Valentine

Is Getting a Valentine's Day Card From Your Child Cute or Creepy?

Simon Ragoonanan | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Simon Ragoonanan

Contrary to my assumption, at the playgroups I went to, many children (well, only girls) were being encouraged by mothers to make cards for their fathers. The thought of getting a Valentine's Day card from my daughter makes my skin crawl.

Why Valentine's Day Is the New Halloween

Carla Valentine | Posted 12.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Carla Valentine

With its excess of parties, sweets and decorations, the dark and ancient Pagan festival of Samhain morphed into 'Halloween': the new Christmas. I think, in a similar vein, the bloody history of Valentine's Day's means it's becoming the new Halloween.

A 'Frozen' Guide to Surviving Valentine's Day

Caroline Thain | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Caroline Thain

From thinking of getting engaged, to finding a date or working out what to do on the evening itself, this advice, inspired by Disney's 'Frozen' film, will help make your Valentine's Day a success.

Valentine Schmalentine!

Claire Kirby | Posted 05.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Kirby

Am I cynical? Have I lost the romance of it all? The way I see it is, there are two distinct types of Valentine's people. Those who love it, and those who hate it. Both however, are damned if they do, and damned if they don't.

Why I'm Selling 1,000 Red Roses for Valentine's Day for Charity

Sophie Rumble | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Rumble

I decided to set up my own venture, 1000 Red Roses, importing flowers from Holland, wrapping them beautifully and sending them out to arrive on Valentine's Day to help romantics all over the country woo their loved ones.

Dried Tongue of Dove, Ground Fingernail, and Cat Flinging? Welcome to Valentine's of Yore

Kate L. Gould | Posted 14.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Kate L. Gould

Flowers, cards, jewellery, chocolate, dinner, champagne, and perfume are perfectly nice. They're pretty and pleasant - a delightful way to say 'I love you' - but in romance of yore, they would have won you neither maiden nor squire.

WATCH: How To Ask Someone To Be Your Valentine

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK Comedy

Over the years, it seems that St Valentine's Day has become hijacked by people in relationships. So we think it's about time we returned to the tr...

Valentine's - Christmas for Card Shops (and couples)

Dale Bilson | Posted 13.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dale Bilson

I once bought my dear dad a Father's Day card. He laughed, called me a silly sod, and asked how much money I'd wasted on it. My answer, £4.50, was ap...

Who's Duchess Kate's Valentine? (Clue - It's Not Wills)

MyDaily | Posted 15.04.2012 | UK Style

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (you've probably heard of her - The Artist Formerly Known As Kate Middleton) is spending Valentine's Day up in Liverpo...

Would You Abolish Valentine's Day?

BritChick Paris | Posted 11.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
BritChick Paris

It's that rosy time of the year again. Shops are flooded with cutesie cards and fluffy bears. Teens are hysterically plotting who will get a card from whom (or not from whom in my case). Us adults let out a groan - either we feel obliged to do the token something or we boycott as a marketing ploy devised by Hallmark.