Thursday, February 14, 2008

Happy Valentines Day

Yesterday inbetween preparing for the evening festivites I ran out to take a few pictures
The sky was blue and clear and the air was crisp and clean and it was glorious.
The moon was lingering in the sky hoping for a little exposure. . .so I gave it some.
I treated my beloved to toasted no knead multigrain bread for breakfast this morning.
We're pretty stringent on having oatmeal with ground flaxseed and when we have anything but. . .the day holds the promise of being special.

Valentines Day has always been a simple low cost affair in our home .
It's more about the affection we share and gratitude that we still love one another.

I can count the times we've gone out for Valentines dinner.
When the boys were at home. . I made a special Valentines meal and cake for my family .. .
just like my mom had always done.

Now. .
I either make a special dinner for the two of us .. .as I did last year. . .
or
we'll cook something together. . .

(Oh look what I found popping up in my garden yesterday)

We're off on a date to Ikea this morning . ..
not that we need anything in particular but it is fun to poke around there.

If the weather holds we'll take in a walk somewhere along the way .. .
take some time to talk . ..

.. .share our hearts with one another. .
knowing that no matter what. . .

.. .we have each others backs.

That's what we'll do.
I would ask for nothing more from my valentine.

I hope you have a day filled with sweet moments. . .

To all the special people in our life ..

We love you!!!


Have a wonderful day my friends, my pedometer is reset and ready to go.

13 comments:

  1. Dear Lovella

    Your day sounds like ours . . .

    minus the little green shoots :(

    everything is still covered with the white stuff here.

    Wishing you and Terry the loveliest of valentine's.

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  2. Have a wonderful day with Terry...Ikea is a fine destination!

    I'm having my grandkids over for a party this afternoon...what fun!

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  3. Happy Valentine's Day!!! How exciting to have something popping up in your garden! And an Ikea data?!?!?! Soooo much fun!
    Have a wonderful, love filled day, you deserve it!

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  4. What a sweet post! It sounds like a fun day!

    My poor darling is working all day, followed by a session with his physical therapist (still recovering from his bicycle accident last month), so our dinner will be at home and a bit late...but we'll be together.

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  5. Awwww... the contentment of true love that needs little more than the simple things.
    Beautiful !

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  6. It sounds like an absolutely perfect day. I asked my hubby NOT to buy me flowers today because of the cost.........next week when they have lowered the price again, THEN you can buy me flowers....:-)
    i must admit, i am a little envious of the green in your garden, and the fact that you have an ikea. oh well i'll get over it, i'm not bitter, just bitterrrrrly cold!!!!

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  7. oh, by the way did i mention, this morning it was -48 with the wind chill, just thought i would mention that so you could understand me bitterrrrrrly cold...;-)

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  8. I hope you have a wonderful Valentine's Day!!

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  9. I love those little green shoots! Spring is coming...

    Enjoy your day.

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  10. Wow! I wonder if I have some green things trying to poke thru my mulch?! I should go and take a look.
    Thanks for the Gravol advice. It's much appreciated.

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  11. It sounds like you had a lovely day! Enjoy Ikea!

    Jan

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  12. I love that candy cane heart! What a great way to use them after all the leftovers of Christmas.

    Your Valentine celebrations sound perfect...no hoopla necessary.

    I have a little surprise for you at my blog this morning...

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  13. Happy belated Valentines! It's always fun and encouraging to read your posts!

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Thank you!