Heart-y Chicken Soup

Last week, in honor of Valentine’s Day, I decided that warm chicken soup was just what I needed to fend off the grumpiness-inducinge snowstorm that was de-railing my evening plans. AND, I decided to put a heart-shaped spin on it, something I’ve done once before! Ingredients: 1 rotisserie chicken 1 yellow onion, diced celery, washed andContinue reading “Heart-y Chicken Soup”

Unpopular Opinion: Valentine’s Day is Awesome.

I love Valentine’s Day. I don’t love conflict. There are some opinions that I keep to myself in order to avoid conflict. This is not one of them. If you don’t love Valentine’s Day, I am writing this to you, and you are wrong. via “But it’s so commercial.” One common theme in the Hate-On-Love-DayContinue reading “Unpopular Opinion: Valentine’s Day is Awesome.”

Valentines for School Days!

In honor of my favorite holiday, I made a valentine snack area in my classroom! It included: Juice! KETTLE CORN! Oranges! Granola Bars!!! I hope you other teachers out there do something for your students to remind them that you think they’re great!!!

I’m a [VALEN-]tiny bit excited.

via When I say I love Valentine’s Day more than any other holiday, I get a multitude of reactions. Most frequently some version of this: via Occasionally, I’ll get something more like this: via But usually it’s more like this: via I have ranted in the past about why I think people need to getContinue reading “I’m a [VALEN-]tiny bit excited.”

JOYEUSE St.Valentin!

Happy Valentine’s Day!!! Check out  some of the notes that I shared with Friends  (and students!) on this lovely day: And. . . because laughter is just wonderful: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=LDWJn3IwiaM My handsome valentine: The cupcakes I made for my students:  The adorable sweet notes that I received at work today! A very Happy Valentine’s Day toContinue reading “JOYEUSE St.Valentin!”

LOVE-ly Ideas!

via Top Ten Inspirational Ideas for VALENTINE’S DAY! #1: Make & Share the best medicine via and via #2: Walk in Love via #3: BUBBLES BUBBLES BUBBLES! via #4: Give Caffeine To Those You Truly Love via (go to “Eat Drink Chic” for the free printable) plus, if you are feeling especially loving, and can bake, youContinue reading “LOVE-ly Ideas!”

Felt the [g]LOVE!

I recently stumbled upon a few pairs of soft red gloves inhabiting the last lonely sale rack of a post-Christmas seasonal apparel massacre. I couldn’t just leave them there. As a born and raised north-easterner who has ample experience with nor’easters, I quite justifiably love gloves. Then again, the practical among you might protest (andContinue reading “Felt the [g]LOVE!”

Warm Hands, Warm Hearts?

Most people who know me are fully aware of my vehement love of all things in celebration of Valentine’s Day! I have begun my preparations in earnest for this most joyous of days, and my very first gift-project has turned out rather adorably! I found this lovely idea for making pocket-sized bean bags as winter handContinue reading “Warm Hands, Warm Hearts?”

Valentine LOVE: Hating Valentine’s Day is Lame

Who doesn’t love Valentine’s Day?!? via Valentines Day is the perfect holiday; my favorite, actually! I submit that it should really be everyone’s favorite, actually. I mean, it’s a day consecrated to telling everyone how much you love them. What could be better? You get to eat chocolate, love on people and wear bright, warm,Continue reading “Valentine LOVE: Hating Valentine’s Day is Lame”