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17 Places to Take Mom on Mother’s Day

With Mother's Day fast approaching and "Mom" on the mind, we've been brainstorming so many fun, creative things for you to do with Mom on Mother's Day, that we just had to share! Whether your Mom is the sporty type, the most serious gourmand you know, or in need of some major R&R, there's guaranteed to be an activity or two in the slideshow below to suit her!

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How to Make Mother’s Day Even More Special

In my family, it was tradition that on Mother's Day, mom would get breakfast in bed and the rest of the day was spent doing whatever she wanted. While I can't be there to celebrate with her this year, technology has made it easier than ever to keep in touch. And with the latest technology from Verizon, I know she'll appreciate being able...

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Whimsical Easter Table for the Kids

If you're looking for last minute inspiration for the prettiest Easter table in town, you are so in luck. This Springy spread is perfect for the minis in your life crafted by Valley & Co. with whimsical calligraphy touches by Laura Hooper and lots of pretty pictures by ...

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Eclectic Pastel Easter Tablescape

With Easter coming up this weekend and Spring fever becoming a full on epidemic, this egg infused tablescape is striking a chord. It's awash with pretty pastels and eclectic dishes that make for the happiest of spreads. Designed by Gwen Studios and captured by Made In March, this tablescape is packed with pretty egg details to...

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DIY Gold Leaf Easter Eggs

Easter is a DIY'ers dream come true, because there are so many chances to try out a new project! Of course, eggs are this holiday's go-to item, but if you're sick of dipping them in the same old dye time after time, give this project a try! Easter eggs are getting a new lease on life with this gold leaf tutorial from Southern Living, and we can't wait to add some shine to this year's Easter decor!      ...

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Guinness Crinkle Cookies

We couldn't imagine St. Patrick's Day without a pint of Guinness. Not only is the dark and creamy beer delicious in a glass, it perfectly complements flavors in savory foods like stews and steaks and in sweets, like these mouthwatering Guinness-infused crinkle cookies from I Bake He Shoots. These chewy, chocolate cookies get kissed with a touch of Guinness beer for extra flavor and taste like a pot of gold in your mouth!

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Traditional Irish Coffee Perfect for St. Patrick’s Day

Just in time for St Patrick's Day, Abby Capalbo teamed up with Erin McGinn for a recipe that will leave you bright eyed and bushy tailed in a true Irish way. Meet the classic Irish Coffee handed down from an Emerald Isle bartender during an Ireland getaway. Whiskey, coffee, homemade whip cream and spices are all coming together for one...

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Our favorite breakfasts in bed + A Guide to Valentine’s!

As the national day of love quickly approaches, there is only one thing on our minds: breakfast in bed. For one day a year, we can look forward to hot coffee, pancakes, and maybe even a mimosa or two all while cozy under the covers. What could be better? If you're looking for some inspiration for the perfect breakfast in bed this...

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A Galentine’s Soiree + Valentine’s Printables!

Gal + Valentine's = Galentine's! Clever, right? This party inspiration crafted by Lauryn Prattes Styling And EventsHolly Chapple Flowers, and Abby Jiu Photography is all about celebrating friendships this Valentine's. Feasting on sweet...

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Romantic Valentine’s Breakfast Inspired Shoot

Grand gestures of love are fab, but sometimes something as simple as breakfast for two in your own backyard can be the best way to celebrate Valentine's. Take it from wedding experts Nancy Liu Chin and her husband Kevin Chin, who are showing us a sweet way to start the holiday of love. A few simple decorations, a tray of goodies...

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Mommy and Toddler Valentine Party

Valentine's is the perfect excuse to let your love of pink fly free. Blush, hot, classic and red - it's a Vday must. This fete crafted by sisters Marlan Willardson and Laurén LaRocca along with photography by One Eleven is draped in every shade of it. It's a...

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Pretty Picks – Valentine’s Day Essentials + A Giveaway!

Valentine's Day is quickly approaching and smothering your sweetheart, your besties, and your family with tokens of love is on the agenda.  Have a look at this collection of gifts big and small that fit the bill. From the love of your life to your partner in crime and maybe even a few things for yourself, there's a little something for everyone tucked inside our Valentine's Day pretty picks. And for a cheat sheet of our favorite vendor picks, have a look at this curated collection that...

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DIY Valentine Stamps

I think I use xoxo on a daily basis. It's my go to signature for all emails and a must for any Valentine's communication. So, of course, these stamps are next on the crafting list. A simple xo stamp to adorn your love day gifts. Or just because gifts. We like them for those too! It's as simple as foam, stickers and muslin bags with pretty sequins for a little added sparkle.

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Modern Valentine’s Day Inspired Party

When The Shift Creative sent us this party we were instantly smitten; a modern take on love day festivities filled with unique DIY's and a classic black and white palette infused with pops of color thanks to Lavenders Flowers. Plus anyone who uses rad as a part of their love-isms is alright in our book. See the full gallery...

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DIY Painted Favor Bags

Valentine's treats are a must; maybe even more so than flowers. Try stuffing your chocolates, macarons and swedish fish in these favor bags made fab by The Shift Creative. Alexis is taking paint + paper and transforming it into the cutest hand-painted party bags we ever did see. Make these cuties a reality with the simple steps...

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DIY Fresh Floral Mandala Backdrop

Combining the uber stylish talents of The Shift Creative with the prettiest blooms by Lavenders Flowers, the idea for a fresh floral mandala backdrop was born. It's simple, seriously beautiful and all it takes are fresh blooms, a bare wall and a little time. It's taking the Valentine's party (or any event really) to a...

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DIY Modern Placemats

Black and white will always be in style and it's the perfect color palette for gussying up simple party accoutrements. Take these modern placemats for instance. They're part of The Shift Creative Valentine's party coming up in a bit and we're totally smitten. Make your very own version of these dotted, x'd and o'd paper placemats...

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DIY Floral Wall Sconces

We have a fresh take on a Valentine's Party coming up from the masterminds at The Shift Creative. It's infused with super approachable projects and a fun, modern feel. But first, we're tackling four of those DIY's starting with this floral wall sconce. With paper, paint and fresh flowers you can whip up the perfect decor to accompany a Valentine's...

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DIY Glittery Valentine’s Day Totes

Who doesn't love a good tote? They're the perfect gift. Going to the gym? Throw your gear in a tote. Picking up some goodies for dinner? Tote your spoils home in a cute little bag. Need an impromptu catch-all? Bingo! And why not make that tote glittery and decked out with x's and o's to gift to your faves this Valentine's. Grab the instructions for crafting your very own below! 2...

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Valentine Date Idea: Romantic Balloon Ride

Looking for a new and fun way to sweep your love one off their feet this Valentines day? What about a hot air balloon ride? I'm totally sold on the idea after spending some serious QT with these images from Ryann Lindsey Photography at Float Balloon Tours. ...

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