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Three Festive Valentine’s Day Drinks

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So, are you staying in on Valentine's Day or do you have big plans to go out on the town? If your couch is where you plan on landing this Valentine's Day night, you aren't alone. The hubs and I have always celebrated heart day before or after February 14th rather than on the actual day. We prefer avoiding the crowds for a cozy snuggle fest at home. You see, our Valentine's Day tradition has long been to order in takeout, watch a movie and crack open a bottle of vino or mix up some...

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Easy Apple Snack with Nutella

Easy Apple Snack with Nutella

Who doesn't love a good snack? I sure do and I swear my kids would prefer to eat snacks all day instead of meals. Something we constantly work on. I just now serve them "snack plates" for dinner to mind trick them. I'm clearly winning at this whole parenting thing. Afternoon snack time though is something that should be fun. This easy apple snack with Nutella is a tasty treat and they can even get involved in helping assemble it themselves. I've had several friends ask me how I use Nutella. It seems as though all...

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Emoji Valentine Oreos Recipe

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Who doesn't love a good emoji? I mean I use the wine emoji on a daily basis. Bwah! And my kiddo can't get enough of them either. In fact, I found a texting exchange between him and Megan that was complete with several poop emojis. Needless to say, she figured out it wasn't me eventually. Haha! So, in honor of you fellow social media lovers, we bring you some super special sweets! It doesn't get much cuter than Emoji Valentine Oreos. They would make for a fun classroom treat or even just a little surprise...

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Our Best Winter Cocktails

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So, it's officially my least favorite time of the year. You know that icky winter period after Christmas otherwise know as January. Bwah! As I've mentioned in the past I just love holidays that allow me to bake, decorate and dress for them and until February arrives with Valentine's Day, there isn't much of that going on. Actually, I may be doing a little pre-Valentine's Day celebrating. There are too many heart day treats calling my name, haha! But if you aren't quite ready to move onto another holiday yet, that doesn't mean you can't...

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Three Tasty Valentine’s Day Treats

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I know it's another month until Valentine's Day, but this holiday loving girl needs something new to focus on. Bwah! And much like Christmas, I start celebrating heart day a wee bit early. Why wait until the holiday is nearly upon us before we start having all kinds of fun with it? So, I thought I would share a few of my favorite Valentine's Day treats for those of you who are jonesin' for a little early celebrating too! You can bet my family can expect some pre Valentine's Day treats and surprises in the...

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How to Make A Baileys Martini

Baileys Martini

The holidays are still lingering in my house. After a wonderful holiday season with the boys, I'm just not ready to let go of all the twinkly lights and warm glow. It was our first year where both kids were REALLY into it and also each a little more self-sufficient. Having two kids born in December means that I've had a newborn or a one-year-old almost non-stop for the past 5 years of holidays. I too was very ready to kick back and truly revel in the holiday. One little way I like to soak it...

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Gingerbread Oreo Cookies

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The big day is almost here! Can you believe it? Why does the holiday season have to go by SO fast? Mama still has lots of holiday to dos on her list and baking some more holiday goodies is one of them! Just in case you too haven't gotten all the baking out of your system or you need a sweet treat to take to your family's celebration this weekend, we're sharing a super cute idea! Behold...

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