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    Valentine’s Day falls on the 14th of February every year. It’s a special occasion to celebrate love and affection. Memory Lane Therapy presents a delightful activity for everyone on Valentine’s Day. Spend the afternoon making Chocolate Covered Strawberries! While preparing these treats, it’s a perfect time to engage in conversations about love.

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    Sharing Love Stories

    Encourage everyone to share stories about life and love while making chocolate-covered strawberries. This activity often brings out funny, wonderful, and interesting stories from the past. It’s a great way to reminisce about the good old days and create a warm, loving atmosphere.

    Serving Suggestions

    Once the chocolate-covered strawberries are ready, serve them with tea, coffee, or sparkling wine to celebrate Valentine’s Day. This adds a touch of elegance and makes the day even more special.

    Chocolate Covered Strawberries

    Simple and Fun Cooking Activity

    Making chocolate-covered strawberries is an easy and fun cooking activity to do for Valentine’s Day. Below is a simple recipe to follow.

    Chocolate Covered Strawberries Recipe

    Preparation time: 5 mins
    Cooking time: 2 mins
    Total time: 7 mins


    • 1 pint fresh strawberries
    • 1 cup milk chocolate chips or dark chocolate chips
    • 2 teaspoons coconut oil
    Chocolate Covered Strawberries


    1. Line a rimmed baking tray with parchment paper and set aside.
    2. Dry strawberries well with paper towels to make sure the chocolate adheres perfectly.
    3. Heat chocolate chips and coconut oil in a microwave-safe bowl for 2 minutes at 50% power. Stir until smooth.
    4. Dip each strawberry into the melted chocolate, making sure the strawberry is covered almost to the stem.
    5. Place the goods onto the parchment-lined baking sheet and place them in the freezer for at least 15 minutes to set.

    Enjoy your delightful Valentine’s Day themed delights and the shared memories of love on this special day!

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