Paraphrased from Simple Abundance by SBB (I’ve bolded those I will absolutely be doing)
Feb 2 – Light candles all over your home for Candlemas Day.
Invite a few friends over the Sunday before Valentine’s Day to make hand-crafted paper confections for those you love at a Cupid’s tea.
Write a long love letter to yourself. Compliment yourself for everything you are doing right now and encourage yourself as you would a child. Mail the letter and save it for when you are discouraged.
Start forcing hyacinth bulbs.
Add a bit of lace to a suit or a pantry shelf.
Find a wonderful picture of yourself when you were young, find the perfect frame for it and put it on your dressing table.
Wear perfume every day
Try a red lipstick
Treat yourself to one longstemmed rose for your desk.
Listen to the music of Cole Porter.
Rent Out of Africa . Read Isak Dinesen and Beryl Markham.
Create a sacred space.