valentines day [2014]

hello there my sweet friends!
it's that time of year again...
HOORAY! <3
 
This "holiday" is one of my favorites.
I love sending snail mail & this is the glory day for that.
Receiving written love is really the best, too!
 
Here are some photos I snapped during this
festive, heart filled, love celebration!
Enjoy, lovies!
 
 
conversation hearts crack me up!
do people really say: SUP BABE?
who knows but I'm stealing it..XOXO
 
 
made some homemade sugar cookies with my 2 littlest kiddos
 
 
black clothing = not the best choice when using flour..
 
 
the end result <3
[not pictured: all the sprinkles everywhere else but the cookies]
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this is my second year participating in lynsdey's #handmadeval.
it's super exciting mailing mine out,
but I especially love checking the mailbox for surprises!





 
 
I totally got spoiled this year with 4 awesome partners!
 
 
 
^^ here are what I sent out! ^^
 
I found those little strawberry hair clips &
knew I wanted to incorporate them somehow..
I think they turned out rather cute (+ of course #masonjarsforlife)
 
 
Also, I sent out some extra lovins to my pen pals,
because I LOVE THEM!
[shout out to my gals]
 
 
& then...on valentines day I was showered with LOTS OF LOVE
my friends Val + Jenny sure made my day with their sweet surprises for me! <3
 
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I've been talking of making these heart leggings for ages,
so here they are & i love em! woo hoo for DIY! <3
 
 
[a few handmade gems- for bigs & littles]
 
 
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+ of course, our house needed showered with hearts too!
 
 
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here are my cuties, curled up before Adam left for the weekend.
they are perfect...
 
 
This seemed fitting for my man,
his initials <3 JAM <3
[i love him ALOT]
 
Hope you had a wonderful day with your valentine!
Just know..YOU ARE LOVED
 
I'll leave you with a throwback from
our first valentines day: 2010
 
XOXO