Thursday, February 14


happy valentines day to everyone. thanks for tuning into my two weeks worth of things i love, it has been fun to think of lots of little things that i love everyday.
but, i have something to admit- i made a startling discovery today while at the gorcery store watching workers feverishly pump helium into ballons and place roses in pots of water. i don't even like valentines day (sorry brynn, i know it's your favorite holiday). i love love, but i don't particualrly like the one day of the year set aside to celibrate it. my reasoning- any kook can go to the store and throw down twenty bucks to buy a dozen roses and gigantic ballon that says i love you, then the next day go back to their lame selves. it takes a lot more to love on a daily basis. to come home from work and take your kids off your wives hands to let her go running, that is love. to let your husband go surfing while you stay at home with cranky kids even if you want to go, that is love.
my new mantra is "love everyday." love each day and love someone everyday. there is so much to love, why not?

9 comments:

Mahina said...

well put! i agree 100%! Valentine's day isn't my fav holiday either for the same reason. although, it is nice to get a little extra pampering!

Molly Malia said...

you've figured it out! i totally agree... its the little everyday things that count. now if we can just get everyone else to get it!

The Bradys said...

well put ash... i totally agree... and yes valentines day is the lamest holiday of them all! we shouldnt have to show each other one day outta the year with a card or balloon.... its an everyday thing that one should be so lucky to have!

Jen said...

AMEN!!

Kaity DeMartini said...

I agree. I don't like Valentines Day at all. I do like eating candy though.

Katie said...

I agree with you that we should love everyday, but every day we can't go on a fabulous date with our husbands without our kids! I love Valentine's Day for that reason.

Denae said...

Amen! Amen!

The Bradys said...

ummm by the way, what happened to love #13?????????? and fourteen for that matter? ashleyyyyyyyy! u ended at 12!

Stephanie said...

True dat! I always expect this amazing Valentines day! It is a little overrated! Spread the love everyday!