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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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    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!


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    Strawberry Meringue Tart Recipe

    This strawberry tart is a beautiful, delicious dessert that will charm your guests.


    15 Decadent Chocolate Treats

    Attention, chocoholics! This gallery of chocolate treats is guaranteed to get your mouth watering.


    5 Pink Champagnes for Valentine’s Day

    Let love bubble with these rose-hued drink options.


    10 Foods Not to Order on a Valentine’s Day Date

    Do yourself and your date a favor and don’t order any of these mood-killers. Plus, check out the secrets...


    6 Cheap Valentine’s Day Gifts

    Here are six Valentine’s Day gifts for under $10 (including two free gifts) that will have your sweetheart over the...


    10 Great Valentine’s Day Gifts

    These gifts are some of our favorites.

    Valentine’s Day Ideas for Kids

    Desperately seeking new ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your little sweetheart? Check out our top picks.


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    15 Tips to Save on Valentine’s Day

    The sexiest way to save on Valentine’s Day? Do the seemingly impossible: spend less and get more. MoneyTalksNews.com shares 15


    5 Ways Love Makes You Smarter

    1. Marry someone similar to you, if a bit smarter With your spouse in the house, you have a built-in


    6 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day On The Cheap

    The best things in life are free.



    8 Delicious Valentine’s Day Dessert and Cookie Recipes

    Say "I love you" with these mouthwatering Valentine's Day dessert recipes.


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    Cupid’s Breadsticks

    [quicklook-recipe prep_time=”10 min” cook_time=”15 min” serves=”” details=”” ] Taste of Home‘s Test Kitchen home economists encourage you to play with


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    Ruby-Red Strawberry Sauce

    [quicklook-recipe prep_time=”5 min” cook_time=”10 min” serves=”” details=”” ] This recipe offers a quick way to make any Valentine’s dessert special.

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    Strawberry Pavlova

    Try this recipe for a stunning way to celebrate Valentine's Day.


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    Chocolate as Medicine?

    Don't feel guilty about indulging in chocolate. It may actually be good for you!


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    Asparagus Veal Cordon Bleu

    Here's an idea for a main dish to serve on Valentine's Day or any other special celebration.