We organized a valentine's exchange with the familia and had a grand old time making ridiculous and beautiful boxes and valentines for one another. Behold our boxes:
And these are the one-of-a-kind love notes the wee one and I spent vast amounts of time on:
We totally loved handing out our valentines to people and stuffing them in boxes (and even balloon-attacking people we love who we didn't get to see on V-Day...you know who you are :) with your crazy work hours).
This was a lighthearted and effective way to show our families how much we care about them. My favorite was the valentine I received from my 2-year-old nephew, who calls me "Walla." His mom wrote down what he was saying while he was making a valentine for each person. The dialog during my valentine creation was:
To Walla. Pepper. Pepper. Pepper. Pepper. Be nice and share to Walla. Kirk. Kirk. Kirk. Kirk. This is a boat.
I sincerely want to do this every year, especially with kids around now. So, to celebrate the day of love, we consumed too much fructose, exchanged love notes, appreciated one another's creativity and efforts, and had a feast in honor of all things romantic. It was such a good day.
How did you celebrate?