So, neither Devon nor I are big Valentine’s Day people. We aren’t going to make sure that we go to Hallmark a week in advance, buy out the Russell Stover chocolates collection or agonize over dinner reservations. It’s just not how this works here. People think I say that because Devon isn’t into it and I’m just “saving face”. Honestly, it’s never been a huge thing to me. It means I get to replenish our Hershey’s Kisses supply at $1/bag (because our Christmas stock just depleted and I hate spending $3-$4 a bag for Kisses) and that’s it. We’re not into the commercialization of telling each other, “I love you”.
“But you two went away for Valentine’s Day last year!”. Yeah, but it wasn’t necessarily for the holiday. I’m pretty sure that would have happened regardless of the time of year. We both just needed a couple days away to relax, veg out, play games, snuggle and recharge. It really didn’t have anything to do with some national holiday. Read More