Valentine’s Day Treats + 5 Ways to Celebrate at Home

You guys know we looooove Valentine’s Day over here and our celebration is kicking off first thing tomorrow morning with a weekend full of fun for the kiddos. I feel extra compelled this year to make it super special since they aren’t in school doing a Valentine’s party like they normally might, but I am up to the challenge!! Tomorrow will be our official classroom party. I’m surprising them with their festive date night baskets in the morning, we will

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Valentine’s Day Sugar Cookies

A tried and true sugar cookie recipe from my grandma, forever my favorite, forever nostalgic. Hope you love them! Sugar CookiesCream together: 1 Cup Sugar, 2 Sticks Softened Butter. Add: 2 Eggs, 4 Tablespoons Cream (Half & Half), a smidgeon of Vanilla. Mix Together. Then Add: 3 Cups Flour, 2 tsp Baking Powder, 1 tsp Baking Soda. Mix well (I used my hands here). Refrigerate dough at least two hours. Roll, cut & bake at 350 degrees for about 6-7 min. Buttercream

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Garvin Family Chili Recipe

Or if you’ve been around here for a while, you know we call it Brandon’s Bomb Chili!This chili is SPICY, our kids do eat it but it is hot and will definitely make your nose run a little bit! This is a no bean recipe, with both beef & pork, lots of peppers, a can of beer and best of all: topped with tater tots (or extra crispy tater crowns which are the actual best) and tillamook shredded cheddar cheese!

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