Every holiday that rolls around and sometimes just for fun I send off a box of goodies to my college boy and also one to my middle son and his family. My middle boy's family happens to include my first born grandbaby.
So of course I have to send a little something special to her:-)
When my children were growing up we'd buy a book for every holiday each year. (I still have all those books) I'm continuing the tradition with my grandchildren.
For Valentine's Day I choose the cardboard book "Happy Valentine's Day, Mouse!" by Laura Numeroff and Felicia Bond.
I also included a bottle of candy and a few bags of white chocolate popcorn.
I'm sure you've seen these plastic bottles used as gift containers - simply remove the label, wash out the bottle and dry well. Cut a small slit in the bottle and insert candy or other little goodies or toys. Cover the slit with the original label or make a new label to cover it.
Two boxes ready to go.
My college boy gets extra goodies to share with his roommate. (Also if I keep it in the house I will consume every piece:-)
My son and his wife get the goodies along with a gift card for a nice dinner out and a little extra cash for a for a baby sitter. Oh, how I wish I was close enough to babysit for the evening!
And this is one of those stuffed toys with the velcro hands. I wrote a note that says
"A hug from Grammie and Papa"
I wish you all a Happy Valentine's Day!
and I leave you with a yummy recipe for
White Chocolate Popcorn
This is so good and so easy. I keep bags of popcorn and white morsels in my pantry. It only takes a few minutes to make up a batch. Great for unexpected company.
1 bag of 94% Fat Free Popcorn
12 ounce bag of white morsels
Pop the corn and let cool slightly. Remove any kernels that didn't pop.
Melt the white morsels in the microwave. Stir every 30 seconds until the morsels are all melted.
Place the popcorn in a large bowl, pour the melted white morsels over the popcorn and stir with a large spoon until the popcorn is well coated.
Place the coated popcorn on a baking sheet. I just dump it on and smooth it out. Place the cookie sheet in the fridge for about 15 minutes or until the coating is hard.
Once the coating is hard break the popcorn up into pieces.
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