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Happy Valentine's Day!

This Valentine's Day, I decided to get a little creative, so I had McKayla make Daddy a Valentine's card (or 4, as you'll see LOL). I'd first gotten this idea from Pinterest:

 via Housing a Forest
Via Housing a Forest

So simple. So cheap! You don't have to go out and buy all kinds of equipment and if you have kids, you seem to acquire these rather quickly. LOL

So I broke out my craft kit full of paint, markers, stencils and stickers and turned McKayla loose (well, semi loose anyway.....I didn't need my table repainted LOL)

First she picked out the stencils she wanted to use and started tracing (I thought a great way to practice writing letters, especially since she's been out of school all week b/c of the snow LOL).

Then it was time to decorate the inside of the card(s). The heart stamp was a pretty big hit. :-)

I just loved the way the colors mixed together. :-)

She had a lot of fun, as you can tell, making these cards for Daddy.

When Daddy got home, she immediately showed him his cards and she took us to our bedroom and gave us each a hug and told us Happy Valentine's Day. <3 Daddy gave us each a box of chocolate and McKayla a Dora balloon and me a sweet card. He then took us out to eat to Logan's Steakhouse for dinner (while there, we saw a proposal! How sweet! Love is in the air for sure! :-) ).

It was a great Valentine's Day! I hope everyone had a fantastic day spent with those you love, whether they be furry, feathered, scaled or of the human variety. :-)


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