30 Ways to Show Random Acts of Kindness

Did you know that February 10-16 is Random Acts of Kindness Week? I'm pretty excited to share with you what that means. I'm also excited to share with you a bunch of great ideas to show Random Acts of Kindness to others! What is a Random Act of Kindness? It is a spontaneous or planned, selfless act performed by a person or people wishing to either assist or cheer up an individual person or people. We could totally do this, right? I mean, one week isn't a very long time to do something. Imagine the smiles we could bring to the faces of unexpected recipients of kindness. Young and old. Man, woman or child. Let's ALL carry out some Random Acts of Kindness this week! I bet at the end of this week you'll want to continue showing kindness to others. It's addicting! Here's a list of … [Read more...]

11 Valentine’s Crafts for Kids

One of the fun things about having kids is that you get to craft with a new purpose.  Before kids I would make things for myself, or the house, or friends.  Now that we have kids I get to craft for Christmas and Easter and Valentine's Day.  We gather around the kitchen table and create something for a specific holiday or season. The great thing is that its also an education time for us.  We chat about the history of the holiday, why we give thanks/give gifts, etc and what's our favorite thing about to do together.  Do you love crafting with your little ones as well?  Then check out these 11 super cute and extra fun Valentine's crafts for kids! /1/ Valentine's Rockets - These little rockets are super cute and use materials you already have around the house. /2/ Tissue Paper Cupcake - … [Read more...]

Vegetarian Taco Bites

Vegetarian Taco Bites A little Tex-Mex taste at your next get together.   This recipe will make about 4 dozen bites. What you’ll need:  A package of won ton wrappers or egg roll wrappers (if you use egg roll wrappers, cut each wrap into quarters) 2 8oz packages of cream cheese – softened 1 16 oz carton of sour cream 1 – 2 cloves of garlic 1 teaspoon oregano 2 - 3 tablespoons chili powder  assorted toppings: salsa, sour cream, chopped green onion  mini muffin trays** cooking spray [sc:adsense ] Mix ingredients together. Spray muffin cups with cooking spray and then press a wrapper into each cup. Fill with mixture. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes. Afterward they'll look like this: Serve with options like chopped green onions and salsa as … [Read more...]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Acorns

Autumn is filled with the flavors of the season like apples and pumpkin, but what about chocolate and peanut butter? These chocolate peanut butter acorns are an easy way to surprise your family and friends with a cute autumn treat! They're perfect for a Thanksgiving treat or just an autumn bowl in your kitchen. It literally takes minutes to put together and they're sure to put a smile on the face of anyone who sees them. Ready to see how easy they are to make? I told you that was easy! Just beware, it's hard to just eat one! They are quite addicting. [sc:adsense ] Chocolate Peanut Butter Acorns from Six in the Suburbs Ingredients semi sweet chocolate chips mini nutter butters dark chocolate hershey's kisses, unwrapped mini semi sweet chocolate chips How-To In … [Read more...]