Happy Valentine’s Day season lovely friends! I will be the first person to tell you that the point of Valentine’s Day is not gifts. It shouldn’t be about dinners out, cards, flowers, chocolates, or any of the stereotypical, corny things that the day has become associated with.
Rather, Valentine’s Day (and every day) should be about showing the ones you love that you love them. Really and truly. Never let them doubt that even for a second. Life is too short to have regrets in this department.
For me, the day is about spending quality time with your partner doing something memorable. Even if that’s just quality time together at home doing something you wouldn’t normally do. This time together is worth more than anything money could ever buy.
If you’re single this Valentine’s Day, spend the day with a friend you love, or just do something nice for YOU. I talk a lot about self love and truly believe it is the most important thing.
Above and beyond true expressions of love (but never in place of it!) little gifts that show someone you care and are thinking of them never hurt. If you are looking for something of that nature, here are some fun ideas I found for both him and her (whomever him or her may be).
Also some of the best love quotes of all time (in my opinion) mixed in. Enjoy!
“I love her, and that’s the beginning and end of everything.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald
Love is friendship that has caught fire. ~ Ann Landers
First and foremost, self-love, and then give love away. ~ Katy Perry
The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is to love and be loved in return. ~ Nat King Cole
We are most alive when we’re in love. ~ John Updike
I have decided to stick to love; hate is too great a burden to bear. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold. ~ Zelda Fitzgerald
Love yourself first and everything falls into line. ~ Lucille Ball
You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because the reality is finally better than your dreams. ~ Dr. Seuss
Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same. ~ Emily Brontë
Never love anyone who treats you like you’re ordinary. ~ Oscar Wilde
I think I’d miss you even if we never met. ~ “The Wedding Date”
Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it. ~ Rumi
I want all of you, forever, you and me, every day. ~ Nicholas Sparks, “The Notebook”
If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day, so I never have to live without you. ~ Winnie the Pooh
To be brave is to love someone unconditionally, without expecting anything in return. ~ Madonna
Happy Valentine’s Day everyone!!
Peace & Love Always,