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Keeping Valentine's Day going

Here's what I ended up making for Kelly on Valentine's day. He loved it.Some people think Valentine's Day is silly and that we should not single out one day to show our love to others, but I don't see a single problem with it. I'll in fact, keep it going this week! Here's the combined bouquet of the colorful cheery daisies that Jenn and Shane brought to us paired together with the miniature pink roses that Kelly brought to Lindsey last week for Valentine's Day. What a sweet daddy he is to always remember both of his girls on these occasions. This bright and happy bouquet is in the vase that Linda brought me last month. On Monday, we had a delightful visit from my old teenage crush, Buddy. He's from Oklahoma and lives in Utah with his wife and three kids now and was in town looking at investment property and met us for dinner. Here's Christopher giving him a Texas-sized welcome upon arrival.
Buddy and I have known each other since I was about 14 and have stayed in touch off and on throughout the years. We went to Chuy's for dinner because he was craving Tex-Mex cuisine. I wish I could post the picture of Kelly with us, but the waitress must have moved when she snapped that shot because it's all blurry. We all had a nice evening and then Buddy headed to Houston to check on another property that he owns.
My visiting teacher, Desiree, brought us these heart-shaped cookies. It's extra special that she made them because she's blind and had her little pre-school aged daughter help.
And this awesome little hand-made Valentine was from my visiting teaching companion, Paige, who also brought me some chocolate drizzled pretzels. Thanks to everyone for showing me the love! I feel blessed and fortunate!


Bobbi said…
Just catching up on your posts--good job, you've been blogging a lot! Really cute cards that you made, fab dinner and decorations for your party, nice remembrances to a sweet lady who deserves it all. Happy late V-Day!
Callisto said…
I agree with you - Valentine's Day is not silly. It's a great idea to have a special day to celebrate the loved ones in your life.
ninnies said…
cute card mom!
The breakfast that you made for dad on valentines day looks really good right now. I'm jealous. =]
i attempted to make v-day breakfast. it didn't turn out so great, but i guess it's the thought that counts, right?!!
ninnies said…
It was fun meeting Buddy too
Hey, I was wondering if you could post the pictures from our Winter Break trip in Colorado when I was skiing down the mountain. I would like to have a picture of me skiing for a Net/Web Design project. Thanks, I love you!
Autumn said…
OMgoodness~Is that Buddy Crain? I grew up with him too! Such a small world!
Kelly said…
Yes, Autumn, that's Buddy. My old flame.
Kellie said…
We ate heart shaped pancakes on Valentine's Day too. Mine weren't so photogenic, but they were cute and my family loved them. I heart Valentines day!!

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