When it comes to making mom smile on Mother’s Day, I find that it is best done with something that you really put thought into. For the boys’ grandmothers (including my mom) that means a homemade gift that I made myself, or my boys created. Plus, the best part is, how excited my kids and she gets when they open it together. Looking around for some new inspiration from other creative bloggers, I collected over twenty homemade gift ideas for mother’s day that I know moms, grandmothers and aunts will delight in. Check them out and let me know what you think!
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One of my favorite treats is a churro. In fact, I think if you go back through my Instagram account, you might find a picture of a churro. And now that we are clearly heading into Spring, it’s also time for those tasty coffeehouse style iced coffee drinks. I recently decided to combined the flavors of the churro with a cup of cold Folgers® Coffeehouse Blend coffee to create a delicious coffee drink!
Poke cakes are so great to make because the entire family can get involved. There is something about a sheet cake that makes it much more achievable for baking with little boys. Right now my preschooler, the Monkey, loves to “help” whenever I decide to cook, so I try to pick recipes that help won’t mess up. The Mellow Man loves pie, more than cake, and his favorite is Key Lime Pie, so I decided to make Key Lime Poke Cake. The recipe is originally from Betty Crocker, but I decided that I wanted to change things up a bit. It ended up being amazing. It tastes exactly like Key Lime Pie, but with a cake base. I was so impressed by the poke cake that I couldn’t wait to share it!
My Rose Jasmine Sugar Scrub is one of my favorite tutorials, and apparently a lot of you like it too! However, I recently tried a slightly different variant of the sugar scrub, which I ended up liking even better. In fact, I whipped up 3 jars quickly for the Peanut’s preschool teachers, and they asked me to tell them how I did it. This is SO EASY and SO QUICK, and people can’t believe that you actually made it. Given my frantic schedule, that’s a win-win. It’s perfect for Mother’s Day too! Let me show you how to make this lightning fast easy floral sugar scrub for your kiddo’s grandmothers, aunts or teachers. Once you’ve started making it, you’ll make batch after batch!
It must be nearly spring! Houses are selling in our neighborhood quickly, and lots of families are out doing beautification projects. When I was driving around our neighborhood, I was noticing that there were a lot of pretty mailboxes, and I started thinking that we needed to replace ours. After pricing them, and realizing the cost, and acknowledging that all my mailbox needed was a little TLC, I decided that a mailbox refurbishment rather than a replacement was in order. I thought I’d share how I went about refurbishing our mailbox, as it takes only a couple of hours, spaced over a weekend. With the springtime weather, this is such an easy DIY to spruce up your outdoor home!