Valentines Day Ideas

Appy Valentine's Day

Caragh Little | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

Maybe, with life being so busy, we have to prearrange it all, even if it means that we all end up celebrating our love in one identikit packaged, shrink-wrapped night. And yet... something about all that prearranged perfection makes me want that Boredom app to vibrate on my wrist or phone.

Four Ways to Make Every Day Valentine's Day

Liz Marie | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

While I admit that I don't have a huge problem with Valentine's Day as a whole and am quite looking forward to the plans I have with my cute man on Saturday, I don't agree that Valentine's Day should be the only day you go out of your way for the one you care about.

Three Valentine's Day Tips for the Confused Man

Philip T. Wylonis | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Philip T. Wylonis

So you've secured a date for 14 February? That's great news! Well, except that this means you need to get dressed up. Luckily I'm here to help you do Valentine's like a real man (bonus: no need for a trip to the mall, we all know Valentine's Day already crushes the wallet).

Valentine's Day - Here's What Most of Us Probably Ought to Do

Sigrid Daniel | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sigrid Daniel

Most of us probably feel we should do something to mark the date of Valentine's; indulge or revive a little romantic feeling with our significant others or just use it as an excuse to send the children anonymous Valentine's (from Prince George or just the dog - either way it can be fun).

15 Valentine's Day Gift Ideas For Her

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're looking for lavish gifts for the lovely lady in your life this Valentine's Day, then you've certainly come to the right place. No matter ...

Surviving Valentine's Day as a Single Person

Maggie Currie | Posted 04.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Maggie Currie

Maybe as you are a single person you really don't buy into this sentiment. So how can you survive and keep your sanity? There are so many ways to make sure you enjoy yourself whether on your own or with a good friend.

Love Me Like You Do - 14 Budget-Friendly Valentine's Day Ideas

Chenice Clarke | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Chenice Clarke

Valentine's Day fast approaching here are my top 14 budget-friendly date and gift ideas that will leave both your partner and your bank account happy.

Five Chocolate Hotels for Valentine's Day | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

From our very own Bournemouth to Paris and Mexico, guests can enjoy chocolate breakfasts, cocktails and even chocolate body treatments at these carefully selected establishments.

Valentine's Day: 20 Funny Quotes To Share With Your Loved One

The Huffington Post UK | Patricia Doma | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Forget "roses are red, violets are blue" because the best Valentine's day cards are full of humour. Everyone knows laughter and love go hand-in-ha...

An Oxford Companion to Valentine's Day

Daniel Parker | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Daniel Parker

It's a question as old as time: do you eat out for Valentine's Day or brave the kitchen yourself in a foolhardy attempt to impress your partner? On the one hand, if you dine out, you won't burn your kitchen down, desperately scraping ashen steak chops off the oven walls as your love weeps into her napkin.

14 Valentine's Day Lessons We Can Learn From Stock Photos

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Comedy

Whether you're planning a date or looking for gift ideas, Valentine's stock photos have got some handy tips for everyone......

Who Has It Better on Valentine's Day: Couples or Singles?

Brett Harding | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Brett Harding

If you are in a relationship, you obviously can't hope Valentine's Day will just go away - and many argue that the romance has been taken out of the day by commercial companies peddling gifts, flowers, chocolates and all things heart-shaped.

How to Enjoy a Single Valentine's Day

Laura Pearson-Smith | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Pearson-Smith

Valentine's Day need not be all about couples. If you treat it as just a day of love, you can have a great day on your own; loving and looking after yourself. Don't complain about the lack of a partner; but instead, treasure the fact you have the time to pay attention to your own happiness.

Weird Romance: Britain's Best Alternative Valentine Events

Colette Bernhardt | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Colette Bernhardt

A gush of oddball events, only loosely themed on love, are taking place across Britain this year. Most welcome the whole spectrum of relationship statuses - from the cringingly co-dependent to the bitterly heartbroken to the breezily unattached - while others actively tout themselves as post-modernist pick-up joints for the discerning lone ranger.

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.

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...

Valentine's Day: The Only Day We Really Love Each Other?

Millie Cotton | Posted 12.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Millie Cotton

Even though this is my first Valentine's Day in four years with the shameful single status hanging over my head, I'm sincerely looking forward to this one more than the last. The beauty of being single on Valentine's Day is not having to succumb to the expectations of anyone, or anything, else

Valentine's Day Dining, Caveman Style!

Charli Cohen | Posted 10.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Charli Cohen

Whilst I don't subscribe to Paleo as such, the premise on which it's based is fairly sound - high in protein, fibre and healthy fats and championing fresh and unprocessed foods i.e. quality foods that would have been available for our Stone Age predecessors to hunt and gather.

Five Tips on How to Attract Love on Valentine's Day

Marina Pearson | Posted 12.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Marina Pearson

If you find yourself without a date, its time for you to do five loving things for yourself on the day so you can attract love into your life. Become the person that you want to attract and there is nothing more sexy for a man, when he sees a woman who is brimming with confidence and self love for herself.

Top Valentine's Day Chocolate Picks

Judith Lewis | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Judith Lewis

These are just my top 10 suggestions from this year's Valentine's Day chocolate collection. What are your tried and true Valentine's chocolates or what would you like to get this year?

Valentine's Day Dos and Don'ts | Posted 10.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

It's no secret that some people love Valentine's Day while others view it simply as a day designed to con us out of our hard-earned cash. If this is your first Valentine's Day with your partner, it is important to find out which side they fall on.

Seven Sexy and Romantic Valentine's Day Ideas

Kate Thompson | Posted 10.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Thompson

Valentine's Day... commercial cliché or the perfect excuse for that stunning red corset you've been lusting after, and then an early night? Whatever you think of Valentine's Day, with its printed cards and over-priced flowers, it is the one day of the year we are all focused on love.

Why Everybody Should Love Valentines Day

Sarah Aston | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Sarah Aston

Valentines Day. Love it or hate it, once February hits you can't escape it. Shops everywhere bombard you with images of cupid, love-struck couples and cards featuring admittedly nauseatingly cute kittens mewing "I love you" whilst the question on everybody's lips is "What are you doing for Valentines Day?"

Men: Be a Valentine's Day Hero With the Tricky Gift of Time

Joanna Pieters | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Joanna Pieters

The number one thing the woman in your life wants is more time. Time to indulge in her pre-family fantasies of cocktail parties and weekends in New York. Possibly. Actually, a day out with an old friend or time to catch up on Downton Abbey would go a long way.

Simple Ways To Make Her Happy On Valentine's Day

Posted 01.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The pressure ladled onto February 14 cannot be underestimated. Flick through any women's glossy, and it's easy to convince yourself that the strength ...