Way back in 1992, a friend of mine at Texas A&M mentioned there might be a girl in a sorority that needed a date to a party. Even though there was a free t-shirt involved, we all thought it was a good idea to meet before the party. So…a blind date to Duncan Dining Hall,…

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Valentine’s Day was really quite lovely, but we had our doses of reality, too. Decorating the boxes and putting together the Valentine cards was great fun – for all of us.  Once we put on Cars 2, Luke was finally distracted from getting into the paint. Like last year, I used a printable, designed by Olliegraphic,…

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Last week, Anna-Laura and I (with the expert help of Luke, Clare and Will) decorated her Valentine shoebox.  We had a really great time.  It’s rare that a project gets completed without whining, crying or meltdowns.  This one was actually enjoyable – by all of us – and I loved doing it with her. I…

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As we prepare for Hallmark’s busiest holiday of the year, I’m reminded that so much gets lost on Valentine’s Day.  Namely, the saint for whom the holiday is named!  Scott and I have never been huge Valentine’s Day lovers (pardon the pun), because as Scott says, “Everyday is Valentine’s Day at our house.”  Aww.  There…

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