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Spending Valentine’s Day with a bunch of crazy little humans is as
romantic as it gets, right?! Riiiiight 😉 But, hey, that’s the way we like it.
After all, they ARE the fruits of our love. So, here’s a glimpse
into what we will be doing for Valentine’s Day this year.
Breakfast will be heart-shaped pancakes + berries with a couple little gifts on the table for the kids along with a simple heart garland decor (this can easily be made ahead of time by the kids!). We typically give something along the lines of a Valentine’s Day book (see some suggestions here),
a St. Valentine doll, or some scratch off saint quote cards.
Because I feel like giving myself a little love on this day, we are going with easy dinner for the kids, which is heart-shaped grilled cheese (or PB&J), followed by chocolate-covered strawberries. After dinner the kids will take turns popping balloons with their names on them to see a little paper inside where my husband and I have written a reason why we love each of them.
Husband + Wife Gifts. Call us simple but our tradition has always been writing each other a little note and him bringing me (and now Clare) home flowers. I have the fondest memories of feeling known and loved on Valentine’s Day as a little girl growing up because my dad always brought home (or sent) a bouquet of flowers…so my husband will be continuing that tradition with our daughter 🙂
Write your favorite Valentine’s traditions in the comments so we can add them to our list for next year!
Love is patient, love is kind.
It is not jealous, [love] is not pompous,
it is not inflated, it is not rude,
it does not seek its own interests,
it is not quick-tempered,
it does not brood over injury,
it does not rejoice over wrongdoing
but rejoices with the truth.
It bears all things, believes all things,
hopes all things, endures all things.
1 Corinthians 13:4