February Letter from the Editor
February has always been one of my favorite months. I love just about every holiday, and a holiday that involves love, hearts, and cute pink-and-red products...and of course chocolate, how could anyone not like February?
Though there are those who shun the holiday. People who are either recently heart-broken or have been single for longer than they care to be. I admit, it can be tough to be surrounded by reminders of what you wish you had, but the thing is, most of us have someone to love. Whether it be a parent, a child, a friend, or a romantic love; Valentine's Day doesn't have to be all about whether or not you have a date.
Granted this year I do have someone, finally. Someone who takes the initiative to be romantic, so much so that I have already gotten a gigantic bear and yummy chocolates simply because I had a rough week and he wanted to cheer me up.
But I've been without this wonderful man during previous Valentine's Days, and I always found ways to celebrate love. I focused on myself, my friends, and my family. I've spent years going out and getting my own chocolates, my own flowers, because I wanted those things. I've given my daughters Valentine's Day baskets filled with stuffed animals and little heart candies. I've received Valentine's Day cards from my mother, hand-written notes from my daughters, and flowers from my best friend.
My point is, you don't need a boyfriend or girlfriend to enjoy the holiday. You just need a good attitude and some love. Have a Happy Valentine's Day.:)