Valentines day.

Im not sure why people find this day so depressing, i never really think about it, i dont think ive ever had a valentines…apart from some guy from cov that bought me a jack skeleton model. romantic bastard.

I just use the day for an excuse usually to make someones day a bit better by sending a card and letting them know that i love them đŸ™‚ or this year for example im meeting up with an old friend that i havent seen for probally over a year (even though hes a bastard and nearly killed me). BUTTTT i usually have fun on valentines and go out with friend or have a night in infront of the telebox.

I did make some lovely cupcakes though yum yum

Here are some fun facts about valentines that maybe you didnt know before.

1. In the two week period leading up to Valentine’s Day, American sales of gold jewelry lead to 34 million metric tons of waste.

2. The vast majority of roses sold for Valentine’s Day in the U.S. are imported from South America, wasting fossil fuels.

3. Valentine’s Day traces its roots to an ancient pagan holiday called Lupercalia, in which men stripped naked, grabbed whips, and spanked young women in hopes of increasing their fertility.

4. The Christian martyr St. Valentine was beheaded on February 14 for performing marriages in secret.

5. Research suggests that 75 percent of suicide attempts are attributable to relationship problems.

6. 46 percent of Americans will exchange Valentine’s Day candy.

7. 67 percent of Americans are overweight or obese.

8. Even if you’re really, really in love right now, you’re still going to die eventually


1 Comment »

  1. Victoria Said:

    The last point is my favourite, I laughed out loud. Thanks for brightening up my morning đŸ™‚

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