I tried something new this year for my little Valentines and for my big one as well. I made them Valentine scratch offs. It was so easy to do! Continue reading »
I love making these little holidays special for the girls. This year, I found the cutest little mailboxes at Target, which are being sold as a Valentine item, but they could be for just about any time! They were just so adorable. First, Chloe bought one for Willow. She brought it home and decorated it for her for Valentine’s Day. But they were just so cute I had to go back and get one for each of the girls (and the coming boy) and decorate them as well. Continue reading »
This year at church, I was in charge of making the Valentine craft with the kids. I like for these crafts to be something the parents actually want to put out each year to decorate with or at least don’t want to toss in the garbage can. I found a couple different ideas and put them together to form this banner, which I did alter slightly for the kids to make.
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This past week, my mother visited, along with my brother and his fam. We had a FANTASTIC week! We went to the beach, swam, and had lots of fun adventures together. I wanted this week to be extra special for the kids. He has two sweet kiddos who we don’t get to see very often. In fact, we are never together for the holidays or birthdays, so I decided to throw them….A Year of Holidays Party! Oh, because I’m the coolest mom and aunt in the world. That’s why.
While flipping through the Pottery Barn Kids catalog, I’ve seen on several occasions those really cute holiday bags that you can tie to the backs of dining room chairs. For example, for Thanksgiving last year I saw a turkey that you could hang. It could be personalized with your child’s name and doubled as a pocket where you could put Thanksgiving treats (Does anyone do that on Thanksgiving? We never did when I was younger. Did I miss a tradition?). They have cute ones for Easter and so on.
So this year for Valentine’s Day, I decided to make them for the girls–little Valentine Heart Banners. They turned out so cute! Continue reading »