I know there are a lot of folks out there who could really rather do without Valentine’s Day. February rolls around and I begin to hear sighs about the hype of what’s essentially a commercial holiday.
I won’t deny that the consumer push around this holiday borders on outrageous, but I will say that a wholesale disregard for the day also seems sad. What could be better than a day devoted to sending little messages of love? I say that we all take a lesson from our friends in kindergarden and get crafting.
Here is an assortment of things that you could purchase–and some you likely already own–to get you in the spirit. A valentine can be made with a few snips of a scissor and a few strokes of a pen and it doesn’t take much money or extravagance to do into that.