valentines flowers for all of us!

 we didn’t do much for valentines this year.and we couldn’t find a sitter, so we just packed up the kids and attempted a nice dinner for 4.it wasn’t incredibly successful, as it turns out. but we did, ALL, get flowers! but cc’s bacon roses were a big hit!{i just rolled em up, skewered a handful […] Read more…

valentines gift ideas for HIM

at our house, we realize that valentine’s gifts are usually small, usually sentimental {but not always}, and not the over-the-top gifts like christmas, or the super over-the-top AND sentimental like anniversaries… and not even like birthdays, which are often practical, something you ask for… so doing something small, yet meaningful, especially for a man who […] Read more…

naughty corn :: a perfect valentine treat

if you are a white chocolate fan, you will really love this!it takes a lot of chocolate and it’s gooood. my mom makes this for almost every holiday and changes up the colors of the m&ms and chocolate to make it feel festive…these valentine ones are just perfect to have around… slash dangerous, if you […] Read more…

valentine muddy buddies {and a free printable valentine!}

growing up, valentine’s day was one of my mom’s favorites. still is. she has her invites out already for this year’s “sweetheart dinner” that usually only adult couples can come to {bring a date!} and they ALWAYS have some fun theme… she has somethin fun cooked up this year and i just might even throw […] Read more…

soft red velvet cookie bars {and the perfect frosting}

one of my best girlfriends taught me how to make the best frosting i’ve ever had on a cookie. and that was on a plain ole sugar cookie… it was amazing. i had never seen evaporated milk go into frosting and i will NEVER go back! so, in the spirit of love, i combined a […] Read more…

favorite things party

last weekend i went to a super cute favorite things party one of the best ideas for a girls night out, and when done by my friend lela, good things always happen…. she is a oh-i-just-threw-that-banner-thing-together-today-during-nap-time-with-what-i-had type of girl. i am dreaming that stuff up for a week before! and her appetizers were divine. goat […] Read more…

dear cc,

i woke up thinking about our first valentines together… when in one week, we’d be engaged.when i woke up at the crack to make heart-shaped belgian waffles and strawberries,packed my carefully purchased love package, and tried to contain my excitementas i drove the 20 minutes to your house. your roommate let me in, and we […] Read more…

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