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Happy Weekend! It is Saturday morning and I am still debating whether I would like to try to be productive this weekend and tackle a few organizing/decluttering projects I’ve been wanting to get to, or whether I should just take it easy and curl up with a good book.  What about you–do you plan to be productive, just relax, or a little of both?

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And now on to the good stuff.  Here is what I loved this week:

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First of all, this Spicy Shrimp Romesco from The Seasoned Mom looks absolutely delicious!

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Of course these Chicken Meatballs in Thai Peanut Red Curry Sauce from At the Corner of Happy and Harried sound pretty amazing too!

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 This Chicken & Pasta Bake from Written Reality is a comfort food classic that can be on the table in less than 30 minutes!

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These Pancake and Strawberry Skewers from Daily Leisure are so cute!

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 These Healthy Quinoa Cakes with Yogurt Dill Sauce from Luv a Bargain would make a great afternoon snack! Yum!

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 On the sweeter side, this White Chocolate Strawberry Buttercream  from The Bewitchen’ Kitchen gets it’s pink hue naturally!

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 These Truffle Cookies from The Simple, Sweet Life would be a perfect gift for your Valentine!

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This Cupid Strawberry Float Recipe from Frugal Coupon Living would be a fun treat to make with the kids!

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These DIY Pillow Boxes from Little Girl Designs are just adorable!

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Need Valentine’s for your child’s class?  Print these DIY Hugs for You Valentine from The Happy Scraps for free!

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Humble in a Heartbeat has 7 Fun and Free Valentine’s Day Activities for Families with Young Children. I love number 3!

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This list of 10 Charming and Romantic Valentine’s Gifts for Under $10 from Creative Savings is great. Number 9 is so sweet!

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Laura Sue Shaw shares her detailed list of Things You Should Buy in Bulk. This is such a great resource!

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These Top 5 Money Saving Strategies from the Frugal Fanatic can help you save some serious cash over the several months.

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Finally, Know When to Hire a Tax Professional by asking yourself 4 easy questions from The Budget Mama.

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What did you love this week?

7 Comments

  1. February 7 at 08:42AM

    Happy Weekend Ruth! Thank you so much for including my healthy quinoa cakes this week. 🙂

  2. February 7 at 09:22AM

    Look at all these darling Valentine’s Day posts! I’m so happy you shared my fun and free v-day activities! Have a great weekend 🙂

  3. February 7 at 09:31AM

    Thanks for featuring my pillow boxes, Ruth! I’m hoping that my family and I can get out on a nice walk today–it has been pouring rain here in Oregon! Hope you have a great weekend. 🙂

  4. Anonymous
    February 7 at 10:32AM

    Hi, Ruth! Happy Saturday morning! I hope that you’re having a great weekend. 🙂

    Thanks SO much for sharing our Easy Spicy Shrimp Romesco post!

  5. Thanks for featuring my Thai chicken meatballs curry, Ruth. Have a lovely weekend!
    xo,
    Anjana.

  6. February 7 at 07:08PM

    Thanks so much for sharing my tips for buying in bulk! Hope you have a wonderful weekend, whether productive, relaxed, or both 🙂 I think I’m aiming for a combo of both productive and restful!

  7. February 9 at 12:54PM

    Thank you for the feature 🙂 I’m missing those cupcakes now that they’re gone.

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