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Valentine’s Day Date Surprises

Posted Feb 13 2011 7:40pm

This morning we opened a few Valentine’s Day surprises that Skylar’s grandparents sent her in the mail and that I had picked up .

I gave Scott the card I got for him.   As I mentioned, we decided not to exchange gifts for Valentine’s Day.  Or any holiday.

Skylar scored though!

A cute new outfit from Grandma

She loves getting cards.  More so than the actual gift, I think.

I was happy that she enjoyed a few little surprises. She’s clutching the card I gave her with chocolate in it.  She is more into the card than the chocolate.

The Date Surprise that I am referring to in the post title would be a few of these…

….Medjool Dates with Surprises in the middle:  Peanut Butter + Chocolate Chips

And you thought I actually had a hot date. That would be Madeline .

In my Being Thankful for & Grateful post, both Chocolate and Peanut Butter made the cut of 7 items.  So you’d better believe these are right up my alley.  And you thought I had a hot date surprise.  Wrong.

From my last post and recipe for Microwave Blueberry Banana Oat Cakes , I am glad those looked good to you!  Anything that takes less than 5 minutes to make is my kinda recipe.  I hope it’s yours, too.

And it sounds like there are some major blueberry fans reading.  Me too!

Questions:

1. Did anyone surprise you with anything for Valentine’s Day weekend so far? I realize Valentine’s Day isn’t technically until tomorrow so maybe there’s hope if you haven’t been swept off your feet, yet.

For me, no surprises.  And I’m not holding my breath for any.  I told Scott until Item #1 is handled, no spending money.   And I am so close to having it handled!

2. Do you like dates? The fruit or the event, take your pick.

I love medjool dates so much.  They are like nature’s candy and it wasn’t until a few years ago that I really got into them.  They are the foundation for all my dessert balls. I have an entire post dedicated to all my dessert ball recipes .

Like…

Or….
Raw Vegan Peanut Butter Vanilla Balls
or use sunflower seed butter or almond butter instead of PB So yes, I am a fan of dates because they’re in all my Ball Recipes Are you a fan of dates?  Feel free to tell me about all your hot dates, too! 3. Are you a fan of surprises? Good surprises, yes, of course! Bad surprises, i.e. car repairs, home repairs, pop quizzes, etc., not a fan of those kind of surprises.  At all. Happy Valentine’s Day P.S. If you’re just catching up on posts from the weekend, here are mine since Friday

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