SAINT VALENTINE'S DAY.

Sunday, February 13, 2022 Lagos, Nigeria


When I think of Valentine's Day, I think of Love, Cake, Chocolates. 
I know Love should be practiced everyday. But, I think it's nice there's a day dedicated to Romance. Because we get too busy with work and life sometimes we forget to pause and take a breath and experience life. 

Below is a brief history of Saint Valentine's Day. 


It originated as a Christian feast day honoring one or two early Christian martyrs named Saint Valentine and, through later folk traditions, has become a commercial celebration of romance and love in many regions of the world.

Numerous early Christian martyrs were named Valentine. The Valentines honored on February 14 are Valentine of Rome. Valentine of Rome was a priest in Rome who was martyred in 269 and was added to the calendar of saints by Pope Gelasius I in 496 and was buried on the Via Flaminia.

The first recorded association of Valentine's Day with romantic love is believed to be in the Parliament of Fowls (1382) by Geoffrey Chaucer

"For this was on Saint Valentine's Day

When every bird comes there to choose his match

Of every kind that men may think of

And that so huge a noise they began to make

That earth and air and tree and every lake

Was so full, that not easily was there space

For me to stand—so full was all the place."


I got a lovely surprise from my husband. Carefully handpicked care package.  












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36 comments

  1. Everything looks so yummy!
    -Nina
    http://www.stylingwithnina.com/2022/02/valentines-day-look.html

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  2. Everything looks absolutely wonderful.
    XOOX
    Jodie
    www.jtouchofstyle.com

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  3. Wow that a great foodie Galentines or Valentines Day gift!

    Allie of
    www.allienyc.com

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  4. Hey dear! Loved your post and allready followed your blog, i want invite you to visit and follow my blog back <3

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    1. Thank you, Pimenta. Of course I'll follow you back, thanks for the follow.

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  5. So yummy *-*
    Xoxo
    https://myheartaintabrain.blogspot.com/

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  6. Love the history of Valentine's and everything here looks so yummy and festive!

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

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  7. Very interesting and delicious post.

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  8. Adorei seu artigo, salvei em meus favoritos em meu navegador para depois ver outros conteúdos.
    Blog: Pergunta para Amigos

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  9. Annie (namesake) such a lovely post. Everything looks beautiful.

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    1. Thank you, Annie. Always love to see your comment.

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  10. Beautiful post. The chocolates look yummy.

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  11. That Box of goodies is everything. Loving this post.

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  12. Looks so yummy!
    thanks for sharing!!

    https://www.itzytrendy.com/2022/03/welcome-spring.html

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  13. Olá!
    Achei a surpresa que recebeu linda, amei ver que gostou e parece que tudo ficou incrível. Também acho legal comemorar esse dia e concordo quando disse que o amor e os sentimentos devem ser demonstrados diariamente.
    Beijos.


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    1. Obrigado, Wanessa. Eu aprecio seu comentário.

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