This Cherry Vodka Cocktail & Shooter is the perfect drink combo for a red Valentine’s Day. I know this is a recipe post, but I just need to gush. I don’t actually celebrate Valentine’s Day in my personal life, but I just love the color red, so this is one[…]

Chocolate Cake

A flourless chocolate cake made with Ghirardelli chocolate will having everyone begging for more! A combination of chocolate, cinnamon, coconut and coffee makes this gluten free chocolate cake perfect for Valentine’s Day. My family has made some pretty drastic changes to our diet this year.  One of the[…]

Origami Heart Tutorial

Winter blues starting to bring you down? Add a bright pop of color with an inflatable origami heart bouquet and garland! This 30 minute craft is a great way to chase away gray those days and prepare for the loveliest of all holidays: Valentine’s Day. My solution to combat[…]

Looking for a fun Valentine's Day recipe to make with the kids? Check out these easy mini heart shape pizzas made with cookie cutters!

This heart shape pizza recipe shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ChooseSmart #CollectiveBias Make mini heart shape pizza with your kids this Valentine’s Day with this easy pizza recipe.  Just top homemade pizza dough with LaRomanella pizza sauce[…]

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of All opinions are 100% mine. We don’t really make too big of a deal for Valentine’s Day with our extended family.  But the kids really love to hand out Valentine’s Day Cards.  I hate the thought[…]


I participated in a Blogger Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for I received complimentary cards and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. My husband and I have spent the past several years celebrating Valentine’s Day in.  His birthday is 3 days[…]

teachers gifts

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. Want to know the best teacher gifts you can give for Valentine’s Day? A simple, handwritten thank you note will[…]

Chocolate Dipped Spoons

A fun Valentine’s Day gift, these chocolate spoons are easy to make and fun to give.  All you need are plastic spoons, chocolate chips, and any other fun stir ins!   I originally posted this fun Valentine’s Day idea on my friend Kimberly’s blog, A Night Owl Blog,[…]

Chocolate Cream Puffs with Cherry Almond Filling from Growing Up Gabel @thegabels #recipe

This chocolate cream puff recipe is an easy dessert recipe that takes very little time and effort but results in a fancy and impressive dessert.  If you don’t like chocolate you can always make a traditional cream puff recipe, too, and fill it with this yummy cherry almond[…]

Valentine Chex Mix from Growing Up Gabel @thegabels #recipe

My kids are loving cooking with me in the kitchen.  So I wanted to hunt down an easy valentine’s day recipe we could make together.  I still have leftover cereal from our holiday Slow Cooker Chex Mix marathons so we made a Valentine Chex Mix to satisfy our[…]