Thursday, January 31, 2013

Love bites

What will you do for Valentine's day!? Here's a few ideas for you to be inspire by some easy things to do with the kids. It's a day to celebrate love ones... in a simple thoughtful manner.

♥ Eat a treat: A chocolate fondue is the idea behind those lovely marshmallow lollipops. Children will love to dip and decorate.

♥ Make a card: Three easy do it yourself card ideas for kids "splash a heart", a "lollipop flower" or a 3D lollipop card. And this one for a hubby made me smile...

♥ Buy a surprise: mumzworld.com offers a selection of Lovelinks. Make your own personalized jewelry by choosing beads based on your mood, occasion, style, milestone... A Lovelinks piece is a timeless and unique way to show your love. Visit mumzworld.com to view the Lovelinks collection.

♥ Know the story with wikipedia.org:
"St. Valentine's Day began as a liturgical celebration of one or more early Christian saints named Valentinus. The most popularmartyrology associated with Saint Valentine was that he was imprisoned for performing weddings for soldiers who were forbidden to marry and for ministering to Christians, who were persecuted under the Roman Empire; during his imprisonment, he is said to have healed the daughter of his jailer Asterius. Legend states that before his execution he wrote "from your Valentine" as a farewell to her."
"By the 15th century, it had evolved into an occasion in which lovers expressed their love for each other by presenting flowers, offering confectionery, and sending greeting cards (known as "valentines").

♥ Free little extra: valentines fonts, printable, and I really like this cute fortune teller

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