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I know many of us like to make treats for school to have the kids share with their classes or have snacks ready for a child’s party.
I love having snacks ready for when the kids have their friends over for a day in the pool.
Here are 15 recipes for snacks for your children (and you) to enjoy. A few are gluten-free, vegan and nut-free.
Pokemon Ball Cookies are a great for those who love Pokemon, play Pokemon games like Pokemon Go or for those that want to make a fun treat for a child’s party. Your family will love these cookies.
This great recipe comes from my friend over at My Thoughts, Ideas and Ramblings.
This recipe is great for birthday parties or class treats. Your children will love these cookies.
Comment below if you have tried these great Pokemon Go Ball Cookies.
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Valentine’s Day is approaching. Sometimes some spend time with their special someone and some spend it with their families. This is a great list of 5 Ways to Prepare for Valentine’s Day that you will want to check out!
I have spent Valentine’s Day alone with my husband or with our children playing board games and watching movies. I often bake a special treat or just have fun getting the kids ready for their classroom Valentine’s Day parties.
If you are planning on spending Valentine’s Day with your special someone, check out this list of Frugal Valentine’s Day Ideas for Couples, You don’t have to break the bank while spending time with your loved one.
Spend some time with the kids making up their Valentines with this list of FREE Printables for Valentine’s Day.
Make a special desert for Valentine’s Day. Check out 5 Cheesecake recipes that you might enjoy. 5 Cheesecake Recipes for the Holidays
Have some fun with the kids and make these Confetti Squares. Easy to make and the kids will enjoy the treat! Peanut Free Confetti Squares Recipe
Last but not least. Enjoy the day however you want, with friends, family or even with your pets enjoying a great movie. Love doesn’t have to be romantic love and you don’t have to spend a lot to show your affection.
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Valentine’s Day means spending the day with a special someone. It doesn’t mean you have to break the bank in order to enjoy some time with them and celebrate your relationship.
Simple ideas can make your day perfect.
There have been many years that my husband and I stayed in and just enjoyed the day together. Especially when the kids were younger. It wasn’t easy to find a sitter for Valentine’s Day so we usually just made dinner and watched a movie together.
Here are some frugal ideas for Valentine’s Day:
Make a coupon booklet for someone special. Add your own ideas to the book. (ie. Foot Rub, Night off from Cooking, Date Night Your Choice etc. ) You can find a free template from 247moms.com to use when you are making your coupon booklet. (If you don’t want to make your own from scratch.)
Instead of going out, make dinner and surprise your special someone with a romantic dinner by candle light. (Bonus points if you make your special someone’s favourite meal. )
If you have Netflix, watch the movie of your first date if it is on there or pick a movie you both want to see. Grab some snacks, cuddle and enjoy the movie together.
Make a collage of photos of you as a couple. Add any ticket stubs or brochures to places you have been together. Maybe even add stuff from where you went on your first date. Give it to your special someone to hang up.
Have a firepit in the backyard? Bundle up, grab some wine, start a fire. Enjoy each other’s company under the stairs while you talk and laugh. Don’t like to drink? Make hot chocolate for both of you to enjoy.
Stick Love Notes all over the house where your special someone would find them. Because my husband is a trucker and on the road often. I like to stick notes into his gym bag, so that he see them when he needs to get clothes out for himself.
If you have the children with you on Valentine’s Day, you can make it special with them. Have heart shaped foods (Pizzas, eggs, cupcakes and more), play some board games together and then settle down with some snacks and with a kid friendly movie on Netflix. (or pop a movie into the DVD player.)
What are some frugal ways you celebrate Valentine’s Day? Leave me a comment and let me know.