v is for veto

valentine's day is commercialized and kitschy. period.

it is a holiday that shames people into wearing something red &/or pink and then buying something red &/or pink for their significant other. the shame then trickles down to those who don't happen to have a significant other on 1 of 365 days.

do we really need the candy-card-and-diamond people to remind us who we love and why?
(the answer is no.)

here's your challenge. don't spend a dime on these cheesy things. tell him you love him and be done with it.

instead, spend a dime or two on these quirky cards on any day of the year you choose.

more red cap cards can be found here, or if you can handle vulgarity you can find the the e-cards here.


linds jo said...

im seriously going to get one of these cards, they are so cute. how do you guys know robbie + andrea? we know them too...tell em hi next time you see em.

Sarah said...

I went on e-cards. Hardest laugh I have had in years.

Jene and Megan said...

Hey Emily! How in the world are you? You look absolutely great by the way. Thanks for letting me know what's up with the blog. My email is Meg_Marie18@hotmail.com.

Rodebacks said...

Hey Emily! How are you? I don't think I have seen or talked with you since we all went to dinner that one night! Well you look great! And I agree I don't LOVE valentines so me and chris hardly do anything! Well I hope all is well! Can't wait to hear from you.

Nicole (Thayer) Rodeback

Stacey Sargent said...

i love those cards. i just bought some. thanks for the idea

Vanessa said...

It's so weird to me that people get so bent out of shape over a holiday. If you don't want to buy diamonds, don't. If you don't want to wear red or pink, don't. See? It's easy.

Rodebacks said...

Thank you! She is the best baby! Yeah for sure we should get together soon! That would be a lot of fun!

{emily + russ} said...

even though your name isn't vanessa, i direct a thought to you... this is my blog right? right, so i can get bent out of shape about pretty much whatever i want, right? are we cool or do you have more issues to bring forth under a fake name?

Kayla R. said...

ha ha i love those cards

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