I also went all out and baked like a madwoman then wrapped everything up in these huge pink cake boxes. You can see more about that madness here.I'm simplifying it this go-round. Read: baking like I'm running a bakery is near impossible (and exhausting) with a toddler. Valentines cards? Packs of M&M's count, right? Ain't nobody got time for that.
I still want to make something special and I really want to make something that Autumn can help with. Since most of these gifts are going to our 'babysitters', it only seems appropriate that she has a hand in it.
Part one of our gift most definitely includes some sweet treats. I LOVE popcorn lately and this white chocolate popcorn with festive sprinkles is right up my alley. Costco has this giant bag of Skinny Popcorn that is delish, pre-made and perfect for these gifts. Add some melted chocolate and sprinkles, done. It doesn't get more simple than that!
I have some mini wide mouth mason jars left from my Moms birthday party, fill it with popcorn, put one of my festive cup cozy's on it, add a 'you make my heart pop!' tag tied on with bakers twine. Done and yum!
I haven't decided which project we'll do but here's some I have in mind...
This wouldn't involve Autumn much, but I like the black and white and maybe a heart made out of her foot prints instead of buttons. so.many.buttons.
|There wasn't an actual link for this, boo :(|
The execution on this isn't great, but the idea is there. Since I have the handwriting of a 5 year old, I'll more than likely use giant glitter letters sold at Hobby Lobby.
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