Valentine’s Day Is About Wearing Your Heart on Your Sleeve

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Whether you hate Valentine’s Day, love it or fall somewhere in between, here’s a fun historic fact: “In the Middle Ages, young men and women drew names from a bowl to see who would be their Valentine. They would wear this name pinned onto their sleeves for one week for everyone to see. This was the origin of the expression ‘to wear your heart on your sleeve.'”

As a PR person, this factoid resonates because I wear my PR clients’ projects on my sleeve. Public relations is all about spreading the love. So, Happy Valentine’s Day, however you choose to celebrate it…or not.

But please check out the little stop motion video I created today just in time for this weekend. Ok, now I have to get back to work!

 

Sweet Love in Stop Motion from Nancy Moon on Vimeo.

 

Honey cookies

Honey cookies

 

All You Need Is Love

All You Need Is Love

 

Heart sugar cookies

Hearts for you

 

red and pink valentine's candy

Yum

 

Heart cookies

My friend’s cookies

 

I love you

I love you

 

Roses, bring some home

So, there is still time to bring color into your home

 

 

All photographs are taken by me, unless I have noted otherwise in the caption. I use my iPhone 6plus and Canon 5D III.

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  • Elisa Smith

    Sending you loads of love and warmth back. The colors in your images are gorgeous and just what we all need on this polar vortex weekend
    I am inspired to bake some cookies this weekend!
    XX E

    • Enjoy your Valentine’s weekend and thanks for reading, Elisa!

  • Nancy

    I can hardly wait to show my twin girls the beauty you’ve put together here! They LOVE Valentine’s Day and the loving celebration that it is. Your post makes me feel squishy-ready to wallow in love.
    I love you so, dear Moon.

  • PBSisabargain

    Love the stop motion! You must have had such fun making it!