Love Buckets for Valentine’s Day

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There are baskets for Easter, stockings for Christmas, trick or treat bags for Halloween and Valentine’s just seemed like it was missing something.  What about Valentine’s Day??  So I scrolled the internet to find something, anything to fill that void.  I stopped scroll on love buckets.  The ones that I saw were just plain but a light bulb went off in my head.  Surprising I know.  I took the idea and ran with it.

If you are feeling the post Christmas blues and the next holiday is just not measuring up, then start a new tradition of Love Buckets for Valentine’s Day.

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9 Creative School Valentine Ideas For Boys and Girls

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Remember the days when you were young and looked forward to the class valentine exchange.  You carefully crafted a mailbox or a pocket out of construction paper decorated with tons of glitter and doilies.  Then waited with anticipation as each Valentine was delivered to your desk.  I would be so giddy as I read each one and of course ate the candy.  My heart would even skip a beat when my childhood crush would give me a valentine.  Oh to be young again.  Since this tradition holds a place near and dear to my heart, I have made it a mission to spread more love through my boys’ Valentines.
Before you make your mind up and pick out the next store bought Valentines of L.O.L. Dolls or Avengers, check out these creative ideas sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

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DIY Valentine’s Day Mailboxes

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We are holiday junkies in our house.  Once the seasonal decor from one holiday comes down, the next goes up.  After my Christmas decorations were put away, I was ready to fill that void by setting out Valentine’s decorations.  Creating memories around each holiday is important in our house.  We do several traditions centered around Valentine’s Day including these cute DIY mailboxes.
If you don’t have a Valentine’s Day tradition or would like to add one more then stick around for all the details below on starting your own mailboxes.

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Blacklight New Year’s Eve Countdown Party

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Turn off the lights and throw an out of this world blacklight party for your family on New Year’s Eve.  Who can deny the feeling that you get when you see the cool glow that comes with blacklight.  If you saw my last post on countdown bags for New Year’s Eve then you know where I am going with this party idea but I put a whole new twist on it in the dark.

Not only do younger kids like this idea but tweens and teens love it too.  Below are a few tricks on party decorations and other ideas that I will share.

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