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HUG Monsters!

Who doesn’t LOVE hugs?!??! February is love month at our house and we try to show each other a little extra love! These HUG monsters are the cutest way to say I love you! For Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or just because. It’s also a fun surprise for Grandma and Grandpa! To send […]


Holiday Parties

Valentine Card Holders

Love Month Challenge 2021! Before we get to the fun part and see how to make these too cute love note holders, let’s talk Love Month Challenge. According to the work of John Gottman and Robert Levenson, who closely studied the effects of negativity with couples, the suggested ratio is 5:1, meaning that for every negative encounter, there should be a […]


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Valentine’s Day Gnome

Create this adorable Valentine’s Day gnome for your sweetie. . .it’s perfect for kiddos, hubby or your wife! Supplies: Cozy socks with a Valentine theme (hearts, cupid’s arrow, etc) Glass jar Your sweetie’s favorite candy (stick with red or pink to keep it extra festive) Beard material Wooden bead for the nose Glue gun You […]


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Bandaid Get Well Card

Get well soon! It’s always hard when someone we love is sick! Especially for kiddos. Sometimes it’s hard for them to understand why Grandpa can’t visit or his best friend can’t come out to play. Making a get well card is a great way for kids to process their frustration and show love for the […]


Holiday Parties

Gnome Christmas Ornaments

If you love gnomes then this adorable little Christmas gnome is for you! They are easy to make with just a few simple supplies: Red yard White yarn Toilet paper or paper towel roll Scissors wooden beads or wooden spheres Begin by cutting 8 inch strips of red string. You’ll need a lot of strips […]


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Hi, I’m Dolceamericana, or Carli to my friends. I am so glad you are here! I am a Mamma of 3, who loves baking, crafting and creating events! I am here to help with all your creative needs and dilemmas! I have lots of party planning suggestions, printables for all your hosting needs, and fool-proof recipes. You will also find fun activities for your special event, or to do with your littles at home. And of course, creative parenting tips and a snapshot of my Italian life.



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