valentine’s day is one of my favorite holidays. i know a lot of people who are very anti-valentine’s day, but i’ve always been one to celebrate it.  even when i was single in high school, i would buy myself a rose, wear a pretty pink dress, or get a manicure just for me.  i didn’t care, because i loved love, even when i didn’t have my own.

this valentine’s day was a combination weekend of lots of fun things.  first, i spent a lovely afternoon having starbucks & antiquing with my sis-in-law & bff.  [she’s really talented, and super cool.] we walked around and talked while observing this adorable outdoor antique mall that is literally 5 minutes from where i live.  DANGER.

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then, my sweet hubby & myself ventured onto a plane to fly to nashville, where we celebrated my niece’s 2nd birthday.  going anywhere with your best friend is so much fun, and i especially love flying with him.  it always reminds me of when we flew for the first time together, by ourselves, on our honeymoon.  what a sense of adventure!

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while in nashville celebrating, my sister and i discovered the best recipe for a birthday cake known to man.  i think i ate the equivalent of 5 pieces of cake before leaving.  and the homeade cream cheese icing was to DIE for.  laughing with my sister is one of my favorite things in the world.

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we came back the night before valentine’s day, and when i woke up i heard a pot of coffee brewing.  i went downstairs in my pj’s to find this…

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coffee and the sweetest note in the world.  (sorry, you can’t read it.  it’s just for me :].) hubby had to be at church much earlier, so he wasn’t home when i woke up.  but that was the sweetest thing to wake up to!  he continued to surprise me by bringing my flowers, AND steel magnolias for a movie night.  (he scored major points by watching that movie with me.  bless him.)  there’s nothing like “blush & bashful” on valentine’s day! and since we weren’t able to go out on a “real date,” he’s taking me out tomorrow.  a valentine’s week… yes!

i hope your valentine’s days were sweet & filled with love!

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Don’t you just love the Vintage Village? That pink shed you took a picture of is my aunts… or, it used to be… she just moved it last weekend!

You gotta share that cake recipe!

Glad you had a lovely day. :-)

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