Dinner for Two ❤️

Dinner for Two ❤️

Valentine’s Day is one of my favorites. I have no idea why, I’ve spent several of them single and without a date or card or chocolates…BUT I love the idea. I love that we have a day where we tell all of our friends and family that we love, like, appreciate them and let’s face it, we we need more of this. I know a lot of people chalk this holiday up as a Hallmark Holiday created to help boost businesses for cards, chocolates and expensive date-night dinners, but it doesn’t have to be just about that. For me, Valentine’s Day, (and Galentine’s Day – thank you Amy Poehler) gives me a reason, an excuse really, to slow down and spend time with those I truly need in my life, sure we can do that anytime during the year but do we? Do we stop and send cards out of the blue? I know I don’t, but I like this idea and maybe I will this year…

Have you ever fallen into a tradition and not know exactly how you got there? I’ve spent the past 8 Valentine’s Day the same way. My boyfriend-now-husband have done the exact same date-night-in every year and I absolutely love it. I make dinner, he makes chocolate covered strawberries, we end up on the couch in front of the TV. It’s just the best.

So if you’re looking to start a tradition, change a tradition, try something new I’m here to help! Click on the picture below to see the step by step recipe with photos.

Also right now on my website you will find two quick tutorial videos that demonstrate the step by step recipe to help you face your fear. Trying anything the first time is always the hardest and what better time than now?

Go on – try it, make a new memory or a new tradition.

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