Showing posts with label valentines day. Show all posts
Showing posts with label valentines day. Show all posts

Adorable Valentine's Day Books for Preschoolers

If you are looking for some holiday inspired reading materials, you are going to love this list of Valentine Books for Preschoolers! These titles are fun, friendly for little readers, and are perfect for getting in the holiday spirit! These titles are ones that both of my kids loved, and I am sure your kids will too.

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Valentine's Day is the perfect time to give the gift of a good book, to inspire a love of reading in preschoolers and toddlers. These titles are so much fun for kids, that they will be turning the pages and devouring a good story! This list also is great for kindergartners who will be able to read these ones on their own.

While you are here you can check out some of my favorite Valentine crafts including:
Death Star Valentine Box
3D Lady Bugs

8 Charming Champagne Cocktails

Valentine's Day is near, and if that isn't an occasion for celebrating with a little bubbly, then I don't know what is!

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This year, I have 8 charming champagne cocktails to consider creating for my sweetie on Valentine's Day, but I have a feeling that any time we have cause for celebration I will reference this list!

Strawberry Champagne Margarita
Champagne Smash
Champagne Jello Shots
Strawberry Champagne Cocktail
Raspberry Champagne Cocktails
Mock Champagne Punch
Fizzy Julep
Champagne Floats

If Champagne isn't your favorite, you might like my Goodnight Kiss Cocktail recipe.

Which of these champagne cocktails sounds the best to you? Tell me who you would sip these with!?

Valentine Gifts for Guys

What does your sweetheart want for Valentine's Day? If you have no idea, you are in the right place! I have found more than 15 Gifts for Guys this Valentine's Day! These gift ideas are definitely going to make him feel loved!

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Under $15

Under $25

Under $50

Which of these ideas do you think your sweetheart would like the most? My hubby will love the whisky wedge!

You can find all of our Valentine ideas here

Some of our favorites include
Valentine Lady BugsDeath Star Valentine Box

15 Valentine Treats Your Son Will Love to Share with the Class

Valentine's Day is near and that means it is time to plan the classroom treats to share! This year I needed 24 treats for my son and I knew I didn't want to send a ton of candy. I found these 15 Valentine Treats Your Son Will Love to Share with the Class and these ideas are so fun you will want to order a few for your son to share!

15 Valentine Treats Your Son Will Love to Share with the Class

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This list is packed with fun things for boys to share while staying in the spirit of Valentine's Day without getting too mushy!

From mini footballs to building block hearts, these are fun and fantastic things to share with your classmates this Valentine's Day!

You can find more Valentine Ideas here

Some of our favorite Valentine Ideas include:

Red Velvet Pancakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

This red velvet pancake recipe is nothing short of decadent. Light and fluffy but packed with the flavor of my a favorite cake, these are even better than the IHOP version!

Pancakes are a perfect start to the day because they are easy to make, they are economical and they are delicious! This recipe is perfect for occasions like Valentine's Day but also they are a go to recipe anytime you need a scrumptious start to the day!



2 cups Original Bisquick mix
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 1/2 tablespoon unsweetened baking cocoa
1cup milk
1 1/2 teaspoons red food color

Cream Cheese Topping

4 oz cream cheese softened
1/4 cup butter softened
3 tablespoons milk
2 cups powdered sugar

In medium bowl, beat cream cheese, butter and 3 tablespoons milk with electric mixer on low speed until smooth. Gradually beat in 2 cups powdered sugar, 1 cup at a time, on low speed until topping is smooth. Cover; set aside.

In large bowl, stir all pancake ingredients except powdered sugar with wire whisk until well blended. Heat griddle or skillet over medium-high heat (375°F).  Spray with cooking spray before heating.

For each pancake, pour  1/4 cup batter onto hot griddle.

Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until bubbles form on top and edges are dry. Turn; cook other side until golden brown.

Spoon cream cheese topping into resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag. Cut off tiny corner of bag; squeeze bag to drizzle topping over pancakes.

Garnish with raspberries or strawberries if desired.

You also might like these pancake recipes:

Confetti Pancakes
ABC Pancakes

Valentine Gifts for Women that are Under $50

Not sure what to get a special lady in your life this Valentine's Day? Well, you are in luck! I have 15+ Valentine Gifts for Women that are thoughtful and affordable. Nothing on this list is over $50, but chances are, she will feel like a million bucks after getting such a sweet gift!

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Under $15

Best Wife Ever Wine Glass

Bath Bombs

Unique Love Photo Frame

Kissing Elephant Keychains for Couples

Butterfly Suncatcher

Under $25

Personalized Bar Necklace

Peter Thomas Roth Mask Mashup

Luxury Spa Set

Sea Glass Heart Art

Baby Doll Chemise

Under $50

Herbivore Botanicals Coco Rose Luxe Hydration Trio

Ugg Women's Blanche Robe

Le Chateau Wine Decanter

Preserved Rose

24 K Gold Dipped Rose

Crystal Music Box

I would love to hear what your ideal valentine gift would be!

8 Scrumptious Red Velvet Recipes

Red Velvet is one of my favorite flavors. From Red Velvet Cappuccinos to those yummy little Russel Stover Candies that beg to be devoured and of course, we can't forget the cakes! This year I want to make something incredibly sweet to share with my friends and family and naturally, I am leaning towards Red Velvet!

I have 8 awesome sweets to share from some of my favorite blogs, and a one of my own to add into the mix for your easy reference!

Red Velvet Squares with Cream Cheese Filling

Red Velvet Strawberry Parfaits

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Red Velvet Ice Cream

Red Velvet Cookie Bars

Red Velvet Fudge

Red Velvet Oreo Cupcakes

Easy Red Velvet Cookies

One of my favorite Red Velvet Recipes is Blueberry Red Velvet Whoopie Pies. Oh my gosh, these are so good! What is your favorite way to enjoy the flavors of Red Velvet desserts?