Day 3138 – How We Have A Minimalist Valentine’s Day

I’ve said that I don’t think there’s a bad definition for minimalism. Minimalism looks different in each person’s life. What’s minimal to me might be extravagant to you, and vice versa. Bret and I have never really celebrated Valentine’s Day for one main reason – we met 2 days after Valentine’s Day, and in my mind, that’s a MUCH bigger deal. It has led to saving money. The biggest way we save money is that we can wait until the day after Valentine’s Day to get candy because it’s all on sale. We get lovey dovey candy for our more important day AND it’s cheaper. It means we don’t have to wait for a table on a very busy night.

And all in all, it’s a reminder that days are just days, holidays are still a Wednesday night.

How are you celebrating Valentine’s Day?

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2 thoughts on “Day 3138 – How We Have A Minimalist Valentine’s Day

  1. My husband and I have never celebrated Valentine’s Day. We’ve been together for 21 years, married for 17 and have never felt the pressure to buy one another a token of love that fits the idea of a holiday more than the idea of us. It’s pretty great actually. Have a happy anniversary!

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