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Valentines hearts milk ice cubes

Valentines hearts milk ice cubes

Valentines Hearts milk ice cubes

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, I am excited to share a couple Valentines hearts projects to celebrate the holiday with subtly and style. These milk Valentines hearts ice cubes are a sweet surprise for your man’s morning coffee or the kid’s tall glass of milk. As they melt, the milk turns pink (the twins were in love!).

Make the Valentines hearts milk ice cubes:

You’ll need

  • milk
  • red food dye
  • a heart ice cube tray

Start by combining milk and a few drops of red food coloring together in a small bowl. Fill an ice cube tray, my heart one is from Ikea and freeze overnight. So easy, right!?!

These Valentines hearts ice cubes are a crazy easy way to make the morning special for those you love. Since Valentine’s Day usually falls on a weekday for us, I am always on the look out for simple and easy ways to make it special while still getting everyone out the door on time.

Over the years, I’ve come to learn that even the simpliest acts of celebrating a holiday have come to mean a big deal to the idea of traditions for my kids and my husband. It’s so worth it to take a moment and create something like these heart ice cubes that they will remember fondly years from now.

This Valentines hearts cube idea could also be used with red wine to add substance to a Valentine’s dinner or soup. The trays could also be filled with chocolate for adding a sweet taste to any drink (I like the chocolate hearts best with pink lemonade). And you could harden whipped cream or frosting in the Valentines hearts to top a Valentines cake in festive holiday style.

So get your heart tray out, and fill it to begin making festive Valentine traditions today.

Here are s few other simple Valentines hearts favorites you might have missed… individual mini fondue, sweet love brownies, stitched hearts (these would make adorable Valentines), crocheted heart cake toppers and one of my first DIY blog posts painted love bottles.


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  1. these are SO sweet! I am so glad you shared…now I must look for a heart shaped ice cube tray. :)

  2. andrea

    31 January

    love this idea!! so doing this for lila on valentine’s day :)

  3. Such a cute idea! I love all things heart-shaped!

  4. Sandy a la Mode

    31 January

    this is sooo stinking adorable! love it! you are always soo creative!!

  5. Liz

    31 January

    Adorable! I love this idea. Can’t wait until I have kids – they will enjoy this!

  6. Emily

    31 January

    I love all of your creative ideas!

    -E
    http://nosweatsallowed.blogspot.com

  7. Sweetest idea! And pink milk afterwards?! What could be better.

  8. Lena

    31 January

    What an amazing idea!

  9. Rach

    31 January

    Aww so cute!

  10. Anna @ IHOD

    31 January

    These are absolutely adorable. Thank you for sharing Victoria!

  11. susan@pocacosa

    31 January

    simply lovely! I featured you today on my blog: http://puertabella.blogspot.com/2012/01/heart-milk-cubes.html

  12. These are way too cute. And I love that they’re made from milk and not water. Can’t stand watery milk ;)

  13. This is pure genius! I could see floating some of these in my kid’s cereal bowl on Valentine’s morning, too…

  14. These are adorable! I’ll have to try them for V-day! Cheers – Julie

  15. Corrie Anne

    1 February

    I’m so excited for Valetine’s this year! I love the mini fondue idea. I sent it to about 10 people. Lol

  16. Marisa

    1 February

    This is such an amazing idea! My kids will go crazy for this. Thank you so much for sharing!

  17. Amy W.

    2 February

    Thanks for sharing such an adorable idea! I like the way you think!

  18. Helen

    2 February

    Oh I so will be making these for my twins!

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    I wonder if you could make Strawberry Quick and freeze it in the ice cubes? Then it would be strawberry tasting as they melted.

    • Victoria

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      Yes, Sharon you could totally use strawberry milk. I originally made these to put in coffee and thought it would be great to have them without taste, but in the milk that would be perfect!

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  98. Jess Oakes

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    Oh my gosh, this is the cutest idea ever!!!!

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