Valentine’s Day

Extremely Earnest Valentine’s Day card appreciation: Steve Murray

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Steve Murray: A card for all occasions. No seriously, are you following the man on twitter? Or following his advice? What’s wrong with you? You would have seen this today. Did you get a good card today? A really, really good one? Let us know.  

The Ultimate Bunch Guide to Valentine’s Day

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A complete round-up of  our best Valentine’s ideas ever While the Valentine’s Day industrial complex is likely trying to convince you to shell out for a very serious, pricey dinner ($55, 000 cupcakes??) and buy unnecessary presents, let’s remember a time when Valentine’s Day was all about heart-shaped crafts and sugary treats. We’ve got some… Read More »

Valentine’s Day Party Activities!

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Originally published on Today’s Parent We came up with some great Valentine’s Day-themed activities for our pals at Today’s Parent For kids, Valentine’s Day usually means decorating a mailbox and handing out cards to classmates. If they’re lucky, there’s some sort of party involved. And, since heart-shaped candies and pun-laden valentines can only amuse them… Read More »

3 Recycled Crayon Valentines

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Melt them, shave them, or mold them; crayons make a great Valentines Crayon Stained Glass Cards You’ll need: waxed paper, a pencil sharpener, crayons, a bone folder, and a warm iron. Remove the paper from crayons and shave them using a pencil sharpener. Sprinkle the waxed paper with the shavings. (The more wax you sprinkle,… Read More »

DIY Valentine Shadowbox Cards Inspired By the Pioneer of the American Valentine

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Victorian style Valentines offer an alternative to the prepackaged ones. Bad jokes not included. It was 1847 when the first mass produced Valentine’s Day cards were made. The era quickly became the golden age of Valentines. Esther Howland, now known as the mother of the American Valentine, commissioned her friends and family to form an… Read More »

DIY Valentine’s Day Cards

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Did you and your kids make cards at home? We want to see them! Photographer and Bunchland reader Stephani Buchman wanted an alternative to the Valentine’s Day cards she saw in the stores, so she snapped a picture of one of her kids playing with some cookie cutters, ran it through the PhotoShop to add… Read More »

Love Letters: Jonas Chernick

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Seriously, what’s sweeter than a dad expressing love for his family? Because we were so thrilled with the love letters we got last Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day, we’ve once again asked some culturatti dads to chime in on what makes their partners great. You can catch actor Jonas Chernick on Degrassi, Little Mosque on… Read More »

Love Letters: Tod Abrams aka The Reluctant Daddy

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Seriously, what’s sweeter than a dad expressing love for his family? Because we were so thrilled with the love letters we got last Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day, we’ve once again asked some culturatti dads to chime in on what makes their partners great. We’re in the process of making Tod Abrams our new best… Read More »

Love Letters: The National Post’s Ben Errett

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Seriously, what’s sweeter than a dad expressing love for his family? Because we were so thrilled with the love letters we got last Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day, we’ve once again asked some culturatti dads to chime in on what makes their partners great. We asked Benjamin Errett, an editor at The National Post and… Read More »

A Valentine’s Day Total Win: Heart-Shaped Cupcakes Without a New Pan

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Here at Bunchland, we know we’re not Martha Stewart. Or Gwyneth Paltrow. Or Kelly Rippa. Nor do we have the last name Stepford. But part of us wants to fake it. Occasionally.  Very occasionally. That’s why we LOVE this Random Thought from Supermom Kelli. With this trick, you can make heart-shaped cupcakes with a regular… Read More »

Love Letters: GeekDad’s Jonathan Liu

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Seriously, what’s sweeter than a dad expressing love for his family? Because we were so thrilled with the love letters we got last Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day, we’ve once again asked some culturatti dads to chime in on what makes their partners great. We’re big GeekDad fans. These dads (and now moms) are all… Read More »

Valentines Mailboxes

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Catherine Romano blogs about crafty projects for kids and parents One of the best things about Valentine’s Day is that the holiday is dedicated to celebrating your love and affection for family and friends. One of the ways to revel in the celebration is with Valentines, playful cards with adorable little characters and lots of… Read More »

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