To me, valentine's day is an excuse to send cards to friends, make cookies, play games, have a dinner party and, if possible, bring a bit of light and joy into someone else's life.
Not every year does valentine's day become a big event. Circumstances dictate different approaches to this holiday. This year it was chicken soup for Christmas dinner but a feast for valentine's day.....
Out came the pink (one of my favorite colors), the silver goblets, the crystal, and the valentine napkins I've been wanting to sew for four years! There was also a new box of tea from a friend in the UK:
We had our valentine feast after church on Sunday. It made for a nice Sunday dinner and we could invite friends over.
Few things make me happier than watching people sitting around a table, enjoying good food and company: