15 Last Minute Valentine's Day Ideas

So it's the day before the big day and you have absolutely nothing planned.  Kudos.

As the queen of procrastination all I can say is "been there, done that".

So I've put together 15 quick and easy (some stupidly easy) ideas to do for Valentine's Day.  Also, my husband is restlessly waiting for this post to be written, so I made sure I would be 100% okay with him doing any of the things on the list.

Number 1: Flowers and a hand written love letter.

Yep...very easy, very basic, but very thoughtful.

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Easy Playdough Valentine and Free Printable

I knew for my daughter's preschool class I didn't want to give candy for Valentine's Day.  I figured they would all be getting enough of that.  I did want to give them something though that they could play with, so I thought...plahdough!

My daughter LOVES to play with playdough and asks me to make it all the time, so it came naturally to think of putting it into her valentines.

Of course we had to start with making some DIY playdough.

We used this wonderful Jello-O recipe by MPMK.

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Christmas Has Finally Arrived

For some reason this year I had a hard stinkin' time getting myself to decorate.  Maybe I'm too focused on remodeling our house to think about decoration, but in any case we finally got some Christmas up in this hizzy (too gangsta?).  

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Thanksgiving Table

What a whirlwind weekend!  Haha, say that ten times fast.

Now that the hustle and bustle of Thanksgiving is over I can finally take time to share what I did for my Thanksgiving table.  As I said in my sneak peek post I didn't use traditional colors, but put in a few fallish items to help it fit the season.

Blue and yellow were the color of choice this year.  The color inspiration came from my grandmothers china that I got to use for the first time.  It became my jumping off point.

With that, I headed to the store with  my blue and yellow colors in mind.  This is what I came up with.

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This Year's Thanksgiving Decor Sneak

Here are a few sneak photos of what I am doing for my Thanksgiving table decor this year.

I can't show too much, especially since people who are actually coming over might be viewing this, and I'd really like to keep it mostly a surprise.

As I mentioned on my FB page I am doing non traditional colors this year, but with a few nods to fall.

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Blood Candles and a Freaky-Fast Tablescape

While I was visiting family the last couple of days, my sister had been looking for black candles.  She had been unsuccessful in her endeavors so I suggested she do blood drip candles, inspired by Martha Stewart.  However she was more interested in classy Halloween decor instead of ghouly.  So her search continued. The next day when the search still produced no results she surprised me by buying some white candles and a red one to do blood candles!

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Cheap Haunting Halloween Display

I've decided than I'm titling my display: Escape of the Baby Tarantulas!  It's too bad you can't see it in person.  I can't seem to quite capture the horrificness of it all.  For less than $10 we created ourselves a mini horrorscape.

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