Valentine's Day is a low-key celebration in our house. We don't make loads of heart-shaped sugar cookies, or buy hundreds of dollars of red roses, and expensive jewelry, but we definitely celebrate.
Adam often gets me the $4 flowers from the grocery store (which I totally love receiving), and usually there is a sweet and sappy note or two received. I usually get him something thrilling like a $3 bar of dark chocolate (can you tell we are on a student budget?).
We also usually have a special dinner at home, and make a fancy dessert together (we are making these this year). In fact, two years ago, Adam and I both got dressed up (fancy shoes included), to go into the kitchen to eat a heart-shaped pizza together while our baby slept. Totally romantic.
These clogs were a post-Christmas purchase, and I am loving them, but struggle to dress them up, despite the fact that they are a heeled shoe. This dress it up/dress it down was a challenge to see if I could really dress them up for a date. The fancy combo isn't actually my favorite, but after 15 outfit tries, this was the best I could do with the clothes in my closet.
The casual outfit on the other hand is basically what I wear every day. I am wearing button downs with skinny jeans and cute shoes 3 or 4 times a week right now, and totally loving every minute of it. These shoes fit in perfectly, but can be worn with a skirt if need be.
Happy Valentine's Day!
White winter legs...
Gosh, I love these shoes!
Dress It Down: shirt//pants (via ThredUp - $10 off your first order through this link)// scarf (old)//shoes//earrings
Janssen and Merrick are probably better at getting fancy than I am currently. Check out their gorgeous Valentine's Day ideas!