Monday, February 14, 2011

Valentine's Day in Pictures


Hello Lovelies! I hope you are having a sweet start to your day! Since my hubby and I are miles apart while he continues to study at NYU and I'm in our Florida home we're celebrating together in spirit. I got a chance to surprise him by staggering a few handmade valentines cards and popping them  in the mail to brighten up his study time and I got a sweet phone call this morning followed by a ring of the doorbell with a delivery of  beautiful flowers just moments ago. My heart melted. :)

Although we are celebrating together from afar, I'll be hanging out solo today. What's a girl to do? Have a 'me' day of course! ;) I'll be leaving for tea and a light lunch shortly at one of my favorite vegetarian cafes. I'm not vegetarian, but their food is amazing! Then I'll be heading to the spa for a facial, using up the rest of a gift certificate that hubby gifted me with before Christmas. So, I guess you could say it's the gift that keeps on giving!

I also have a date with this yummy looking s'mores cupcake later tonight...



In celebration of all things lovely, sweet, delicious, pink+red and of the heart, here are some images to warm your heart.



How about a heart meringue?



Trusting the one who has the key to your heart.



I love red roses but I'm a pink peony kind of girl. You might remember this surprise I got last spring


The excitement of a delivery full of pink surprises.



New found joy in a new found attitude.



Love and longing can set your heart a flutter.



Sweetheart roses.



Happy Annivesary to my inlaws! Paul's parents got married on Valentine's Day.
My mom and dad also got engaged on Valentine's day. :)




Write a love letter to someone special.



Why not make some creative v-day cards out of paint chips!



Here's to going solo sometimes and being an island unto yourself.



February is a time to start thinking ahead to spring and what will bloom!


I {heart} chai with cinnamon sticks.


Living off of fabulous red pumps + sweet treats


Blow someone a red-lipped kiss.

Wishing you a full heart and a full calendar of fun with friends!



Start someone's morning off with a smile!



I have been meaning to make some framed heart art. Love this piece!


jam-filled hearts for a midday snack.


In honor of the snowy season & my home country, Canada ;) Warm hands = a warm heart



Get a little creative on a chilly + snowy Valentine's Day.



long distance kisses for those you miss...


Wishing you a joyful day whether you're surrounded by those you love or going solo like me!


9 comments:

  1. Glad to see you are taking good care of yourself ;)...sounds like a wonderful day....with the cupcake as the cherry on top!!!
    ENJOY!!!

    Love
    Lynda

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  2. aw I have done the long-distance Valentine's Day with my hubby too :( but your day sounds like it's going to be beautiful!

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  3. I am loving all of the fun V Day eye candy!

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  4. A spa day would take the sting out of not having your honey with you today. Enjoy Karla!

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  5. I am loving all the beautiful and creative eye candy that you gave us for Valentine's Day. I hope you enjoyed your "me" day and that wonderful cupcake :)
    Happy Valentine's Day!

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  6. A "me" day sounds like the perfect way to spend Valentine's Day since your hubs is far away. Love all of these images. Happy Love Day!
    xx

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  7. Hi Karla,

    I found your blog via a comment you left at The Nester. I have a blog too and love the layout and look of yours. Did you do it yourself? I'm also wondering how everyone does their signature. Any help is appreciated. I will add you to my blogroll.

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  8. Thanks Ladies! It was a great day! :)

    @UrbanCottageDecor-Thank you for poppin gover for a visit. I just went from a self-made template to a customized prefab design by Penny Lane Design, see her link at the botton my page.

    As far as how to create the signature, you can find a post I wrote on that here, and you can also see the old signature I created on my own:
    The other day you had asked me how to create a blog signature. The one I have now was created by my blog designer, Penny Lane Designs. However, my old one can be seen in this post and I share the details on how to create your own. It's actually fairly easy to create:


    http://theclassywoman.blogspot.com/2009/08/how-to-add-signature-to-blog-posts.html

    Cheers! :)

    ~K

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Thanks for stopping by, your comments make my day! I read every single one and will answer any questions you have. I hope you'll visit again soon! :) I look forward to reading your positive, inspiring and interesting thoughts! *Please note I remove all spam which includes shameless self-promoted posts with blog/website links. This comment space is for quality dialogue, not advertising.

Warmly,
Karla

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