February 1

February 3, 2012 at 3:47 pm | Posted in Me, Transylvania | 2 Comments
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February 1: Lovin’ it.
Valentine’s Day is only sort of a holiday here in Romania. A few stores have small sections of heart-shaped candles, stuffed bears covered in lipstick kisses, and such. But there are no aisles devotes to pink-, red-, and silver-wrapped candies, no rows of boxed Snoopy or Hot Wheels valentines, no pastel candy hearts that declare “UR COOL.” So when I saw these Valentine’s Day decorations up at the mall, I had to stop and smile (and take a picture.) For a moment, it felt just the way February should.


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  1. Stacia,

    Don’t worry. Valentines day is slowly coming to what you know and expect, but for now, you will need to look to March 8th ( International Women’s Day) and then to Mărţişor. ( I’m married to a Romanian girl and had to learn this the hard way)

    Hope this helps


    • Yes, I’m looking forward to getting my pin! We enjoyed St. Nicholas Day so much back in December, and I’m really excited about the March holidays that are new to us, too.

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