Did you know that February is National Cherry Month? With their deep red color and tart-fresh taste, they’re the perfect bite-sized (and healthy!) treat. We’re ripe with ideas for incorporating this fruit into snacks and refreshments for a Valentine’s Day celebration. Here are some of our favorites:
Nothing beats a homemade treat and these Berry and Nut Granola Bars are a better-for-you way to stay energized through the day. The best part: they can be cut into any shape you want – the perfect snack for kids!
A classic cherry drink, these Shirley Temples from Style Me Pretty are a fun sparkling beverage to serve dolled up with heart-shaped ice cubes or a printed straw!
Written by Jordan Ferney of Oh Happy Day for Building Blocks.
Here’s a fun little Valentine’s Day craft that doesn’t involve candy! These paper heart boxes are a great way to surprise your kids without having to worry about extra sugar.
Use the printable template for the paper boxes – it makes them super easy to create. When you’re done, fill the inside with mini-cupcake liners, perfect for holding fun things like party poppers, finger puppets, marbles and stick-on mustaches. Voila – an awesome treat that makes everyone happy!
Welcome the Year of the Horse with a hobby horse! We especially like this one from Sweet Paul – the thick, woolly socks and sewn buttons are the perfect DIY touch (plus, single socks and extra buttons will find renewed purpose!).
Will you celebrate Lunar New Year in your home? Share with us in the comments below – and be sure to check out our Lunar New Year Party Ideas in Design Studio.
Is anyone you know planning a special first birthday this year? We just had to share this adorable “bee-day” themed party from Kara’s Party Ideas. Complete with clever signage like “Our Honey Turns One” and “Have you heard the buzz?”, we thought that this was a party you had to see to bee-lieve.
For more birthday and party ideas, visit Design Studio to get inspired.
This Valentine’s Day, send your little one a special message in their lunch with a Conversation Heart Cookie from Lulu the Baker. From “Love You” to “Be Mine,” these sweet messages are a fun way to send a message and a treat while your kids are at school.
We’re so excited to announce that we’re partnering with Oh Happy Day to offer you creative crafts and kid-friendly ideas perfect for spring!
From amazing DIY projects to fun party ideas, Oh Happy Day is one of our favorite blogs for all things handmade. Stay tuned to Building Blocks for next week’s first post (hint: it’s all about red, white and pink!).
To celebrate our new partnership and prepare for Valentine’s Day, we’re also hosting The Sweetest Giveaway for our readers. Enter below for your chance to win one of three $500 Pottery Barn Kids gift cards!