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Meaningful Valentine’s Day Countdown for Kids

Go deeper–is my mantra this year.  This year I wanted to focus a bit more on the depth of God’s love for us and help my kids make a deeper connection to that by being a vessel of it.  Obviously, this is something I should and try to do all year but this week I […]

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Meaningful Valentine’s Day Family Tradition

I’ve always enjoyed giving my husband homemade Valentine’s Day card.  But when I came up with this idea one year when my first born was little I decided this would be our new tradition. With this tradition your kids will end up with keepsakes of your love for each other, a book, and your spouse […]

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Valentine’s Day Scavenger Hunt

One of the traditions we started two years ago was a Valentine’s Day scavenger hunt that would lead them to their Valentine’s day book (I share here about this tradition) and treat.  It’s really easy to put together and your kids will enjoy it! You can also modify this activity for an adult Valentine’s Day […]

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Free Printable: Valentine’s Day Love Notes {Scripture Based}

Have you noticed how much the word love is used in the Bible?  It’s the perfect resource to go to when you’re looking for ways to love others but it’s also full of romantic love notes for you to share with your loved one.  Songs of Solomon has chapters full of “turn red” love notes. […]

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DIY Valentine’s Day Gift: Love Notes Frame

This is the easiest and most meaningful gift you can give your spouse because who doesn’t like words of affirmation now and then.  This Dry Erase Love Notes Frame is simple to put together. I placed one of my favorite pictures of us from back when we were dating. The picture was actually taken at his […]

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Feliz Navidad From our Family to Yours!

Our family wants to wish you a Feliz Navidad! You want to know why I love Christmas? Well, I love all things Christmas, family and friend gatherings, Christmas tree lightings, Christmas baking (that we are doing today), the joy that fills our community, Christmas carols, our Christmas advent activities…. But what I love the most […]

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Thoughts on Marriage From a Girl Who’s Never Been Married

When I first received this article submitted by Leslie, I was a bit skeptical at first glance. I thought it was going to be filled with lofty grand advice like, greet your husband at the door naked or make him a homemade dessert at least three times a week, kind of tips.  Kind of like I had tons of theories […]

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Valentine’s Day Activities for the Family- Recipes, crafts, home decor, kid activities, diy…

Here’s our collection of Valentine’s Day activities for the WHOLE family! You will find some focused on the kids or for mom or spouses but most of them are for the family to enjoy. 1. Valentines Day Paper Bag Crafts 2. Creative Valentine’s Day Card for Kids 3. Easy Marshmallow Pops 4.  Acts of Love […]

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Chocolate Nutella Strawberry Pastries with Almond Glaze

Contributing Writer: Leslie Cates from The Cozy Little Kitchen      These lovely little pastries are the perfect confection to quickly whip up as a special dessert for your family.  While they look like something from a French patisserie (bakery), they are not at all time consuming or difficult to make!  This dessert is actually made with refrigerated pie […]

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Valentines Family Fun: Love Notes

Contributing Writer: Carla Ackermann from Breathing Deep Where the Air is Thin Until recently, I always looked at Valentine’s Day as an odd combination of a) a mushy holiday for dating couples; b) a chocolate and greeting card manufacturers’ conspiracy and; c) another opportunity for me to go overly crazy trying to get my kids […]

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Valentine’s Day Printable: “You’ve Been Heart Attacked” Activity

For 13 years now, I have Heart Attacked my husband every February 14th.  I have heart attacked his car, I have heart attacked his classroom (that was too much work) and I have heart attacked his classroom door (he’s a teacher). But I never thought of doing this to friends, neighbors, teachers until this year. Spreading good cheer this time […]

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Creative Love Note Ideas #2: Shakespeare, Hearts and Toothpaste

Let’s take these creative love note ideas to the bathroom! I just discovered dry erase crayons and I have been having so much fun with them! Remember I am also doing a kid version of this series: creative valentine kid activities . Stop by and see how we use our foam hearts in the tub for […]

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My Dating (my husband) Journey: Shattered Expectations & Ways to Make it Work

This Valentine’s Day give your spouse the gift of committing to date each other. Come up with dates that work for you and your schedule. Below I will share my dating (my husband)  journey: Shattered Expectations, Why Date Each Other?  and Ways to make it work for you. We have been married for 10 years this May!  Yay, that […]

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Creative Love Note Ideas – Project #1

Creative Love Note Ideas is a 3 post series to give you simple ways to say, “I LOVE YOU” to the special person in  your life. The projects can be tweaked so they can be a kid craft but not so much the tips below unless it’s your child giving it to mom or dad. […]

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DIY Valentine’s Day Cards

Contributing Write Kelly Griglione from Notable Nest  Out of all the holidays, it seems like Valentine’s Day is the one where we’re most inspired to make a handmade card for our loved ones. If you’d like to try one this year, but aren’t sure where to start, here are some ideas for you to make […]

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Valentine’s Day Dating Ideas, Activities & Traditions

14 Days of Busy Mamas Dating their Husbands was created to inspire us tired and busy moms to spend one on one time with our man.  Once again our wonderful Kid Blogger Moms have joined forces to bring you this 14 days of ideas and fun for you home but this time not for the kiddos […]

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Valentines Day: DIY Picture Holder

Simple is good. Simple and beautiful is fabulous! This DIY Valentines Picture Holder is exactly that: simple and beautiful. I am really tempted to keep it for myself b/c I love this black and white picture of him and it works perfectly with the simplicity of the photo holder My plan is to give it […]

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Valentine’s Day Activity: Love Coupons for the Family

Acts of Love are the best gifts you can give, in my opinion. You are going to love this Acts of Love Coupons for the family idea and all the fun that comes with it. I prefer gifts that tell me that you actually thought about me and considered my likes and desires when purchasing […]

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