fabulously frugal thursday: valentine’s day food & gifts

by Barb on January 31, 2013

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Fabulously Frugal Thursday

I’m in the mood for love…..for the next 3 weeks. Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays because 2 days later, it’s my birthday! While some folks don’t like having a Christmas birthday, I love having a Valentine’s birthday. Especially since it always snows around my birthday and I’m not fond of winter. I am very fond of red and bright pink. Sparkles, too. Love the sparkles.

To get you in the mood for love, I have lots of great, and of course, frugal ideas for Valentine’s Day. Go forth and show your love with these fabulously frugal gifts.

Surprise Cupcakes and Red Heart Rice Krispy Treats from Confessions of a Stay at Home Mom

Ladybug Pretzels and Heart Fruit Kabobs from Confessions of a Stay at Home Mom

Sweets for the Sweet Valentine’s Day Treats from Richly Middle Class

Valentine’s Day Buttons from Souffle Bombay

Sharpie Mugs – Quotes for Life from Who Says You Can’t

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Jo-Lynne {Musings of a Housewife} January 31, 2013 at 8:24 am

what a great round-up! I pinned it!

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Barb January 31, 2013 at 12:37 pm

Thank you!

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Melinda@LookWhatMomFound...andDadtoo January 31, 2013 at 8:43 am

I keep meaning to get some mugs to personalize. Hopefully this is my reminder :)
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Alissa January 31, 2013 at 11:19 am

These are such neat ideas. I think I might try the Sharpie mugs this year with the kids!
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Colleen (Souffle Bombay) January 31, 2013 at 11:43 am

Love the sharpie mugs!
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Barb January 31, 2013 at 12:37 pm

Aren’t they fun!?! And a great excuse to buy lots of colored Sharpies.

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Becky January 31, 2013 at 2:49 pm

Good roundup! I love the different pretzel ones.
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Heather S. January 31, 2013 at 2:50 pm

I’ve been eyeing the sharpie mugs too!
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Jenn @ The Purposeful Mom January 31, 2013 at 3:45 pm

Thanks for sharing at Thrifty Thursday! I especially love those V-day buttons – they look cute and delicious!
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Crystal & Co February 3, 2013 at 2:36 pm

I love all of your Valentine ideas!

And Happy Birthday (a little early) !

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Barb February 4, 2013 at 3:31 pm

Thank you!

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