Are you a fan of Valentine’s Day?
I’m not a fan of Valentine’s Day.
I spent so many years single that V-Day became a day of celebrating my bitter, unrelenting scorn.
But now this will be my second holiday with someone special and I realize that I didn’t dislike V-day because I was single, I just don’t like it period.
IT’S A STUPID HOLIDAY!
Actually, most holidays are stupid- except for Halloween. That is not a stupid holiday.
But you know what?
A lot of really cool people make really cool stuff that make great Valentine’s Day gifts. Their stuff is so hip, it makes me want to celebrate Valentine’s Day every day (which I kind of do already- that’s why I think having a holiday to express your love is silly-willy).
As some of you know, I’m friends with the fine folks over at Scoutmob.
Their artisan shoppe boasts a kick-ass collection of handmade art, clothing and decor by talented folks in New York City, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Detroit…and Austin. Our very own Austin-bred (more…)