Posts tagged "valentines day"

6 Un-Romantic Safe Havens For Broken Hearts On Valentine’s Day

While you won’t want to go to certain spots on Valentine’s Day if you’re single, there are plenty of places where there won’t be a couple in sight. Click through for six places your broken heart is more than welcome come Feb. 14.

Catherine Strawn / February 3, 2010

Will You Be Sending A Hottie Gram This V-Day?

If I actually had a special someone this V-day, I imagine that if I had to send some sort of card, I would go with an e-card. Maybe something ridonkulous like Pauly D from “Jersey Shore” or something appropriately cynical like this e-card. But would I send my guy a naked chick? Not so much.

Ami Angelowicz / February 2, 2010

Win This! Jamin Puech St. Valentine Keychain

Happy almost-Valentine’s Day! Whether you’re single or taken, The Frisky wants to be your Valentine. Look for a contest each day leading up to Feb. 14. Prizes will include makeup, books, lingerie, jewelry, and more, but each one only lasts a day — enter now!

Keeping track of keys can become a full-time job,…

The Frisky / February 2, 2010

Goodwill Wants Your Relationship Baggage

“Just because your divorce was messy doesn’t mean your house has to be!” — a catchy motto the peeps out at the Colonial Park Goodwill in Pennsylvania have been touting in support of their Dump Your X’s Stuff Drive. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the charity has decided to help the brokenhearted unload some…

Simcha / February 2, 2010

Win This! Glominerals GloLip Maven Kit

Happy almost-Valentine’s Day! Whether you’re single or taken, The Frisky wants to be your Valentine. Look for a contest each day leading up to Feb. 14. Prizes will include makeup, books, lingerie, jewelry, and more, but each one only lasts a day — enter now!

Makeup palettes are often a waste of money…

The Frisky / February 1, 2010

7 Romantic Hot Spots To Avoid On Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day can be one of the most depressing days of the year for singles, especially if you just went through a breakup. It can be torture to watch couples exchange stuffed bears, chocolates and kisses, so keep your heart on the mend by avoiding these seven spots couples flock to on Valentine’s Day.

Catherine Strawn / February 1, 2010

If You Want To Get Kinky For V-Day, It’ll Cost You

Valentine’s Day is coming, bringing with it metric tons of frilly pink crepe paper, dudes making their once-yearly cooking attempts, and a windfall for the Whitman’s chocolate factory. The annual love-fest has become overwhelming enough that Anti V-Day is equally ubiquitous, yet I sometimes find myself lamenting my shacked-up state. The single-people celebrations tend toward…

Erica Maxwell / January 29, 2010

Dear Wendy: “My Boyfriend Gives Me A Stupid Stuffed Animal For Every Special Occasion!”

My boyfriend and I have been dating for five years. I feel so confused because he gives me a stupid stuffed animal for every holiday that comes around while I actually put thought into his gifts. We have no problem in our age difference (about 12 years), but lately I’ve been feeling as if he…

Wendy Atterberry / January 28, 2010

Spotted: Denim “Manties” For Sale In Time For V-Day

Attention: Valentine’s Day gift alert! Spotted in the newest issue of VMAN magazine—a precious little undergarment … for the man in your life: denim manties. Yes, these denim, itty-bitty man-panties (hate that word!) can be yours, or his as the case may be. And picture this: a man with over .009 percent body fat wearing…

Nina Carbone / January 28, 2010

Conversation Hearts Get A Lackluster Update

Sweethearts, the candies that come out each Valentine’s Day, have been around for 145 years, but the messages on them have changed with the times. Some of the original conversation heart phrases — “Be Good,” “Be True,” and “Sweet Talk” — are still in use, while others have been discarded after only a few Februaries.

Catherine Strawn / January 25, 2010

In Sickness And In Health…

…this is the perfect card to send your betrothed, if you’re considering getting married for the reasons our writer did. [Etsy]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 25, 2009

What Do The Flowers He Chose For Your V-Day Bouquet Say?

On Valentine’s Day, many men choose to express their blossoming love through flowers. Most flowers are coded with meaning that have been passed down through the centuries. In the Victorian era, when courting was more restrictive, a fresh bouquet could do all the dirty talking for you. But what does the arrangement you got o…

Simcha / February 16, 2009

Poll: Were You Lucky In Love (Making) On Valentine’s Day?

Valentine’s Day is known for being all lovey and whatnot, but we wanna know whether you actually made love on Saturday.

Catherine Strawn / February 16, 2009

Eating In: Valentine’s Day Dinner At Home

We all know Valentine’s Day is one of the most romantic times of the year, and if you want to really turn up the heat, you should consider preparing dinner at home. I know you’re probably thinking, “What about the expensive restaurant and reservations made months in advance?” Scratch all that off your date book.

Amy Brantley / February 14, 2009

Attention Slackers: Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts!

Be it due to forgetfulness, a last-minute date, or financial strains, people sometimes can get stuck in a last minute rush to get a quick, meaningful Valentine’s Day gift. If this is you, don’t be hard on yourself, unless you really didn’t care. Read on for last-minute Valentine’s Day gift ideas for your true love.

Momie Tullottes / February 14, 2009

Lingerie Around The Country

Since so many ladies will be getting all gussied up in their finest undies tonight as part of a romantic V-Day celebration, we thought we’d take a survey of lingerie stories in different cities across the U.S. to see what the best-selling products have been leading up to tonight. After the jump, check out the…

Catherine Strawn / February 14, 2009

Quickies!: A 13-Year-Old Baby Daddy & Anna Nicole Gets Remembered In Opera

This is slightly disturbing. While most 13-year-old boys are thinking about sports and video games, this one is thinking of how to care for his child. Because he’s a father! Also, he looks like he’s eight. [Parentdish]
To celebrate the second season of “The Real Housewives of New York,” Sephora is giving away freebies.

Persia Ali / February 13, 2009

Valentine’s Day: Screw Friends With Benefits

Friends with benefits? Been there, done that, and now, I can’t go for that! Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for free love, but there’s something about the repeat offense of a dude who will do you over and over again, hang out, and share his thoughts and feelings, but is too scared to say…

Simcha / February 13, 2009

Valentine’s Day: We’ve Got You Covered

Valentine’s Day — love it or hate it, it’s tomorrow. Check out all of The Frisky’s Valentine’s Day coverage in one spot. Whether you’ve got plans with a loved one for tomorrow, are planning on boycotting the day because of its promotion of mindless consumerism, or just woke up, looked at your calendar and went,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 13, 2009

Lady Gaga Sums Up The Ideal Valentine’s Day

“I want a good f**k and some carbohydrates. Good spaghetti and good sex.” – Lady Gaga

Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 13, 2009
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