Valentine Cookie Mix in a Jar with Printable Tag

Valentine's Day Cookie Mix in a Jar with free printable recipe card-these are amaazing cookies-soft batch style-thick and chewy!

Pin97 Share Yum Stumble TweetShares 97 Remember those amazing Soft Batch M&M cookies I shared a couple of weeks ago? Oh man, they were good. Perfectly thick and chewy with the perfect buttery flavor… They were so good that I thought it would be a shame not to share their deliciousness with others so I…

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Valentine’s Day Craft – Tissue Paper Flower Lollipops

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Pin1K Share12 Yum Stumble TweetShares 1K I mentioned the other day when I shared my Valentine’s Day Hershey Kiss Mice that I’m coping with my post Christmas blues by throwing myself into all things pink for Valentine’s Day! The same day I sat down to make the mice I also made these cute little Tissue…

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Valentine’s Day Hershey Kiss Mice

These Hershey Kiss Mice are an adorable and easy to make Valentine's Day craft! My kids LOVE these!

Pin4K Share115 Yum Stumble TweetShares 4K I have to be honest, I’m still a bit in the post Christmas slump.  I miss my twinkling lights and abundant decorations-the house seems bare and the cold weather just isn’t as much fun without Christmas on the horizon. To help pull me out of my funk I’m throwing…

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DIY Peppermint Liqueur: a Homemade Gift Idea

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Pin124 Share7 Yum1 Stumble TweetShares 132 Do you like giving homemade gifts? Like I mentioned yesterday when I shared my Brownie in a Mug DIY Gift, I’m a big fan of making my own gifts and over the years I’ve made some that I love coming back to-this is one of those! Just like my…

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Brownie in a Mug Mix & DIY Gift Idea

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Pin679 Share29 Yum22 Stumble1 TweetShares 731 I love gifting sweet treats at Christmas time but this year I wanted to send something a little more shelf-stable to my out of state family.  I had recently made my favorite Brownie in a Mug Recipe for my husband and as I was mixing it up I realized…

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DIY Gift Idea: Homemade Lavender Bath Salts

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Pin908 Share25 Yum1 Stumble1 TweetShares 935 It’s been about five years since I made the switch from store bought to homemade gifts for the vast majority of my gifting list.  It’s been a huge help not only for my budget but it also helps keep me out of the rampant commercialism of the hoildays and…

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DIY Paperwhite Bulb Mason Jar Gift

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Pin499 Share29 Yum1 Stumble TweetShares 529 Now you all know that I’m a huge fan of popping anything and everything into a jar around here-gifts, recipes, even my office supplies are stored in jars! So you can imagine how excited I was when I was invited to participate in Ball Brand’s 25 Days of Making…

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Easy DIY Gift Idea: Hot Cocoa Mix in a Mug

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Pin81 Share10 Yum4 Stumble1 TweetShares 96 Are you thinking about DIY gifts yet this year?  I love making homemade gifts during the holidays-not only is it more personal than something store-bought, but it’s a budget saver as well. One of my favorite quickie gifts to make is this Hot Cocoa Mix in a Mug and how…

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95 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Her

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Pin Share Yum Stumble TweetShares 0 Ladies, consider this your early Christmas present from me! I don’t know about you but in my family it always seems like the women are the ones doing the holiday shopping.  Every year I see my husband’s eyes light up frantically about two days before Christmas with the realization…

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Harvest Honey Snack Mix Mason Jar Gift

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Pin Share Yum Stumble TweetShares 0 Thank you to Nature Nate’s for sponsoring this delicious recipe and craft tutorial, as always all opinions are my own! Last weekend my boys requested we make a new, fantastic “sweet treat” together with some Nature Nate’s Raw & Unfiltered Honey they had their eye on in the pantry….

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DIY Gift Idea: Homemade Peppermint Extract

DIY Gift Mint Extract homemade gift

Pin242 Share10 Yum2 Stumble1 TweetShares 255 A couple of years ago I shared how to make your own DIY Vanilla Extract, which I had given to my stepfather (a huge foodie) for Christmas that year. (I’m very big on DIY Christmas gifts!)  The post is very popular here on the blog so I figured it…

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Easy DIY Ruler Star

Easy DIY Ruler Star Tutorial - this would make a cute back to school teacher's gift!

Pin347 Share7 Yum Stumble1 TweetShares 355 Although we homeschool our boys,  I’ve been seeing a lot of friends looking for simple, easy ideas for teacher gifts to give as we head into back to school season…this easy DIY ruler star is the teacher gift idea and would make a super cute decor accent as well!…

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