Valentine’s Day

April 6, 2017 in Traditions, Valentine's Day - No Comments

Troy and I went out on a date the weekend before Valentine’s Day to avoid the crowds on the actual holiday. It’s getting harder and harder to squeeze in those dates amidst the boys’ activities. Nash was the only one that was assigned to decorate a Valentine’s bag for his…

Crew | Ten Months

February 15, 2014 in Crew, Valentine's Day - 3 Comments

My littlest Valentine. Ten months old and I couldn’t be more smitten. We had a little scare this month when Crew’s growth charts flatlined. He didn’t grow in weight or height from six to nine months. We had a bunch of lab draws done to pinpoint if there were any…

Love is in the Air

The designer in me can’t pass up an opportunity to create homemade Valentine’s Day cards. I don’t go overboard with them. Let’s be real – the child receiving it quickly removes the candy or attached trinket and tosses the card. So, the simpler the better. I have great memories of…


February 15, 2013 in Crafts, Traditions, Valentine's Day - 2 Comments

When I was growing up, my mom always made homemade Valentines with us. I’ve wanted to continue the tradition because a) I like how meaningful it is b) it creates lasting memories (I still remember the year confetti was placed in each individual card, and the first time my mom…


February 14, 2012 in Crafts, Valentine's Day - 9 Comments

Happy Valentine’s Day! Blake is very excited to give Valentines to his classmates today. He helped me chop up the crayons and place them in heart molds to be melted. I especially love that he signed each one individually – although it took about a week to do. He wasn’t…

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