Intimately yours ❤️ are you ready to set up the perfect Valentine’s day

Valentine’s Day is all about spending time with the ones you love and respect and the ones that feel the same toward you. Typically celebrated at dinner, keep in mind that a whole day can be planned around love, intimacy and affection.

Breakfast in bed is an instant winner! It never gets old. Since breakfast is never about complicated foods or elaborate setups, you can have an early morning and give yourself a fabulous start.

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But how old is the tradition anyway? According to, one legend dates back to the Romans.

It said that Valentine was a priest during 3rd century Rome, during the reign of Emperor Claudius II. One day the Emperor announced that since he believed that single men make better soldiers, he would outlaw marriage for young men. Valentine was the one that defied Claudius and continued to perform marriages despite the decree. As a result, he was put to death.

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The thing about Valentine’s Day is that it is intrinsically intimate, and now we live in as intimate of a world as our generation will ever have. We spend peak time with ourselves and our close family. And this day is a celebration of our increased closeness and intimacy with those that are close to us all the time, which, sometimes, we may take for granted.

First published in My 2 cents on design,
How to curate a better lifestyle through design
part of  HABITS \\ a DOCHIA FOCUS monthly lifestyle series
This article is a rewrite of 2021 Intimately Yours, Happy Valentine’s video script. See video via the link below👇

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