LOVE-ly ideas for Kids

valentines kids craft ideas

There’s nothing better than children being creative and I love visiting RedTedArt for a bit of inspiration. I am lucky enough that Maggy has put together some great preschooler friendly crafts for you this Valentine’s day. Plus you can find even more age appropriate Valentine‚Äôs day crafts in RedTedArt’s blog under Valentines crafts for preschoolers. … Read more

Showing Love without a high price tag

showing love without a high price tag

February the 14th is coming around again which means that love is in the air. Although this holiday has got quite commercialised I still think it is a time to stop and make sure me and my husband show each other we love one another (and this does not have to cost money, or a … Read more

Say it with Flowers – Craft ideas

say it with flowers

What better than to Say it with Flowers to make someone feel special. They make such great gifts – Valentine’s, Mother’s Day, Birthdays, Anniversaries,Thank you, Sorry, Or just because. What nicer way to receive the gift of flowers than if they are home-made – carefully crafted. Once you’ve made flowers you can add them to … Read more

No Monkeying Around this Valentines

Valentines doesn’t have to be a commercial time of year – it can be a time when you show someone how much you care about them. One year I filled a tin full of heart shaped paper with words on them – they were all words describing how wonderful my husband is – and he … Read more

Step by Step Egg Carton Roses

You may have seen these lovely Roses we made from Egg Cartons. Here’s my step by step in photos. I cut the big box into each cup. Here my son had great fun playing with them – stacking, counting etc. Then we painted them. I talked about inside and outside. It’s easier to paint inside … Read more

Your Hand in Mine

I wanted a simple activity that would help my youngest develop. So I decided to focus on helping him to learn the colour red. This for me was an obvious choice with Valentine’s coming up. He also used drawing and glueing skills. These can then be used on a Valentine’s card – or make a … Read more

Valentine’s Simple Food ideas

They say the way to a man’s heart s through his stomach. Well here’s some simple love (heart) ideas for Valentine’s The cake mix 8oz of self-raising flour, 8oz butter 5oz castor sugar 5 eggs Red colouring Vanilla essence Cut strawberries into hearts, cover in yoghurt and then freeze. Even vegetables can get into the … Read more

Valentines Cooking & Craft

Simple straw heart Heart stamp made from an empty toilet roll holder. From Found on Paper love Chain Adapted from source Strawberries and Yoghurt – Found on Pinterest (source) Cut hearts into the strawberries, dip in yoghurt, freeze. Chocolate Love Flake Cakes – adapted from ClaireJustine Recipe ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Related PostsLove Fun with VegetablesThe Way to a … Read more

The Way To A Man’s Heart

Valentines Steak dinner and hearts

What better way to treat your man this Valentine’s than with a Steak Dinner with home-made mushroom sauce, followed by heart cakes. I like to cook the mushrooms and tomatoes at the same time, and add some salad (and jacket potatoes). Fry the mushrooms in butter, then simply add milk and herbs.       … Read more