One of the best things we did last week was go to the bookstore. We didn't buy a single thing. We did, however, sit in the children's section and read book after book. There is NOBODY in the bookstore at 11 a.m. on a weekday. It was like our own personal library, complete with beanbags, soft music, and all the wonderful, new books we could imagine.
I'm going to take them back on Valentine's Day and treat them to a hot chocolate and a dessert and do it again -- my Valentine present to them.
Some of our favorites: