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My Valentine


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When we first moved into our home in a new somewhat unfamiliar town we got Boo-ed. I’m not sure if you’ve heard of this cute tradition before? I hadn’t! It was around Halloween (hence the boo), someone rang the doorbell and ran leaving a small box of treats at the front door with a note saying we’d been Boo-ed. Getting Boo-ed was such a sweet welcome to the neighborhood. It actually made tears come to my eyes, when getting that little box I immediately felt that our family had made the right decisions moving into this quaint small town. I still don’t know who it was that ‘Boo-ed’ us, but whoever you are, thank you! This simple act of kindness helped me and my family transition into our new life here a little more gracefully.


I was thinking about how to make people feel loved and welcome like this simple box of treats made Piper and me feel that chilly October night and decided to do the same thing for the month of February with a Valentine theme box of goodies and trinkets.

Piper and I headed on our mission to the store and found these adorable little mailboxes. We bought a couple of them and stuffed them with little Valentine themed goodies, some stickers, stamps, bracelets (nothing expensive) and Piper’s favorite, delicious individual packs of YumEarth Organic Gummy Bears.


It was so much fun to create these fun packages and then drive over to a few houses and leave the Valentine Treats on the doorsteps of some friends! Piper was ecstatic she loved every part of this adventure, from putting the boxes together to surprising her friends with a special February treat! It turned into a mother-daughter bonding experience. We giggled the whole time! Kenzie too! She’s just too young to really know what is going on 🙂


Want to start the tradition in your neighborhood? Here { valentine } is the print out for you to get started! Piper and I hope you have as much fun as we did! DSC_0276

For an extra treat just in time for Valentine’s Day we have partnered up with YumEarth for a giveaway! Enter to win $25 worth of Valentine’s Day Organic Gummy Bears! To enter comment here with your favorite thing about Valentine’s Day! Good luck!

YumEarth  Gummy Bears made with organic cans sugar and honest ingredients. YumEarth Gummy Bears are gluten-free (yay! I can eat them!!), fat-free, soy-free, GMO-free, peanut-free, tree-nut free and have no synthetic dyes or flavors and no high fructose syrup. YumEarth Gummy Bears have a quintessential bouncy texture of a traditional gummy bear and a burst of fantastic fruit flavors like Pomegranate Pucker, Mango Tango and Perfectly Peach. This is the perfect treat for kids with allergies or schools who are allergy cautious! We are very aware of what we give our children to eat and we are happy to give them these gummy bears!

Xoxo- Alia


Piper’s Outfit || Bow: Layla Bell Designs || Top: Gap Kids || Jeans: Old Navy || Shoes: Converse :: Kenzie’s Outfit || Headband: Layla Bell Designs || Dress: Baby Gap || Tights: Carters ||

Thank you YumEarth for making this post and giveaway possible!

5 thoughts on “My Valentine

  1. My favorite thing about Valentine’s is sharing YumEarth with my sons. Not keeping them all to myself-that’s real love!

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