Favorite Valentine’s Day Books for Kids

By |2018-06-21T03:44:16+00:00February 13th, 2017|Holidays, Words From Mom|

    Favorite Valentine’s Day Books for Kids Did you know that about 85% of brain development happens in the first five years of life? Reading in these critical years significantly influences a child’s lifelong capacity to learn. So this Valentine’s Day snuggle up with some books and spend time reading to your children. As [...]

5 Ways to Make Valentine’s Day Special for Under $5

By |2017-02-11T20:20:07+00:00February 10th, 2017|Holidays, Words From Mom|

5 Ways to Make Valentine’s Day Special for Under $5 I know that Valentine’s Day is a cheesy hallmark holiday but I have always loved it; not for the romantic aspect (although now that I have my forever valentine I do love celebrating the romantic side) but even more then that I love that there is [...]

Valentine’s Day Pancakes

By |2017-02-09T15:42:18+00:00February 13th, 2016|Holidays|

Valentine’s Day Pancakes Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup milk 2 tablespoons butter, melted or vegetable oil 1 large egg Pure vanilla extract to taste - we like to add a lot!  few drops of pink, purple, or red food coloring Optional: Assorted toppings such as butter, [...]

Valentine’s Day Brownies

By |2017-02-09T15:16:01+00:00February 1st, 2016|Holidays|

Valentine's Day Brownies These are seriously THE BEST brownies I have ever made! They are soft, chewy and extra chocolatey!  Ingredients: 1 stick of salted butter  2 1-ounce squares unsweetened chocolate  1 cup sugar 1/2 cup flour, sifted  1/2 teaspoon baking powder  1 teaspoon vanilla extract  1 cup of semisweet chocolate chips  Optional: Confectioner's sugar topping  Directions:  [...]