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Three Festive Valentine’s Day Drinks

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So, are you staying in on Valentine's Day or do you have big plans to go out on the town? If your couch is where you plan on landing this Valentine's Day night, you aren't alone. The hubs and I have always celebrated heart day before or after February 14th rather than on the actual day. We prefer avoiding the crowds for a cozy snuggle fest at home. You see, our Valentine's Day tradition has long been to order in takeout, watch a movie and crack open a bottle of vino or mix up some...

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Emoji Valentine Oreos Recipe

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Who doesn't love a good emoji? I mean I use the wine emoji on a daily basis. Bwah! And my kiddo can't get enough of them either. In fact, I found a texting exchange between him and Megan that was complete with several poop emojis. Needless to say, she figured out it wasn't me eventually. Haha! So, in honor of you fellow social media lovers, we bring you some super special sweets! It doesn't get much cuter than Emoji Valentine Oreos. They would make for a fun classroom treat or even just a little surprise...

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Valentine’s Day Ready Outfits

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With Valentine's Day heading our way in a few weeks, I thought it would be a great time to talk Valentine's Day style. While the hubs and I typically don't go out on the actual day, we do try to plan a date around that time, whether that means it's the weekend before or the weekend after. Mama loves an excuse to dress up. Now it's not like I never dress up. I certainly try to bring a little style to most of my outfits, whether I'm in the school pick up line or grabbing...

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What to Wear for a Valentine’s Day Photo Shoot

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Hi, my name is Kristin and I'm absolutely terrible at getting holiday cards out in time. I had good intentions to make it happen last year, I really did. But, as per usual, life got in the way and I just didn't quite get my act together in time to make holiday cards happen. That being said, I didn't want to pass up on sending cards out completely. We received some lovely holiday cards, after all, and I definitely wanted to return the favor to our loved ones. So, I had a thought...

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Three Tasty Valentine’s Day Treats

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I know it's another month until Valentine's Day, but this holiday loving girl needs something new to focus on. Bwah! And much like Christmas, I start celebrating heart day a wee bit early. Why wait until the holiday is nearly upon us before we start having all kinds of fun with it? So, I thought I would share a few of my favorite Valentine's Day treats for those of you who are jonesin' for a little early celebrating too! You can bet my family can expect some pre Valentine's Day treats and surprises in the...

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DIY Microphone Valentines with Hershey’s

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Disclaimer: Compensation was provided by Hershey via MomTrends.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of Hershey or Momtrends.  I'm feeling the love for Valentine's Day! This week, I helped Jake make DIY microphone valentines for some of his special friends. This was a great way to not only talk about how we can show our friends we care, it was also such a sweet way to spend a snowy afternoon. Of course, you know we incorporated some of our favorite treats such as the Hershey’s Kisses Conversation Candies and Reese’s Conversation Cups (you can find...

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Valentine Champagne Cocktail

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That loving holiday is around the corner and nothing says romance like champagne!  It is truly the ultimate romantic cocktail. So, I went about combining some of my most favorite libations into a pretty little Valentine Champagne Cocktail for this year. And, I think I came up with quite a lovely drink. I'm calling it the Lemon Kiss! I may not get to go out on the big night, but hey nothing is stopping me from whipping up this valentine champagne cocktail before dinner! I have these great champagne flutes I love to use whenever...

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