Valentine’s Day!

by Leighann on February 13, 2011

Valentine Pillow Pet

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. What are you doing to celebrate?

Q has been begging and pleading for the My Pillow Pet Valentine DogMy Pillow Pet Valentine Dog that she saw at Walgreens when we were there picking up prescriptions in January. The shipment had just arrived and she made the photo manager (they were displayed by the photo counter) promise that there would be one for her when her mom was ready to buy. Every time we even go within a half mile of Walgreens she asks if we can go see if they have any left.

Little does she know that I had my husband pick one up for her on the way home from work!

And guess what?! No carbs!

Here are a few Valentine-related posts of interest.

From D-Mom Blog

Heart-Shaped Sugar, Sugar, Sugar Even though her classmates’ parents know she’s diabetic, they gave her a ton of high carb candy for Valentine’s Day.

Get Cooking: 3 Carb Cupid’s Cups If you are searching for an easy, low carb treat for Valentine’s Day, look no further. This dessert requires only 2 ingredients and has only 3 carbs per serving.

From the DOC

Diabetes Mine: Loving Yourself With Diabetes Guest post by Riva Greenberg about the premise that “the more you love and appreciate yourself the better you’ll do managing your diabetes.”

Joslin Diabetes Blog: Diabetes and Chocolate: Good News for Valentine’s Day? Guest post by Amy Tenderich about chocolate. And yes, she can eat chocolate!

And Around the Web

The State of Discontent: A Cookie Like My Heart My friend Jaelithe has a son with a life-threatening peanut allergy. As you read her words you will nod your head in agreement and knowing. Though we may not share the same medical condition with her, we share the same sentiments.

Twig and Thistle: Naturally Sweet DIY Valentine Cute stickers to turn fruit into Valentine’s. I might print these out for school lunches throughout the year!

Kid Appeal: Valentine’s Day Healthy Yogurt Banana Split Fruity Sundae Recipe This “banana split” would be great for breakfast or a treat!

Manic Mommies: A “Healthier” Valentine Chocolate Cupcake They’re cupcakes, so of course they have sugar and chocolate, but they also have blueberries!

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