Welcome to the Valentine’s Day edition All Things Family Blog Carnival. The weekly roundup of some of the best family friendly articles, tips and ideas from around the web will be hosted at a different site giving you the opportunity to find plenty of new reads! Along with all the great stuff below, don’t miss all the ideas here at FreeStuff4Kids!


Heather Mann presents Valentine Treats! | Croq Zine – The Blog posted at Croq Zine – The Blog, saying, “A couple simple treats to make with conversation hearts. Great for v-day parties or lunchbox or classroom treats.”

Char Polanosky presents Quick Valentine Dessert ? Cupids Cloud posted at Raising A Healthy Family, saying, “Here is a simple Valentine’s Day snack or dessert that the kids can make themselves.”

For a giggle, Heather Mann invites you to check out CraftFail – Failed Valentine’s Brownies & CraftFail – Valentines Day Macadamia Nut Brittle Hearts posted at CraftFail, saying, “Giggle along with CraftFail at these Valentine’s Day treats that fell short.”


Char Polanosky presents Free Valentines Day Coloring Pages posted at Celebrate It, saying, “These free printable Valentine coloring pages are perfect additions to your Valentine celebrations.”

Wendy Piersall presents Valentine’s Day Activities, Crafts, Coloring Pages and Printables posted at Woo! Jr. Kids Activities Network, saying, “All of our Valentine’s Day fun in one place!”

Wendy Piersall presents Printable Masks for Carnival, Halloween, Mardi Gras and History Lessons posted at Classroom Jr., saying, “The international “Carnivale” season is now through spring!”

Jen presents Valentine Freebies by JGoode posted at, saying, “Share some love with a fun grin by JGoode”


Wendy Piersall presents Valentine Treat Bags posted at Craft Jr., saying, “Free printable Valentine’s Day treat bags!”

Shannon presents Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids posted at Partyelf.

Heather Mann presents 3 fun ideas from Dollar Store Crafts.-  Make a Fabric Heart Yo-Yo, Buttoned Valentine’s Day Card and Make a Valentine’s Day Candy Centerpiece.

Valerie presents Will You Be My Paint Chip Valentine? posted at Frugal Family Fun Blog.

Other Valentines Day Ideas

Shannon presents Valentine’s Day Party Ideas for Kids posted at Partyelf.

June Tree presents Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas: Use Ebates, Get Cash Back posted at The Digerati Life, saying, “Valentine’s Day gift ideas for your loved ones.”

Madeleine Begun Kane presents A Valiant Guy’s Guide To Valentine’s Day posted at Mad Kane’s Humor Blog.

Other Family Fun

Amanda CMJ presents Day by Day Pregnancy Tip #13: Have a Children’s Book Baby Shower posted at Extra (Hour)dinary Parenting.

Joanne presents Make Stuff Your Kids Can Play With posted at Simply Saving.

Sarah Clark presents The Mother Load: Choosing battles posted at The Mother Load.

Katie Hoffman presents How to Motivate Yourself to Clean and Organize posted at

Selina Johnson presents CAPTURING MEMORIES: A Yearly Review For Your Family posted at Tips and Snippets.

Andy Hayes presents Have Baby, Will Travel posted at Sharing Travel Experiences, saying, “Just because you have a child doesn’t mean you can’t see the world.”

Khan Ben presents Caring for Twins posted at Women Weblog, saying, “Your feelings are perfectly understandable. After all, caring for one child is daunting enough for many new parents, and having two at the same time can be a real jolt.”

That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of all things family using our carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.