Saturday, February 15, 2014

Happy Valentine's Day

Happy Valentine's Day!

I had a lovely day yesterday. There were no afternoon classes so Willen spent the day at home. We had breakfast and snuggled and read and played and finished celebrating the day with a movie night. Ryan has been down and out for the past couple days so a quiet night in was perfect.

I was spoiled with a beautiful bouquet of Ranunculus from Ryan, and Willen, oh my... He makes me so happy. (Sometimes a bit insane, but I really do just love him so much!)

First, earlier this week, he came home with a handmade ornament that he spent days making during his "jobs" time at school. He was getting quite tired of painting puzzle pieces and I really had no idea what he was talking about half the time. But the finished product was so adorable.

Then came my Valentine's gift, which I received on Thursday when he came home from school. He was excited and wanted me to have it so I could actually wear it on Valentine's Day. He had made a beaded necklace in reds and pinks, (practicing their work on patterns) and a card that said "I like you." 

I'm glad he "likes" me...

Of course he was too cool to really show any emotion about most of what he made when he first showed me, but when I put them on display, and especially when I proudly wore his necklace around, he couldn't help but smile proudly.

One of my most favourite parts of him going to school are all of the beautiful pieces of art he brings home. They're something that I will cherish for many, many years to come.

Isn't this just the happiest bunch of flowers?

I got up early the morning of and made cinnamon rolls. Warm cinnamon rolls for breakfast never happens as they just require to much time. But it was a special breakfast. And, I discovered I could roll them out and put them in the fridge overnight. In the morning, you simply set them out for an hour until they reach room temperature before letting them rise, and then baking them. It was worth the extra effort.

Willen and I also made some dark chocolate bark with pretzels, pecans and salted caramel for candy grams for his teachers.

I have the most beautiful Valentine's in the world.


  1. It sounds, and looks, like you had the most beautiful day ever. I love to go through the boxes I keep for my boys and look at the art and craft projects they brought home to me. It was so precious how proud they were. and how lucky you are to get ranunculus...they are the cheeriest flowers.

    xo Sarah

  2. Suzanne of Simply Suzannes at Home

    So sweet and precious!
    I bought hot pink ranunculus yesterday . . . they certainly feel like Spring.
    Have a great day,


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