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The Prettiest Valentine Petit Four Brownie Favors

The Prettiest Valentine Petit Four Brownie Favors

After taking a month off of holiday baking (and keeping my “eat well” New Year’s resolution!) I get so excited about baking something sweet and homemade for Valentine’s Day. Making these sweet, heart-shaped brownie petit four favors is so easy. Basically two steps to a […]

Heart Shaped Pizza Minis

Heart Shaped Pizza Minis

I’m sharing one of my family’s favorite ways to celebrate Valentines Day, Heart Shaped Pizza Minis!! Pizza and lazy man’s fondue … that’s been our Valentines Day menu for years. We are not fancy, I just chop up some fruit and melt some chocolate and […]

Heart Spinner Rainbow Printable Valentines

Heart Spinner Rainbow Printable Valentines

Rainbows spinning on a heart! The perfect childhood combination of awesome. As a kid, I’d spend hours decorating my room with arrows and conversation hearts. Construction paper hearts in pink and red still have a soft spot for me.  I have a feeling that this […]

3 Simple Ways to Strengthen Relationships

3 Simple Ways to Strengthen Relationships

I loved learning about the Slovenian Saint Valentine tradition. To them today is not Valentine’s Day, but rather the “Day of Roots“. More than candy, and flowers, and chocolate – the Slovenians believe today is a day of new life. Saint Valentine was a saint […]

Valentines Crafts From The Heart

Valentines Crafts From The Heart

Valentines Day is fast approaching and if you are anything like me, you are just starting to think about what to do for the ones you love. Have no fear, there are plenty of amazing gift ideas, craft projects, and printables here you still have […]

Photography Tips: Capturing Love On Your Phone

Photography Tips: Capturing Love On Your Phone

Love is warm, Love is tender, Love is deep, Love is kind, Love is sharing, Love is hard to hold on to. Love is a feeling; an intense emotion; something we cannot grasp or even touch – so how on earth do we capture it […]

Love From Afar: Dating Your Spouse

Love From Afar: Dating Your Spouse

The best stories are built on conflict. But I believe the most beloved stories are the ones where love conquers all. Our story is both of those. ………………………………………………… Being in love with my husband has always been easy, being together has been the part we’ve […]

Lessons in Loving Kindness – Part 1

Lessons in Loving Kindness – Part 1

Sometimes you don’t just find a book, it finds you. Like this one for instance, that found it’s way on to one of the lowliest shelves, at one of the emptiest Borders, on the very last day they were open to the public. By lowly, […]