Saturday Sidebar: What is Valentine’s Day called in your country?

For today’s Saturday Sidebar Question, Eva Fannon asks,

“On February 14th, Valentine’s Day is observed in the U.S. as well as other countries. What is Valentine’s Day called in your country? Do you celebrate it by doing anything special?”

Chime in and let us know!

Mamma Simona of South Africa writes:
“In South Africa Valentine’s Day is celebrated the same way as in the U.S.  My wedding anniversary is the 9th of February so hubby and I usually only celebrate one or the other!  🙂 Unfortunately, this year, my aunt is having a mastectomy on the 14 of February due to breast cancer.  We’ll probably be at the hospital this Valentine’s Day so I’m hoping to do something special for my 21st Wedding Anniversary on the 9th.  My kids are 19 and 16 years old respectively and haven’t yet told me what their plans for the Valentine’s Day are.” (more…)

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