Thursday, February 11, 2016

Happy Valentine's Day Pretties

Valentine's Day is fun for young and old alike! I first became aware of Valentine's Day in first grade. We glued red hearts on brown paper bags, then walked around the classroom dropping Valentine's cards, which we brought to school that morning, into the festive sacks of each of our classmates. As we were still learning to read, matching the correct names with the intented recipients was hit and miss. That evening I remember my parents going through my cards addressed to schoolmates with names like "Sammy," "George," and "Michael." 

My classmate, Sharon, received a card, but the giver had trouble spelling her last name, "Rhodes," which was misspelled and crossed out. No problem: Sharon "Streets" was substituted. Indeed, it's the thought that counts!

As adults the day is celebrated with all the goodies we still cherish, a heartfelt note, delicious dinner, good conversation and laughter.

Fine chocolate truffles often make an appearance on Valentine's Day. Men ... your mate never gets too old! And ladies, don't be above dropping a few chocolatey hints. It's hard to believe, but not everyone can read minds!
Moreover, every woman deserves to have a few nice pieces of jewelry from time to time. Valentine's Day is an idea time to give and get it.

On my way to work this week, I saw a pink hoodie hanging in a store window. "Love Everybody," was printed across the front of it. Indeed, THE SAVVY SHOPPER loves you!

Happy Valentine's Day my precious readers!

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  1. Wow, I love that ring, and the chocolates too! Happy Valentine's Day to you too Debbie.

    1. Happy Valentine's Day to you and Mr. C., Tricia! I agree with you on the ring and chocolates.

    2. Those chocolates look really yummy- maybe better to receive -)

    3. Well, as long as you get to eat. :)

  2. This Valentine's Day post is truly fabulous. I really love those chocolate desserts. I cherish such beautiful family parties. We also attended a funky party at one of the best party venues on Valentine's Day. It was truly a fascinating and enjoyable event!!