I can’t believe it’s almost Valentine’s Day! Seriously, where does the time go??
To be honest, I’ve always hated Valentine’s Day. I assumed it was just me being bitter about not having a boyfriend (ha!) but even now that I’m married, I hate it just as much.
I’m sorry, but buying an overpriced bouquet of roses on a day where you feel completely obligated to buy me roses? Nope. Doesn’t do it for me. In fact, it just makes me annoyed because you overpaid. Haha.. maybe I’m too grumpy about it 🙂
On the other hand, when my husband comes home from work on a random day, flowers in hand, I absolutely love it! He didn’t buy flowers because he was supposed to, he did it because he was thinking about me and wanted to do something nice for no reason at all. Much more romantic!
Jonny learned pretty quick the do’s and don’ts of V-day around here, and he knows to keep it super simple. Yes, we still celebrate… but that’s just because when you have 4 kids, you need to take every chance you can get to be romantic. But it’s really not much, and that’s just how I like it.
We actually enjoy giving Valentine’s to the kids more than we do each other. They love the holiday, and get really excited about it. My mom used to leave us each a little box of chocolates on the counter for us to find when we woke up, and I’ve carried on the tradition. It’s a lot of fun!
We also enjoy putting together valentines for the kids to give out at school. This year, I decided to make my own, and I thought I’d share them with you all! I tried to put some extra space at the top of each one, that way you can staple or tie them to a treat 🙂
You can download them HERE.
As always, print using an “edge-to-edge” setting, or at 97%, so that nothing gets cut off.
While I generally roll my eyes at the whole Valentine’s Day thing, I know a lot of people love it. So I hope you find a cute way to use these and spread some happiness!