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Simple Homemade Valentine Cards For Kids They’re Sure to Love

When I was at the store today doing my typical Saturday afternoon grocery shopping…I noticed several Moms with their kids looking at the Valentine’s section….and it occurred to me….Valentine’s Day is in two weeks! Yikes!  How the heck did that happen?  This winter has been so mild that I think it has my internal calendar … Read more

A Romantic Valentine’s Dessert for Two

I like to think I know my desserts, but I apparently I have been missing out because I’d never heard of a “tartufo” before this week! A tartufo, as it turns out, is a dessert that originated in the Calabria region of Italy and consists of two flavors of ice cream coated in a thin shell of … Read more

DIY Valentine’s for Kids and Adults!

Giving cards and treats on Valentine’s Day is generally considered to be a kid-centric activity, but I say that’s nonsense! Why shouldn’t adults give cute cards and tasty treats to their friends and family on Valentine’s Day as well? So I’ve rounded up several fun DIYs for cute Valentine’s cards, which are suitable for both … Read more

A Valentine’s Day Dinner for the Whole Family

Maybe we’re weird, but ever since we had kids, Valentine’s Day has been more about family love than romantic love. We usually get together for a nice dinner and exchange Valentine’s…and that’s about it. But it’s a tradition, and I’m all about tradition. This year we decided to kick it up a notch and really … Read more

6 Valentine’s Day Mocktails For Sweethearts Young & Old

If you and your sweetheart don’t drink, or you’re celebrating the holiday with your little “sweethearts” (kids) …there’s no need to deny yourself the sweet pleasure of a fancy drink on Valentine’s Day! These mocktails that Kaitlyn created are as delicious as they are beautiful!   Kaitlyn writes…….    I have always been a huge fan of mocktails … Read more

8 Pun-tastic & Printable
Valentine’s Day Cards!

Here at OGT we are all about quick and easy solutions to….whatever the issue is! Since Valentine’s Day is coming up I thought I would get my creative on and make up some printable Valentine’s using a bunch of my favorite corny Valentine sayings & puns! All YOU need to do is round up some paper and … Read more

A Simple & Festive Valentine Breakfast

Last February we shared a simple and festive DINNER to share with your family on Valentine’s Day….today we’re taking on BREAKFAST! It’s so much fun to make (and eat!) heart-shaped food! 🙂  Kaitlyn writes……   I had an absolute blast last year making the decorations for our Family Valentine’s Dinner post! Since Valentine’s Day is on a Saturday … Read more

Give Your Sweetie A “Heart Attack” For Valentine’s Day!

Is it me or does the Valentine’s Day season seem to be getting longer and longer? I feel like I’ve been seeing V-day stuff since CHRISTMAS! Well, I’m about the join in the craziness!

Presenting a super SIMPLE, super CUTE surprise for your sweetheart! Perfect for Valentine’s Day, or ANY day for that matter!

{Welcome to “Save My Sanity Saturday” at One Good Thing By Jillee….where I attempt to avoid having a nervous breakdown by actually giving myself a day off from blogging once a week! So pull up a chair and sit back and enjoy an “oldie but goodie” from the One Good Thing By Jillee archives.}

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A Sweet “Heart” Surprise For Valentine’s Day {Or Any Day!}

As some of you know….I am in Chi-Town this week for the Chicago Auto Show! The hubster and I are like “two ships that pass in the night” this week! He left on a business trip Tuesday morning and got home Wednesday night…while I left on Wednesday morning and won’t get home until Saturday afternoon! … Read more