Sunday, February 13, 2011

{Happy Valentine's Day!!}

Valentine's Day is so fun! We have been celebrating for a  week.  We took one day to do Valentine's for cousins, aunts & uncles, grandparents and great-grandparents.  And one day to do their Valentine's for their classmates at school. (By the glad this is a 'neutral' holiday that kids can still celebrate at school!!  We don't get Christmas, Easter, or even Halloween you must live it up on Valentine's Day!)  The kids love getting their class lists, valentines, treats, 'valentine box', etc...don't you totally remember loving that in grade school??!

And on one night we did Valentines for each other.  Cutting, pasting, gluing, kids love all of that!  And then I hung them on our sliding door. 

I think I will attempt a raspberry cheesecake for Valentine's Day dessert along with 'Red' food for dinner.  Trevor is in charge of the usual Valentine's Day surprises for the kids (think small trinkets and candies....but seems super-big time for the kids!).  And I bought them 50 cent candy grams from the PTA to be delivered to them at school tomorrow.  Love being a Mom to my 3 sweet Valentines!!  And was lucky to sneak away on Saturday night with main Valentine on a date night to dinner and the ward 'Sweetheart Dance'.  It was a throwback to proms of yester-year...and really fun! Feeling loved and blessed...and hope you are too!!


Finn Clan 3:22 PM  

Those are some cute valentines cards & some even cuter kids! You're such a fun Mom! :)

Nana 12:55 PM  

Love your darling kids pictures and the cute Valentine ideas!
You are so creative, love the movie birthday party!
We have a table top popper it is a great investment in fun for all the family!!
Great pics of you and the girls in Calif! We miss you all tons!

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