Tuesday, February 15, 2011

My Valentine's Day

Valentines Day Ideas For The Whole Family

Since having children, my husband and I don't celebrate Valentine's Day in the "traditional" way. You know, getting all dressed up and going out to an overpriced dinner. Our Valentine's Day is usually low-key and this year was no different.

Doc sang at church this weekend, so things were a little fragmented with him being gone so much. We decided to pick up dinner Saturday night from a great local restaurant that did a V-day special. They offered 2 filet mignons, a lobster tail, twice baked potatoes, and green beans--followed by the best chocolate truffles EVER. YUM!

Yesterday, I helped with the girls' Valentine's Day parties at school. I made these heart shaped sandwiches and heart smokies.

But here's my favorite part of Valentine's Day-

Hubby came home from work with this......

He didn't buy this for the girls to just play with, but for him to do mani/pedis on them. 
If you knew what a "manly man" he is, this would melt your heart as much as it did mine. This was all his idea, and I have to chuckle when I think of him scoping out the nail polish aisle. 

He told me to go take a hot bath (rare once you have kiddos), and he spent the next hour and a half painting their fingers and toenails. He did designs and added stickers and glitter. 

What a daddy and what a husband! 
I just had to brag because I'm so blessed!


  1. So sweet! What an impression moments like that will make on your girls.

  2. I read this in your voice, I could hear your sweet accent reading this, telling me this story. You are one of my dearest and most treasured friends. This post made me fall all sorts of in love with the Doc. .

    I love and miss you so much.


    Sorry, had to unleash my lolcat. haha!

  3. Wow! He actually did a great job too! Love the heart shaped smokies idea! So cute!

  4. That made me smile...what a sweet hubby you have!

  5. Ok, that is about the cutest thing I've ever heard. Very lucky girls your daughters are :)

  6. That is such a sweet hubby! Love him! I know the girls will treasure those memories!

  7. That is so sweet!!!! You're a lucky girl!! :)

  8. What a sweet husband and thoughtful dad!

  9. omw, how precious!!! what a fun dad!!!

  10. Thanks friends. I know the girls will remember this Valentine's Day forever.

    Shasta, Iz needz a trip soon. U may openz ur dour and fin meh thur.