Happy Valentine’s Day!
Valentine’s day is one of my favorite holidays. When I was a kid, I thought the day celebrated me. This is my birth month, and my last name is Hart, so when I saw hearts everywhere, it was easy to understand why.
I got a little older and realized the world sadly doesn’t revolve around me.
I eventually started to think we celebrated because it’s a day to let everyone know how much you love them! That’s the sweet childlike view of the day that I still hold onto.
With Valentine’s Day being so close to my birthday, I have never been the kind of girl who expects anything. Sometimes I don’t even celebrate the holiday at all. This sucks because it’s my second favorite holiday- Halloween being the first, of course.
I think it’s nice to spend today with people you love. It’s the excuse to do something nice when you usually don’t have the time. It’s never too late to share love and do something sweet for yourself or others. I’d rather give my loved ones flowers or chocolates while they can enjoy them than wait until they can’t.
How you enjoy today is entirely up to you, and I hope you make the most of it.
You don’t have to go out and spend $100 on flowers and chocolates if you’re more of a taco and beer person. I’d rather spend $50 on sushi, stay home, watch a movie and then go on a late-night drive.
Making valentines day into some big production only became a thing after social media started. It became a game of trying to show up the next person. I remember when I posted staged pictures on Instagram. Those, of course, have since been deleted, being they took place with a different partner a different lifetime ago.
Do you guys have plans for tonight? Do you like Valentine’s Day?
And everyone reading this is my Valentine. Deal with it.