Valentine’s Day is NOT for Flowers and Chocolate.
Valentine’s Day can stress us out. Most of the time we wait until the last minute to get dinner reservations and then can’t find a place to go because it’s crowed with young lovers. Or we can’t find babysitters, or don’t trust our kids to be home alone (party?!?) and don’t know what gifts to buy for one another either. Does any of this sound familiar? The guys are sweet, and thoughtful and ask what kinds of gifts to shower us with, but we never know what to say. Valentine’s Day is a made up holiday, so an extravagant gift just doesn’t seem right. But it’s nice to both give and receive a little something thoughtful. So we think, and think some more. We know that we don’t want flowers because they’re over priced and die, and we don’t want chocolate because, you know, we’d eat it all and then not be happy. “WE” means each and every one of us because this is a common Valentine’s Day theme. So what kind of gifts do WE want?
Well, “WE” decided on jewelry. Not the expensive, rare gemstone type. Instead, the fun, costume, brassy, beaded, leathery, inexpensive kind that makes us swoon. These are the pieces that finish off an outfit in an effortless, cool girl kind of way. They say you tried, but not too hard… The kind of jewelry you can wear with jeans and a t-shirt. The kind that you can buy for yourself without guilt. Leave the carats for your birthday, and get some of this cool brassy, beaded, leathery stuff. And if you feel so inclined, pick it out, wrap it up, and sign his name to it. You might even be doing him the favor by taking the guess work out of it.
The Gifts “WE” Want for Valentine’s Day