Valentine's Day Round-up

valentine round up 1300
Find Valentine's Day recipes, DIY crafts, cards and art projects, and fun ideas for parents and families in our Valentine's Day Round-Up.
Visit our Find more ideas on our Halloween Pinterest Board. Valentine's Day Pinterest Board for more treats and trends!


Recipes

Make these goodies for Valentine's Day or any time you want a sweet way to say, "I love you!"

 Valentine lollipops
Valentine's Day Lollipops

Strawberry shortcake hearts make a delicious Valentine's Day treat.
Strawberry Shortcake Hearts

Sweetheart Pancake Breakfast by "Snacking with Joy."
Sweetheart Pancake Breakfast



Strawberry Nutella Poptarts
Strawberry Nutella Poptarts


Strawberry Sweethearts Cocoa
Strawberry Sweethearts Cocoa



Chocolate Chip Cookie Hearts
Chocolate Chip Cookie Hearts



Easy Cupcake Fruit Trifles  
Easy Cupcake Fruit Trifles


Bento Box Valentine's Lunch
Bento Box Valentine's Lunch

Find more ideas on our Halloween Pinterest Board. Check out our Valentine's Day pinterest board for more recipes!


DIY Crafts, Cards and Art Projects

Skip the store-bought cards this Valentine's Day and make your own for classmates, friends and family.

Pop art heart
Pop Art Hearts

Tin and Shade Heart
Tint and Shade Hearts

valentine cards
Funny Letter Valentines


Washi Wishes
Create Washi Wishes—Valentine's Day cards and a family mailbox.


Cupcake Cards
These Cupcake Cards look good enough to eat!


Heart Braid  
Send your daughter to school with an adorable Valentine's Day braid.

Find more DIY Valentine's Day gifts in our list of Valentine's Day DIY Crafts, Gifts and Meals.

 
Find more ideas on our Halloween Pinterest Board. Check out our Valentine's Day Pinterest board for more crafts, decorations and party ideas!


Fun Ideas and Outings for Parents and Families

Valentine Fun on the water
Date Nights on the Water

Valentine Places Perfect for a Date on the Water

oceanside valentine ride 2145
Valentine’s Day Events and Activities for Kids in San Diego
Share the love with your family this month!

Family Valentine Fun
Family Valentine Fun

Cultivate family love

Keeping love strong.
Keep Love Strong

36 Ways to Rekindle Romance

father daughter 1619
Great Dates for Dads and Daughters
Ideas for spending time with your daughter

Date Nights at Home
Date Nights at Home: An alternative for parents
Nurture your relationship with your partner

father and son closeness 1744
21 Ways to Tell Your Tween/Teen, “I Love You”

Great tips for parents of adolescents


OA2018 cover lg

Need childcare while you have a night out?
Find a Parent's Night Out (PNO) or Kid's Night Out (KNO) in our annual Out & About guide.

Updated: January 2019

______________

San Diego's Best Holiday Events & Winter Camps, Dec. 2019

San Diego's Best Holiday Events & Winter Camps, Dec. 2019

Deck the season with all things merry and bright using our calendar filled with the biggest and most dazzling holiday events and attractions around town! Still looking for November events? See our . . .

Read more

San Diego's Map of Christmas Lights presented by San Diego Family

San Diego's Map of Christmas Lights presented by San Diego Family

Grab a comfy sweater and a cup of hot cocoa and take the whole family to see San Diego's awesome holiday light displays! San Diego Family's famous Map of Christmas Lights is back with all the festiv . . .

Read more

Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunt

Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunt

Just when you thought touring San Diego Christmas Lights couldn’t get any better, we created a free, printable scavenger hunt to make your lights tour interactive for the kids (and kids at heart). . . .

Read more

18 Budget-Friendly Holiday Traditions

18 Budget-Friendly Holiday Traditions

‘Tis the season for shopping, baking, cooking special meals, holiday decorating, and celebrating with friends and family. The holidays are an exciting time for many, but all that fun can stretch t . . .

Read more

9 Ways to Make Merry Holiday Memories

9 Ways to Make Merry Holiday Memories

December may be the merriest time of the year — but it’s also the busiest. Why not take a much-needed break from shopping and entertaining? Instead, create joyful new memories that the whole fam . . .

Read more

Christmas Parades in San Diego County

Christmas Parades in San Diego County

Festive Christmas parades are coming to town! Take the family to enjoy sparkling lights, stunning floats and sleighloads of ho-ho-holiday cheer! Kiwanis San Marcos Holiday Parade. This year’s th . . .

Read more

5 Secrets for a Merry Christmas Morning

5 Secrets for a Merry Christmas Morning

What's the key to having a merry Christmas morning? Here are practical ways to reduce stress and make it fun for the whole family. As parents, we want Christmas morning to be a time full o . . .

Read more

Finding Snow in San Diego

Finding Snow in San Diego

When it comes to snow, we’ve got you covered. When snow is in the forecast, here is where you'll find it in or near San Diego County. Be sure to check websites for projected snowfall, weather condit . . .

Read more

Fun Fall Traditions in San Diego

Fun Fall Traditions in San Diego

Traditions create family closeness and make memories that last a lifetime. If your family doesn’t already have fall traditions, try some of these ideas—you’re sure to look forward to them each . . .

Read more

San Diego Family Magazine Logo

Be Family Informed – Sign up for our Newsletters below!