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Friday, January 31, 2014

Vintage Valentines & Vittles III

Vintage Valentine
Chilled Tomato & Cucumber Soup | Betty Crocker's Easy Entertaining 1959

Retro Valentine
Green Chile Cheese Fudge | Sandra Lee Semi-homemade Weeknight Wonders 2009
Sandra Lee semi-homemade Weeknight Wonders ©2009

Vintage Valentine Card
Wheaties Nougat Bars | Betty Crocker's Easy Entertaining 1959
It took me five years to finally say, Yes. Do you want to know who finally brought me to my senses?

On Valentine's Day five years later to the day, there was a knock at the door at precisely 11 o'clock at night. What to my wondering eyes should appear but my future husband cloaked from head to toe in aluminum foil! That's right dear readers, my "knight in shining armor" had arrived. In his foiled wrapped hand he carried a small black velvet box. As he crinkled over to open the treasure he bore, tears of joy and those of humor flowed from my eyes. As touching as it was and believe me, it was, it was also hilarious to see this valiant gentle man standing at my door bearing his shining soul. I gleefully accepted. (let's say the entire neighborhood heard me say Yes!:) (continue)