Unlike the two previous holidays—New Year’s and Christmas—Valentine’s Day has a much more lighthearted approach to celebration—more delight, with less expectation, custom and tradition to define the day—in essence, more scope for whimsy, spontaneity, and personal expression. It is, after all, about love and romance, which is about as personal as any holiday gets.
I have read many Gift Guides making the rounds on various blogs for this Hallmark occasion—from single-girl luxury fantasies, to twig-tied “sustainable” beige tokens of affection. Perhaps, as a woman-of-a-certain-age you view the non-holiday from a different vantage point.
A number of my not-20-anymore
So gifting chocolates is not regarded as “common” as one blogger ventured to disparage, but delightful because you don’t have to find space to store it after the occasion. Flowers? Fantastic!
What are you planning for Valentine’s Day?
Hope you make some memories.
That, you can’t buy.
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