Thursday, February 13, 2014

The Valentine's Day Edition

Do you want to know what is going to be the death of me?

Valentine's candy corn.

Seriously, candy corn is best left with just one holiday per year, Halloween!  You eat a handful or two because, you know, Halloween only comes once a year, but then suddenly, Bam!, there they are again at Valentine's in all there red,pink and white sugary goodness.  And you are powerless.  Just done.  The candy corns win!


I do think, though, that the Valentine's candy corn is the only thing that got me through the massive homemade Valentine's creating session with my 4 kids.

The pictures are lovely and idyllic, everyone is helping.

But, what you fail to see in the photos is those 4 children going to bed at some point and me there at the dining room table late at night, by myself, finishing up exactly 84 homemade Valentine's!


I bought myself some flowers about a week ago, red tulips!  And they were a beautiful gift to remind me that even though I was freezing to death in our colder-than-normal-winter, spring would come.  And then today, finally we had a beautiful, fairly warm afternoon.  I do hope we've seen the last of winter!


Happy Valentine's Day, y'all!

Half-Past Kissin' Time


  1. I forgot about the Valentine's candy corn this year...I don't remember seeing it, which is a good thing! Conversation hearts have just about done me in.

  2. Thank goodness we don't have candy corn in Canada.

  3. Valentines Candy Corn??? SOOO glad I haven't seen any, lol! This fall, a friend made my family a container of candy corn and peanuts for our rush trip east for Dad's funeral. I couldn't bring myself to eat at meal times, but I'd pick at this mix and it kept me going. SO good. If you haven't tried the combination, you have to do it! Or not if you won't be able to close the lid. ;)

  4. Oh yes, the joys of kids doing "their own" projects. I had to help my son too but luckily I didn't have to do as many as you! The tulips are pretty. They really do make you think of spring. Have a great weekend!

  5. I am a victim of Candy Corn, as well! Hope your Valentine's Day was great.
    Happy FF!


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