Memories of Valentines Day

I have so many wonderful memories of Valentine's Day like school parties with pretty paper Valentine napkins.

crystal candy dishes filled with candy red hots

I remember when we would use pretty tissue paper

& paper doilies

& pretty trims

To make beautiful valentines.

On Valentines I remember red glittered hearts

Romantic vintage images

Chocolate hearts

heart shaped tins filled with valentine candy

and even more valentine candy

and sugary sweet lip gloss to kiss my sweetheart

I remember making thumbprint cookies with red jelly

I always loved valentine picture frames & roses

Valentine linens

Heart shaped dishes and baskets and red ribbons

I received a big box on Saturday
(I think God knew I could really use a treat that day)
I carefully opened it up and guess what was in it.

All the things I think of when I think of Valentines Day.

Thank you to Mary for my Very Vintage Valentine Swap

And a big thank you to Heidi Ann at Foxgloves Fabric, & Folly for hosting the swap

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Rechelle ~Walnuthaven Cottage~ said...

How fantastic! I loved this post. I was just thinking about stocking up and letting my littlest guys make the valentine cards for their papa ans sisters. After seeing all your goodies, I know I'll get it done now.
Thanks for popping in and paying me a visit. I'm Rechelle, and I'm very happy to "meet" you!
I hope your day is great!

Laeriss said...

Je vous remercie pour votre lien vers A Heart in Provence, j'en suis très flattée.
Je me suis permise de vous citer dans ma rubrique "My readers"

ksarra said...

What a wonderful post, filled with beautiful things. I loved seeing everything, I know you are soooo happy with your gift. I am really enjoying seeing all the Valentine's Day goodies on so many blogs.

Pat@MyTatteredElegance said...

Hi Debbie~
I loved your blog, I found you through another blog and saw you are a Texas girl. I am too, I came from a little town not far from you. Vernon. My dad fished at Lake Kemp in the summers. Brings back lots of memories. I'm in Fort Worth now and love it.
Hope you will stop by and see me for a visit. I would love to have you drop in.

Rosie said...

Fabulous collection of all these stuff for Valentines Day...

Rose Petals & Blooms said...

Wow Debbie! What amazing treasures you received! I know what you mean, when I receive a package in the mail, it makes me squeal!! lol..

Valentines is a special holiday for me... I remember as a child, making that silly battered shoe box into the most beautiful Valentine card box for school. ahhh, the memories!

Happy early Valentines to you!

Stacey said...

That's a great package and great post to present it. Wasn't the swap fun? Happy Valentine's!!

Cynthia's Cottage Design said...

Oh my! what a great swap! I adore those napkins and that sweet little frame and of course, junior mints :) yummy :) such pretty things!! Lucky you :)

Hope you have a wonderful week! Hugs, Cynthia

Susan S. said...

Wow....what a great treat to receive in the mail! I LOVE Junior Mints but have not see the heart shaped ones....Too Cute!

LillyB said...

Oh what fun! I felt like it was my birthday!!!! I am so happy that this package arrived just in time!! God is always right on time isn't He?
Have a great day!!!

Sincerely Yours said...

HI Debra! Wow what a great swap! You hit the jackpot I would say! Enjoy! Jeannette


Beautiful post and such lovely gifts! Thanks for sharing your heart and home and creative ideas.


Ms. Tee said...

What a sweet little package :) And I love chocolate & mint - I haven't seen the heart-shaped junior mints. Now I'll have to get some!
Thank you for stopping by my blog & for your sweet comment. hope you have a great day!

Happy @ Home said...

What a nice assortment of pretty and fun Valentine's items. I love Junior Mints, but have never seen the heart shaped ones.

LOVEly post!!

Heather said...

What fantastic treats!! And what a fun post! I want to go drag out my Valentine's decor now!!! Good motivation for today.
Hope you are having a great day!

Naomi Rebecca said...

Greetings from Ireland -- thanks for visiting our blog.

Yours is very nicely done -- love the Valentine's post. :)

Brian and Staci said...

WOW!! How great is all that stuff!! Thanks for stopping by my blog...glad I helped you remember a funny time :) Your blog is beautiful...will be back to read more...but right now...gotta get some after-school snacks goin!!

ksarra said...

Isn't it great when something comes along at just the right moment. I remember school Valentine's parties too. What excitement. Didn't you just love getting the cards with GLITTER??? Have a great week, "talk" soon.

An Accomplished Woman said...

Your whole post makes it feel like Valentine's

Q said...

Dear Debbie,
It is a joy meeting you.
I had a fantastic time in Texas. A very large state with the friendliest of people.
I am looking forward to reading your blogs and getting to know you.
You received a lovely treat box. Fun swap!