Mechanical Pencil Valentines

My eight year old daughter is in second grade and lately has asked for new mechanical pencils almost daily. We couldn't figure out where all her pencils were ending up until she shared she has been giving them to friends at school. Apparently all of her classmates are obsessed with mechanical pencils too. The mechanical pencil valentines are perfect to hand out to her friends during their Valentine's Day classroom party next week. Print my free printable and pick up a $5 bag of mechanical Read More... {Read More...}

Dark Chocolate Cherry Brownies Recipe

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyTuesdayValentine #CollectiveBias My husband and I just celebrated our 11th wedding anniversary. Valentine's Day is always a fun holiday for us because it falls two weeks between both our wedding anniversary and my birthday. February truly is the month of love in our home. We have been inseparable since meeting on a blind date 15 years ago. He had just moved to Arizona and I was still in Read More... {Read More...}

Printable bouncy ball valentine

As much as I try to plan, Valentine's Day always sneaks right up on me and leaves my family rushing to complete party treats, classroom valentines, and teacher gifts. Last year my daughter changed her mind multiple times before finally deciding on bouncy ball valentines THE DAY BEFORE HER CLASSROOM PARTY. Perhaps that is why we also only took one photo of the completed craft. She was very happy with bag toppers I made and helped her personalize. If you're in a crunch this week to, use this free Read More... {Read More...}

Conversation Hearts Valentine Vase, pretty flowers from The Bouqs

I am a Bouqs ambassador and have received complimentary flowers in exchange for sharing information and my opinion about their product. Some links in this post are affiliate links. Growing up my dad always made sure Valentine's Day was special for both my mom and I. Waking up to chocolate and flowers made the holiday something I looked forward to each year. My daughter is just six years old and already knows Valentine's Day is a day to celebrate the ones you love. With Read More... {Read More...}

Smart Cookie valentine for your teacher {free printable card}

Valentine's Day is one of my favorite holidays but as a parent it also has me very busy this week. In addition to the fun Valentine's Day alien pops with outer space valentines I helped my daughter make for her classroom friends, I have been working on treats for all of her teachers too. I'm looking forward to handing them a jar of Trader Joe's Speculoos Cookie Butter with a cute printed valentine. If you're still looking for a perfect valentine to give your child's teacher, print the free Read More... {Read More...}

Recycled milk jug valentines mailbox

Classroom Valentine's Day parties usually result in your child coming home with a backpack stuffed full of cute cards and treats. Teachers might ask you to help your child make a mailbox for collecting their valentines in the classroom. Use the opportunity to recycle a milk jug and have some fun getting creative with your child. If you are a teacher looking for easy valentine mailbox ideas in your classroom, ask each student to bring an empty clean milk jug to class. The easy mailboxes can be Read More... {Read More...}