Feb 8, 2012

{valentines treats}

i'm thinking thru valentine's day this year…
& am a bit at a loss for the first time.

we are celebrating five valentine's together. all of which have been pretty big times for us.
our first 'date' was a last minute starbucks time. of two people with colds & wanting tea. & agreeing to meet up & have tea together. i wasn't looking my very finest. so i knew the boy was a keeper.
second valentine's was 'i love you'
third was our first married.
our fourth was when i told daniel he was going to be a daddy.
& this year we will celebrate with isaac.

each year we go to the same starbucks. & wear the outfits we met in on our cold induced first date - more or less.& this year we will do the same again.



no. 2, 3 & 4.

we have a fondue date at home planned.
but i'm at a loss in the crafting/gifting department still…

my beloved pinterest has given me a few ideas:


valentine's garlands i made last year.
maybe i can whip up a few more…

Source: google.com via Amy on Pinterest

a quick & easy valentine's display that kind of makes me want to paint all of our chairs red...


valentine's printables.


something quick & easy that i can make morning of - strawberry cheesecake pairfaits. for the cheesecake lover that doesn't have a spring pan.

& single doesn't mean you can't celebrate vday with your friends, i think.
it's a fun time to still make fun cards & write your friends & family little notes hello. & eat cheesecake & fondue. whaaaaat. yes. i said it. its only one day a year.


super easy. sew pretty ribbons on a notecard.


make little portrait cards with lined paper & cardboard.
{i used to be in the habit of making little portrait cards for friends. maybe i'll start it up again this year?}


any fun ideas for valentines day?
leave a comment & any links below & i'll try to do another post with YOUR ideas!

9 comments:

  1. Love the idea of the portrait cards! So cute :) You are so creative!

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  2. my cookies for you guys are famous now they're on your blog. they're happy about that.

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  3. Adorable ideas....love the red chairs and the ribbon card! Hope your first Valentine's with Isaac is super special. :)

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  4. loved the pictures you put on top - you and daniel are so cute together

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  5. Aw, that is so sweet that you guys go to the same place every year! Love it.

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  6. I am at a loss too, I live long distance from my boyfriend and we haven't celebrated VDay together even though this will be our third being "together". I gave him a little scrapbook of 5 reasons why I love him last year, but it was a few days after VDay. Hmm...

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  7. awww what a great idea to wear the outfits again and again. you're such a sweet couple and lot's of love for little isaac.

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  8. I love these cards! I may have to swipe an idea or two for a last minute surprise ;-)

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  9. i love that you go to the same place every year. how sweet is that. what an amazing tradition.

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