Its that time of year again – the day when we all scramble to make those extraordinary plans for oursignificant others and for our kids to show just how much we care about them. Valentines Day. And if you’re the type who waits for the last minute, you might be feeling a little bit of stress trying to find the perfect gift or make those wonderful romantic plans.
OMG, I made my very own candy necklace! Pretty cool huh? You can make these in whatever color you want… mine are pink and purple for Valentine’s Day. Alright let’s start. This is easy, I promise! Ingredients 4 egg whites 1 cup sugar 1/4 cream of tartar (this is a powder in the spice aisle – makes everything shiny, but it’s optional) 1 tsp of flavoring if desired 1 tbs cocoa powder (if you want them to be chocolate flavored) Directions
They say it’s the thought that counts, but sometimes it can be hard to see past a truly terrible gift. Come February 14th, there’s a ton of pressure on men to get just the right thing for the lucky lady in their life. While they might not be the most creative choices – flowers and chocolates are usually a safe bet (unless your special someone is allergic to flowers and/or chocolate). And of course, it’s hard to go wrong with jewelry.
The Sugar Mommas are obsessed with marshmallows. We like marshmallow anything, anytime, anywhere. Spongy, chewy, stretchy deliciousness. Chocolate covered marshmallows are just one step further towards glutton heaven. This treat is simple, quick, and a crowd pleaser. Warning: the LOVE Pops may get eaten before Valentines Day.
Love this recipe for retro chic V-Day bon bons! Ingredients 1 (16.6 ounce) package of Oreo Cookies 1 (8 ounce) package of cream cheese, softened 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips 2 cups vanilla chips Sprinkles for decorating Directions
These beautiful vintage Valentines are simple to make and will charm the pants off of your Valentine! Okay, they’ll most likely keep their pants on, but will be utterly impressed with your homemade effort! Supplies Cardstock Matte photo paper Glitter glue Spray glue Home printer Gold pen Decorative edge punch Directions
Chocolates, flowers, notes from friends–despite its connection to romance and love– Valentine’s Day can be a fun day for children, too. The holiday is a great excuse for having a small party, either at the child’s school or at your home. Plan games and activities that include every child.
Each February 14th, children across the country present their father’s with Valentine’s Day gifts to let them know how much they are loved. Helping your child choose the right Valentine’s Day gift for dad is an important task. When choosing a gift, taking your child’s age and her father’s interests into consideration can help ensure you select the right gift.
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Holidays with family are supposed to be joyous, right? Especially the ones we’re heading into right now. Well, like so many parenting myths, not always. Our parental instinct is to protect kids from bad news, at the holidays and at all times. But sometimes, it’s better to teach our kids how to handle challenging news.…