I Heart These ……

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   I love hearts. I've signed my name with one since 2nd grade. They've always been my favorite shape. I love these fun DIY's for making paper hearts….perfect for a fun surprise this weekend for someone. ;) You can get this gorgeous heart template HERE. And the DIY for making these cute hearts HERE. And you can find the quick and easy DIY for this cute heart wreath Continue Reading

A Full Heart ……..

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   Well….I didn't get to put my post together for today…..the one I had planned, anyway. No. 1 Son was in a bad wreck Tuesday night that totaled his car. BUT, he is fine. It surely is a great blessing and we know that God was totally protecting him. With the way his car looks it is nothing short of a miracle that he is not hurt at all. That is all that matters.  We are truly Continue Reading

Heart Trails {Valentine Fun!}

Heart Trails..great way to encourage or surprise family members!

   Since it's almost Valentines I thought I would share a fun surprise that over the years we have done for each other. It all started many years ago, BC {before children} when I did this for Handsome; but over the years we have done it  for the kids as well. It's easy. It's fun. It can be free. :) It makes the receiver feel SUPER special. The TRAIL OF HEARTS. {I think Continue Reading

What I Like About You Journals

What I Like About You Journals

   My taxes are done! Woot! Woot! Turned them in yesterday and I am soooooo happy! {Me & taxes are not friends…} In the past I've shared a lot of different journals…..I love keeping journals. I look forward to giving the ones I'm sharing today to my children one day. I'm not quite sure when…but on some special occasion. I have journals for each of my children in which I've Continue Reading

DIY Captured Heart Snow Globes

Captured Heart Snow Globes

   I shared back in December a fun how-to for making your own Snow Globe Centerpiece…..this is a fun little take on the same idea, just for Valentine's. I think these are perfect for using salt shakers. They can be vintage or purchased HERE. Fill them with just a bit of the sand-type snow from HERE. Put in any kind of heart….sparkle, felt {my favorite}, homemade or Continue Reading

Heart Rot {Do You Have It?}

Heart Rot…..do you have it?

   February…the month we think a lot about hearts. Usually not too much about a condition called “Heart Rot”…. I shared this post last year...but it was a great reminder to me, so I thought I would share it again. ****** Several years ago when our middle daughter was 2 years-old she was playing in a spot on the driveway …. under the largest, prettiest oak tree in our Continue Reading

5 Fun Valentine’s Day Ideas

Valenitne's Day Ideas to put into action that are super easy and fun

   Can you believe that it is almost February? Valentine's Day is quickly approaching…and I though I would share 5 fun Valentine's Day ideas from the past few years. They are all super easy and fun….. A little about my heart rock collection Love notes on the bathroom mirror… Jar of Appreciation Valentine Mantel  Heart Trails…fun to leave for special ones! What are Continue Reading

Jar of Appreciation & Blessings ::: Sweet Nothings

Jar of Blessings and Appreciation

   Everyone needs words of encouragement and affirmation….right? This is a fun way to remind a friend, loved one, spouse, child, etc. how much you appreciate them….and all the things you like about them. We've done this in the form of books, streamers with hearts hanging in doorways…but it's super fun to fill a jar with little slips of paper with all the things you Continue Reading

Heart Rocks…….

Heart Rock Collection

Many years ago Handsome started giving me rocks that he would find in the shape of hearts.  Not ones that had been cut or shaped into a heart...but natural ones. My heart rock collection has grown ..... and continues! It's like a little Godwink when you look down and find a piece of nature that has been shaped into a heart.  {My pastor's wife dropped by one day and left me a Continue Reading

Valentine Mantel……..

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We don't decorate a whole lot for Valentine's Day...but we do have a bit of fun in little places around our home.  I was in the mood to change the mantel a bit...and it was a tad too early to make it 'springy'....so, I did a little impromptu Valentine Mantel. I gathered up all of the grainsack and red French ticking sachets that I could find around the house and put them in a Continue Reading

Heart Rot

Heart Rot of a tree

February…the month we think a lot about hearts. Usually not too much about a condition called “Heart Rot”…. I shared this post last year...but it was a great reminder to me, so I thought I would share it again. ****** Several years ago when our middle daughter was 2 years-old she was playing in a spot on the driveway …. under the largest, prettiest oak tree in our Continue Reading