Love is in the air!

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  1. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique VIP Member

    Alright, just a hokey Valentine's Day thread. :p:)
    What do you all have planned with your loved one? Looking for one?
    Banking on some Hallmark stock? :rolleyes:

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  2. AntimonyER

    AntimonyER AF Addict VIP Member

    Dinner out, and a charm for her Pandora bracelet. Not sure where yet, three local restaurants to choose from.
  3. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique VIP Member

    Sadly, we won't be doing anything today. :(
    Wife is working late but I took care of her this morning with coffee and a scone before work. :)
    Also got her flowers sent to work knowing full well she hates roses. Thankfully, they have other options. ;)
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  4. shelliewnj

    shelliewnj Well-Known Member

    Awwww. My valentine and I are separated by about 10 states today, but we'll celebrate next week when I get back
  5. pbf98

    pbf98 Well-Known Member Contributor

    She did not want to go out today being its Thursday and she has class tomorrow (though not til noon)
    But I convinced her that we have to at least go somewhere to other than her parents or my parents to spend time with each other. So we are going to eat pizza lol but this weekend we are going somewhere nicer.

    Got her a necklace, favorite perfume, two of her favorite candies, and a teddy bear haha :)
  6. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique VIP Member

    Sounds really sweet, pbf!
    Trust me, pizza can be plenty romantic. :D
  7. mysticspiral

    mysticspiral Well-Known Member

    I got a little snuggle time in for valentines. Thats about it.
  8. NYCHitman1

    NYCHitman1 Gun for Hire Developer

    Is that what we're calling it these days? Haha :p

    On a side note, me and the misses don't believe in Valentine's Day. It's just some made up nonsensical "holiday" people like to participate in. Our belief is that you should do these special things every single day instead of just one day out of each year.
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  9. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique VIP Member

    NYC, we basically roll that same way with Christmas, but surprisingly your loved one with a gift at any time (V-day incl) generally produces nice results. :D
  10. AntimonyER

    AntimonyER AF Addict VIP Member

    The problem is everyone else is doing something, so unless you have a standing agreement to skip it with your significant other, it's not something you can just ignore :p
  11. pbf98

    pbf98 Well-Known Member Contributor

    And even then you may not be safe ;) haha
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  12. AntimonyER

    AntimonyER AF Addict VIP Member

    Oh do I know!

    "I know we said we weren't doing anything, but I was kind of hoping you were going to surprise me"
  13. NYCHitman1

    NYCHitman1 Gun for Hire Developer

    She wants to see that Safe Haven movie tonight, but that's about it.
  14. opalfrog

    opalfrog Well-Known Member

    We don't usually do anything special for V-day but today we went out to eat at Texas Roadhouse for a steak dinner. Well I guess it was more of a steak breakfast since that was our first meal lol.
  15. siggy1964

    siggy1964 Well-Known Member

    This was our first V-day together. We could have gone nowhere and she would've been fine with that. That's one of the reasons I fell for her. She's down to earth and easy to get along with. That being said, we went to K&W then came back to my house to express our appreciation for each other :). Oh, and I got her a gift certificate to a day spa.
  16. olbriar

    olbriar Moderator Moderator

    We stayed home and grilled out a couple of killer steaks. I got her some goodies for her new phone to put myself in the best light possible. :rolleyes:
    We gave up on fighting the crowd on V-Day years ago.
  17. jhtalisman

    jhtalisman Well-Known Member Contributor

    We stayed in and had some Fat Mo's, which is a local burger chain. Best hamburger I've ever had and probably always will be. And she's asleep right now and I'm awake, but I work nights and have to stay up anyway, she has to get up with a 2 and 1 year old in the morning.
  18. mysticspiral

    mysticspiral Well-Known Member

    All I really need is to know that my hubby truly loves me as I love him . And to know he will be by my side no matter what as I for him . That is valentines enough . (A surprises of some sort , is and can be very exciting also.) giggle
  19. mysticspiral

    mysticspiral Well-Known Member

    True so True , feelings can tend to get a bit hurt sometimes.
  20. Gmash

    Gmash Well-Known Member

    I'm not hearing a problem.;):p
  21. Bob Maxey

    Bob Maxey Well-Known Member

    Well, if they do not give me some really good stuff this year, I guess I'll be dumping lots of wimmen. I gave them fair warning last year and they had better learn.

    I can't abide a slacker when it comes to V-Day gifts. I do not need flowers or candy . . . it is hardware I'm a craving.
  22. Bob Maxey

    Bob Maxey Well-Known Member

    Sadly, they do not really want you to skip it even if you have some arrangement. Women change on V-Day, they really do. Hallmark puts chemicals in the atmosphere that forces us to bend to their will.

    I'll likely buy myself something nice, however.
  23. Bob Maxey

    Bob Maxey Well-Known Member

    I want Betty White to be my valentine, but all she seems to do is want the restraining orders enforced. To my mind, that is not love, I'll tell you what.
  24. huh

    huh Well-Known Member

    i am lol!!!!
  25. jmar

    jmar Nexican VIP Member

    Late to the thread but here goes...

    ...I bought three new candles and put one in the kitchen, one in the bathroom and one in the bedroom. Name of candles paired with the aroma. In order, Renew, Escape, Balance. Kind of a theme for what occurs in each location. Okay...enough background...

    Turned off all the lights...

    Put the baby to bed and lit each candle. I also lit 2 candles at the entryway, surrounding two wine glasses and a bottle of Merlot. Also got her favorite items from 456 Chinese Restaurant and had that ready for her. I sat in the living room and had a vantage point in which she couldn't see me and I watched her walk in. She worked last night and so she came home to utter peace. The smile on her face made it all worth it. We ate, laughed, snuggled and watched some tube. Nice night.
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