Isn’t Valentine’s Day the best holiday? Growing up it was always my favorite. My mom would always surprise us with a small gift in the morning. And, of course, the fun at school throughout the years with cool teachers having us making our own Valentine Mailboxes to stuff with hopefully a lot of nice notes from every single one of your classmates. For me, on those cold gray Iowa mornings in February, nothing beat splashes of red and pink gray against red and pink, beautiful. And to top that all off, we would eat the frozen shrimp that my uncle shipped to us every year for Christmas. Big piles of delicious shrimp dipped in butter. And the greatest thing was there was never any stress or drama, no one worries about making Valentine’s Day magical. There are no huge events to get ready for, no parties. It’s all love.