Sweets for Your Sweetie – Valentine’s Day Dessert Soiree Ideas

What is it about Valentine’s Day that makes everything have to be sugar coated? Fruit? Muffins? Exchanged words? EVERYTHING just has a sweetness to it, which –don’t get me wrong- it’s welcomed, but it can sometimes borderline on TOO much. And I’m sure for some people, at some point, it is too much. But sometimes, everything is just perfect and that extra sweetness just works perfectly and is welcomed with open arms.

Enough about sweets……yeah who am I kidding. That should have read: SO BRING ON THE SWEETS!

Sweets are the hero of this week party idea board for Valentine’s Day. This soiree can be scaled up or down in size for all sorts of events, though my favorite would be a stay at home bake-a-thon with your sweetie, whipping up one scrumptious dessert after the other, and enjoying the creations that you made together. But hearts are universal, and are easily included in themed baby showers, bridal parties, girl’s night, or even a festive family and friends gathering.

Here’s what I had in mind:

Sweets for Your Sweetie - Valentine's Day Dessert Soiree Ideas

Sweets for Your Sweetie – Valentine’s Day Dessert Soiree Ideas

If you find yourself in need of some clever Valentine’s Day inspired breakfast ideas, check out my post covering what I believe to be the perfect Valentine’s Day breakfast.

Be sure to stop by and say hi to all these great sources of inspiration and tutorials for this week’s idea board:

Strawberry Hearts Valentine Snacks – tutorial shared by Modern Parents Messy Kids

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Heart Cake Surprise Cake – tutorial and recipe shared on Mom Loves Baking

Red Sugar Rimmed Cocktails – shared on Bird’s Party

Sweet Cherry Pie Pastry Envelope – recipe and tutorial shared by Liz Bushong

Valentine Gourmet Chocolate Caramel Apples – created and sold by BigBearChocolates on Etsy

Candy Hearts Table Décorspotted on Pinterest

Valentine’s Popcorn White Chocolate Popcorn – recipe shared by Gimme Some Oven

Red Hearts Valentine’s Day Décor – shared on Advice from a Twenty Something

Strawberry Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting – recipe shared by Life, Love and Sugar

DIY Valentine’s Day Table Candy Décor – tutorial shared by The DIY Dish

Valentine’s Day Balloon Heart –tutorial shared by The House That Lars Built

Red and White Valentine’s Day Place Setting – shared by Pier 1 Imports on Pinterest

Candy and Tulips Table Centerpiece – shared in a roundup post by Designer Trapped in a Lawyer’s Body

Valentine’s Day: do you love it or hate it?

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The Perfect Valentine’s Day Breakfast

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but on Valentine’s Day, it can be so much more than a meal!

Let your special someone know how much they mean to you and fix them this yummy breakfast spread. A quick trip to the grocery store and some time to prepare is really all you need.  Let’s see what’s on the menu:

The Perfect Valentine’s Day Breakfast

The Perfect Valentine’s Day Breakfast

It’s amazing what a few extra minutes and a heart shaped cookie cutter can do!

Get more information about these lovely images I shared here:

Heart Shaped Fried Egg in Toast

Heart Shaped Fried Egg in Toast

Heart Shaped Fried Egg in Toast – spotted on this pin here

Heart Shaped Melon

Heart Shaped Melon

Heart Shaped Melon – shared by Alessandra Zecchini here

Heart Shaped Bacon

Heart Shaped Bacon

Heart Shaped Bacon – spotted on this pin here

Heart Shaped Boiled Eggs

Heart Shaped Boiled Eggs

Heart Shaped Boiled Eggs – spotted on this pin here

Valentine’s Day Smoothie

Valentine’s Day Smoothie

Valentine’s Day Smoothie – shared by Jeanne Winter here

Valentine’s Day Place Setting

Valentine’s Day Place Setting

Valentine’s Day Place Setting – shared by Be Different Act Normal here

Heart Shaped Potatoes

Heart Shaped Potatoes

Heart Shaped Potatoes – spotted on this pin here

What is your favorite breakfast food that always makes your day?