The sweetest day of the year is almost year! Valentine’s Day isn’t complete without some kind of treat. This year we propose you bring your family and friends together for some Valentine’s Day fun, laughter and sweets. Decorating cookies is tradition for many holidays. Add Valentine’s Day to that list.
There are so many fun things you can do with valentine cookies. First off, there are many options of fun cookie cutters like hearts, lips, X’s, O’s, arrows and more. Try out some different shapes with your cookies. Even if you only have a circle cookie cutter you can let your creativity shine with sprinkles and frosting. There are so many options of sprinkles now a days from basic dots to larger bold shapes. With your frosting try some festive shades. You can go simple and spread the frosting on each cookie or you can try some piping techniques.
We have found so many great valentine cookies ideas and have put them all into one place! Click here to check out our Pinterest board.
And if you are in a time crunch stop in to your local Macey’s and grab some of our bakery fresh sugar cookies! We have everything you need for a valentine cookie sweet treat.
This year for Valentine’s Day we wanted to talk about love… but not the love you may be thinking of this time of year. We mean the love of food! Food is life and one of the basic needs of survival. Food is a big part of our daily lives whether we realize it or not. Think about if for a minute… food is usually at the center of gatherings for both families and friends. Some of the most memorable moments in life usually involve food in one way or another. Whether it’s a delicately decorated wedding cake sitting quietly in the corner at your wedding reception or a beautifully basted turkey at the center of your Thanksgiving Day dining room table, food is always present. Food also gives us the ability to taste the world. Exotic flavors and dishes from distant lands allow us to momentarily escape to far off places, giving us a hint of what life is like in that land. Food can also be an escape from reality. When life gets stressful, a simple sweet treat can often heal the moment. Traditional comfort food can also stir memories in our minds as we drift back to days long gone. The various aromas and textures of the foods we eat can take us back to a time long gone… to those delicious dishes grandma used to make or that dad used to prepare on the grill.
We hope these simple words help you appreciate the role that food plays in our lives and that you continue to nourish a healthy love for food. As you prepare that next meal or as you sit down to eat take a moment to appreciate food. Take time to taste new dishes. Savor the flavors and enjoy the sweet smells. Don’t rush. Enjoy each bite. Add most importantly, don’t forget to add an extra dash of love in what you prepare for your families and friends. They will appreciate it and food is always better with love.
Valentines breakfast is planned. Valentines date night is planned. All you have left to do is get your children’s valentines ready. Make it simple with our printable Kong Valentines Day cards. Click the attachments below to download and attach something yummy. Your kids are sure to have the best and wildest valentines.