Do you see the presents under the tree? I LOVE this. My girls did this all on their own. From the day we put up our tree, things kept appearing tucked under it. They made some things. Other items were beloved toys and do dads that they “wrapped” and placed under the tree. Oh the . . . → Read More: Kids Giving Gifts
This is how we spent Valentine’s Day! Jason came home from work early so that we could leave for iT’Z. We wanted to be there before it got crowded. There are four different themed rooms to dine in. The kids all wanted to eat in what they called the dinner theater room. The buffet . . . → Read More: iT’Z Family Food & Fun Time!
Our countdown to Valentine’s Day has come to an end. I was not as organized and prepared for our activities this year, but I don’t think the kids really noticed. Most days as we enjoyed our treat or activity I reminded the kids that I was doing these activities to show my love for them. . . . → Read More: Happy Valentine’s Day!
You know how last year I spent all day cooking a 5 course family dinner? Well, I decided–not this year! I really love to cook for my family, but I don’t want them to expect it every year. I still wanted to do something that would be fun for everyone, and when I . . . → Read More: A Sweet Valentine Deal at iT’Z Family Food & Fun! Euless, Texas
The family let me know that fondue was way too much fun to just do once a year on New Years so I surprised them with a Valentine chocolate fondue party!
I made a simple chocolate fondue. To eliminate some of the fighting over the favorite dippers, I prepared plates ahead of time giving each . . . → Read More: Valentine Fondue Party with the Kids
On February 6th we made heart-shaped pancakes for supper! I have tried heart-shaped pancakes many times. The recipes usually say to pour the batter into a heart shape. Really? Well if that works for you that’s wonderful, but I have trouble drawing stick figures, so with a hot griddle and runny dripping liquid, hearts just . . . → Read More: How to Make Heart Shaped Pancakes
Warning! Before continuing know that this food does contain sugar–the yummy kind. If the thought of giving your child a little of this wonderful tasting stuff raises your blood pressure, please proceed to the exit!
Ta-da! “That special cereal” ala Valentine! This was our Valentine thing of the day on the sixth of February. . . . → Read More: Valentine’s Day Breakfast Idea for Kids
Our fourth “Valentine thing of the day” was heart-shaped mini cupcakes. As I have been super frazzled these days, I used a mix to make them easy. Last year after Valentine’s day when everything was on clearance, I bought a little waffle iron type thing that makes these cupcakes. I thought the kids would . . . → Read More: Valentine Heart-Shaped Mini Cupcakes
Our Valentine countdown is well underway. February first we put up our tree. On the second I took a little square Valentine chocolate and hurled it under each one’s door during quiet time. They are not allowed to have candy in their rooms so it was a big deal–all I need is mice up there! . . . → Read More: Valentine Rice Krispi Blob
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We took the family in November and had a blast! There was a . . . → Read More: Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Medieval Times Dallas