Monday, February 15, 2010

Valentine's Day!

Here is how a conversation went between HH and I the other day-

me- Are we getting stuff for each other for Valentine's Day?

HH- You don't need to get me anything except wink, wink , but I will be getting you something!

You don't have to get me anything.

Oh, yes I do. Remember when we first got married and we talked about how it was such a Hallmark holiday and we decided not to get anything for each other. Then, when I didn't get you anything...   well, you weren't so happy.

smiling- Oh, yeah! You better get me something. 



I am glad I changed my philosophy on Valentine's Day or I would not have received this
very cool necklace yesterday.


I love how it is chunky and funky and I mostly love
TRUTH!
He knows me so well.

After 13 years of marriage, I think this is one of the sexiest things a man can do.
There is something about a father loving up on his kids that does it for me.
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I came into the lodge from skiing last weekend and found them like this.
That's the way to make my heart go pitter patter!

I also love the school Valentine's Day parties.
I mean, when else do you get to eat ice cream sundae's at 10:30 in the morning?
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And cookies and candy...
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and pass out little gifts to all of your friends!

In Mister Luke's class, they played Cupid says. The kids were supposed to make an X when they heard Cupid says kiss...
and they were supposed to make an O when they
heard Cupid says hug!
Here they said hug and Mister Luke was out!
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Jackie Boys favorite was this giant pink donut.
I really wanted to eat one as well as the cookies and ice cream, but I survived Valentine's Day with minimal damage.

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What was I ever thinking saying something silly like Valentine's Day is a Hallmark holiday?

What is your favorite thing about Valentine's Day?

9 comments:

GlowinGirl said...

Handmade Valentines! Chocolate!

Angie S said...

I'm loving the 'truth' necklace!

I love the colors of Vday...red and pink all around!

and chocolate of course :)

Foursons said...

Oh, that donut looks divine! The picture of HH and your son is precious. I love that their clothes match too.

Farmgirl Paints said...

Hmmmm I have the worst craving for a donut right now I can hardly stand it!

What a sweet necklace...he did good:)

My favorite thing is just remembering all the people in my life that make it sweeter. I am so blessed with the most wonderful family and group of friends. It's just a great day to stop and be thankful for them:)

MamaMonki said...

That necklace is terrific. Chocolate definitely tops my list.

campbell6 said...

Valentine's Day? I loved this year that it was on Sunday and we got to worship and sing love songs. It was a great way to spend Valentine's Day. Now.....about the boys' classroom in the v-day party pics - - what's up with the scriptures on the white board?! Is this a public school? Just curious!

Alexandra said...

I love the pic of daddy and baby! my heart is melting!

and I love the parties to!! fun times :)

Unknown Mami said...

The necklace is great!

Jenn Hall said...

I like your V-day philosophy. I decided that since it's a "hallmark" holiday (fake holiday, really), that makes it a choice. And when someone CHOOSES to celebrate a day like that for you, that's almost better than the mandatory holidays!
Great pics! (Is it bad that I wish grown ups had Valentine's Day parties with silly little cards, boxes, and candies, too?)