Thursday, February 14, 2013

It's All About Kindness (and Chocolate)!

Leonora Moss - Rockin' the Window Display, as usual!!

If you are a living, breathing human being, you may have noticed that The Day of the Valentine is upon us.  I have to admit that I like Valentine's Day.  In our house, we definitely don't overdo it, but it's fun.  A little dinner (at home, or out), a couple of small gifts, and most importantly, a little extra dose of kindness.  Not that we're awful to each other on the other days...  But it's nice to be especially kind for a bit. 

Here are a few things I enjoy about Valentine's Day:
  • It's an excuse for a special dinner.
  • Little kids get soooo excited. (We used to decorate paper lunch sacks.  I imagine they do something more high-tech nowadays.)
  • General cheeriness when flowers show up all over the place
  • I look fairly good in red
  • Reese's Peanut Butter Hearts. All of the holiday shapes taste better than the year-round "cup" shape. It's a fact.

...and some things that kind of bum me out abut Valentine's Day:
  • People with crazy expectations that their partner cannot ever match up to.  (Let's keep it real, people!)
  • People who are made to feel sad when they don't have a partner to share the day with.
That last one is such a biggie.  Celebrating Valentine's Day is about Love and/or Kindness, and you don't need a significant other to partake in either.  A little dose of kindness can be given to anyone, as can a Reese's Peanut Butter Heart.

The day is yours to do with as you choose.  Enjoy or Ignore.  Either way, the Reese's Hearts are available for only a limited time...

Happy Valentine's Day!


  1. Great display and suggestions! Happy Valentine's Day to you! May you enjoy the day with love and laughter as well as a little champagne and chocolates!

  2. That last one is so very key! Hope your day is one full of happiness and extra kindness. Lovely photo...

  3. P.S. Forgot to say, yes that was a Snow (Princeton) Tiger! Or maybe just a big sweet snow kitty:)

  4. Sweet!!! Happy Valentine's Day Adele!!!

  5. Wishing you a very happy Valentine's Day:-)

  6. Well Valentine's Day just became a bit more special after reading (and appreciating) what you have put here. Lovely, Adele.

  7. lol i LOVE that you added that you look good in red! happy valentine's day!

  8. You are kind and wise. Your valentine is a lucky guy.

  9. Thank you, everyone, for your comments! I hope that you all enjoyed your day, whatever it turned out to be. :)

  10. Little Dose of Kindness--a Reese's Peanut Butter Heart---Sounds SWEET!
    Happy Valentine's Day <3


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