Valentine’s Idea: Give Baked Goodies

DIY Scratch-Off Valentine’s Card Tutorial

My daughter gets pretty excited about Valentine’s Day. Of course, there’s all the candy she’s going to get from the other kids in her class, but she also has a lot of fun choosing and preparing the Valentines she will give out. When Walmart challenged me to make DIY Valentine’s cards this year, I knew… Continue reading DIY Scratch-Off Valentine’s Card Tutorial

For Valentine’s Day, Have a Sweet, Custom Conversation

Remember those awesome conversation hearts you’d always get for Valentine’s Day as a kid? They’d feature messages like “Love”, “Sweet”, “Be Mine,” etc. I loved those things, and I was always really particular about which ones I ate. I wanted the ones with specific messages, and I’d pass the rest off to everyone else. Well… Continue reading For Valentine’s Day, Have a Sweet, Custom Conversation

5 Green Valentine’s Gifts I’d Actually Want

I’ve never been the type of wife to make a big deal about Valentine’s Day, or even birthdays. A “Happy Valentine’s Day” and morning kiss from my husband and daughter are good enough for me. Plus, there’s the little fact that we do our best to show our love daily. But if I were going… Continue reading 5 Green Valentine’s Gifts I’d Actually Want