Homemade Box of Chocolates

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Chocolate and Valentine’s Day go hand-in-hand perfectly, so this year I’ve decided to make several homemade boxes of chocolates to give to my friends and family. Whether you fill them with one type of chocolate, or a wide assortment of homemade and/or store bought varieties, your DIY gift will make your loved ones feel extra… 

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Blowing Kisses Your Way Valentine

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Please welcome guest blogger, Stacy Dutton. Stacy is the Jr. Art Director at My Own Labels/Evermine. She is a new mother and lover of stationery, pie, and dark chocolate. Today she is sharing her latest idea for her son’s first Valentine’s Day! With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I knew I wanted to do… 

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3 Easy Teacher Valentine Ideas

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Finding the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for your child’s favorite teacher can be a challenge. But the simplest idea can become a great gesture of your gratitude. Here are 3 easy ideas your teachers will love: 1. Apple of My Eye An apple is the classic gift for a teacher. Simply add a custom label… 

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4 Cute & Easy Kid Valentine Ideas

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‘Tis the season for sharing love and cuteness! When coming up with clever ideas for classroom valentines, simplicity is key. Here are 4 fun ideas that your kids will love both making and giving to their classmates this Valentine’s Day: 1. Sealed With A Kiss Decorate Hershey’s kisses with personalized labels. Pour a handful into… 

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DIY Hanging Twig Heart

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For a long time I’ve seen crafts done with found items, and I have to say— they’re my favorite! Anything you can put together after a good long walk outside is pretty fantastic. In order to start this craft I took my pups along for the search. For this project, you’ll want to find twigs… 

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3-Ingredient Chocolate Fudge Sauce

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For a healthy and delicious Valentine’s Day treat, whip up a batch of this chocolate fudge sauce made with just three ingredients: dates, almond milk, and chocolate. It takes less than 20 minutes to prepare, and can be served over ice cream, oatmeal, or as a dipping sauce for chopped fruit. It can also be… 

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S’more Pops

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Every year around Valentine’s Day I start to get excited thinking about fun and unique treats to hand out to my son’s classmates. When I decided to make these S’more Pops I instantly knew what I wanted them to say. My husband and I always say “I love you!” “I love you more!” “No, I… 

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Heart Marshmallows

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After seeing this recipe from MarthaStewart.com, I decided heart-shaped marshmallows would make the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for my friends this year. I especially like this idea because these marshmallows pair up really well with my [hot chocolate truffle balls]. Plus, I like that they can be customized. For instance, you can add a flavor… 

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Red Velvet Marbled Bars

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I don’t usually do much celebrating for Valentine’s Day, but when I saw these beautiful Red Velvet Marbled Bars on Foodnetwork.com, I absolutely had to make them! In fact, I planned an entire dinner around the anticipation of presenting these lovely treats as dessert. Red Velvet Marbled Bars Adapted from Sunny Anderson’s recipe on Foodnetwork.com…. 

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Hot Chocolate Truffle Balls

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For Valentine’s Day this year, I thought I’d remind my friends and family how much I love them with a sweet chocolate treat to warm their mugs. These truffle balls are made with two simple ingredients, chocolate and heavy cream, and take very little time to prepare. Despite their simplicity, they make the best cup… 

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