Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Love love love love...crazy love!!!!!

I do love that song...but I love my wild men even more!
I happened to be on a girls weekend this past weekend with my fellow fabulous mommies from church and we had a great time but rushed home on Sunday (Valentines Day) to be with our families. It was so so nice to be back home with my sweet boys and doggies again!

I think back to when I was growing up and my mom ALWAYS made every holiday a wonderful one...and made them all seem so special. Valentines day in particular because it was a day where we could show everyone we loved, how much we loved them. Which is why, now, I love doing the same! Though sometimes I have to admit, I pull the "my children are too small to remember" card and skimp on the amount of decorations and attention to that particular day. But now that Hunter is in Pre-School, HE reminds me of holidays! Which means I really really need to be on top of things! I do have a box full on Valentines decorations, but for some reason, life got ahead of me and I just never got it down from the attic. I think my mom felt so sorry for my children that last Friday she brought over some heart shaped streamers so we would have something in the house that resembled Valentines Day. I will NEVER let that happen again! I did leave them with chocolate chip muffins in the shape of hearts and brownies in the shape of hearts, but I cannot believe Valentines Day has already passed us by!
I had so much joy and so many wonderful memories from all the celebrations my mom made for each holiday (I honestly think one year she even had photocopied pictures of several Presidents and hung them in the dining room for Presidents Day).
Anyways, when I got home Sunday early afternoon, the house was picked up nice and neat (which if you knew my husband, you would know that is not his style...his is more "mud slung on the walls mess everywhere but don't worry about it chic"...which I am coming to appreciate and adopt more and more, but that alone made Valentines so special and am AMAZING way of showing how much he loves me. (I love you sooo much too baby!) Anyways, house was picked up, beautiful flowers in the kitchen and the sweetest Valentine cards. That was more than enough already. We then went to my parents house for dinner where we had several more Valentines for Kyle and I and my mom had decorated little mailboxes filled with candy, homemade and storebought Valentines from the boys...which of course they loved. The boys did make some Valentines this year (which sadly enough we have still not mailed a few out)...but here are our 2 little cupids when we attempted our Valentines picture after school one day! p.s. I cannot figure out how to make the video bigger OR how to add music. I had the perfect song to put with it but spent hours last night trying to do it to no avail. If you know...CALL ME!!!!

Happy Valentines Day!!!!


  1. i'm with you. i tend to play the "they are still too young" card a lot! and we also made homemade valentines but never mailed them out. we did get them to the grandparents, but that was it. we miss you guys! the boys keep changing and turning into little men!!! hopefully we can see you soon. give them kisses!!! (oh, and way to go kyle!!!! you are awesome!!)

  2. Cute pictures! Glad you were able to get away with your friends...AND come home to a clean house! :)

  3. Ummm that is the sweetest, cutest slideshow ever! I bet you cry every time you watch it...I would. And I know you outdo yourself every holiday and it always impresses me! I need to be more like that.