Sunday, February 14, 2010

Happy Valentine's Day!

My mom always made Valentine's Day special. Pastel conversation hearts decorated the table, and we each had a special Valentine card waiting for us at our place at the table. As a mom myself now, I carry on the tradition. This year, we had heart-shaped French toast for breakfast, and then spaghetti for dinner.

Love is all around. And in our tummies.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Will You Be My Penguin?

My son's Kindergarten class' mascot is the penguin. Or penguins, plural, as they learn about all the different types of penguins (Chinstrap, Emperor, Macaroni...) and become penguin addicts. My son will only wear penguin attire if he has his way, and his friends are all penguin crazy too.

So for Valentine's Day, we are making little cards with a penguin stamp.

In general, I love making Valentine's. But when I realized my preschooler wanted the same as his older brother, that meant we needed to make about 50. That's a lot.

Next year, remind me to do store bought. Please.
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