Monday, February 14, 2011

Día de San Valentin

Feliz Día de San Valentin! (Happy Valentine's Day!)

It's only 9 am and I am already starting to think Valentine's Day is a big deal here. Right around 1:00 am, I heard loud singing outside our house. I was groggy/sleepy and figured it was just some annoying neighbors so I ignored it for awhile and tried to sleep. Then I remembered what Karen (my older host sister) told me: it's super common for novios to serenade their girlfriends for Valentine's Day! I peeked out my window, and sure enough, there was Jeovanni (my sister's boyfriend) with a guitar and a bunch of other people singing to my sister's window. Could there be a more adorable tradition?! I think this should make it's way to the U.S. ;)

This morning at breakfast, my host mom greeted me with a big hug and said "¡Feliz día Kellie! Hoy es el día de amor y amistad" (Have a happy day! Today is the day of love and friendship.)

So I hope you all have a wonderful Valentine's Day as well. Con amor mis amigos.
"El amor es como la guerra. Fácil empezar, pero muy difícil parar."


  1. Happy Valentines Day Kellie! Hugs and Kisses from Minnesota. :)

    Love Ya,


  2. Happy Valentine's Day, Kellie!

    Love you!
    Mrs. G.

  3. Happy Valentine's Day Kellie - maybe I'll serenade someone today!

    Love you - Mom