The prompt this week is a Valentine Card which dates back to the 1940s and comes from the Flickr Commons collection of the Deseronto Archives.
Mine was not a romantic family. There are no valentines in the memorabilia box so I looked online for material and found a few talking vegetables but what really caught my eye was this romantic couple.
I'm euphoric that the USDA plans to no longer warn people to avoid eggs. Having worked for years for the California Egg Commission during the era when people considered eggs were almost poisonous this feels like redemption day.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture panel assigned the task of revamping the guidelines every five years has indicated that it will bow to new research that has undermined the role that dietary cholesterol plays in a person's heart health, the Washington Post reported Tuesday.
The fried egg valentine was for sale online at a number of vintage shops. It must have been popular in its day. And once I started looking for them, I was surprised how many egg-themed valentines I found.
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All the cutesy romance was amusing at first and then my cynical side kicked in and I remembered the famous Mexican dish called Huevos Divorciados or Divorced Eggs. Two eggs, each blanketed with a different sauce, are served separated by a wall of beans. These eggs aren't speaking!
During my search for "romantic eggs" on Google images, I ran across this clever way to the start Valentine's day with your sweetheart. From the website "Annathered" Heart shaped hard boiled eggs
For more talking vegetables, vintage valentines and tales of love, check out Sepia Saturday