Valentine’s Day Cake and Macaroni + Cheese

Valentine’s Day

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I noticed on social media this year there was a lot of hating going on about Valentine’s Day. I get it, it’s a holiday designed to make you feel bad if:
you’re single
You’re in a bad relationship
You’re in a good relationship but Valentine’s Day has become this competitive thing with you and your girlfriends
You’re in a relationship, it’s good, but you hate having to muster up this false sense of romance for the sake of a holiday when you barely have time to fold your laundry. Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Shortbread Hearts

I’ve never really been big on Valentine’s Day celebrating.  Maybe I’m a bit cynical of the “holiday” because of the years I spent working in the restaurant industry.  For folks working in the service industry this is probably hands down one of the most dreaded nights of the year where everybody comes out of the woodwork .  Really – why do we need just one day set aside for acts of love and kindness?  Why should one day be reserved for this, why not every day? Continue reading