Thursday, February 14, 2008

He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not, HE LOVES ME!!!

The kids woke up to dipped strawberries and pineapple/banana smoothies for breakfast today. They also got a "treat" for their lunches. I do LOVE Valentines Day.

It is a chance to have fun, express yourself, get creative and its not as commercialized as some of the other holidays. I have to admit, it has been awhile since I have really enjoyed this holiday. But this year, with so much new on the horizon and a new outlook on life, I am enjoying every moment of this blissful day.

I got the best RAWBIE valentines day gift, as you can see above! It is an edible bouquet - perfect and unique! I got it early, so Chris and I enjoyed a fun weekend munching on fruit. The thought put into this "perfect gift" was the best part. It is nice to have someone in your life who accepts your life choices. Whether I am vegan/raw/vegetarian/psycho I know that I have someone with me along for the ride, willing to partake in all the fun and adventure that goes along with it (okay, I just threw that last one in to see if anyone was listening!!). His only request is to have a pasta dinner once in awhile - poor guy, doesn’t realize that I can make a pasta dinner out of zucchini, boy is he in for a shock!

It was what inspired me to dip the strawberries for the kids! Oh, and my Dad doesn't like chocolate dipped strawberries (hmm, think the kids gave him some about 5 years ago), so I only have to make some for Vicky!!! Better make sure the kids and I do that tonight.

But kidding aside, on this wonderful day, I am thankful and fortunate to have all the love and caring that a person can have in this world... Sometimes I don’t always realize it, especially when life gets hard, but I know I always have someone to hold my hand.

Valentines Day is a time express our thanks to the people who love us...


Keely said...

ooooooO! And with the sticks that are holding the fruit in there, you could make strawberry and pineapple kabobs with raw chocolate drizzled over top!!!

Kathy said...

You bet I kept them all!!!! I'm gonna make the "bouquet" an on-going thing! I would love to know how to make a sheep or reindeer out of a chocolate dipped strawberry! I hope you will share on your blog someday :0)

Keely said...

I won't share on my raw blog, but I will try to remember to post the sheep on my other blog around Easter!!!

shannonmarie said...

That bouquet is gorgeous. Much tastier than traditional flowers.

Kathy said...

Keely, I'll be keeping an eye out for that one - kids would love to make those!

Shannon, I'm gonna try to recreate it this weekend (saved all the sticks)... wish me luck! And I bought a juicer like yours after reading your blog on We Like it Raw! Can't wait for it to be delivered... next on the list... a dehydrator!