Archive for Mother’s Day

March 31st, 2016

Candy-Pretzel Flowers

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I made these adorable Candy Pretzel Flowers with my grand kids for Easter last week – we had so much fun. I wanted to share them because I think they are cute not only for Easter, but would be great for Mother’s Day, May Day, Baby Showers, or just as a great activity for upcoming family reunions.  They are super easy and you can customize your M&M colors to match any theme. (Single colors sold online or at Party City.)

All you need are some pretzel snaps (the square ones), candy melts, and M&Ms.

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My granddaughters loved make them –

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May 11th, 2014

The History of Aprons

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Happy Mother's Day!  We absolutely love this essay from Facebook.  Enjoy the memories -

The History of Aprons

by Gale White Miller

I don't think our kids know what an apron is. The principle use of Grandma's apron was to protect the dress underneath because she only had a few. It was also because it was easier to wash aprons than dresses and aprons used less material. But along with that, it served as a potholder for removing hot pans from the oven.It was wonderful for drying children's tears, and on occasion was even used for cleaning out dirty ears.From
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May 6th, 2013

Bless Your Sweet Hands: Lemon Sugar Hand Scrub and {free} Printable Tags

Chalkboard hands, Helping hands, Dry-Your-Tear hands.  Hands that clap, Hands that guide, Hands that hold your hands.

All those sweet hands that influence our lives are in for a treat.  A Lemon Sugar Hand Scrub is the perfect way to say thanks – to moms, grandmothers, teachers, or anyone you want to do something special for.

This sweet scrub is easy to make, just sugar, coconut oil, lemon zest and a little lemon oil.  So simple, but it will leave your hands feeling smooth and wonderful!  We’ve created a label for the scrub, plus a couple notes to add to

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April 24th, 2013

BLOOM {free} Printable for Teacher Appreciation Gifts and Mother’s Day

Most of us can fondly recall a favorite teacher who helped us feel special or maybe the one who finally helped us master fractions; aren’t we even more grateful to wonderful teachers who help our children grow, develop, and bloom!

We’ve made this simple tag to help you let those wonderful teachers know how much they are loved with fresh flowers or a beautiful potted plant.  Our thanks go out to all who teach!

Don’t Forget:  This tag will be great for Mother’s Day too!  {We have another Mother’s Day printable available here.}

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May 3rd, 2012

Angel Mother Gift Tag and Card



Don’t you just love this quote by Abraham Lincoln?  We thought it was the perfect sentiment for Mother’s Day {which is right around the corner} so we made you an easy to use gift tag or card so you can add your own message.

FYI:  Abraham Lincoln’s mother Nancy Hanks Lincoln died when he was nine years old of “milk sickness”, contracted from drinking the milk of a cow that has eaten poisonous white snake root.   His father remarried Sarah Bush Johnston and Abraham called her Mother the rest of his life.  To distinguish between his two mothers, he refered

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