The Valentine’s Tradition

 A look at our cultures’ Valentine Celebration

 

Along with Christmas, Hallowe’en and Easter, Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays where you expect lots of chocolate!  The tradition of giving confectionaries to our sweeties began during the Middle ages- the time of courtly love. For the wealthy anyways, this was a time of love letters, roses, hearts and cupids, of lutes and flutes and demonstrating your love in horonable ways…. what a great time to be a lady in love!

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