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Valentine's Day

Thoughts on Valentine’s Day

  We don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day here. Well we do, but not on the 14th February. It’s not so much a rejection of the commercialisation around the day (and how unromantic I find doing the same thing as every other couple) but those things…

13th February 2018
Biscuit Love Jammie Dodgers
A Creative Life Memories

5 Simple Valentine’s Themed Crafts

  If you are looking for some crafty / baking type inspiration for half-term then here are 5 simple Valentine’s themed ideas suitable for kids of all ages. 1. SALT DOUGH HEART DECORATIONS This was the first time we’ve used salt dough – it…

12th February 2017
Kids Valentine's Tea
A Creative Life Memories

Valentine’s Kids’ Afternoon Tea

I love celebrating Valentine’s with the girls – it’s a visually pleasing celebration after the bleakness of January and it’s fun talking about the concept of ‘love’ in broader terms. Seren says that mummy loves chocolate and daddy loves it when she tidies up!…

10th February 2016
A Creative Life

Valentine’s Crafting Toddler Style

With all the illness we’ve had over the last month, we’ve been stuck indoors for days on end. Which means sticker books, Happyland, Magiclip dolls, crafting, bird watching, a bit of baking and rather a lot of TV (they are both really into Mia…

4th February 2016
A Creative Life

Kids and Valentine’s Day

I didn’t think kids and Valentine’s Day’s mixed until Seren started coming home from nursery with Valentine’s cards for us and we did heart shaped crafts at toddler groups. We were stuck inside earlier this week and spent a couple of hours making ‘stained…

22nd January 2015
Adventures Lifestyle

Our February

February was definitely a brighter month than January in lots of ways Lunch and play at The Little Teapot, Winchmore Hill. Another swimming lesson Getting out my giant cross stitching project for the first time since LS arrived A long overdue night out with…

2nd March 2013
Lifestyle Memories

Happy Valentine’s Day!

I hope you’ve had a love filled day! It’s a big deal in this house as it’s also my birthday! And the anniversary of us getting engaged, 4 years ago in Bruges. We’ve had a relaxed family day together. We went over to Alexandra…

14th February 2013