Valentine's Day

Love is in the air! Make sure you get the romance right with the gifts, sentiments, and special plans your sweetheart will adore. From sweet to sexy, and from splurge-worthy to budget-friendly, these ideas are sure to set the perfect mood.

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25 Gender-Neutral Valentine Gift Ideas

February 14th is the perfect time to express your love for that special someone in your life.

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...


Valentine’s Day Gifts That Send the Wrong Message

The right gift will make your special someone feel loved, adored, and cherished—these on the other hand... not so much.


The Surprisingly Dark History of Valentine’s Day You Never Knew

The color red is associated with Valentine's Day because it's scientifically linked to passion and sexuality. But given what we...


The 30 Most Popular Valentine’s Day Gifts on Amazon

Whether your sweetie is a beauty queen, loves sparkly jewelry, has the hots for electronic gadgets, or is actually your...

40 Romantic Ideas to Say ‘I Love You’—How to Be Romantic

When we think about how to be romantic, we often think about expensive grand gestures. But these romantic ideas, big...


17 Adorable Valentine’s Day Gifts for Kids

Celebrate February 14 with these keepsakes that show the younger people in your life how much you care.


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?


50 Most Romantic Hotels in Every State

Whether your idea of romance is soaking in a heart-shaped tub, dancing under the stars, strolling arm in arm through...


Why Are Roses So Popular for Valentine’s Day?

It turns out that your go-to long-stemmed flowers date back to a former King of Sweden.


30 Great Valentine Gifts Under $10

Love doesn't pay the rent...but it also doesn't have to cost as much!


14 Valentine’s Day Traditions from Around the World

It's not all just flowers and chocolate.

19 Funniest Valentine’s Day Cards We’re Buying This Year

I love you with all my butt—it's much bigger than my heart!


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...


8 Types of Valentine’s Day Candy Everyone Secretly Hates

No one is getting lucky on Valentine's Day if any of these sad sweets are in your shopping cart.


How the World’s Biggest Flower Companies Prepare for Valentine’s Day

The major players in the flower world are thinking about February 14 long before you are.


This Couple with Down Syndrome Proves That Love Has No Limits

Some people thought that 
a couple with Down syndrome shouldn’t marry. But after 25 years together, Paul 
and Kris Scharoun-DeForge...


These Are the Most Romantic Starbucks in the World

From a castle in Prague to a villa in Casablanca, these exotic and beautiful Starbucks locations are the perfect backdrop...


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.


Here’s Why You Won’t Find Sweethearts on Valentine’s Day

No more candy heart messages for this year.

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.


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...


This Is Where Those Conversation Heart Sayings Come From

From Be Mine to Text Me, here's how Brach's Sweethearts Conversation Hearts are picked—and find out what's new this year.


15 Financial Resolutions That Will Make You More Money in 2020

You know the year-end ritual, make all sorts of promises to do better, be it exercising more, eating better, or...


8 Stories of First Loves That Will Touch Your Heart This Valentine’s Day

From stories of playground crushes to smooth-talking bad boys, members of the Reader's Digest contributor network tell us all about...