So the big Hallmark holiday is coming up this weekend and I’m curious to know… what are your plans?
E & I aren’t huge V-day celebrators. Perhaps this comes from the fact that our dating anniversary is Feb. 11… we always combined the two together, so as not to go insane and completely broke coming up with gift ideas. In fact, the arc from Christmas to Valentine’s Day included my birthday and our anniversary so that was 4 different gift-needing events in the span of a couple of months. He lovingly referred to this time of the year as ‘The Gauntlet.’ So sweet, right? Last year, E surprised me with a home cooked Lobster dinner! Um yeah, that’s right. I married the most wonderful man on the planet. And doing it at home not only saved alot of money, but also allowed E to communicate in his love language, acts of service. He loves cooking for me. This year, we will most likely do something similar. Have a delicious homecooked meal and enjoy a Redbox movie. And ya know what, I happen to think it’s even more romantic than going out to some expensive restaurant and sitting in a crowded movie theater with 100s of other couples. We don’t have to worry about tacky PDA. haha (image from bakerella.com)
I think I might attempt to make a tasty dessert for the occasion, since E is not much of a baker. Thinking about attempting some of Bakerella’s Cake Balls (like her Cake Pops but not on a stick!) And making them extra cute and Valentine’sy.