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Valentines Day DIY Projects and Baking

Valentines Day is coming up and here are some fun projects you still have time to do! Make Pink Macarons (it’s easier than you think!) You can also fill them with white chocolate ganache (like I did for Léonie’s naming below) – absolutely delicious! Make a pink ombré cake and pink cake pops (use this [...]

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Felt Heart Cake and Cupcake Toppers

Today on Hellobee I’m sharing these super sweet felt heart cupcake toppers and cake garlands for Valentines Day. If you have some felt scraps, you have everything you need to make them. And you can use them over and over again! Check out all the how-tos here.

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Make Gingerbread Candlesticks out of Cinnamon Dough

It’s day 16 of The Creative Collective‘s 24 Creative Days and today it’s my turn to share a sweet simple something to make in preparation for Christmas. Here’s the backstory:Yesterday my parents took Alec & Louis on an outing to look at the Christmas lights in town, and when they came back in the evening, [...]

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Bake Bread in One Hour

On the way home from school on Wednesday, Alec slowed his scootering in, pulled up alongside me, and said “Mama, I think we’re soon out of bread. I want to bake bread today. And I’m going to make space bread.” So when we got home, I threw together some dough for Alec. I made a [...]

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Dip Dyed Wooden Easter Ornaments

Here in Sweden Easter is when we first get a real feeling of spring in the air. One of the traditions I love the most at this time of year is to bring branches into the home and let them bloom. A couple of weeks ago, my parents brought us some apple branches from the [...]

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Painted Egg Cartons for Easter

Yesterday was such a rainy day, so the boys and I decided to do some painting in the morning. Alec and Louis are reluctant crafters, but today they painted wooden egg cups and I think they enjoyed it. And it looks like Léonie wanted to get involved too! In the meantime, I painted a couple [...]

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