Most of the Valentine’s Days that have passed in my twenty-four years have been spent as a single lady.
This is one Hallmark holiday that has never really ruffled my feathers, even though I did often daydream of finding my Mr Darcy and riding off into the sunset… I decided to see it as a way to do something special with my closest circle of friends.
I can remember writing ‘warm fuzzies’ for my high school girlfriends and taking small bears as gifts for those I held close to my heart.
So many people have so much hate for this holiday, but why go to the effort of creating unhappiness? Of course not every holiday can be enjoyed equally by all, but this is a perfect excuse to do something sweet for anyone special in your life!
Make a family member or a work colleague your valentine, and you have not only brightened their day, but you have lightened your heart by bringing more positivity into your life and theirs.
My secondary recommendation is to treat yo’self! Take yourself on a date! Do something you’ve been holding back from. Even if it’s just taking a Saturday morning off to lay in bed with a cup of tea and your favourite magazine, you don’t have to break the bank to show yourself a little love.
Lazy mornings are the best.
Happy Saturday, lovers 🙂