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Valentines Day 2015

Happy Valentine’s Day!! I am obsessed with Valentine’s Day. I loved how in elementary school we would decorate shoe boxes and collect cards and candy from our classmates in the boxes. I loved going through my box, eating all the candy and reading everyone’s messages. As an adult, I loved giving and receiving gifts: chocolate hearts and roses, shiny red heart shaped boxes filled with goodies, heart jewelry, etc. I love how my first son was conceived on Valentine’s Day <3

Ok so I know it’s a corporate-marketing-consumer-exploiting holiday. But aren’t all holidays?

This year I told my husband what I wanted: macaroon trinket boxes. They are SO cute. I look at them and I want to eat them.

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So because I’m 5 I went and splurged on fun festive things that I don’t need but that make me happy:

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And then I put up hearts everywhere…….

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And I made a pretty table spread, and then ate everything on the table:

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Last year I did the same thing. Except I had more time to bake and make things like cheesecake cupcakes and heart shaped cakes. This year I have two babies instead of one so no time for making fancy strawberry cheesecake cupcakes.

Last year:

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About: Leila Rahmanian and Salar Rahmanian

Leila Rahmanian is married to Salar Rahmanian. They live in the San Francisco Bay Area and have three wonderful kids, two boys named Valentino Rahmanian and Caspian Rahmanian and a beautiful daughter named Persephone Rahmanian.