Friday, February 12, 2010

Sweets for my Sweets

How fun is Valentine's? I know for some it's not fun at all, but when you have kids it becomes this whole new holiday that isn't about romance so much, but friends and an excuse to eat sweets! We've been busy over here getting ready for school parties...

[Strawberry cupcakes topped with vanilla frosting and sprinkles/Nerds candy; I tried to sneak and top all the cupcakes with sprinkles, but the boys caught me and protested "I don't like those kind!" so we compromised]

[Pretzels dipped in white chocolate with sprinkles -- we just melted white chocolate morsels and dipped the pretzels in. Very fun for the kids to make, especially the sprinkles part, and they are delish. I used the paper dividers from the foil cupcake liners to separate them into different portions]

[Ring Pop Valentine's -- bought the rings 3 for $1 at Target and then taped the little Valentine message on the top. Super easy and what kid doesn't love a ring pop?!]

That's all for now -- hope your weekend is a fun one!


LLH Designs said... THAT is the cutest idea ever! LOVE your design on the hearts, the fonts, the scale...everything about it is PERFECT! I'm in love!

nkp said...

Ok, I wish I was in your valentine's list! You are brilliant! Cupcakes-yum! And I have that very same faux bois tray. Pretzels look delish. Must try those. And then you slayed me with the ring pops. So awesome! I am doing those next year!!!!

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