Sunday, February 14, 2010


We are all shaped and fashioned by what we Love ~ JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE

I'll be spending my Valentines Day cleaning the house. Not my favorite thing to do, but it's looking pretty messy, and starting to bug me, so I'll feel good when it's all done.
But the special treat for the day is that Dear Hubby and Little K have decided to cook dinner tonight. A real dinner - not just frozen pizza or mac and cheese. They already have the needed kitchen utensils laid out on the counter (mini food processor, cutting board, measuring bowl, whisk). I have no idea what they are planning. I haven't noticed any cook books sitting out. They made their shopping list first thing and are at the store now getting their ingredients.

The last time my husband cooked for me was 19 years ago, right after we were first married. He made chicken enchiladas. It took him all day - and when I came home from work he was dressed in a black suit with a towel over his arm ready to seat me at the table, and serve dinner. I didn't have the heart to tell him I don't really like Mexican Food that much.
That dinner was delicious. Not because it tasted good (I can't really remember), but because it was something so far out of his comfort zone, and quite difficult for him to do, and he did it anyway to make me happy. And it did.

I think that might have been when we decided on our current domestic agreement - I cook - he cleans.

I'm excited to see what they come up with - and I know it will be delicious...because it is made with L O V E!

Happy Valentines Day. I hope you all get to do something you Love today.


  1. Hope you survive (hee hee) and have a fabulous Valentine's Day Karina!! I do appreciate all your sweet comments on my blog.

  2. What interesting reflections on love and how we make our love visible to others through caring activity you have shared here!

    Hope your Valentine's Day was very happy indeed Karina (and that you are enjoying the calm of a freshly ordered home! I cleaned up here, too, before friends came over to share the day with us, arranged some bright flower bouquets, and I'm loving the calm and harmony...ahhh)!

  3. Awww... what a special day! I love that quote and Karina, I love your header, super cute!

  4. What a great gift for you! I'm sure it was delicious!

  5. Reading your profile...I totally get you. I think I have to try my hand at everything I fall in love with (craft wise). Somtimes that crafty'ness can get in the way of life..ha! So..yes..we could sooo be friends!