Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Happy Valentine - Happy Friendship!


Last week a huge packet found its way into our mailbox. It came from Terri in USA, and was filled with Valentine goodies. Valentine is a new celebration in Norway, and I had asked Terri several questions about the day. Is Valentine a day created and kept alive by the trade, just for money, or is it more than that? Is the day really about love?
Terri could tell me that money and trade is secondary, the day is really about love, and she told me stories from her childhood Valentine celebrations.
Now Terri is paying love forward, helping me to create good and valuable memories for my family.
In the box was a cookie kit, and a few days ago Marta and I baked and decorated sweet Valentine cookies. This morning we ate them with our breakfast bread. Happy Valentine.













8 comments:

see you there! said...

Happy Valentine's Day to you and your family. It looks like a delightful celebration. That's a great mug too.

Pass the cookies please.

Darla

Ardi said...

Happy Valentine's Day to you, Britt-Arnhild. It's been 41 years of Valentine's Days with Phil and even though I won't see him again until I'm back from Jury Duty tonight, I left a little something on the dining room table to surprise him. He said he'll fix dinner and have it ready when I get home. That's a great Valentine's Gift to my way of thinking.

Tracy said...

Happy Valentine's Day to you & yours! I love Valentine's Day. Yes, there is a heavy commerical, market-driven aspect to Valentine's Day, like other holidays now, but I do believe it is LOVE, sweet love that is true meaning of the day. It's so great having a day to let others know how much you care about them. DH & I are both down with the flu, so not much celebrating for us today. Those Valentine cookies are delightful--yum! Happy Days! :o)

Star said...

What a scrumptious way to start your Valentine's Day.

My husband and I exchanged cards and hugs this morning. He has bronchitis and is on antibiotics right now, so the kisses will have to wait.

Terri said...

BAWL - they look yummy. DH and I exchanged cards this morning. He is working today delivering flowers for a florist. We went out to eat the other night and counted it for Valentine's Day. This evening I will fix a cuppa and open the Valentine's I received in the mail. HUGS AND KISSES OXOX

Emmie Johnson said...

Wish u all a very Happy Valentines day...and yeah the gift looks yummmmmmmmmmmmmmmm!!!!

Marie-Noëlle said...

Just like you, I have discovered a Friendship line on Valentine...
For the French it is the day of love for lovers only...
I hope Valentine Day was beautiful for you and Terje!

Cate said...

Terri's cookies are so cute! And Happy Valentine's Day --we're still making Valentine's at my house.