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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How to Turn Old Puzzle Pieces into the Sweetest Valentine’s Day Wreath

An old, colorful puzzle transforms into the prettiest craft in just three easy steps.


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...



26 Secrets Your Florist Won’t Tell You

Get the inside scoop from florists on how to buy and care for your fresh flowers.


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...


Romantic Dinner Ideas to Cook for Your Partner This Valentine’s Day

These dinner dishes from professional chefs will save you the stress of making a reservation and keep you in the...


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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.


DIY Conversation Hearts: Making Them Yourself Is Easier Than You Think

Say goodbye to those awful boxed goodies. We have a recipe for conversation hearts packed with flavor (and you only...

24 Best Gifts to Give Yourself When You’re Single on Valentine’s Day

Instead of being in the anti-Valentine's Day camp, why not celebrate all the love you have in your life already—including...


20 Cutest Valentine’s Day Books for Kids

Sweeten children's Valentine's Day by reading a heartwarming book together!


My 6th Grade Love Story All Started Because of a Ruined Valentine’s Day Present

The love of her sixth-grade life gave her a gift that melted her heart.


Here’s the Crazy Way My Valentine’s Day Cards Almost Killed My Brother

When my valentine cards ended up in a 40-feet-well, my brother tried to rescue them—until we had to rescue him....


This Is How the Heart Symbol Got Its Shape

There are actually a few theories.


13 Secrets Your Card Store Doesn’t Want You to Know on Valentine’s Day

Yes, you can buy greeting cards practically anywhere these days. You can even craft your own Valentines, but could you...


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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How to Make Flowers Last Longer: 8 Pro Tricks

If you're looking for a way to make those Valentine's Day roses, graduation bouquet, or anniversary arrangement bloom vibrantly and...

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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...


7 Cute Valentine’s Day Crafts to Sweeten Your Home

Show your Valentine your DIY skills with these cute Valentine's day crafts simple enough to make with your kids.


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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10+ Years of Conversation Hearts

Unwrap the last decade of the popular candy's thematic take on love.


8 Cheap Valentine’s Day Gifts

It's not how much money you spend on Valentine's Day, it's the thought that counts.

How-to: 6 Creative, Homemade Valentine’s Day Cards

Surprise your sweetheart with a totally unique, utterly ingenious DIY card.


5 Ways to Say “I Love You” With Cake

If you really want people to feel the love, author Edd Kimber encourages you to Say it With Cake.


Totally Original, DIY Heart-Shaped Food

Serve a little love this Valentine's Day with bacon, potatoes, cake, and other food in the shape of you-know-whats.


America’s Worst Waiters Tell You Their Valentine’s Day Secrets

We asked the worst waiters in America for pointers on dining out on Valentine's Day. Here is their advice.


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Celebrity Love Letters

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


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6 Surprisingly Easy Romantic Things to Do

We found simple romantic ideas—delight your sweetie in unexpected places!