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Ah, Valentine’s Day…Some love it, others are indifferent, while even more claim to have downright “Bah, Lovebug”-type feelings about this heartfelt holiday, and then there are the fur babies. It doesn’t take much to make that member of your family a happy camper – on Valentine’s Day or any other day…(Read More)

February 14 is quickly approaching, aka “the most romantic day of the year”. At least according to the greeting card, candy, and floral industries. (The jury is still out.) So that of course got us thinking about all things love, sappy, and a little cheesy. Which naturally led me to create a list of my…(Read More)

Ready or not, here comes Valentine’s Day! (Does anyone else feel like we just got done with Christmas?) And while we are obvious advocates of showering our loved ones with our undying devotions, and embarrassingly public displays of affection (well maybe that’s just me) — we are here to remind you that it doesn…(Read More)

The origin of Valentine’s Day is still somewhat a mystery. One legend is that our Valentine’s Day is based on the Roman’s festival called Lupercalia that warded off wolves. Another belief is that St. Valentine was a priest who served during third century Rome who married forbidden couples secretly. Yet another legend…(Read More)

Love is in the air and that means it’s time to think about adding some LOVEly touches to the home! This heart string art project is so much fun to make and for less than $10.00 in supplies it’s also a pretty sweet deal. Here’s how to create one for your…(Read More)

This weekend is Valentine’s Day, so you know there are plenty of fabulous options to choose from if you’re hoping to get out of the house. But what if you couldn’t find a babysitter in time? Or maybe you don’t have a lot of extra cash to spend, but you’d…(Read More)

In Simply Family Magazine’s February 2015 Cook This column it’s all about sharing scrumptious ways to spread the love this Valentine’s Day. In the pages, Simply Amanda got things going with a recipe for Chocolate Truffles, next she surprised you with a recipe for Hidden Kiss Cookies, and now, days until Valentine…(Read More)

Some people dread the holidays for one, specific reason – preparing a menu the entire family will love can feel a bit like rocket science, especially when you have a toddler (or a husband who eats like a toddler). But it doesn’t have to be this way. Notoriously delicious and decadent, Valentine’s Day is…(Read More)

Valentine’s Day is the perfect occasion to show those special people in our lives just how much we love and appreciate them. But we don’t always have to spend a lot of money to make a big impact. In reality, some of the best gifts are the ones that come directly from the…(Read More)

In Simply Family Magazine’s February 2015 Cook This column it’s all about sharing scrumptious ways to spread the love this Valentine’s Day. Simply Amanda got things going with a recipe for Chocolate Truffles, and now she’s bringing you a recipe for Hidden Kiss Cookies that are similar to the popular Mexican…(Read More)