It is basically unheard of for Stephen to plan ahead and surprise me for any occasion. I love him dearly and he has MANY, MANY lovely qualities, but being spontaneous or romantic were not doled out to his sweet soul the day God did the doling.
BUT this year, he did plan ahead. And he would have surprised me too, but he couldn't stand keeping it to himself and he let the cat out of the bag. He made reservations to one of my favorite restaurants and hired a WONDERFUL babysitter (we have never hired a babysitter before). The kids were almost more excited than us....ALMOST.
Oh my goodness....I got a orange pomegranate martini and it was.....it was just...delectable.
We ordered the same thing!!! This never happens! Here is our tomato basil soup. Mmmmmmm
Oh the steak! Oh how tender and juicy and flavorful! And those mashed potatoes were better than any mashed potatoes I've had in my life...I can still taste them. And the sauteed sugar snap peas....scrumptious!
Okay, so desert, we did different things. I do love chocolate, but I ADORE bread pudding. So I got this......
And Stephen got this......
YUM! You guys shoulda been there....but that would have maybe spoiled the valentineyness.