So I forgot to post anything about Valentine’s Day until I read my sister-in-law’s blog. Thanks for the reminder, Steph! Tony knows I’m not one for roses. They are too mainstream. I really love tulips. Daisies, too, if you really want to know. Just not roses. They are okay when they are unexpected but not on romantic holidays. So Tony and I decided to not really do anything this year since we’re still getting used to having only one income. Much to my embarrassment, he brings me a bouquet of tulips with a sweet and sappy card. I loved it! He’s a sweetie. My parents were actually here for a great visit that will be posted about at another time. They watched the kids Friday while Tony and I grabbed a quick bite at the Red Door Tavern. It had inexpensive sandwiches and comfort food. Tony had a reuben (which I have always hated but never tried. It was actually pretty tasty!) I got chicken salad which was yummy. The thing that makes the day special for us is that February 14 is the exact 6 month anniversary of our wedding. What a way to celebrate the half!
On Wednesday night, my friend Stephanie had a girls’ night Valentine’s Day party. Everyone was to bring a Valentine to exchange. Corinne was extremely put out that she wasn’t going to get to come so she said she got to make the gift. She picked heart-shaped sugar cookies with pink, strawberry icing and red sprinkles. Some of the valentines were amazing! People have talents that I will never get a grip on. Oh well. Here’s a picture of the samplings:
Corinne is the one who was into Valentine’s Day. Surprise, surprise. She has three Valentine’s Day shirts that she spaced throughout the week to wear to school. The party at school was on Thursday. She made Love Bug valentines out of smarties, foam, and pipe cleaners. Then we wrote “Bee Mine” on the back of the wings. It was cute. Again my parents saved the day by watching the boys so I could go to the party. It’s fun to be able to watch Corinne in other environments.
Love is in the air!