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authenticnow posted 2/12/2014 05:51 AM

I always like to get my kids a little something for Valentine's Day. My mom did few special things for us as kids, but this was one of them. Even if it was just a little stuffed animal or a special kind of candy, it made me feel loved. I wanted to carry on the tradition with my kids.

I'm curious if others get their older kids V-Day gifts. Sometimes I'll get them something cute, corny, funny. This year I got them each an I-tunes gift card.

FindMyselfAgain posted 2/12/2014 12:57 PM

We like to celebrate things in our own way here. Especially all the "Hallmark Holidays". I have 3 kids: DS17, DD14, DD9. We always go out and by discounted chocolates after the fact. But for the day itself, we:

-Make heart shaped pizzas for dinner.
-Hide color-coded "love" notes around the house to find.
-Make small gifts for each other. (regifting is okay too)

This year I have made them all ID bracelets...in Elvish...

authenticnow posted 2/12/2014 13:07 PM

That's cute. I always make my famous heart-shaped meatloaf. Neither kids will be home this year, but H knows to expect it. I'm always so proud of it!

Jrazz posted 2/12/2014 13:10 PM

Heart shaped meatloaf? You are my HERO!

FindMyselfAgain posted 2/12/2014 13:11 PM

Oooh...now I want meatloaf!

Rebreather posted 2/12/2014 13:15 PM

Mine are not adults, but older teens. I get up early and make heart shaped pancakes and get them each a little something. I don't see that ever changing. Same thing with Easter baskets.

authenticnow posted 2/12/2014 13:15 PM

Emerald Eyes posted 2/12/2014 13:16 PM

I want meatload and an Elvish ID bracelet!

Sad in AZ posted 2/12/2014 14:00 PM

I used to give DS a video game and a box of choclate covered cherries for Valentine's Day. He will always be my valentine

ajsmom posted 2/12/2014 14:03 PM

Sent AJ and his GF a card and gift card to Bed, Bath and Beyond.

Normally he would have gotten a card, some candy and a gift card to eat somewhere, but he's growing up, dammit!

Time to share the love!


AJ's MOM

jo2love posted 2/12/2014 16:37 PM

We seriously need a pic of the heart shaped meatloaf.


Mine's an early teen. She doesn't like candy that much. So she is getting a top and matching scarf she wanted. I ordered it right after xmas, so it was a great deal.

BAB61 posted 2/13/2014 23:27 PM

I usually get my kids some little gift and candy .. they are 17 and 14, but they LOVE candy!

welcome14 posted 2/15/2014 17:21 PM

my adult kids still get cards n chocs. just now it's Godiva instead of Russell Stovers. Spoiled brats..
and Easter baskets... and Christmas stockings...

[This message edited by welcome14 at 5:22 PM, February 15th (Saturday)]

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