Valentine’s Day is only days away and every year since the birth of our firstborn daughter, Valentine’s Day has been a beautiful family affair. Dinner, goodies, and the perfect time to teach our children the true meaning of love.
A major tradition is Valentine’s Day Dinner complete with little gift exchanges and lots of pink and reds!
For the delicious Olivieri Recipe for Romance above, click here. You can also check out my recipe for a Valentines Day Red Velvet Milkshake that is a lovely treat for the little ones (or big ones!)
On top of dinner, the days prior to Valentines Day, I usually like to create some fun DIY gifts and crafts with the kids as a more sentimental gift for loved ones.
I am not the craftiest mom out there, I admit.
I scour Pinterest hoping to re-create something amazing in my own unique way, and most times, they never really turn out as fantastic as I’d like them.
I found these really sweet and perfect Ideas that you can create at home and they’re easy to do! There’s something for the whole family – crafts for the toddler to a gift for the spouse.
1) Romantic Gift Basket
These are perfect for your husband (or wife)! Include their favourite movie, a bottle of their favourite wine or champagne and whatever other goodies you think they would love.
2) Love Quote Wine Wraps
A loving and creative touch for your V-Day Wine Bottles! Would be great for gifting or just for display and admiration purposes. They also are a lovely keepsake!
3) Valentines Day Heart Garland
Easy to create and a great craft for kids – hang the finished product on the fireplace mantle or anywhere you’d like in the home.
4) Heart-Shaped Tortilla Pizza
These are perfect for Valentines Day munching and extremely easy to make only requiring a few simple ingredients: Dempster’s Tortillas, pizza sauce, cheese and pepperoni. Don’t forget the heart-shaped cookie cutter!
5) Toilet Paper Heart Stamps
Seriously toilet paper can do SO much when it comes to crafting with little ones. This is a cute and easy activity you can do with your kids (especially great for toddlers!).
6) Preschooler “I Wheelie Like You” Goody bag
I cannot get over the cuteness of this quick DIY goody bag! Perfect for preschoolers and their little friends. Adorable!
7) Keepsake Baby and Toddler Hand Print
This is definitely a frame-worthy keepsake that you will cherish for a lifetime. *Excuse me… just something in my eye.*
8) Valentines Day Heart-Shaped Animals
Fun and simple craft for the kids and Grandma will LOVE it!
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