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The Valentine Man

Growing up, I never believed in Santa Clause or the Easter Bunny and was very skeptical of the Tooth Fairy. But you know what I did believe in? The Valentine Man. That’s right. The Valentine Man.

It wasn’t until a few years ago that I found out that not everyone got a visit from the Valentine Man. So I’ll explain.

On Valentine’s Day, sometime in the evening, the doorbell would ring and there would be goodies left on our doorstep for each kid with a note wishing us a happy love day. And it was signed, “The Valentine Man.” And as a kid, I was certain that all the goodies were really just for me and that I shouldn’t have to share with brothers.

A man flying with reindeer and a rabbit being smart enough to hide baskets was hard to believe. Too illogical and impractical. But a man who wanted to bring me a love note with chocolate? That I could buy into.

8a[Clearly, I was a bit of an egoist as a child.]

Happy Valentine’s Day!

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  • Lauren
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    Haha, this is too cute! I love the idea of a Valentines Day Man! 🙂 Why not!

  • Chase
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    Adorable! I want my own Valentine Man 🙂

  • chelsey @ clean eating chelsey
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    That’s so cute – I love it!

  • April
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    You are so cute, love that picture! I hope you enjoyed this special day with your real Valentine Man (aka Rob).

  • Joyce @ Flowing To Fifty
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    I love the Valentine Man!!! If I believe, will he come to my door too?
    Happy V day.

  • Dana @ My Little Celebration
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    oh my gosh, you’re such a cutie in that picture. Happy vday teri!

  • Katie
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    Yesssssss. I LOVE this. I kind of want to start the “Valentine’s Day Man” with my kiddos. Also, you’re the most adorable little girl ever.

    (and I can’t wait to see you’re new hair color!)

  • Courtney @ The Granola Chronicles
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    Hahahaha – what a fun story! I hope the Valentine Man still stops by house tonight to drop off some candy! 🙂

  • Blog is the New Black
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    You were and are adorable!

  • Karen
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    That’s so cute!! You are adorable in your picture!

  • Alaina @ The Jogging Concierge
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    Haha, love it. You look so happy about that Valentine Man! Happy Valentine’s Day!

  • Megan (Running Foodie)
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    Love that picture! what a cute story and tradition 🙂

  • Annette
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    What a fabulous idea/tradition 🙂 I might have to steal this…..

  • Mel
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    This is an adorable idea! Every little girl deserves a love letter haha

  • Holly
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    i hope you dyed and styled your hair exactly like it is in that picture. it would be your best do yet 🙂

  • Jill
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    That is TOO funny! I wish I had a Valentine Man. I guess my fiance is the Valentine Man, actually!

  • Kacy
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    That is the cutest thing I’ve ever heard!

  • Lisa (Im an Okie)
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    So cute! The story is almost as cute as you were/are 🙂

  • Lindsey @ Lindselicious
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    This story is too cute!! What a nice tradition to have while growing up…

  • Jess @atasteofconfidence
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    haha that is awesome, and i love the pic of mini you! so cute.

  • [email protected]
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    Happy Valentines day!!

  • janetha
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    You were the cutest kid!! Love the Valentine Man story.

  • Heather @ Get Healthy With Heather
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    What a cute story! Did your valentines day man come this year?

  • Michelle
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    I love that story and you’re picture! So adorable.

  • Damaris
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    That is classic. I loved this post.

  • corine pugmire
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    so funny. I teach kindergarten and one of my students asked what cupid brought me for Valentine’s day. Cupid? yeah he said. He’s kind of like santa. he comes to your house and gives you presents on V-day. I’d never heard of it. And then this post. funny tradition.