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What did your DH/DP give you for Valentines


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#1 3'sACharm

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:16 PM

Did you get breakfast in bed?

Roses and Chocolate?

Candlelit dinner?

Proposed to?

Nothing but a kiss?(that's all I got)



#2 Bob-the-skull

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:18 PM

a box of super mario plushies (yes i actually wanted them and love them) plus a crude card..

I made mega breakfast in bed (which i climbed back in to bed to eat with him),

the brought him a pair of pjs and dressing gown, and a couple bottles of cider. and a crude card Tounge1.gif

we are going out to dinner tomorrow night as the boys are home tonight and he is also working.

#3 notjustyet

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:19 PM

I got a box of pretty pink macarons in assorted flavours. Waiting for DS to be asleep so we can share them.

We don't normally do anything for Valentine's Day so it was a nice surprise.

#4 Peridot

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:20 PM

I got some red roses and some little love duck figurines, which sit nicely next to our handmade birds nest cake topper that was on our wedding cake a week or so back original.gif

#5 Coffeegirl

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:20 PM

Umm nothing.  Not even a kiss or a 'Happy Valentine's'

We don't really do the Hallmark holidays.

#6 Mamabug

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:22 PM

He is away from home at the moment but sent a text message with a phrase that means absolutely nothing to anyone but us. It made me smile and go a bit mushy inside. blush.gif  wub.gif

#7 wish*upon*a*star

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:23 PM

Some roses. A nice surprise as I wasn't expecting anything.

#8 jmaz86

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:24 PM

taken out to lunch and a gift voucher to my hairdresser.

I got him a card and some chocolates.

#9 R2B2

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:25 PM

I'm in the nothing camp biggrin.gif he is away and "forgot" what the date was wink.gif
we've never celebrated it, so its no skin off my nose.

#10 FestiveFrau

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:30 PM

a napoleon perdis gift voucher. He will usually get flowers but I said to just buy me some another time when you don't feel so ripped off by the price hehe


I booked him in for a massage on the weekend (by a masseuse) .




#11 Leslie Knope

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:31 PM

I got a bottle of wine and I got him some chocolates. We don't normally celebrate it so it was a nice surprise to both of us.

#12 *LucyE*

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:31 PM

Another in the nothing camp. We don't celebrate it and DH only just arrived home tonight after a week away so we've barely had a chance to speak to each other yet.


#13 leo the lioness

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:32 PM

A relocation package which includes a pay rise among lots of other amazing things!

#14 Freddie'sMum

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:32 PM

We had a fight.

Does that count ??



#15 Guest_loulou_b_*

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:34 PM

sweet f.a.
and came home an hour late to boot...

and I even made speccial dessert.


sorry to spoil the fun...just feeling quite low ATM.


#16 Brutta Borgia

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:35 PM

QUOTE (Freddie'sMum @ 14/02/2013, 09:32 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
We had a fight.

Does that count ??

Well, that's passion...of a different kind I guess, but still....there's always make up sex!

I got a hand made card...from my son! Yes I know...lame.....but I liked it...


#17 jayskette

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:35 PM

I wasn't expecting DH to get/make me anything but he made me a card + bought me heart shaped macaroons... and I didn't have ANYTHING ready to give him! So I made him his favourite dinner lol

#18 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:36 PM

I dropped my DH off at 4am at the airport (he is FIFO) neither of us remembered at that time of day. We don't celebrate it anyway, with 2 kids birthdays either side this month, it's expensive enough without bowing to commercialism.

When he phones tonight we might not remember then either LOL



#19 >Catskers<

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:36 PM

A beautiful set of royal blue sheets. They go fabulously with our  blue and gold silk bed spread from Thailand.

And he will be getting a special dinner when he gets home from work at about 11.30 tonight lol

Edited by Beautiful Warlock, 14 February 2013 - 08:37 PM.


#20 angel2010

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:39 PM

Dh doesn't believe in vday - although i tell him it continues to exist despite that original.gif

wedding anni tomorrow anyway wink.gif

#21 Chelli

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:40 PM

I scored some roses that were delivered this morning wub.gif I am very spoilt by DH, and I usually get breakfast in bed every day. I got up early though this morning and made him heart shaped pancakes for breakfast laughing2.gif

#22 unicorn

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:41 PM

Cup of tea in bed and a box of chocolates, my kinda breakfast lol

#23 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:41 PM

We don't celebrate Valentine's Day.

#24 Jupiter123

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:41 PM

I got spoilt  biggrin.gif

A single red rose, a big box of Ferrero's, a bottle of wine and a plush teddy bear. (All of which but the wine DD is trying to pinch lol)

We are also going jewellery shopping on the weekend but I am not sure if that's for my birthday next month or just cause he loves me.

For him, he got a roasted pork belly with crackling and roasted veg.

This is splurging for us as usually its just a kiss on the cheek and be done with it.

Edited by jupiter123, 14 February 2013 - 08:42 PM.


#25 BetteBoop

Posted 14 February 2013 - 08:42 PM

QUOTE (loulou_b @ 14/02/2013, 08:34 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
sweet f.a.
and came home an hour late to boot...

and I even made speccial dessert.


sorry to spoil the fun...just feeling quite low ATM.


Don't let the pressure of a Hallmark day get to you. For me, the stuff that matters is the every day tiny little ways of showing the person loves you and wants to make you happy. Making a big gesture because it's Valentines Day doesn't seem as real to me.

My DH put the chickens away for me tonight. I thought that was romantic (because I'm lazy and really didn't feel like going downstairs in the dark)  wink.gif




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