As one of the most enduring and widely recognized symbols in modern culture, it's only natural that you see the heart on frequent display. It is used to wordlessly express love and can be formed by everything from our hands to the pixels of a text message. Its embedded on wedding cakes and plastered on everything come Valentine's Day. However, unlike Valentine's Day, the heart symbol wasn't made popular in relatively recent years to sell chocolate and flowers, but rather has actually been around for thousands of years.
One of the most successful frauds in the last quarter century or so involves a naturally occurring substance, once discarded as garbage. The sad truth, though, is that brown diamonds are common and almost worthless, except to the jeweler selling it for a high price to a hapless buyer.
Anybody can buy flowers, chocolates, and expensive presents or go out to dinner for Valentine's Day. So how about something different this year? Pick the flowers yourself, make a special card and pack up a posh picnic! Give simple yet meaningful gifts and add your personal touches.
If you're single, February 14 is something that you wish would be stricken out of the calendar because you resent the fact that people might think you're jealous of couples or because you are genuinely jealous. However, there is no need to be scared of the occasion. There are so many ways to enjoy Valentine's Day on your own.
Are you having trouble finding that perfect gift for your special someone? Are you bored of getting the same old card and chocolates this year? Consider these unique alternatives to Valentine's Day gifts that have got that extra something special.
This article encourages celebration of Valentine's Day as Family Love Day since the love theme is already inescapable in today's trends and society should only strengthen the Family unit.
Valentine's Day--the day where lovers get together to exchange sweets, book up every spot in every sit down restaurants, and go home to make the beast with two backs while the single masses curse the greeting card industry for this holiday. While the greeting card industry may have perverted this holiday into something horrible, they most certainly didn't invent it. The holiday has been celebrated (though not in the way we celebrate it today) since 498 AD to honor the martyr of Saint Valentine. However, throughout the annals of history, we seemed to have become confused on which Saint Valentine we are celebrating, as three were sacrificed and named saint around the same time.
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Being alone on Valentine's Day can make individuals dread the holiday. This article will provide ideas for Valentine's Day for those who are alone.
Valentine's Day is an occasion for celebrating among many people, but it can also become an occasion for weeping, particularly if one falls prey to online fraudsters. Avoid heartbreak, headaches and financial damages by observing these tips on how to prevent common Valentine's Day scams.
Want to celebrate this year's valentine on a budget? Read this and get 15 creative ways to celebrate valentine's day without incurring debt. It's a must-read, if you ask me.
Nobody likes to be single on Valentine's Day, but sometimes we do not exactly have a choice. It can be a lonely time, watching all the couples around you being all loving. However, you do not have to let the Valentine's Day Blues get you down. Here are some fine ideas to make this sappy holiday a little more bearable for you.
Valentine's Day isn't just a day for single people to hide at home in shame, or for couples to fake romance in their relationship, it's also the birthday of some very famous and important people! Jimmy Hoffa: The notorious Teamsters Union leader was born in 1913...
Valentine's Day History Valentine's Day(or St. Valentine's Day) is a celebration of the early Christian saints named Valentinus. It is celebrated worldwide every year on February 14th and is a special day for lovers to express their love. The exact origin of it is not known, but it...
Selecting a perfume for Valentine's Day is a big undertaking. The fragrance section of a store generally has an enormous selection to choose from. Having a little know how before getting started is extremely beneficial. This article outlines some need to know information to get started on the task.