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14 Cute and Easy Valentines For Kids To Make

14 Cute and Easy Valentines For Kids To Make @NotSoIdleHands.com

The big day of love is coming soon and my kiddos are on the hunt for cute Valentine's to make for their classmates next week. We found so many awesome ones and wanted to share some with you all. Kinetic Sand Valentine's at Smart School House Valentine Word Find by The Happy Scraps {You can get Washi Tape here} Yoda Best from Design Wash Rinse Repeat {great one for … [Read more...]

Message In A Bottle…Or Even On A Spool

Message In A Bottle...Or Even On A Spool @NotSoIdleHands.com

We all love getting little notes letting us know how much we are loved and thought of, but I think it's even more fun to be the giver of these sweet sentiments. If fact, my girlies adore writing messages on tiny pieces of paper and leaving them for me and the hubs to find.....and are delighted when we return the favor. It's my favorite, though, to see the light in their eyes when they get little … [Read more...]

DIY Heart Elbow Patch Sweater~JCrew Knockoff

DIY Heart Elbow Patch Sweater~JCrew Knockoff @NotSoIdleHands.com

Here is a simple, little sewing project to bring a little LOVE into your wardrobe and it's perfect for Valentine's Day! I It's so simple you don’t even need a sewing machine (that’s my kind of sewing!) I saw a sweater with heart patches on the elbows, similar to this, online at JCrew and thought it was adorable (but it was waaaaay out of my price range)! So I decided I would try to make my … [Read more...]

1 Valentine 3 Ways + Printable

1 Valentine 3 Ways + Printable By: NotSoIdleHands

Hey all. I am so excited to now be a part of Somewhat Simple's contributor team now! Hop on over there to check out my very first post {shiny & new} and give some love. You can also get the awesome free printables there. See you there! Have fun! Also, you can get the bottles and paper bags I used in our Etsy Shop! … [Read more...]

2 Bite Valentine’s Cheesecake In A Jar

2 Bite Valentine's Cheesecakes In A Jar By: NotSoIdleHands.com

Valentine's Day is coming soon and I wanted to make a little treat that would be cute and yummy! Well, since I just LoVe cheesecake, I thought that would be a great treat to pop into some adorable teeny jars and spread some love around. Plus, I also just LoVe these itty bitty Weck jars {here in my Etsy Shop} and am always looking for a way to use them! You'll Need: For the filling 1~ 8 oz … [Read more...]

Fun Instagram Mom~Love Is In The Air

Fun Instagram Mom~Love Is In The Air By: NotSoIdleHands.com

February is here and love is in the air! Or sick germs who love this family anyway.  We started off the month with my 3 month old in the hospital for 4 days with bronchiolitis and a virus. And the cherry on top you ask?  Just 4 hrs after arriving at the ER with her, my husband calls and says he needs to bring our 4 yr old...all I can say is we have the best family and friends around. People were … [Read more...]

Easy Valentine Toilet Paper Tube Crackers for Kids

Easy Valentine Toilet Paper Tube Crackers for Kids By: NotSoIdleHands.com

We're getting closer to the biggest day of love and romance of the year and it feels like the weather is trying it's darnedest to make doubly sure that all the love~birds out there have plenty of reason to cuddle for extra warmth. If you do need a fun craft to help keep you warm out there, check out these easy hand warmers here. These Valentine crackers are super easy and your kiddos can whip … [Read more...]

Easy & Yummy Valentine’s Sprinkle Layer Cake + Frosting Tips

Easy & Yummy Valentine's Sprinkle Layer Cake By: NotSoIdleHands.com

Ok, I have a confession to make. I'm not very good at making layer cakes. There. I said it. Yep, they always end up being lopsided, lumpy, and {yes, AND} crummy. So, I've been making a lot of cakes lately in an attempt to finally get it right {luckily, no one here has been complaining about all the extra cake}. This one was actually pretty easy to make and looks really cute {and kind of hides … [Read more...]