Valentine’s Day

Eleven Ideas for a Happy Valentine’s Day

  I was poking around my blog archives and found eleven of my favorite Valentine's Day themed posts.  I've included a few recipes, free printable valentine ideas, and a tradition  - all ideas that I thought were totally worthy of dusting off and sharing just in case you are new to JCD, missed out when they were new, or…

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Fun Valentine Tradition – Sampling of Box of Chocolates Before Getting Out of Bed

Do you have any fun Valentine traditions? Have you ever climbed into bed with your entire family to sample a box of chocolates? No?!? Well what are you waiting for? For us, this is tradition. On the morning of Valentine's Day everyone crawls into our bed eager to crack open that heart shaped box. It happened first by chance, but we had…

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In All Of The Sea, You Are The Best Valentine For Me {Free Printable}

Last week I shared a fun printable Valentine perfect for all those who love gummy worms. And while Valentine's Day is the perfect occasion to indulge in something a little sweet, sometimes it's nice to be able to offer something fun and yet a little lighter on the sugar side (if candy's how you roll, no sweat, swap the crackers for…

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Love Bug Printable Valentine Kit

I'm honestly a little surprised these fun Love Bug printable valentines made it in time for Valentine's Day! It was one of those days where I had too much help. I had set everything up to photograph and turned my back for a second only to find my little one had scribbled all over the white boards that I use as back drops. I sat her in…

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Valentine Stockings & Stuffer Ideas

Do you have Valentine Stockings? We do, and my kiddos love them! Ours are pretty simple, I just sewed two felt hearts together, turned them inside out, glued felt initials on them, attached a little ribbon loop, and hung them from wreath hangers on our bedroom doors. I live in a house of boys, and so this is as fancy as they would…

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Valentine, You’re The Best Worm For Me {Free Valentine Printable}

Valentine's Day is upon us, and my boys love to participate in all the holiday fun, but you can bet your booties they aren't going to be caught dead handing out anything mushy, which is why this best worm for me valentine is perfect for us. In fact, my eight year old covers his eyes at the hint of a kiss, like when Eugene kisses…

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You Are The Milk to My Cookies Valentine Printable {Free}

One thing I love to do is to think of fun ways to let the people around me know how much they are appreciated. I have seen paper CD sleeves used before in Christmas magazines featuring them as cute ways to package cookies, however, I don't seem to give individual cookies out as Christmas gifts. I do however think individual cookies make…

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