|The Girl and her friend Anthony|
We do celebrate Valentine's Day in our house. I feel like because it has some historical significance that it is worthy of being celebrated (On the other hand - Sweetest Day is a total crock made up by the greeting card companies) I got each kiddo a little gift bag and some little goodies at the card store. I think I will have The Chef pick them up a balloon on the way home. If you haven't seen The Boy play with a helium balloon you are really missing out.
Yesterday The Girl and I got her Valentine's ready for her classmates. It was really adorable watching her decide exactly which pencil each child should get and whether they got M&Ms or Skittles. This will be the first time she exchanges Valentines. I'm sure she'll love it.
I got a card for The Chef. We decided to forego separate gifts this year, as the catering world is not exactly off to the races at this time of year. I think we might be going out for dinner with the early bird crowd. My mother-in-law has graciously offered to watch the little ones so we can grab dinner at Red Lobster with a gift card we got. Since The Boy is still nursing, I just feel bad about subjecting her to him at bedtime so we'll have an early dinner and come home.
Oh, and though this is last it is certainly not least. . .
Only the happiest of anniversary wishes are being sent to my amazing Mom and Dad. Today they are celebrating 25 years of marriage. I am so blessed to have you both in my life. I am grateful for the relationship we have and for the relationship you have with my children. I hope today is a wonderful day for you both. I love you!