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Valentine’s Day is right around the we put together a few ideas for how to make it extra special for your littles at home.
February is a short month that can feel long in Michigan. Brighten up your day with big smiles from your kids when they get a surprise or two. Whether it’s after (heart shaped pizza) dinner dessert or matching mom during school drop off, these are easy activities to make the month extra fun.
Plan A ‘Heart’y Meal
Hungry Howie’s has heart shaped pizzas for Valentine’s Day and it’s a dinner that everyone will love.
Pick up a Sugar Cookie Painting Kit from Love and Buttercream in Birmingham and let your littles design their perfect colorful cookie.
Order A Sweet Treat
Bombshell Treat Bar is delicious any time a year but they’re extra special for Valentine’s Day. Place an order online and have them hand delivered right to your door (within a 20-mile radius of Troy).
Cozy Up at Home
The Art Attic in Plymouth has Valentine’s crafts, cool soaps for bathtime and heart cocoa bombs for keeping warm during story time. Order online and pick up in person.
Mommy + Me
Look good and feel good supporting an important cause with the Love More line from Kiloh + Co. The soft and comfortable shirts come in sizes for mom and littles. All proceeds go to support the NICU at Helen Devos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Brighten Your Day
We’ve got a several more weeks before the flowers start to bloom outside, so pick some up and bring them in from Olive’s Bloombox. Pick out a bouquet for your house or send one to someone you love – friends, family, teacher – it’s a beautiful way to brighten someone’s day.
About Ashley Hubbbard-Porter
Ashley Porter is a Chicago native who now calls Birmingham home. Ashley and her husband Mike and son Jake love attending local festivals, exploring Detroit’s diverse food scene, and venturing outside of Metro Detroit to enjoy the natural beauty of Michigan. With a background in Early Childhood Education, Ashley loves connecting with and supporting families in her community, which is why she is so excited to be a part of LittleGuide Detroit.