- 5 days ago
I love giving gifts, so I always get him several things for Valentine’s (and they get to go under our Christmas tree that’s still up!!). This year I bought the final two expansions of our favorite game Dominion, a framed picture of us from our wedding, an egg cooker, and a gift certificate to one of those mini grand prix places.
I usually bake heart cookies and get my husband some chocolate stout or something, and we go out to dinner. He usually gets me an Edible arrangement. This year he went out of town for work for the week so no beer or cookies for him. I did order some allergen-free chocolate hearts for my daughter though, and I got free shipping for ordering 2 boxes instead of one. So I guess he is getting some chocolate when he comes back lol. Maybe he will bring me something cool back from Europe.
My gift to him is planning a surprise night out, which will be dinner and dancing at a vintage nightclub that plays live music from the ’30s. All he knows now is the dress code and what time the car is picking us up.
Well we told each other no gifts this year. So I suggested using movie theater and restaurant gift cards we have from Christmas- free movie and dinner date. But I know his sneaky ass is going to get me a gift, or gifts. So I got him the Scrubs Pops set that just came out. We love to collect Pops from our favorite shows and video games.
Grandma is watching our son and we are going out to a nice dinner.
My bf is very much the “valentine’s day is just a big company holiday to make you buy cards!” “Everyday should be valentine’s day!” kind and to hiscredit, he does randomly all year long bring me flowers and plan nice home cooked meals or dinners out, but personally I just love all holidays and any excuse to make things extra special! If I did the love language test I think mine would be gifts!
This year I bought a little card game on amazon I think it’s called “talk, flirt, sex” which is a bunch of questions and conversation topics, it can be played with friends (the talk portion) and the rest are more intimate and meant for couples, he values time together a lot so I think this will please him.
wineosaur : We don’t really celebrate Valentine’s day as it is the anniversary of his mothers’ death, we normally swap a card the day before and I might cook us a nice meal, but nothing too OTT. We also get married in 6 weeks so can’t really afford to do anything to be honest ha ha.
I’m not really big on Valentines day. Everything around this time is so cliche, but from talking to each other about our pasts I’ve realized my current partner has never really been appreciated or spoiled and this is our first together so I’ve tried to at least get a couple of things. I bought him a couple of shirts ( boy has no sense of style and I’m using any excuse to upgrade his wardrobe), a couple of pairs of boxers, socks, mint chocolate crunch bars, starbursts, and a sloth stuffed animal. I’ll probably also get him a pair of tennis shoes (he really needs a pair) and put something sweet like “Thanks for walking into my life” on the them.
I just picked him up for chocolate covered strawberries for tomorrow. And got him a card with Mario on it. I already know he’s cooking me dinner but he won’t tell me what it is.
Cooking dinner for him in lingerie and I got him his favorite candy
I bought him a pair of wool socks, and a pair with Bigfoot drinking a martini, and he’ll probably come home with flowers and/or a bottle of wine. Then we’ll get some nice takeout and have a romantic evening at home.
wineosaur : We are both pretty meh about valentines day, and usually don’t do much. He’ll bring me home a balloon because he knows I love them, but I know this year he bought me an expensive watch. Not for Valentines per se, just because he had wanted to and it was the closest occasion to present it.
I am making a pork roast with potatoes and broccoli, which even though it’s not that “special” is basically his favorite. I did run out and get him a slice of cheesecake, too.
“I love Valentine’s day. One more excuse to celebrate my love for my husband. It’s a beautiful thing.”
I totally agree. We usually see a play or an opera and have dinner. This year, we’re kinda going all out. Tonight, we’re staying in and having caviar, champagne, smoked salmon, cheese, crackers, and shrimp. We’ll probably watch a movie afterwards. This weekend, we’re staying at a fancy hotel for a night, he’s getting a massage and I’m getting a facial at the hotel spa (using a gift certificate a friend genrously gifted to us for our wedding), having drinks at the hotel bar, and then going to dinner. We’ll probably have breakfast out in the morning before heading home. I love celebrating life!