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Week 7 – love

February 18, 2012

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Of course, “love” was easy enough to capture this year. Valentine’s Day is a holiday loved by the whole family (well, my husband is resistant to giving cards, but he enjoys the treats just like the kids).

 

I made heart sugar cookies – these things were HUGE!   I decorated with whipped cream (from the can).   For the pink middle, I defrosted a few frozen raspberries and used the juice to color the whipped cream.  I really am trying to avoid artificial colors when I can (sure wish M&Ms had natural colors, but I conceded for the holiday by buying M&Ms and candy hearts).
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 Jack was very excited about his cookie
Valentine's Day

dividerNatalie ate every last bite …
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What has two thumbs and loves dessert?

Valentine's Day

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Who loves Jack?  Natalie does!

Valentine's Day

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The Valentines cards and treats for my family, laid out in the kitchen while everyone was sleeping

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The ornaments from last year came back out, and I made a heart garland to further embellish our tree. The kids loved it!

Valentine's Day

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One Comment leave one →
  1. February 19, 2012 10:56 am

    Such nice things to do for your family!! Valentines always seems to surprise us – we are in the groove after the Christmas break, and usually have our sights set on spring break. The cookies look yummy.

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