Valentine's Day 2011 has come and gone, but just now when I uploaded my pics from my IPhone, I decided I had to share some photos of my little darlings and all the beautiful reds and pinks of one of the most endearing days of the year. I hope you had a wonderful day and didn't get all hung up on trying to give (or receive) the "perfect" gift, or even worse, set your expectations for the day so high that Cupid himself couldn't have pleased you. To me Valentine's Day is simply a day for loving harder and louder than usual. A day to remind, reassure, and acknowledge the love we give and receive every other day of the year.
We are short on Valentine's Day decorations, so we decided to make some. By cutting strips of scrapbook paper and stapling the strips together in loops, we were able to make a chain to drape over the mantel. So fun and easy!
The kids and I made cookies and decorated them with icing and sprinkles. They were so cute and we had a ball making them together. I really enjoyed watching all of the kiddos in Harrison's class gobble them up! The work it takes to make something from scratch and then share it with friends is an act of true love.
My number one Valentine. My husband. My best friend.
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