Holidays

Sure, they roll around at the same time every year, but somehow it’s still easy to be caught off-guard. Never again! Whether you’re planning ahead or at the very last minute, these handy holiday guides will help you make the most of your celebrations all year long.

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Single on Valentine’s Day? 15 Things You Can Do to Make It Amazing

February 14 is all about showering yourself with love, fun, pampering, and the very best chocolate (of course).

15 Fun Valentine’s Day Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Giving flowers, chocolate, and heart-shaped cards are all common customs on Valentine’s Day. But where do these traditions come from?


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The 50 Best Romantic Movies of All Time

If you're in the mood for love, you'll adore this list of romantic movies that will woo you, stir your...


30 Amazing Valentine’s Day Gifts You Can Buy at the Drugstore

Forgot to order flowers and now they're all sold out? Whomever you're spoiling this Valentine's Day, it turns out your...


14 Things to Stop Saying to Single People

Love your single friends? Here's what you should never, ever say to them.

I’ve Been Single for 13 Years—Here’s Why I Love Valentine’s Day

Romantic relationships don't have a monopoly on true love.


19 Valentine’s Day Ideas Long-Time Couples Swear By

Same old, same old? Not this year! Here's how to spice things up this Valentine's Day, according to long-term couples...

26 Love Quotes to Add to Your Valentine’s Day Cards

Instead of struggling to find the perfect sentiment, tap these authors, producers, journalists, poets, and writers for their most inspiring...


13 Valentine’s Day Date Ideas that Don’t Require a Babysitter

Romance gets top billing on Valentine's Day, but it can be fun for the whole family, too —as any pair...


Why Is Cupid the Symbol of Valentine’s Day?

Cupid is forever linked to Valentine's Day, but how much do you know about this chubby little mythical matchmaker?


14 Valentine’s Day Traditions from Around the World

It's not all just flowers and chocolate.

13 Dreamiest Valentine’s Day Adventures for Couples

Thrill-seeking pairs are always on the hunt for the next adventure, while still wanting a little romance thrown in there...


50 Gifts Women Actually Want for Valentine’s Day

Put down the supermarket roses and pick up a gift from your Valentine’s true wish-list.


10 Secrets Your Valentine’s Day Card Reveals About You

Nearly 200 million Valentine’s Day cards are exchanged every year. Is your card sending the right message to your Valentine?


7 Tips for the Best Valentine’s Day on a Budget

Tight on cash? You can still woo your sweetheart on Valentine's Day with these inexpensive romantic gestures.


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12 Sweet and Funny Love Quotes for the Romantic in All of Us

These silly jokes and pinnable quotes all capture that crazy little thing we call 'love.'

15 Most Romantic Cruises for Valentine’s Day

Whether you're actually on board a ship over the Valentine's Day holiday or you decide to surprise your partner during...


You Can’t Help But Laugh at This Funny Valentine’s Day Story

"I mean, OK, if you really want to do something to show me you love me this Valentine’s Day, you...


10 Powerful Love Spells from Around the World

With Valentine's Day around the corner, you might be tempted to do everything—anything!—to find love. So why not take a...


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The 10 Top Romantic Movies You Haven’t Seen Yet—but Should

Get ready for some major swooning! Here are the must-see romances you probably haven't seen yet—but definitely should.


This Is How the Heart Symbol Got Its Shape

There are actually a few theories.


7 Valentine’s Day Flowers that Beat Roses

For a thoughtful and surprising way to say "I love you," pick up one of these romantic floral alternatives this...


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14 Mini Essays That Prove the Meaning of Love in 100 Words or Less

Readers share their most romantic moments in these short, sweet tales of love, both young and old. Have a story...


The Amazing Ways 8 Extraordinary People Said “I Love You”

Sometimes, the people we love deserve more than chocolate and flowers.

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Celebrity Love Letters

Let these smitten scribes, from Johnny Cash to F. Scott Fitzgerald, inspire your own Valentine's note.