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Freebie Alert: A Disney Princess Valentine For All of Your Friends

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Look what I just found! And it’s free! Grab yours here but hurry because I don’t know how long this will be available.

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Valentine’s Day 2018 Roundup

The past couple of weeks have been a bit rough around here. Mr. Awesome was sick and then the internet has been down for a bit. (I’ve been working on this post for a few weeks now but couldn’t post it.) Then my computer died… eek! Thankfully all seems to be better now and I am trying to learn the ins and outs of my new computer.

Valentine’s day is just around the corner so I wanted to share a couple of ideas and deals that I’ve found and some that I have tried out myself. (This post does contain affiliate links.) I’ll update this list if I find any other really good deals too!

Freebies:

Free Valentine’s Day Printable For Kids

DLTK’s Crafts for Kids Valentine’s Day Printables

Coloring Pages at Crayola

You can also check out my previous post here ,which I will be updating soon, for more ideas and activities.


 

 

 

Cute Valentine’s Cards:

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Judy Luxury Designer Bracelet Rose Gold Color

As many of you know I am an avid square dancer. I also love to dress up in my fancy square dance outfits but no outfit is complete without a couple of pieces of nice jewelry. I am constantly on the lookout for affordable trendy pieces to compliment my various outfits and I was excited when I was given the opportunity to try out this lovely bracelet by Judy Luxury, which is an online fashion store specializing in affordable fashion items for women.

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I am in love with all things rose gold colored here lately and this bracelet is no exception. This beautiful Judy Luxury Designer Bracelet Rose Gold Color is made of titanium and its variety of patterns looks great with many different outfits that I have. This delicate bracelet has quickly become a favorite of mine and I look forward to wearing it with many different outfits on many different occasions in the upcoming year.

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Judy Luxury also has a wide variety of handbags, wallets, belts, jewelry, and other products to keep you looking your best without breaking the bank. Be sure to check them out here to take a peek at the other beautiful pieces they have.

 

Strawberry Cream Cake

The kids love strawberries, cool whip, and cake so this recipe is always a winner. The colors are so pretty that it makes it a special treat perfect for Valentine’s Day too.

Strawberry Cream Cake

Ingredients:

  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/3 c. water
  • 1 t. almond extract (optional)
  • 1- 8 oz container of whipped topping
  • 1/2 c. – 1 c. strawberry jam
  • 1-2 c. fresh strawberries

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Grease and flour two 8-inch cake pans.

Mix the cake mix, eggs, water, and almond extract until moistened. Then beat at medium speed for 2 minutes.

Pour batter into cake pans.

Bake 25-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Let the cakes cool to room temperature. Then slice each layer horizontally into halves.

Place one cake layer on a serving plate. Spread with an even layer of jam and then repeat with the remaining cake layers. (you may need to add a small amount of water to the jam to make it easier to spread)

Spread the whipped topping over the top and sides of cake. Garnish with fresh strawberries.

Serve immediately or refrigerate until serving.

February Holidays

I will try to update this list with some fun activities as well. Feel free to click the links to find out more about the origins and meanings behind these special days. I plan to incorporate a few of these into our normal homeschool routine to add a little fun and excitement to our days. Have fun and maybe make up your own personal family holiday or tradition for the month!

This month is also know as:

  • American Heart Month
  • Black History Month
  • Canned Food Month
  • Great American Pie Month
  • National Cherry Month
  • National Children’s Dental Health Month
  • National Grapefruit Month

Sometimes the 100th day of school will fall somewhere in February as well. **see 100th day of school for more activities

I found this list and more here:

National Freedom Day (1st)

**see National Freedom Day for more activities

Ground Hog Day (2nd)

**see Groundhog Day for more activities

Feed the Birds Day (3rd)

**see here for lots of crafts kids can make on Pinterest

Send a Card to a Friend Day (7th)

**see here for lots of crafts kids can make on Pinterest

Kite Flying Day (8th)

**see here for lots of crafts kids can make on Pinterest

Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday (12th)

**see Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday for more activities

Valentine’s Day (14th)

**see Valentine’s Day for more activities

National Gum Drop Day (15th)

Random Acts of Kindness Day (17th)

**see here for lots of crafts kids can make on Pinterest

Cherry Pie Day (20th)

President’s Day (3rd Monday)

**see President’s Day for more activities

George Washington’s Birthday (22nd)

**see George Washington’s Birthday for more activities

National Tortilla Chip Day (24th)

National Pistachio Day (26th)

Tell a Fairy Tale Day (26th)

**see Tell a Fairy Tale Day for more activities

Polar Bear Day (27th)

**see Polar Bear Day for more activities

Mardi Gras / Fat Tuesday (varies)

**see Mardi Gras / Fat Tuesday for more activities

Leap Day  (29th)- not again until 2020, once every four years

**see Leap Day for more activities

Also check out:

It’s February (lots of fun activities listed)

Homeschool: February on Pinterest for crafts/activities related to the month of February.