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Valentines Treats


I'm a little bit poor at the moment... A combination of unexpected vets bills (the cat's skin condition has flared up) and the Tax Credits people suddenly deciding that Freddie is a figment of my imagination and cutting more than a third of my payment without warning, and the drop in my maternity pay, plus the impending MOT bill (next week - yay!) has left me with a serious dent in my bank account. Right in time for Valentine's Day. Oh, and foolishly we have always had the tradition of my getting stuff for the kids, and them for me.

So this is what I have done this year: As well as buying a couple of (very inexpensive) DVDs Hubby has been wanting, I have made another pan of that Peanut Butter Fudge from the other week. He loved it and wanted more. This time I have topped it with a layer of chocolate and decorated it with "pink chocolate" hearts.

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I made the kids some Valentines Chocolate Bark too and bagged it up with a home-printed lable,


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And I made the kids cards.


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And do you know? The kids are DELIGHTED with what they have, and the Hubby isn't sulking either. So it's all good.

I still feel like I want to spoil my beloved husband though.... I think I might just splash the cash on him a bit once I have some again! After all.... I don't only love him on Valentines Day! And he is very very VERY worth it.



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