Party planning

Valentine's Traditions

Will and I have never really celebrated Valentine's Day, but when we had Liam and Lily we started a few traditions that have been so fun for us to do together as a family every year! (not to mention the kids feel so special and have so much fun) ❤️

First thing I've always done is get them Valentine's shirts. Ever since their very first Valentine's  ... I wonder how long they'll let me do this. 

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We always make them a fun breakfast and decorate the kitchen. I went a little over board last year but it was so much fun, I couldn't help myself. 

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We also get them small gifts. $5 or less type of gifts. But they're always appreciated and loved so much.  

For dinner, we go to Chick-fil-A. If you have never been to Valentine's Day dinner there, you are missing out. They decorate the tables and it's super cute. We always have the best time! Making Valentine's an amazing day to celebrate family has been the best and we love it so much. We also save money. We don't do elaborate and fancy dinners (even though there's nothing wrong with that) ... and we don't need a sitter... because it's a family day! 

 (just found out kids it free at PDQ on Valentine's Day) ❤️

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There's nothing I'd want, and no where I'd rather be than with my husband and my kids on Valentine's! so make Valentine's a family day this year, you won't regret it. 

Do you have Valentine's traditions?! 

 

Love, Amber ❤️

30 Reasons Why You Should Love My Sister.

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1. She was born on a Friday. Who doesn't love Fridays?! 

2. She's got a rare condition called Left-handedness, which means, statistically, she'll live nine years less than the rest of us "Righty's". 

3.  She makes amazing chocolate chip cookies, but she uses margarine instead of butter, so I won't eat them because they're poison.

4. She has this singing voice that makes your singing voice instantly feel inferior in its presence. 

5. She's got an anaphylactic-type allergy to watching her bank account balance go down.

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6. She's got an eye for those typefaces.

7. She's consumed so much popcorn over the years, she now has the GMO label on her drivers license. 

8. Speaking of driving...don't ride with her unless you appreciate Mr.Toad's Wild Ride at Disney World.

9. She loves her a good "sloppy" t-shirt. And she rocks everyone she has.

10. She's got more lists than the FBI.

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11. She knows how to birth more than one human at a time. Because, she's an over-achiever like that.  

12. She's ready for that attacker lurking in the Target parking lot. She's got that "keys-between-her-knuckles" thing down pat.  

13. She was born with the most gorgeous natural curls, but she killed those "witches" a long time ago with her accomplice, Straight Iron.  

14. She invented raw cookie dough chocolate chip cookie sandwiches. You're welcome. 

15. She's a sucker for cake pops. 

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16. Cut her open and she'll bleed espresso. 

17. She's FaceTime royalty.  

18. Her husband is amateur famous. 

19. But she's momfamous, which is even better.

20. All she needs is a kitchen table and a warm body sitting across from her to be the happiest.  

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21. If you see her sitting down without a pillow supporting her abdomen, check her pulse. 

22. She don't take no crap. 

23. She's been to Duck Dynasty before. 

24. If you're sick, she won't take care of you. 

25. Her favorite scents are toilet bowl cleaner and sweet pea from 1996 Bath and Body Works. 

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26. The Dollar Spot at Target gives her butterflies in her tummy. 

27. Her hugs are legendary and she'll tell you plainly that you suck at it. 

28. She can multitask you multitasking. She's that good. 

29. She never takes herself too seriously.  

30. She's just amazing. Really! There's nobody quite like this Amby. 

 

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A Creative Way to Invite People to Your Easter Service

Does your church give you invites to hand out to people so you can easily invite others to your Easter service?

I was trying to think of a creative way to invite people. So... I found myself at the Target dollar spot and found some really cute stuff!

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Burlap Bags - $1/each ; Little Eggs - $1 (comes with 6 in a pack) ; Green Sparkly Filling - $2 ; Cookies - $2

5 Bags = $10 

 (I already had the sandwich bags for the cookies, and my Easter invites)  

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I got enough items to make 5 total bags. Every bag was getting two cookies, invite, little egg, and green filling inside. 

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I wrote a little note on the back of the invite letting the person know which service I was going to and I left my number so they could call if they wanted to sit with us or needed anything.

This is how thy turned out! 

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I'm praying about who to give these too! If you don't get one I still want you to come with me!! It'll be way fun. 

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