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a pretty floral and citrus table...

A Pretty Floral Table… / via Oh Joy!

Today, we've partnered with Wonderful Halos mandarins to show you how to create the prettiest floral and citrus tabletop you've ever seen! It's perfect for an Easter or Mother's Day brunch with family, friends, or little ones while also keeping the fruit font and center. Halos are such a colorful addition to any part of the day, and I love incorporating them into our table decor for a bright pop of color. Here's what you need to know to make your own tabletop garden...

A Pretty Floral Table… / via Oh Joy!

You'll need...
- fence baskets
- wooden houses
- white spray paint
- acrylic paint
- paint brushes
- craft paper
- pencil
- scissors
- glue stick

A Pretty Floral Table… / via Oh Joy!

Here's how...
1. Use spray paint to paint baskets and houses. Let dry 20 minutes.
2. Once houses are dry, we used acrylic paint to add small pops of color to the house details. Let dry 20 minutes.
3. Use a pencil to draw loose, abstract flowers. They don't need to be perfect, so have fun with it! 
4. Cut out flower shapes as well as imperfect circles for the centers of the flowers.
5. Use glue stick to glue centers onto the flowers.
6. On your table, lay out flowers, overlapping some. Put baskets and houses on top of the flowers and fill baskets with Halos mandarins.

A Pretty Floral Table… / via Oh Joy!

A Pretty Floral Table… / via Oh Joy!

It's so pretty and super simple! I also love this idea for a spring-themed kid party where you get the kids involved in making the crafts. The best part? If they get hungry in-between projects, Halos will be within arms reach! They're sweet, seedless, and easy to peel, which makes them THE ideal snack for a kids. Enjoy!

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

Sources Shown: Benjamin Moore New Retro paint, Wayfair curtains, Target bookshelf, Target white and gold tray, vintage gold and clear glasses, Anthropologie yellow glasses (past sesason), vintage pitchers, Ban.do pink wooden container, West Elm abstract gold figurine, Target stoneware vase, Anthropologie gold jack, Ikea box, Oh Joy x Lorena Canals daisy rug, Oh Joy! DIY table, Urban Outfitters plates, Target gold flatware, Anthropologie napkins, Target chairs.

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

make a splash at snack time...

Make a Splash at Snack Time... / via Oh Joy!

Make a splash at snack time with these fun little fishes! We've partnered with Wonderful Halos today to show you how to make these extra delightful and colorful treats for your little ones. These happy little Halos fishes are sweet, seedless, and easy to peel, making them the perfect healthy snack for kids and adults! You can make them for a birthday party, kids' playdate, or for a special school event! Here's how to make them...

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happy friday + spring roll lettuce wraps...

Recipe for Spring Roll Salad / via Oh Joy!

If you've ever craved spring rolls but don't have the brown rice paper on hand, today's easy recipe is for YOU! We're showing you how to make little spring roll lettuce wraps...aka the perfect quick meal for you and your family. Or, if you're having friends over, it's fun to have all the ingredients out buffet-style and let guests build their own. Here's how to make them! 

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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...

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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...

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a savory and sweet snack mix for the holidays...

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Everyone loves getting a yummy treat for the holidays! So today, we've partnered with Snack Factory® Pretzel Crisps® to show you a really easy way to put together a cute and delicious snack that doubles as a thoughtful gift for family and friends. We have two options—one sweet and one savory. Here's how to make them...

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snack duty for the holidays...

Snack Duty for the Holidays / via Oh Joy!

'Tis the season of gift giving and bounty! With the holidays just around the corner, we wanted to show you a fun and festive way to take snack duty up a notch with little gifts that your kid's whole class will love. So, today, we've partnered with Wonderful Halos to help you make snack time a memorable occasion! Here's how...

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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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healthy (and delicious!) monster muffins...

Monster Muffins / Recipe via Oh Joy!

Weekday mornings are always go-go-go for our family. So I love having breakfast options that are easy and healthy for the kids that can be prepped in advance. These monster muffins are full of nutrients (we snuck some spinach in there), great to have on hand when picking up the kids after school, or even to bring with you to work for a pick-me-up throughout the day. Here's how to make them... 

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meal prep for the work week!

How I Meal Prep for the Work Week / Oh Joy!

I have to admit...I am not great at meal prep. I have a hard time getting ahead for the week when it comes to meals, and I've been trying to be better about that. Especially when it comes to lunches at work, it can get expensive to get take-out or delivery every day. I don't always have enough leftover dinner from the night before to pack for lunch, so I made it a mission to get better at that and starting by doing it in a way that feels more manageable. Today, I've partnered with Blue Apron to share this Garlic & Soy-Glazed Shrimp with Charred Broccoli & Hot Green Pepper Sauce recipe by Chrissy Teigen for Blue Apron that I made for 5 days of work week lunches. (And as a bonus to all our Oh Joy! readers, we have a special offer from Blue Apron for $50 off your first two weeks for the first 50 people to claim it HERE!)

See how I turned one of these meals into my whole week of lunches...

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