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A Frugal V Day

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Hubby & I had a fairly fugal Valentine's Day - 

  • I made a card with some card stock & an envelope I had plus a graphic of an old valentine I had found in a throwaway newspaper, which I glued on.  I then wrote my own sentiment on the inside of the card with my red calligraphic pen.  It worked so well that hubby thought I had BOUGHT it!
  • Lo and behold the bag of Ghirardelli Milk & Truffle Squares arrived in a ox in the mail just on Valentine's Day! (I received them as a sample through the She Speaks program.) So I wrapped it up in some red cellophane I had saved - with some recycled ribbon.

Cost of it all = Nada!

Hubby had gotten me a card & a box of chocolates...We had mutually agreed that we wouldn't go overboard for V Day, as we both have money down on musical instruments - our presents to each other.  (But I DID buy a set of high-threadcount burgundy sheets for us from One Sale a Day on the Net.!)

We ordered takeout, and he had special juice & I had some wine & then we got ROMANTIC!  He just loves it when I put on RED lipstick....

Hope you all had lovely Valentine's Days, too - 


Frugal V Day


You & your Valentine can be festive AND frugal!

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