The tag says: "I love watching our friendship grow" The mini-pot, seeds and soil kits were from the Target dollar spot. A perfect candy-free Valentine.
This is a variation on the flower growing kits. In a classroom with lots of children, you may not want to spend $1 on each card. By using the seed packet (which I got at the discount store for 10 cents each) you can make dozens of valentines for under $5.
This was the year that I lived on $20 a week for the entire month of January. Because of that my mantle featured only things I had lying around the house or could get for free. Branches, paper pom poms and of course..