last minute Valentines day inspiration and ideas

Valentines day is sadly one of the holidays that gets over looked at my house… being single I surely don’t celebrate it – I don’t decorate for it – and this year… I will be working out of town for it! SO I thought I would live vicariously through pinterest and share some of my [Read More]

You make my heart POP – free valentines day printable

I’m not a huge proponent of giving out candy on holidays (I’m basically the Grinch, right? Our poor children.) so I made it my mission to find something fun and cheap without sugar involved for a kid’s Valentine! The Dollar store had these pretty bubbles at 3 for a $1 and you know what? It’s [Read More]

Mushy Gushy {and a winner}

I am taking FULL opportunity of the fact that today is a  DAY OF LOVE and I am going to show off some MUSHY GUSHY-NESS ;)  I woke up to 3 sweet LOVE notes from the hubs today… Facebook text and an good ole old fashioned hand written note :) {my fave} “HAPPY VALENTINES DAY!!! [Read More]

who’s your valentine?

These are MY valentines… They will each be getting one of the newTiny Prints FABULOUS cards….. Tiny Prints has you covered this Valentine‚Äôs Day, from Photo Cards to Photo Gifts. But, the big news for 2011 is the Tiny Prints Greeting Card Collection, which lets you create individual personalized cards with photos starting at only $1.99. [Read More]

Last minute Valentines day gift ideas…..

SEE-THROUGH VALENTINES  A gift of cookies or sweets becomes extra tempting when packaged in a transparent envelope that lets the goodies show through.  To make an envelope: cut out two sheets of glassine (or wax/freezer) paper; make one sheet longer than the other to allow for a flap. Sew pieces together by hand or machine, [Read More]

Fun Valentines inspired Recipes

Love these easy and adorable idea from Martha Stewart! —————————-CHOCOLATE HEARTS all images and recipe viaMartha Stewart Magazine (Feb 2010 issue)—————————-CINNAMON CANDY CIDER : Here’s a potion kids are sure to love.Among the ingredients are cinnamon candies that give it zing. Stir 1 quart apple cider and 1/4 cup hard cinnamon candies in a medium saucepan over [Read More]

Hot Chocolate and hearts (Recipe)

Are you feeling soft-hearted this Valentine’s Day?  Reach for some marshmallows and transform them into confections of affection. Start by greasing a heart-shaped petit four cutter or aspic cutter with vegetable oil or cooking spray. Cut several marshmallows in half horizontally, and then press the cutter into the center of each one. Float the marshmallows [Read More]

valentines day suckers

FAMILY CIRCLE always has great ideas… I LOVE this idea they have for a Valentines day sucker… MUSTACHE and LIPS made out of foam papereasily attached to the sucker stick easy and affordable giveaway to the kids in class!

Valentines day coupon book

Check out this great gift idea for Valentines day that TATERTOTS and JELLO has put together ….A COUPON BOOK USING PLAYING CARDS….. She offers the FULL TUTORIAL including print outs on her blog Please click HERE to be taken to the tutorial!