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Merry Christmas!

Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas! We hope you have a wonderful day however you spend it. Thank you for being a part of our holidays! We are so grateful for each and every one of you.

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Reindeer Cupcakes

If you think we’re obsessed with putting candy eyes on treats….you are correct. How cute are these reindeer cupcakes? They are super easy to assemble and are a definite crowd pleaser! Ingredients: chocolate cupcakes with chocolate frosting, Nilla wafers, red and brown m&ms, pretzels, and candy eyes. Directions: 1. Bake cupcakes and let cool completely. 2. Frost a cupcake with chocolate frosting and immediately press in two pretzels and a Nilla wafer while the frosting is...

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Paper Plate Halloween Characters

Here’s a rainy day craft that’s perfect for kids of all ages: paper plate Halloween characters! The sky is the limit when it comes to these paper plate people (we even made them for Easter!). Your kids will have so much fun with paint, paper, and glue, they’ll be asking to make a whole fleet of googly-eyed buddies. Supplies: paper plates (we used small, round dessert-sized plates), acrylic paint, a foam paint brush, construction paper, glue, scissors, and googly eyes. To make...

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National Watermelon Day

1. Watermelon, Mint, & Feta Salad | 2. Watermelon & Blackberry Margarita Popsicles 3. DIY Place Cards | 4. Watermelon Raspberry Slushies 5. Watermelon Bloody Mary | 6. Honey Grilled Spicy Watermelon Today is National Watermelon Day! Celebrate with these six watermelon-themed ideas! Today is as good a day as any to try your very first watermelon bloody mary, right?

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DIY Teacher Appreciation Gift

Teacher Appreciation Week is next week! Here is the gift we made for my boys’ teachers, complete with Starbucks gift cards and their sweet little faces. We are also excited to introduce a new service we’ve been working on for quite some time now. Places for Faces is an application that helps you to personalize any party with faces! Using Places for Faces, you can upload an image of yourself or a friend and add a variety of stickers that match the occasion such as birthday hats, bow...

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