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Be Mine: Deep Red Velvet Cupcakes with Chocolate Arrows and Hearts

Every once and a while, you’ve got to wrestle with a classic recipe in order to make it your own. When Bea wanted red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese icing for an event, I have to say, I shrugged my shoulders a little. Red velvet cakes and cupcakes have always been one of those “Dorito effect” treats […]

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Homemade Free Printable Digimon Style Valentines

You’re not going to believe this… After having created such awesome looking Sonic Style Valentines together, Toby came home last night, hinting that he’d changed his mind. “Have you printed all of the Sonic Style Valentines out yet?” he asked. “Only the first 9,” I said. “Good thing,” he replied. “Because I’m pretty sure I want Digimon […]

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Valentine’s Treat: Cream-Cheese Sugar Cookie Conversation Hearts

I wanted to make a festive weekly treat for the kids a bit before the sugar rush of the actual holiday…so here they are, and a week early…our cookie Conversation Hearts! You’ll want to save this sugar cookie recipes. It’s one of the best I’ve ever come up with. And the icing…let’s not even get […]

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Looking Backward, Love

“If bread is the first necessity of life, recreation is a close second.” – Edward Bellamy, Looking Backward While it may have appeared as if we’ve been off hibernating since our marathon Advent Shadowbox Calendar project at the end of 2012, we’ve actually been out flexing our muscles in the winter weather. Plenty of snow […]

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Handmade Holidays: Valentines for School

February 12-14, 2012 It’s time to disseminate Valentine Cards in the classroom. This year, when the kids received their lists of names from school, we decided to go ahead and make our own little cards. It took us about an hour from start to finish… Supplies: Plain paper, Pencils, Markers or Gel Pens, Scanner, Computer, […]

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