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{Freebie} Valentine’s Day DIY Gifts

With the winter holidays behind us, it’s time to start thinking about candy hearts, tiny chocolates, and Valentine’s Day parties! Show your family, friends, classmates and officemates some love with these simple Valentine’s Day DIY gift ideas with free printables!

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Valentine’s Day Cookie Pop Tutorial

Valentine’s Day is a little over a month away – can you believe it? Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays. It’s full of pink, red, and CUTE! Miriam of Miriam Corona Events has stopped by to share a delicious little Valentine’s tutorial – Cranberry Cookie Pop Tutorial. Whip up these cuties for Valentine’s day parties, treats for your loved ones, etc!

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2012 Free Printable Calendar from Anna & Blue Paperie!

We are all lucky ducks here this week! The sweet Anna and Blue Paperie {etsy shop} has decided to give all our readers her gorgeous 2011 desktop calendar! Woooo-eee! Time to get organized, ladies! It gets cooler; once a month is over, it turns into a notecard making 12 unique notecards (fits 4 bar envelope).

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{Freebie} “Snow Day” Drinks + Treats Gift Set

Today’s homemade DIY gift idea is a set of three hot drinks and sweet treats, perfectly paired for snuggling up in front of a cozy fire. These gift sets are so simple to make (even the marshmallows!), but look impressive and taste great.

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DIY Holiday Tablescape with Martha Stewart Crafts

Holiday decorating is one of my favorite times of the year, and I officially can decorate full force after Thanksgiving this Thursday! In the spirit of holiday decorating, I have some great (and quick!) holiday projects I wanted to share with you all. Using Plaid’s Martha Stewart Crafts products, I created three very easy projects that will dress up your dinner table in no time during the holidays!

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Happy Birthday Bunting Cake!

So tomorrow (Saturday, Nov 19th) is my birthday! ((throws sparkly confetti)). Today while in the midst of cleaning up after my puppy hauled an entire tree + it’s root system into my living, handling important calls about my book tour (woohoo!), working on The Bakery Spot, the list goes on… —

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{FREEBIE} Thankful Dessert Flags!

I’m tickled pink to have Jen of Little Sprout Creations here to share a cute Thanksgiving freebie to add a little pizzazz to your Thanksgiving desserts! I’m hosting my first Thanksgiving this year with the future in-laws at my house!

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Fall Treat: White Pumpkin Marshmallows

We’re so lucky to have one of my dearest “party gal” friends swinging by to show us how to make these tasty little treats that are perfect for fall parties! Kori of Paper & Pigtails is quite the designer and stylist. I’m in awe of her creativity and talent on a daily basis. These cute treats are so darling and will definitely be making my Thanksgiving spread.