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valentine snack duty...

Valentine Snack Duty! / via Oh Joy!

Valentine's Day is just around the corner! So today, we've partnered with Wonderful Halos to bring you an extra sweet treat that's bursting with Pure Goodness. Since Valentine's Day typically means lots of candy for kids, we wanted to show you how to make a really festive and healthy snack that kids will absolutely love! Come check it out...

Valentine Snack Duty! / via Oh Joy!

You'll Need...
- Wonderful Halos
- toothpicks
- crepe paper streamers
- scissors
- heart stickers
- gold tape

Valentine Snack Duty! / via Oh Joy!

Here's how...
1. Cut a strip of crepe paper and fold in half.
2. Cut thin fringe strips all the way down the length of the crepe paper.

Valentine Snack Duty! / via Oh Joy!

3. Cut off a 2" piece of the fringe and roll the fringe around the end of the toothpick. Secure with tape.
4. Repeat with a second color of crepe paper, layering over the first color and secure with tape.

Valentine Snack Duty! / via Oh Joy!

5. On another toothpick, use two heart stickers back to back to create the point of the arrow.
6. Stick a fringe toothpick in one side of the Halo, and the heart arrow on the opposite side. 

Valentine Snack Duty! / via Oh Joy!

And that's it! They're so easy to make and are a fun way for your kids to show their friends a little love. Plus, they're prefect for classroom snack duty because one 5-pound box of Halos can provide enough treats for an entire classroom! Happy Valentine's Day!

*This post is brought to you in collaboration with Wonderful Halos.

Sources shown: Ban.do heart picnic blanket (past season), The Container Store green tote, Bonjour Fete paper plates, Bonjour Fete paper cups, Bonjour Fete napkins, Target mint canister (similar), Hobby Lobby copper container, Target faux fur, Urban Outfitters pillow.

{Photos by Lily Glass. Styling by Julia Wester, styling assistance and crafting by Jess Hong.}

a pretty and healthy parfait to start the new year...

A Pretty Parfait... / via Oh Joy!

This year, I'm trying really hard to start my mornings off right by eating a healthy breakfast! So today, we've partnered with Wonderful Halos to show you a really simple (and beautiful!) parfait that you can quickly make in the morning for YOU and your family. I love indulging in a sweet treat in the morning, but it can often be difficult to find snacks that are both sweet and healthy, which makes Halos the perfect choice. You can indulge without guilt and start your day with Pure Goodness! Here's how...

A Pretty Parfait... / via Oh Joy!

You'll need...
- Halos
- plain yogurt
- granola
- shredded coconut
- small cups/glasses

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Here's how...
1. Peel halos, section into wedges and dice into cubed pieces.
2. Add a layer of halos to the bottom of the cup.
3. Follow with a layer of granola, yogurt, and shredded coconut.
4. Repeat each layer until the glass is full.

A Pretty Parfait... / via Oh Joy!
 
That's it! They're super easy to make, and if you want to add a little extra flair to them for your kids, top them off with fun picks! They’re that rare sweet snack that you can feel good about eating and the whole family will love. Happy snacking!
 
*This post is brought to you in collaboration with Wonderful Halos.
 
{Photos by Lily Glass, styling by Julia Wester, styling assistance and crafting by Jess Hong.}

diy turkey place settings for the kids...

  A DIY Turkey Place Setting For Kids... / via Oh Joy!

Thanksgiving is just a week away! So, today, we've partnered with Wonderful Halos to show you how to create festive decor for the kids’ table with...DIY turkey place settings! Grown and hand-picked fresh from the orchards—“tree-to-table,” Halos can be SUCH a fun and colorful addition to any part of the day, including crafts with the kids, and we love using them for more than just snack time. Here's how to make these friendly turkeys...

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a fruit board perfect for after school snacking!

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My kids LOVE snacking on boards. It makes them eat things they wouldn't normally eat, plus it's a great way to feed a small group of hungry kids all at once. So today, we have a super easy fruit board that makes the perfect after school snack! It's an extra special way to serve fruit that'll get your kids and all their friends excited about having fruit as a treat. Here's how...

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a fun easter DIY for kids...

A Fun Easter DIY for Kids! / Oh Joy!

I can't believe Easter is this coming weekend! If you're looking for a simple last-minute idea to spruce up your table and have an activity ready to keep little ones busy, you're in luck! Because today, we've partnered with Wonderful Halos to show you how to turn the Pure Goodness of Wonderful Halos mandarins into adorable Easter animals with the help of our printable template! Halo mandarins are a sweet and colorful addition for any time of the day, so it's extra fun to incorporate them into crafts with kids. Their naturally bright orange color makes the perfect backdrop for these sweet Easter bunnies and chicks. Here's how to make them... 

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a pretty spring brunch...

A Pretty Spring Brunch / Oh Joy!

Spring is just around the corner! That means lots of colorful florals, delicious fruit, and beautiful brunches with friends! So today, we’ve partnered with Wonderful Halos to show you how you can incorporate fruit as table decor in a colorful and fun way! Wonderful Halos mandarins instantly add a pretty pop of color to your table and, of course, double as a delicious (and healthy!) snack for guests to enjoy between courses that they can feel good about eating. Using them as decor is such an easy way to bring a little fun to a table, and who doesn't want them within arm's reach at any given moment? Here's how...

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the cutest snack you'll ever take to school...

The Cutest Snack You'll Ever Take To School... / Oh Joy!

If you have pre-school or school-aged kids, it's likely that you've been in charge of snack duty—when parents take turns or volunteer to provide snack for the class. Today, we've partnered with Wonderful Halos to help you be a Good Choice Snacker, and show how to make snack duty fun and easy, while also adding a little something special for the next time it's your turn! Here's how...

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an easy way to encourage healthy snacking...

an easy way to encourage healthy snacking

"Out of sight, out of mind" is something that has always been part of my thought process. Especially when it comes to food, I'm more likely to eat healthy things when I have access to them and less likely to eat them when they aren't around. To encourage healthy snacking, we've partnered with Wonderful Halos mandarins to show you a fun way to keep these delicious, seedless and easy-to-peel snacks "in sight and in mind".

Everyone loves indulging in a sweet treat, but it's often difficult to find snacks that are sweet and healthy. So swap out that candy jar for a Halos-filled jar that is a good choice solution for all ages so you can indulge without guilt. We custom painted large jars/vessels which can be filled with Halos and kept out in the kitchen, dining room, or even the front entrance to grab on the way out the door. It's like a candy jar but filled with fruit! Here's how...

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fruit hand rolls...

Fruit Hand Rolls / Oh Joy!

With the holidays fast approaching, we're always looking for easy solutions for finger foods to keep guests satiated before the main meal as they mingle and catch up with one another. So today, we've partnered with KitchenAid to share our recipe for these beautiful (and easy!) Fruit Hand Rolls. Here's how...

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mini fruit cookie tarts!

mini fruit cookie tarts!

July 4th is next week...yessss!!! So today, we're sharing a simple but fun snack/dessert you can make and bring to a summer BBQ. We're calling them Mini Fruit Cookie Tarts. They mix fresh fruit and toppings with a crispy waffle cracker for a refreshing treat that tastes like summer!

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