14 Days of Love

I have seen this floating around pinterest, this idea that for 14 days before Valentines day you spoil your honey. I employed this in full force for this years valentines day. I would recommend planning in advance. Or maybe only doing a week of love. It got kind of intense. But it is so rewarding to spoil someone you love.

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I set it up with 13 gift bags, with a “gift” inside each one. the gift gave a hint about what was planned for that day.

Day One   photo(91)
For today, I decorated the bathroom and had a gift for him. I gave him chili pepper, because I was making enchiladas for dinner. I put a note on the chili pepper that said “you set my life on fire”

For dinner I found plastic heart plates at a thrift store. I also cut the homemade tortilla chips I was making into hearts.

Day Two

Was a movie night. I set up a fake concession stand and rented some movies. (pictures to be added).

I tried to recreate something like this:

day 1, first night credit: http://www.pinkpistachio.com

movie night! credit : http://www.yourhomebasedmom.com

Day Three

Today was super bowl. I decorated the table, made bean dip and other super bowl favorites.

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Day Four

I made a notebook of “alphabet of love”

I also made calzones, which he LOVED.

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Day Five

this was bear hug day. I made him a card with Colbert on it, because the number one threat to America is BEARS. I also hand sewed him a teddy bear and got him a honey bear.

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I completely eyeballed the pattern. i made the feet into circles, and cut the body in one big piece. real professional looking. Except not really. However! he really liked it.

I also gave him a honey bear.

credit: http://www.make-it-do.com

Day Six

Box of sunshine day! I packed him a “lunch” of a bunch of yellow stuff i got at party city and brought him a sandwich from his favorite deli!

I tried to recreate this: You are my sunshine, my only sunshine... you make me happy, when skies are gray! credit:http://happymoneysaver.com

I just used a cheap Yellow gift bag and filled it with stuff from the dollar store that was yellow, and surprised him at school with it.

Day Seven

today was a burger date. I made veggie burgers. I also gave him 4 framed photos of the two of us.

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Day Eight

Today’s Theme was “you’re the only fish in the Sea for me”

Day 4 _ I love you! Heart-shaped Sushi. Perfect for a Valentines Day dinner with your honey ;) credit : http://hollyshelpings.com

So I made sushi….

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Home-made sushi, as you can see above, is easier than I thought it would be :)
I simply followed the instructions on the sushi roller box. I made Cucumber, Avocado, Californian rolls, I even added some salsa to some. Yum!

http://www.worldmarket.com/product/sushi-mat-bamboo-95×825.do?&from=Search

 

Day Nine

food

Home cooked meal

This is just a biscuit from the grocery store,  that I rolled flat and placed sliced cheese on top with kale. Then I rolled it into this shape and baked until golden. They came out beautiful, I served with a salad.

Day Ten

Chinese New Year

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http://pinterest.com/theamueh/chinese-new-year/

I decorated the house with stuff from Party City, and made Wontons

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/crispy-wontons/

Day Eleven

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Today’s theme was about our cute little Poodle.

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http://www.etsy.com/listing/62802149/dog-treats-gift-baskets-with-dog-toy-dog?ref=sr_gallery_11&ga_ref=auto&ga_search_query=gift+baskets&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_ship_to=US&ga_search_type=handmade&ga_facet=handmade

I gave him something like this wrapped really nice!

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Here is our dog running in the snow. She is so Cute.

Day Twelve

Today’s theme was love bugs.

 

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I got this funny headband from the dollar store, and made cute little valentines like the ones below:

bugs

http://www.createcraftlove.com/2013/01/valentine-pom-monsters.html

Day Thirteen

Tonight we caught up on TV shows and cuddled on the couch…

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Day Fourteen

Tonight, he took me out to dinner, and bought me roses

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whew, so that was 14 days of LOVE,

Maybe you can try something like it? let me know of your adventures :)

 

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