Forget the expensive (and crowded) restaurant. Don’t bother with the overpriced (and cliche) red roses. And chocolates? Only if they’re made in Europe. This is our first Valentine’s Day as a married couple and as I wrote in the card I hid in my husband’s cereal box this morning, it feels a little silly celebrating a day devoted to romance and love because I feel romance and love every day. Here are five ways we’re celebrating.
1. He’s making dinner. I’m making dessert. The menu is a surprise. Although I think he’s making me something Irish since that’s where he grew up. I’m making something AWESOME (and easy) that I know he will love. I’ll have to write about it later since he may be reading this today.
2. We’re exchanging small gifts. His cost $3.99 and I know he’ll love it. We didn’t want to spend much since three weeks from today we’re off to the UK.
3. There will be a hot, candlelit bubble bath. Our tub is small and I don’t mind.
4. I’m hoping for a foot rub. Don’t be too jealous, but I get one almost every night.
5. After a romantic dinner, a bubble bath and foot rub I’m sure you know what comes next. And that’s why I’m so excited to celebrate my first Valentine’s Day as a married woman!