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Valentine's Oreo Pops

Recipe Valentine's Day

Valentine's Oreo Pops

We think that Valentine's treats (especially ones you need in big quantities for a school gift) should be quick and simple, and perfect for your little one to help with. We found just such a treat: Valentine's Oreo Pops! What you need Oreo (or similar) sandwich cookies (double stuffed is best) White chocolate or white candy melts Valentine themed sprinkles Popsicle sticks How to make them Start by placing desired number of cookies on a cookie sheet with wax paper. Separate the tops from the bottoms of the cookies. Place a popsicle stick in the filling of each cookie, pressing...

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Valentine's Marshmallows

Chocolate Recipe Valentine's Day

Valentine's Marshmallows

I'm always on the look out for yummy treats that are easy to make with our little ones, as I think it's a great way to bond with and teach our children some great skills. These cute Valentine's marshmallows are easy to make, and make a perfect bring-to-school Valentine gift. What you need: Marshmallows of desired size (regular or jumbo sized are recommended) Chocolate chips (or baker's chocolate) of desired flavour (dark, milk or a mixture) Wood skewers, popsicle sticks or toothpicks (Valentine themed ones are great) Valentine-themed sprinkles How to make them: Melt your chocolate using your preferred method...

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Valentine's Butterflies

Crafts Valentine's Day

Valentine's Butterflies

It's February! Which means we can happily turn our attention to Valentine's Day! That commercial, but oh so sweet holiday that brightens this winter month. If your child is in school, they will likely be bringing a Valentine's gift to their class mates, so why not make it a bit more fun than the generic Valentine's cards that come in a box? These adorable butterflies are really easy to make, and you can customize the gift that comes with it. Your child can help personalize each butterfly to its recipient. I made these with my son last year, and they...

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Sweet & Salty Valentine's Treats

Chocolate Recipe Valentine's Day

Sweet & Salty Valentine's Treats

If you are a fan of sweet & salty treats (and really, who isn't?), you are going to LOVE this cute Valentine's treat! They are so easy to make which means little hands can help, and contain no nuts, so are safe to send to school for your child's Valentine's gift. Just pack a few in a small cellophane bag or a small box. Only problem is you can't have just one...They are also really easy to vary for the different holidays. What you need: Salted waffle-shaped pretzels Hershey Kisses Valentine sprinkles Valentine M&Ms How to make them:  Preheat oven...

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Valentine's Bookmarks

Crafts Valentine's Day

Valentine's Bookmarks

We have been busy this week putting up hearts with a secret discount on them in preparation for our “Secret Sweetheart Discount” event today! It will be fun seeing which hearts our customers pick! We are also going to have so much fun making this Valentine’s bookmark craft that we found online, with all the kids coming in on Valentine’s Day. It’s such a cute but simple craft that I wanted to share it with you here! What you need: ~ Paint sample strips of color of your choice from your hardware store. We used red and pink for Valentine’s...

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