Monday, February 15, 2010

Perfect Valentines Day!

Hey guys!  I hope you had as perfect of a Valentine’s Day as I did!!  

It started with crazy amounts of sunshine peaking through my curtains.  Sun?  what is sun?  Is it really going to last all day?!  Is it actually WARM outside… the answer is yes!!

Then Dave and I exchanged out gifts - $10 limit!

Mine – a card, book on kindness, "love coupons”, and a cd of music that reminds him of me…  Can I get an awwwwwwwe??
Him – Card, hand made love coupons, and a homemade steak dinner by yours truly!!

I loved the $10 limit, it made us both be more creative rather than just grab something easy. 

Then we headed out on a run/walk

Then we noticed the flowers sprouting up in the garden!
So beautiful!

Then to breakfast – Dave suggested a big fruit salad
It was full of apples, bananas, strawberries, nectarines, oranges, crasins, pecans – with a sauce of lime/agave
So yummy!

Then we headed out for a walk on the seawalk!
Driving there – amazing view of the ocean
This is where the cruise ships pass through to go to Alaska!
Our “big rock” – with the an Olympic little man
Little did we know, RIGHT beside this huge rock – there was a MASSIVE dead sealion – he was HUGE.  One of his teeth was the size of 3 fingers together!  EEK!

He was about 3x the size of this guy
jc (77)
More from our walk

Then we came home and made dinner
Dave’s with steak
and mine with portabella mushroom which was really amazing!
It was an alright dinner – the potatoes (even after being washed) had little rocks in them… boo

Then I made Dave Oh She Glows peanut butter pie
It was so pretty
Way to rich for our blood – good but I’m not sure I would make it again!

Then we finished our fabulous Valentine’s Day off with a beach fire with friends
See… it was a perfect Valentine’s Day!! My favourite one yet!
Hopefully yours was great too!!  What did you do?

Well I must get going… I work all day today!  It’s been a long time since I’ve done that, but I figured since it was reading week, I would pick up some extra shifts at work! 

PS. If everything goes as planned, this week next year we will be in Mexico for our WEDDING!!
xo Jess


  1. I'm so jealous you get to visit the ocean in just a short drive! A beach fire would be so much fun. What a great V- Day!

  2. aw that is a perfect v-day!

    i spent the day wiping my snot and making a permanent dent on the couch! romantic I is!

  3. What a great day! We won't have crocuses for another two months... I'm jealous! :)

  4. u make me homesick. What a lovely day!

  5. What a great breakfast idea! Very healthy!! Sounds like you two had a perfect valentine's - I love the $10 limit!

  6. Look like you had one weekend!! So much fun, love all the pics!!

    Glad you had a great Valentines Day!

  7. This is too cool, seeing familiar streets and paths and Big Rocks! I love it!! I wonder if the sealion carcass will still be there next time we get in to town? My kids would love it, stink and all! >.<

    Glad you enjoyed the nice day! It really was surreal seeing that sun, wasn't it?! = )

    Hugs from Sayward!

  8. What a wonderful Valentine's Day!
    Beautiful pictures too!!
    I want to make the Oh She Glows PB Pie! I don't think anything is too rich for me :)

  9. Glad you had a good Valentine's Day!! That peanut butter pie looks divine!

  10. What a wonderful walk! You sure live in a beautiful place!

  11. that sounds like such beatiful v-day! since I am single this year, I will live vicariously through you =)

  12. Sounds like a great v-day!!!!! AND (if all goes as planned) HAPPY YEAR UNTIL YOUR WEDDING!!!! You'll never look at this date the same! :)

  13. Oh you Island you love to rub it in! I remember when I was one of those! lol :oP

  14. That does look like a perfect V day! Just found your blog, so cute! Have a great day!


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