Valentine's Day is just like any other day around here. This year, we celebrated this “Day of Romance” by packing and having a super-romatic dinner for 3 at Ikea.
For me, February 15 is the day, thanks to a tradition Jamie started seven years ago, when we first moved into our house.
We'd only moved in a few months prior, and money was tight. Jamie had great intentions to buy flowers, but when he saw the ridiculous prices at the florist, he knew I wouldn't approve of that craziness and skipped them.
The next day, however, he appeared with a gorgeous little arrangement of roses in a vase, and a tradition was born.
Every year since then, Jamie (and now Max helps!) has brought me flowers on Feb. 15.
Sure, it's a little weird, but honestly? I think it's kinda perfect for us.
That is the sweetest! My mom works at a florist, and yes, prices get raised on flowers so arrangements get crazy.
Your tradition is so sweet!
that is the sweetest, best way to celebrate. I agree that it’s better to do it after the hubbaloo is over. And who could resist that FACE????
so glad that your “loves” were celebrating with you.
Lucinda Porter says
Sweet – I think I am going to talk to Ed about this tradition – makes sense to me. Love the photo, your optimistic attitude about the move and hang in there through those hideous few days of wondering where stuff is.