Spring 2013 Crafts, Recipes, and Fun Activites

Valentines 14 Acts of Love Printable

Download and print off this 14 Acts of Love printable, perfect for Valentine’s Day. Designed by Juliann Law of PB J&J, this printable is a great way to help get your family in the spirit of love and service.

Strawberry 2 Ingredient Fudge

Strawberry Fudge



  • 1 (16 oz) can of strawberry frosting
  • 1 12 oz bag of white chocolate chips

How to Make:

  1. Prepare a 9×9 pan by spray lightly with cooking spray.
  2. Over a double boiler, or in the microwave, melt your white chocolate chips.
  3. When chips are melted, remove from heat and stir in your strawberry frosting, evenly.
  4. Spread in your prepared pan and place in fridge to set for 30 minutes.
  5. Cut into squares to serve.

Notes:  Store in refrigerator in an airtight container for up to a week.


Bird Nest Snacks








Bird Nest Snacks


  • 2 Cups Chinese Noodles
  • 1 Cup Rice Krispies Cereal
  • 1 Cup Mini Marshmallows
  • 1 Pkg. Butterscotch Chips
  • Peeps
  • Jellybeans or other Egg-shaped Treat
  • Wax Paper


Step 1.

Empty the butterscotch chips into a microwave safe bowl. Follow the package directions to melt them, mixing them until smooth.

Step 2.

In a separate bowl, measure out your Chinese Noodles…. 2 cups

Add 1 cup of Rice Krispies cereal. Pour the noodle and cereal mix into the melted butterscotch chips.

Add your marshmallows, and gently stir until everything is well coated with the melted butterscotch chips.

Step 3

Drop a large spoonful of the mixture onto a baking sheet lined with wax paper. Try to mash down the middle and build up the sides to look like a nest.

Step 4

Add a little birdie (peep) and a few eggs to each nest. They need to set for a bit so the butterscotch can harden. Set them aside on the counter and they will be ready in a matter of minutes!


Tissue paper flowers






Tissue Paper Flowers


  • Tissue paper  {7-9 sheets makes a large flower, you can use more if you want it fuller}
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Wire
  • Wire cutters

Step 1:

Lay out tissue paper so it’s all even. The width of the fold should be 1 1/2 inches wide. I used the ruler width to measure each fold.

Step 2:

Fold tissue paper, accordion style, making sure that you crease each fold {I used my fingernail to make it crisp}

Step 3:

Continue folding until all the tissue paper is stacked up, accordion style

Step 4:

Wrap a piece of wire around the middle

Step 5:

Round the corners, or you can make them pointed

Step 6:

Carefully separate each sheet of tissue, pulling them toward the center. This takes some time and patience. It took me a couple hours to get all 7 flowers done, so allow yourself some time.







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