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valentine’s day

Boozy Chocolate Rum Balls

Leave it to Martha, the Martha to offer up these boozie doozies. For the over 21 club only please. Cheers to the holiday season! SIZE: makes 4 dozen INGREDIENTS: 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into pieces 6 oz semisweet chocolate, finely chopped 3 large eggs 1/2 cup packed light-brown sugar 1 tsp pure vanilla extract […]

14 Pink Cocktails for Valentine’s Day

Also Read: Hosting a Galentine’s Day Brunch Here are a few of our favorite cocktails to get you in the mood for love this Valentine’s Day. 1. Blushing Beauty 2. The Raspberry Champagne Razzle Dazzle 3. Peach Bellini 4. Cranberry Mojito 5. Carrie’s Cocktail: The Cosmo 6. Spiked Watermelon Lemonade 7. Pink Champagne Floats 8. Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri 9. Blueberry Plum Mojitos 10. Slushy, Boozy […]

My Valentine’s Day Tradition: Heart-Shaped Panackes

Like an idiot, years ago I started a Valentine’s Day tradition of making a huge heart day breakfast for the kids, complete with champagne glasses, red berries, candy (don’t judge me), gifts and heart-shaped pancakes. (Check out our pumpkin and gluten-free pancake recipes.) If you are a newish mom reading this, just remember, kids LOVE tradition so be careful of the ones you […]

Stained Glass Heart Cookies

Get creative with festive “stained-glass” cookies.  Any shaped cookie cutter can be used as long as you are able to make a space in the center for the crushed candy.  So pretty you may not want to eat them. SIZE: About 2 dozen INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1/3 cup plus 2 […]

20+ Valentines Made with Love

You’ll never find anything as cute or orginal in the stores as the ones you make youself. Plus it’s a fun way to spend an afternoon being creatvie with your kids. Here are a few of our staff’s favorites, some that our kids made and some that we’ve discovered in our search for ideas. Also […]

Valentines Day Gifts for Teachers

Also See: Homemade Valentines for Kids Besides Valentine cards, candy, flowers and cookies, here are some original ideas for the favorite teacher in your life. Fill a mason jar with goodies like lip balm, a bath bomb and treats. Make a personalized name plate by gluing scrabble tiles onto a piece of wood (or buy […]

Our Valentine’s Day Cocktail: Blushing Beauty

Here’s a Valentine’s cocktail that’s not too sweet and has just enough bubbles to lighten our mood. Ingredients 4oz white tequila 1/2 cup pink grapefruit juice 1/2 cup Squirt grapefruit soda 1/2 a lime Sugar for the rim or we used Dell Cove Metallic Gold Sugar Instructions Rim two chilled cocktail glasses with sugar. Fill glasses with ice. Add 2 […]

Carrie’s Cocktail: The Cosmo

I can’t think of a Cosmo without thinking of the Carrie and her besties sitting at the bar in “Sex and the City.” And although the cosmo has passsed it prime a bit from what it was in the 90s, when I do think to order one, I’m always enjoy it and think to myself that I should order it more […]

Valentine’s Day Friendship Brunch

It’s sometimes difficult to get together with friends. Hosting a Valentine's Friendship brunch is a perfect way to gather together the women you know for some good food, good company and lots of laughs.

Celebrating the Rocks in My Life for Valentine’s Day: My Besties

Not everyone’s idea of a perfect valentine involves a guy. And at this point, I have as many friends who are divorced as are married. For women, our friends are often “our rocks” more than our husbands or boyfriends. When I’m having a bad day, they see it on my face immediately at 3pm pick up. When […]

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