Its that time of year again – the day when we all scramble to make those extraordinary plans for oursignificant others and for our kids to show just how much we care about them. Valentines Day. And if you’re the type who waits for the last minute, you might be feeling a little bit of stress trying to find the perfect gift or make those wonderful romantic plans.
They say it’s the thought that counts, but sometimes it can be hard to see past a truly terrible gift. Come February 14th, there’s a ton of pressure on men to get just the right thing for the lucky lady in their life. While they might not be the most creative choices – flowers and chocolates are usually a safe bet (unless your special someone is allergic to flowers and/or chocolate). And of course, it’s hard to go wrong with jewelry.
The Sugar Mommas are obsessed with marshmallows. We like marshmallow anything, anytime, anywhere. Spongy, chewy, stretchy deliciousness. Chocolate covered marshmallows are just one step further towards glutton heaven. This treat is simple, quick, and a crowd pleaser. Warning: the LOVE Pops may get eaten before Valentines Day.
Love this recipe for retro chic V-Day bon bons! Ingredients 1 (16.6 ounce) package of Oreo Cookies 1 (8 ounce) package of cream cheese, softened 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips 2 cups vanilla chips Sprinkles for decorating Directions
These beautiful vintage Valentines are simple to make and will charm the pants off of your Valentine! Okay, they’ll most likely keep their pants on, but will be utterly impressed with your homemade effort! Supplies Cardstock Matte photo paper Glitter glue Spray glue Home printer Gold pen Decorative edge punch Directions
Chocolates, flowers, notes from friends–despite its connection to romance and love– Valentine’s Day can be a fun day for children, too. The holiday is a great excuse for having a small party, either at the child’s school or at your home. Plan games and activities that include every child.
Each February 14th, children across the country present their father’s with Valentine’s Day gifts to let them know how much they are loved. Helping your child choose the right Valentine’s Day gift for dad is an important task. When choosing a gift, taking your child’s age and her father’s interests into consideration can help ensure you select the right gift.
The BASIC Sugar Cookie recipe is great year round for every occasion. You can use it to make cut-out cookies (with cookie cutters), dye the dough any color to suite your occasion, make a cookie log to freeze for later or give as a gift, or just sprinkle some sugar on top, bake and eat. This dough is very versatile so get your big THREE (butter, sugar, flour) and lets get going.
I have to say, my feelings about Valentines Day are beginning to change. I used to be one of those super anti-Valentines Day people. Like, when people would ask me what my husband and I were doing for Valentines Day, Id scoff and be like, uh, nothing, because its stupid. And it is stupid, actually, on a lot of levels.
February 14th comes every year and each time we all silently think - I wonder what we will get? Candy and a card? Flowers? Or maybe a romantic dinner? How ever you decide to spend your day we hope it is filled with love, luxurious food, and time spent with loved ones. This year it falls…