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We received quite a few responses to last Friday’s contest question: “What Short-and-Sweet Phrase Would You Put on a Valentine Candy Heart?”

After careful review, a Top 25 list has emerged.

Post your favorite on our Facebook Page. The phrase with the most thumbs up wins the $25 Candy.com gift certificate.

SM:)LE
WUV
I LIKE U
LUV U BOO
1 IN A MILL
LQQN 4 LUV
S’UP
MWUAH!
4 EVER URS
HAPPY 2 ❤ U
UR MY FAV
❤ U 4EVR
SWEET CHEEKS
PUCKER UP
HI CUPCAKE
LUVM (love you very much)
LYL (love you lots)
LOL (lots of love)
ME + U = LOVE
SMOOCHES ❤
FB ME
TAG ME
PIN ME
YES, PLEASE
JUST SAYIN’

Polls close tomorrow night at 11:59 p.m. est. The winner will be posted on Wed. morning. Thanks all for participating!

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Quick! Answer this question: What short-and-sweet phrase would you love to see on a Valentine candy heart?

Submit your short-and-sweet phrase/saying after this post or on our Facebook page and you’ll automatically be entered to win a $25 Candy.com gift certificate.

Early next week, I’ll post the top 25 phrases and let Candy.com fans vote for the favorite.

Last year around this time, we asked Candy.com fans this very same question.

We got a slew of entries.

From the following top 25 submissions in 2011, Candy.com fans voted “Rawr!” as the winner:

YOU SWEETEN ME
MEOW
RAWR! - winner (“Rawr!” means “love” in dinosaur-speak)
LUV U MORE
SMOOCH
KISS MY …
SUGAR RUSH
SHORE THING
SUGAR LIPS
LUCKY CHARM
LUV U MORE
CUDDLE BUG
URS 4-EVA
LIKE
MY 1 & ONLY
KNOCKED UP
EAT YOUR ♥ OUT
SNUGGLE BUNNY
KISS MY …
LOVE SICK
SWEET BUNS
SQUISHY HUG
SUGAR BOOGER
U + ME = ☺
GLEEK

Help us make this year’s Valentine’s Candy Heart contest even sweeter. Submit your creative short-and-sweet phrases asap! Good luck … and Happy Friday!

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On Martha Stewart’s Valentine’s Show today at 11 a.m. (CST) on the Hallmark Channel, Weddings Editorial Director Darcy Miller showed off the Valentine she’s giving to her own family and friends: Customized glass jars filled with Candy.com Valentine’s candy! (See the how-to and resource guide on Darcy’s blog and view the segment.)

Here are two photos from this morning’s show. (Thank you Jenn!)

Darcy’s Valentine candy jars were darling and seemed simple enough to make, even for a novice crafter like myself (see my humble DIY Valentine’s Hearts). I’m pretty sure I’m going to steal this idea down to Madelaine’s red chocolate lips!

p.s. – Steal the idea, too. Check out the Valentine’s segment with Martha Stewart and Darcy Miller.

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It was Valentine’s candy craft day at my house this morning, which led to a sampling of Milk Duds, BB Bats, Bit-O-Honey, Reese’s Pieces, Good & Plenty, and Goobers all before 10 a.m. Sure beats a bowl of Cheerios.

My kids and I started with a brainstorming session and came up with a handful of candy-related sweet sayings, including …

- I’m about to tell you a Whopper. I love you!
- I am such a Goober when I’m around you.
- You’re one Hot Tamale in my book.
- Valentine, let’s Take 5 in New York [Peppermint Patty] City!
- Luv U to [Reese's] Pieces.
- I always have a Good & Plenty time with you.
- Kiss my Whatchamacallit! (All credit goes to neighbor Jenny for this one)

From there, we cut out red hearts from poster board and applied our “sweet nothings” and candy to paper. Snap!

Here are three that my kids made with a teeny-tiny bit of motherly input (see heart #3) …

If you're not into playing "hard to get," this is the Valentine for you.

This box of Milk Duds is empty because we had no self control while candy crafting.

"My kids" made this on behalf of my husband. Wink.

Hope our humble hearts inspire you to create homemade candy greetings for your own sweeties!

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