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“Wild About You” Valentines

Remember those little pill things that you drop into water and they magically transform into a sponge? Well. They still have them. And kids still think they are super cool. We found some safari varieties and tucked them into a little envelope that says "I'm Wild About You." I know. It's just too much. $9.97...

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“You Rule” Ruler Valentines

Sometimes, it's the simplest ideas that leave the longest lasting impression. And how freaking adorable are these "You Rule" Ruler Valentine Cards! We just dusted the rulers with a bit of pink watercolor and transformed a boring school must-have into something so sweet. $9.20 Wooden rulers $3.97...

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Valentine Coloring Cards

If you've ever spent any time with a four or five year old little girl. You know that they color. For hours. My daughter took one look at these custom Valentine's Day coloring cards and promptly went to work - all while begging to give them to her friends. So they got the Audrey seal of approval and my bet is that they will get your little one's as well! $5.16...

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How to Host a Valentine’s Day Party

Last year, my daughter was invited to the cutest valentine's card making party. To say that she (who happens to be the queen of pink) loved it, is like the understatement of the century. So that got us thinking about a card making party...grown up style. With signature cocktails and pretty crafts and sweets all in a row. Here are some of our best tips for really pulling off...

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Raspberry Chocolate Lava Cakes

If the way to a man's heart is through his stomach, I'm pretty sure I'm going to have a line down the block after whipping up these beauties. My husband is going to have to fight 'em off with a stick. Okay, okay. Maybe not. But trust me when I tell you that you need to make these. Tonight. They are every ounce as good as they look! And they are the perfect late night Valentine's Day treat. Adapted from...

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Heart Puzzle Valentines

We're always on the hunt for candy free Valentine's that our little ones can bring to school. Or that we can make for our friends and tuck into their mailboxes to find on a whim. First we shared the Magnet "Stuck on You" Valentines and now, we're talking puzzles. Little handmade pieces of Valentine's...

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Chocolate Heart “Love” Cake

It's easy to pretend like Valentine's Day isn't the best holiday ever. It's the Hallmark Holiday. We get it. But I promise you one thing...if someone gave you this Valentine's Day Cake? We're thinking you'd give V-day a good old second chance. Plus it's super easy to make using boxed mix and pre-made frosting. And the result is the very definition of a smile. You want to bake your cake according to the boxes...

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Valentine’s Decor & Gift Ideas from The Moms Project

Our mission at The Moms Project is to shine a beacon of light on the day-to-day lives of some of the most talented, influential women around. Folks like popular fashion designer Olya, PR maven Claudia, and jewelry guru ...

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“Stuck on You” Magnet Valentine

As a mom of a little boy with allergies, Valentine's Day always gives me a touch of anxiety. Because card + candy = eeek. So this year, in lieu of a Valentine's Party, we're sharing a whole slew of allergy free, food free, treat free Valentine's. Perfect for your little ones and ideal for school gifting. Each one is...

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15 Valentine Gifts You Never Thought Of

Listen up kids! T minus 2 and a half weeks until Valentine's Day. And despite what my hubby might tell you, a good V-Day does take a teeny bit of planning. Because no one wants to feel like their gift was purchased in a rush during lunch hour (if that IS your mojo, I would suggest going big to make up for it - I'm talking to you Tait Larson). So here is your guide to gifts that will surprise even the most...

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DIY Watercolor Valentines

We are mere days away from one of my very favourite holidays, and I think it's HIGH time we start to get our love on. While we have tons of ideas in the coming weeks, up first? This adorable DIY watercolor valentine from our darling Alyssa Rosenheck. It's easy, it's adorable, and it's perfect for both kids and adults alike! One Pack A2 Flat Card 4...

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DIY Copper Arrows

Go big or go home, right? This is a valentine DIY idea you can actually create year round. Whether you hang em' up on your wall or give them out with a sweet treat, I can assure you these will be a big hit. And for just a little over $1 an arrow, you can give your friend or lover a full quiver of copper beauties! For more DIY...

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A Guide to the Anti Super Bowl Party

Whether you could truly care less about football (sheepishly raises hand), or your favorite team just didn't make the cut this year, you may want to join us as we dig in deep to our new favourite thing: the Anti-Superbowl Party. With mini versions of your favorite game day food, a dirt-cheap DIY and totally do-able decor, we're dishing on every last detail.

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Happy New Year’s Eve!

Confession. I'm the biggest lame-o on New Year's Eve. Rarely watching the ball drop, never stealing a kiss from my husband, forgetting to make resolutions, the works. But this year, it's going to be different. Well, I'm preggo with my third baby which means that I won't last 'til the big countdown, BUT. This year? I WILL make out with my husband. I WILL write down my resolutions. And I WILL throw a party as chic as this one... We hope that everyone stays safe and sound tonight and that...

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Turn Holiday Inspiration Into Every Day Ideas

Every time I log onto pinterest or scroll through my favorite blogs, I'm sort of blown away by the sheer volume of inspiration. It's dizzying. But what I think is really missing is showing how to take that inspiration and turn it into something that makes sense for you and your style. Take this gorgeous holiday table - crafted to perfection by Gather Events with...

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Rosemary Cocktail

While champagne is all well and good on New Years Eve, why not consider surprising your guests this year with something a little unexpected. Hello!Lucky  whipped up this rosemary cocktail for their West Elm New Years...

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DIY Gold Fringe Numbers

Let's be honest here. It really shouldn't be legal to ring in the New Year without some big ol' golden numbers hung above-head. And because those party stores are nothing if not expensive, Hello!Lucky  has made their own version. And we, of course, begged them to share (and they were happy to oblige!) Thick cardstock Hole punch Clear fishing line Gold paper Exacto knife Scissors Hot glue Print out large numbers of your...

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A Shiny New Years Party

At long last, we've reached part three of our West Elm/party in a box, collaboration (here's...

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A Holiday Story + Lobster Bisque Recipe

While many of you may be stuffed to the brim with turkey and, well, stuffing, I am not quite ready for the festivities to end. So before we start on our New Years resolutions, let's take a peek at one more stunning holiday feast, complete with a recipe for lobster bisque that will leave your mouths watering. Designed by The Summer House and Coppermill Kitchen and...

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Merriest of Merry Christmases!

Although many of you are tucked away in your pajamas, opening gifts by the fire with the people you love most, we wanted to take a moment to wish everyone who is celebrating, a very Merry Christmas. And to all of you who are so lovingly checking in with us, we saved a little something special for you. A sneak peak into our own home on Christmas morning. With my two favorite people in the whole world. Plus a completely holiday Cooking + DIY + Entertaining round-up! It's been 7 years...

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