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Thursday, January 17, 2013

Valentine's Love From The Oven

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Hello there!
I am here today just to share a bit of inspiration.
Sometimes we think that we must make something fancy for gift-giving, but we don't
Just remember that anything that comes from your oven is made with love.
I know that with all the wonderful sources like magazines and Pinterest,  it can be so tempting to get super fancy...but we don't need to.
Sometimes the tried & true is just perfect on it's own.
I made a banana chocolate chip bread in a mini-loaf pan for a friend.
It wasn't fancy....just my usual recipe.
But then I wrapped it in waxed paper, added a paper doily and a heart-shaped Valentine and tied it up with baker's twine.
The love was in the care with which I made and packaged it.
Simple & pretty. Made with love.
Sometimes that is  all we need.
Thank you so much for visiting me!

Here are some of my Pinterset Boards you might want to check out:
Valentine's Inspiration
Organized Homes
Organized Kitchens

This post is linked to these parties:
Craftberry Bush, The Frugal Girls, Tidy Mom, Tatertots & Jello, Six Sister's Stuff, Funky Junk Interiors,  Under The Table & Dreaming, Uncommon Designs, Craft-O-Maniac, Aalderberry Hill, The DIY Dreamer, Savvy Southern Style, Gingersnap Crafts, Lil Luna, Clean & Scentsible,
Someday Crafts, StoneGable, Today's Creative BLog, Chef-in-Training, Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons,


lizy b said...

I completely agree! Beautiful wrapping can make the littlest gift the most special!

Kim @ Bugs N Stuff said...

Angie, your posts are like a little ray of sunshine. Thank you for not hiding your light under a bushel.

Peace! ~ Kim

Cindy said...

That's a wonderful idea, thanks Angie.
Where do you buy your bakers twine? I haven't see it anywhere that I shop. Thanks.
Hugs, cindy

Christina at I Gotta Create! said...

Simple, sweet and so pretty, Angie!

<3 Christina @ I Gotta Create!
Wildly Original link party is open.

Leigh Anne Wilkes said...

I am a total sucker for cute packaging and this is darling!
I just started a new Finding the Pretty & Delicious Linky Party on my blog this week - would love to have you stop by and share!

Carol said...

That is so sweet, Angie! My favorite "go-to" little gift for someone who might need a bit of "uplifting" or even a "thank you," is a mini-loaf of some kind of sweet bread tied up with a bow. Those little things usually bring the biggest smiles.

Karen Mary Butterfly said...

I love this! It's such a cute idea for wrapping up goodies. I wish I could pin this, but I am at work on a borrowed computer. Need to pin when I get home! Very cute and I just bought heart shaped dollies too!! Might be time to bake!! :)

Sara said...

This is so cute!! Hope you can link up at my Trendy Tuesday party!!

Jenn @ Clean and Scentsible said...

That is just so sweet! It would make a nice little gift for some of my co-workers. I'll be featuring this tomorrow. Happy Sunday!
Jenn :)

Christine said...

It's true.. sometimes just wrapping something pretty makes anything feel special... HOWEVER I bet your banana bread is AMAZING!!!

Thanks so much for partying with me last week at The DIY Dreamer... From Dream To Reality! I'm really looking forward to seeing what you share tomorrow evening!

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