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Feb 2

February 2, 2017

Groundhog Day Treats!

Bonus post today!  I just had to share these cute pics of our Groundhog Day treats!  We’re big on holidays around here and we never want to miss out on a chance to celebrate ~ even if we are celebrating six more weeks of winter! We’re also big on treats around here!  So we came up with this cute, quick, and simple Groundhog Day Treat idea!  As you can clearly see from these adorable photos, my grandkids loved them! First…

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Jan 26

January 26, 2017

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Kids

Valentine’s Day is a perfect time to show those sweet kiddos in your life just how much you love them!  Sometimes it can be so hard to find just the right gift.  But alas, here is a gift guide to make that task a breaze!  The gifts below are so cute and so much fun; you couldn’t go wrong by choosing any one of them!  These are Gifts The Little Ones are Sure to Love!!! A Giant Chocolate Kiss – Kisses Valentine’s…

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Jan 25

January 25, 2017

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him

Valentine’s Day is a perfect time to show that special guy in your life just how much you love him!  Sometimes it can be so hard to find just the right gift.  But alas, here is a gift guide to make that task a breaze!  The gifts below are so awesome and fun; you couldn’t go wrong by choosing any one of them!  These are Gifts He’s Sure to Love!!! Humorous “Taken” T-shirt – Taken – Funny Valentines Day Gift –…

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Jan 24

January 24, 2017

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Her

Valentine’s Day is a perfect time to show that special lady in your life just how much you love her!  Sometimes it can be so hard to find just the right gift.  But alas, here is a gift guide to make that task a breaze!  The gifts below are so pretty and so much fun; you couldn’t go wrong by choosing any one of them!  These are Gifts She’s Sure to Love!!! Chocolate Covered Strawberries – Golden State Fruit 12 Love…

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Jan 19

January 19, 2017

Free Printable Valentines!

Here are some Free Printable Valentines!  They are my free gift to you when you sign up for the Love My Big Happy Family Newsletter. Happy Valentine’s Day from Love My Big Happy Family!! Get Your Free Printable Valentine’s Here!   Please like & share:

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Jan 17

January 17, 2017

10 Ways to Surprise Your Valentine!

Leave Your Valentine Sweet Notes in Unexpected Places – Written on the Bathroom Mirror Secretly Placed in the Car Tucked Inside Their Shoe Slipped into a Pocket (etcetera!) Surprise Your Someone Special with Their Favorite Soda and Candy Bar! Offer Your Love a Relaxing Massage. Cook Your Honey Their Very Favorite Dinner. Bake Your Sweetheart a Fresh Batch of Delicious Cookies! Complete a Chore or Project That will Make Your Significant Other Happy. Put up those Pictures You’ve Been Promising…

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Jan 12

January 12, 2017

A Sweet Valentine Treat – Strawberry Divinity!

This stuff is Devine!  It is a Christmas tradition at our house, but works equally well as a Sweet Treat for Valentine’s Day! Here’s What You’ll Need: 3 Cups of Granulated Sugar 3/4 Cups of Water 3/4 Cup of Light Corn Syrup 2 Egg Whites 1/2 of 3 oz. pkg of Strawberry Gelatin 1/2 Cup of Chopped Walnuts (Optional – I never add nuts.  I think it’s much better without them) Here’s What to Do: Mix together the sugar, water…

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Jan 6

January 6, 2017

Cheerful Snowman Coloring Page

Hope everyone is keeping warm on these cold January days!!  Here is a Cheerful Snowman to make you smile!  This is a free downloadable coloring page for you and your little ones to enjoy!!  If you’d like more coloring pages like this, subscribe to the Love My Big Happy Family newssletter!! If you’d like to use “Puffy Paint” to paint your snowman you can find out how to make it HERE! You can get your subscribtion to the newsletter in…

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Jan 1

January 1, 2017

Dec 31

December 31, 2016

Chase Away Holiday Let Down

After the holidays many people find themselves feeling let down. We put so much focus on planning and working to make the holidays perfect for our families and then when it’s all over we often find ourselves wondering, “now what?” Here is a list of 10 ideas to help chase away that holiday letdown: Enjoy the Memories – Take some time to reflect on the holidays. Think about things that made them special or particularly memorable this year.  Let the…

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Dec 30

December 30, 2016

New Year’s Coloring Page

Hello Friends!  Here is another free downloadable coloring page just because I love you!!  You don’t even have to sign up for my monthly newsletter to get it. Although I would LOVE IT if you did!! Please, sign up for my newsletter in the sidebar to the right! ->   Get your  New Years Coloring Page here!     Please like & share:

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Dec 24

December 24, 2016

Impromptu Family Activities for Christmas Eve

Here is a list of ten impromptu things you can do as a family to make your Christmas Eve fun and festive.  Choose one or two or see how many things on the list you can do! The most important thing is to just spend time together as a family having fun and enjoying one another’s company! Read Stories – Like The Night Before Christmas, or make up your own story or poem. Watch a Movie in your Pajamas Set…

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Dec 20

December 20, 2016

Kringle Cookies

My hubby and I both have December birthdays. A few years ago our grown kids had the idea to have a combined birthday and Christmas cookie party! It’s been a fun family tradition ever since. This year our cookies were very colorful and we had lots of fun! These cookies are cake-like and slightly sweet. Their sugary sweetness comes from the frosting. You and your family can make some Kringle Cookies and have your own Christmas cookie party! Here’s What…

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Dec 19

December 19, 2016

Gift Tags to Print and Color!

These fun gift tags are free to print and color!  They are my free gift to you when you sign up for the Love My Big Happy Family Newsletter.  Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Love My Big Happy Family!! Get Your Free Gift Tags Here!   Please like & share:

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Dec 16

December 16, 2016

Holiday Pumpkin Roll

This Holiday Pumpkin Roll is a yummy treat that makes a perfect addition to all your festivities! Here’s What You’ll Need: For the Cake ¾ Cups of All-purpose Flour ¼ Cup Powdered Sugar 1 Cup Granulated Sugar 3 Large Eggs 2/3 Cups of Pumpkin Puree ½ tsp Baking Powder ½ tsp Baking Soda ½ tsp Cinnamon ½ tsp Ground Cloves ¼ tsp Salt For the Filling 1 – 8 oz Package of Cream Cheese 1 Cup Powdered Sugar 6 Tbsp…

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