Did you know that Valentine’s Day is one of America’s most popular holidays? Valentine’s Day is surpassed only by Christmas in the number of cards sent for a holiday! I’ve been married to the best guy for over 14 years. Every year, I spend time thinking about Valentine gifts for him. This year is no different.
Did you know that the roots of this holiday go all the way back to a Roman fertility festival, held in mid-February, called Lupercalia? Mid-February was later chosen by the Christian church to celebrate St. Valentine, in effort to Christianize the celebration. Later, in the 5th century, Pope Gelasius declared February 14th as the day to celebrate St. Valentine. The history of Valentine’s Day is rich, from banned marriages to mass printed holiday cards in the 1840s. Whatever the history, I love that Valentine’s Day is a day that I can honor the one I love. I don’t know what I did to deserve him, but I am sure glad I do.
Valentine Gifts for Him
This year as I’m thinking about Valentine gifts for the guy who has everything (I mean, he has me), I thought I’d share a photo of the two of us, as well as few ideas for Valentine’s gifts for him that I found while browsing the internet.
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Robin Hood Couples Tees
In Disney’s Robin Hood, Maid Marian says, “Love will live, love will last, love goes on and on and on.” In a super cute play on the movie, these tees are a great way to show your love for that special guy. AND because they are couples tees, you get a super cute tee in the process. Score!
NASA Mars Explorers Wanted Tee
Don’t think he’ll enjoy coordinating cartoon tees? He’s sure to love this NASA Mars Explorers Wanted Tee!
Seriously, how cool is that!
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Personalized Guitar Pick
This personalized guitar pick, from My Beaded Butterfly, will delight the music lover in every guy!
His keychain was stamped with the coordinates of the church where we married. To date, it is one of his favorites.
Organic Shower Gel
Whatever you choose, he’s sure to know that a great deal of thought went into it. Happy Valentine’s Day!
Be sure to check out these cute Valentine’s Day Decor ideas while you’re here!