With Valentine’s Day this Thursday, I thought I’d round up some fun and simple Valentine-themed crafts and activities you can do with your kiddos to celebrate the day!
Have you ever been out shopping, looked down, and found a fun, painted rock? A group in Oklahoma City (405 Rocks) paints little stones and leaves them around the city for folks to find and brighten their day! The kids LOVE finding these! You can make your own friendship rocks like these from Red Ted Art!
To get the whole family in on the fun, Makoodle has a ton of ideas for Valentine’s Day-themed Minute to Win It games! Like this conversation heart relay!
Have a classroom you need to entertain? You can throw this game together super fast! Its a “punch a prize” Valentine from Paige’s Party Ideas!
Want to send something to your kiddos’ grandparents? This card from The Best Ideas For Kids is perfect! And its super easy!
And for those more adventurous mommas that don’t mind mess, here’s two-ingredient Valentine slime just for you from There’s Just One Mommy!
What are some of your favorite Valentine’s Day crafts to do with your kids? Share in the comments below!
I’m still going on the low-carb bandwagon, mainly because I had a little bit of a hiccup in January. I was literally sick for 21 days out of the month. TWENTY. ONE. DAYS. Now, to clarify, I wasn’t running a fever or had the flu. But I battled a sore throat, ear infection, cough, congestion, runny nose, and headaches for the entire three weeks. It wasn’t until last weekend I actually got some relief. Anyway, since I’m back doing low carb, I decided to try a recipe I pinned on Pinterest a while back for a microwave Keto cheesecake in a mug! Woohoo!
Here’s what I used:
~2 oz cream cheese, cubed
~ 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
~1/2 teaspoon stevia
~1 large egg
First, I put the cream cheese in my mug and popped it in the microwave for 15 seconds. Then, I added the vanilla and Stevia.
After that, I added the egg. I had to stir a for a hot minute to get the batter smooth, so remember that if you try this!
Then, the mug went back into the microwave for another 90 seconds.
After that, I put the cheesecake onto a small plate and refrigerated it for an hour. When it was done, I added some whipped topping and strawberries.
Y’all…this was…in a word: DISGUSTING.
OMG this is probably one of my biggest Pinterest fails EVER. Seriously. It was so freaking gross. It legit just tasted like creamy eggs. I took one bite and then threw it all in the trash.
One of my favorite shows in high school was MTV’s Cribs. It was basically a total ripoff of Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous–another one of my family’s fave shows growing up. Anywhoo, the hilarious momma over at That’s Inappropriate thought it was time for some reality on reality TV and did her own spoof of those programs and LAWD it is so relatable:
“I do endless amounts of laundry in here and, if we’re honest, its completely soul-sucking.”
Agreed, honey. AGREED.
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