Lingerie – Why I Will Be Wrapping It Up This Valentine’s Day

First and foremost… If you are my mother, mother-in-law, sibling or anyone else who might be in denial about the fact that I have a sex life… Please stop reading. Seriously, just do us both a favor and stop.

Now that I have eliminated 98% of my readers… Let’s get on to the “juicy” part!

In honor of Valentine’s Day I wanted to talk lingerie with you…

When you give a gift you probably wrap it up in some pretty paper and put a bow on it. If you are a busy/lazy/or just plain normal human… you would at the very least put it in a gift bag with some tissue paper.

When fancy/glittery wrapping paper and a bow are added to a gift it seems to give it more value or at least an added importance.

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The more precious or important the gift the nicer the wrapping.

IE… we tend to go all out on the wrapping for big occasions like a wedding or a baby shower.

As the giver I feel better about my gifts when they are wrapped up all fancy.

For me…This concept seems to fall hand in hand with celebrating Valentine’s Day with a little lingerie.

When I think about lingerie I think about wrapping up a beautiful package.

If you were going to give your man a tie for Valentine’s Day would you just hand him the thing in a the plastic Kohl’s or Macy’s bag? No! You would wrap it nicely to make him wonder or guess a bit at what is concealed within.

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All this said… I will be putting on some lingerie for my man.

I know, I know… It’s itchy. It’s extra work, and it’s not necessary.

Yes, yes, and yes. Those are all fair statements.

But for me…

It sets a tone.

It makes it a bit more special.

It makes me feel pretty.

And it is a simple way that we try to keep things spicy in our marriage.

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I want to be something exciting for my husband to seek out, to desire and to think about. I don’t want those things coming from a computer screen, or worse, someone else. (I am also not so naive to think that this would prevent any of those either.)

I also try not to put too much emphasis on the holiday of Valentine’s Day… I try to love my man extravagantly, fully, and unexpectedly all year. I refuse to only show him love on the day that Hallmark deemed appropriate.

If you must know…I even hide some lingerie in the toilet/closed off portion of the bathroom so that I can surprise my man from time to time.

(Nothing quite says “come hither” like popping out of the john like a jack-in-the box wearing lingerie!)

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Ok, all silliness aside… right here, right now, this day…

You have a beautiful gift to give your husband.

God picked it out and designed it himself, it’s a guaranteed pleaser.

Go wrap it up and give it away!

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  1. After having four kids, I think everyone figures you have a sex life and a pretty good one at that! But love the twist you put on Valentine’s Day. I also agree 100% that love is not only a holiday sentiment! Love for your husband, children, family and friends is a 24/7 thing. Always has been, always will be. So – Give it away!!! Love you, sweetie! Kiss the whole family for me. 🙂

  2. It is itchy…and oddly expensive…And taken off way to quickly…But I think I might use the jack in the box idea…love it! Love you girl!

  3. You go girl! Anyone who has a good husband needs to let him know, you do not have to look in the wrong places, for a lot of good Woo Hoo! NO matter how OLD you are, it is fun to play peek a boo!

  4. I took this one to heart and Paul says to say “Thank you!” Haha Seriously though Christen, your blog has been incredible. I’m so proud of you and your vulnerability!