Category: Valentine’s Day

A History of Valentine’s Day

Are you in the mood for love? Well, you aren’t the only one. Valentine’s Day has been around for centuries and today it’s celebrated in countries around the around the world, including Australia, Canada, France, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. But what exactly is the history of Valentine’s Day and the meaning of…
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S.A.D. on Valentine’s Day

During this time of year, love and romance seems to be the topic of every conversation. That’s great for committed couples, but what about those happy and not-so-happy singles? Fortunately, there is Singles Awareness Day. Individuals celebrate their single hood with holidays known as Anti-Valentine’s Day or Single Awareness Day (with the unfortunate acronym of…
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What is Galentine’s Day?

What is Galentine’s Day? It is a new “holiday” or a  pseudo-holiday that falls on February 13. It is a day for women to celebrate the women in their life. The history of this pseudo-holiday is that it first started as fiction. Created by Leslie Knope a small town government employee from Parks and Recreation played by…
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Valentine’s Chocolate Crepe

Chef Kendrick shows how to make this great Valentine’s Day chocolate crepe with homemade whipped cream that is sure to be a complete hit and please any dessert lover.

Happy Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a time to show love, not just to your friends and family, but to your whole community. With a few Mindful Valentine’s Day tips you can do a lot of good for yourself and for others. As reports show, Valentine’s Day isn’t just a time for spreading cheer—it’s also a time in…
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Valentine’s Day Bargains

You don’t need a lot of money to have a romantic evening with your loved one. With the right Mindful Money tips, you can celebrate Valentine’s Day on a budget. According to the National Retail Federation, 54 percent of Americans will be celebrating Valentine’s Day. While the main event is usually a romantic celebration with…
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4 Girl Power Gifts for Galentine’s Day

What started off as a clever storyline on the hilarious NBC show, Parks and Recreation, has become an unofficial holiday that women love to celebrate. It’s Galentine’s Day (yay!) and if you want to send some girl power gifts to the women in your life, we’ve got some ideas for you! How Galentine’s Day Got its…
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Be Mindful This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a holiday celebrated by people around the world. Though this day of love has increasingly become commercialized over the decades, it’s still possible to celebrate and be mindful this Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day, named after a Catholic saint, has a unique history. A priest named Valentine performed secret marriage ceremonies for young…
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3 Free Last-Minute Gifts Your Valentine Will Love

The official day of love is finally here and you don’t have a gift. Perhaps you couldn’t afford one this year or maybe the gift you ordered online hasn’t arrived. No need to fret! It’s never too late for you to come up with something awesome for your Valentine and you can do so without…
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Valentine Love Potions

Romantic occasions and champagne go hand-in-hand, but what if you don’t drink alcohol? Mocktails are the perfect solution! If you’re planning an amorous Valentine’s Day dinner, make a cherry or pomegranate-flavored “love potion.” Christen the non-alcoholic beverage with your favorite number, such as Love Potion #9, and you’ve got yourself a memorable mocktail that your…
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