Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Happy Valentines Day

I want to wish you all a Happy St. Valentines Day!  This is my Valentine to You 

“To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others.”

― Anne-Sophie Swetchine
“Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some stay for a while, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never, ever the same.”

― Flavia Weedn

                         I would love to hear what you consider "Romantic"? For Valentines Day would you like to recieve

1). One dozen long stem roses (or your favorite flowers)
2). A box of decadent chocolates with a Valentine Card
3). A candlelit dinner for two (preferably cooked by your sweetie)
4). A romantic movie, play, or concert
5). A hand written poem from your lovers heart.
6). For the love of all that is good and Holy, a babysitter and a hot bath

What is your favorite romantic?

1). Book
2). Movie
3). Song
4). Famous Couple
5). Movie Star

Just in case you were wondering what my answers would be :) A hand written poem.
Book- Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Movie- Casablanca, The Wedding Day, Sense and Sensibility (sorry, it was too hard to choose only one :)
Song-  How do I Live  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFnD3uwKHag
Famous Couple- Queen Victoria and Prince Albert
Movie Star- Antonio  Banderas


  1. Hey Shannon - this is Noelle -Most romantic would be a picnic on the beach -just the two of us! - I know it wasn't on the list - but that is what I would love!
    Book - Either Pride and Prejudice - or the book The Knight and the Dove - By Lori Wick - or any book by Her really! lol.
    Movie - Persuasion (the one with Sally Hawkins)
    Song - At Last - by Etta James
    Famous Couple - I agree with you! Queen Victoria and Prince Albert
    Movie Star - Cary Grant!

  2. Shannon-I love your photos, and on Valentine's Day, your blog is perfect!

  3. Grandmereb here--or Donna Bardocz...
    What would I consider "Romantic"? For Valentine’s Day that I would like to receive? I picked number 3). A candlelit dinner for two (preferably cooked by your sweetie)

    What is your favorite romantic?
    1). Book -The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough
    2). Movie-"Gone With the Wind"
    3). Song- “Where Does My Heart Beat Now” by Celine Dion
    4). Famous Couple- Céline Dion & René Angelil
    5). Movie Star-George Clooney

  4. PS: Happy Valentine's Day from Donna Bardocz

  5. Wow, you ladies have some great answers. I think reading them is my Valentines gift, Cary Grant, George Clooney, you girls know sexy :)

  6. Romantic for me is a hand written love poem and that's exactly what I got! It's really quite beautiful!!!!
    Movie: An Affair to Remember
    Song: I will always love you..
    Couple: Not really a couple but I LOVE watching Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers!
    Movie Star: Cary Grant

  7. Romantic to me would be him reading a hand written poem while cooking me dinner to be eaten on a blanket adorned with roses and a big box of chocolate and candles by the fire place. Yes I want it all lol
    Favorite book....The notebook
    Movie star....Richard Gere and Allen Jackson as my fav singer.

  8. Tresa, you are my kind of girl, I love it :)

  9. Happy Valentine's Day Sweet Shannon!
    A day late, I know...but I was enjoying 1). One dozen of my favorite flowers (calla lily's)...
    2). A box of decadent chocolates with a Valentine Card
    3). A candlelit dinner for two (cooked by my sweetie - well not really b.c. he doesn't cook ;))...
    4). A romantic movie, play, or concert
    5). A hand written poem from my lovers heart. AND...
    6). a hot bath...(add a massage)

    ....LOL...I am so bad at picking fav's...but I think I'd have to add one more of my own:

    A romantic walk on the beach and a romantic dinner overlooking the ocean in Maui with my husband.

    I hope your day was filled with all of your favorite things! xo

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  11. oh bella, all of the above!!!! especially the babysitter and hot bath LOL!!!! I did receive a handful of my favorite flower (tulips) and a beautiful card along with a weekend getaway where we enjoyed the company of friends, skiing, a murder mystery dinner, game night and a spa day....I absolutely love a romantic candlelight dinner (or a sunny picnic!) and definitely a romantic movie, play or concert! and now for the favorites:

    1). Book - the princess bride
    2). Movie-hmmm, i loved "a room with a view,' and "lady jane" but also most recently "the notebook"
    3). Song- sigh...there are so many..."turn me on" by norah jones and "speak low to me" (duet with tony bennett and norah jones) , "no ordinary love" by sade, "i could never love another" by the temptations & "at last" by etta james"
    4). Famous Couple- Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz
    5). Movie Star - clark gable and kirk douglas are right up there