Archive for Holidays

Thankful Handprint Pumpkin

I just have to share this project again!  It adorns our kitchen table every Fall and it’s always admired.  Isn’t there just something about those itty bitty handprints that just do you in?  I love decorating with them as you’ve seen from my Sea Life Hand Print art.  With the time of Thanksgiving upon us, I am always reminded of how thankful I am for my beautiful family.  This time last year …continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Cookies

These Colorful Slice and Bake St.Patrick’s Day Cookies are an easy, festive way to enjoy colorful and bright sugar cookies without using a single drop of frosting! Colorful Slice and Bake St.Patrick’s Day Cookies Hi Everyone! This is Aida from The Crafting Foodie, and I’m so excited to share my Colorful Slice and Bake St. Patrick’s Day Cookies with you.  As always I’m super excited to share some of my …continue reading

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Printable Bunny Basket

Hello Melrose Family fans, it’s Kati from Houseful of Handmade. Easter is coming, and I just realized how close it is! Anytime Easter is in March, it sneaks up on me. So with only a couple weeks until Easter, it’s time to start crafting all things bunnies. That is why I made these adorable Free Printable Bunny Baskets. FREE PRINTABLE BUNNY BASKETS   These bunny baskets actually came about because …continue reading

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St. Patty’s Day Melted Crayon Art

This St. Patty’s Day Melted Crayon Art is one of my favorite projects to date! But maybe not for the reason you’d guess…. Oh, it turned out beautifully, and I’m displaying it proudly. This may contain affiliate links.  Please only purchase if you could use the items recommended. But my favorite part of this melted crayon project is that my youngest daughter helped me create it. “Helped” doesn’t really do …continue reading

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Easy Carrot Cake Recipes

Can you feel Spring in the air?  It’s here in NC, which makes me want a carrot cake recipe.  I’m not talking about one with loads of cream cheese frosting and full of sugar either.  I want something delicious and still nutritious.  Plus something quick and easy is always in my repertoire.  These Easy Carrot Cake Recipes are just that!

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Easter Bunny Egg Ring

This may contain affiliate links. Can you believe that Easter is right around the corner already?  It’s in March this year, which means that Spring time comes that much earlier.  At least that’s my thinking living in North Carolina now.  It’ll be in the high 60’s this weekend!  In order to get a little spring in your step about history, I made this adorable Easter Bunny Egg Ring that is …continue reading

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Chocolate Dipped Marshmallow Popcorn Hearts

Hello! It’s Kati from Houseful of Handmade. Today I am excited to share the perfect last minute Valentine’s Day treat: Chocolate Dipped Marshmallow Popcorn Hearts! I absolutely love Rice Krispie Treats. I don’t know if it is because I remember making them weekly as a child (they are the easiest treat to make on your own as a kid) or because I really just adore marshmallows of any kind. But …continue reading

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Love Bug Popcorn

We’ve been talking a LOT about Valentine’s Day around here.  I’m sure you’ve seen on SnapChat {melrosefamily} that our mantle for Valentine’s Day has been up since the new year.  What?!  I don’t mess around when it comes to Valentine’s Day.  We started our Random Acts of Kindness February 1st and it’s made the month so much more fun and meaningful.  This Love Bug Popcorn was the perfect treat to …continue reading

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Red Velvet Hot Chocolate

There is nothing quite like celebrating Valentine’s Day with your kiddos.  The girls have made this month the season of love with our Random Acts of Kindness.  We have done everything from delivering cookies to the local police department, which you probably saw on SnapChat {melrosefamily}, to delivering the perfect gift idea to our neighbors that includes this amazing Red Velvet Hot Chocolate.  So fun! Red Velvet Hot Chocolate This recipe for …continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Red Ombre Cake

This festive and fun Valentine’s Day Red Ombre Cake is made with a flavorful, moist red velvet cake and it’s slathered with the fluffiest vanilla frosting and topped with heart shaped sugar cookies. Nothing says Valentine’s Day more than this Red Ombre Cake! Valentine’s Day Red Ombre Cake   Valentine’s Day is huge in our house. It’s not because I only have daughters. (Who says guys can’t love Valentine’s Day …continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Swiffer for the Mom it Forward Network. If you’ve hung around here long enough,  you know our love for St. Patrick’s Day.  We take it very seriously with our Leprechaun Tradition and our Corned Beef and Cabbage is one for the books.   So it shouldn’t be a surprise that we are getting ready in advance with these great St. Patrick’s Day Crafts …continue reading

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