Posts tagged "valentines day"

14 Days Of Dating, Day 3: Get Your Heart Racing With Indoor Rock-Climbing

Cupid is a-comin’, and we’re counting down the days ‘til that fat, little cherub arrives. But until then, kick your relationship up a notch with these unique date ideas for you and your boo (or your friends…we don’t discriminate). A date a day, and your romance shall stay!
By: Katie Oldenburg / February 3, 2014

14 Days Of Dating, Day 2: Enjoy Some Rhymes At A Poetry Slam

Cupid is a-comin’, and we’re counting down the days ‘til that fat, little cherub arrives. But until then, kick your relationship up a notch with these unique date ideas for you and your boo (or your friends…we don’t discriminate). A date a day and your romance shall stay!
By: Katie Oldenburg / February 2, 2014

14 Days Of Dating, Day 1: Show Off Your Skills With An At-Home Cook-Off

Cupid is a-comin’, and we’re counting down the days ‘til that fat, little cherub arrives. But until then, kick your relationship up a notch with these unique date ideas for you and your boo (or your friends…we don’t discriminate). A date a day and your romance shall stay!
By: Katie Oldenburg / February 1, 2014

Watch The Throne: Kim & Kanye Use Gold-Plated Toilets

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West spent half a million on gold-plated toilets for their mansion, as you do. [Contact Music] Amanda Bynes was accused of trespassing outside a retirement home in Thousand Oaks, California. She was reportedly drunk and fighting with a cab driver whom she didn't have any money to pay.
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 23, 2013

Must Haves: 7 Sexy Robes

The word "robe" immediately conjures images of lumpy, stained, novelty-print terry cloth garments. These kinds of robes are fine for lounging around the house when you have the flu, but what if you're looking for a little more glamour in your loungewear? More Liza Minnelli in "Cabaret" than Gwyneth Paltrow in "Contagion"? We've got you…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 16, 2013

Grumpy Cat, Predictably, Hated Valentines Day

Grumpy Cat hates everything -- smiling, rainbows, fun -- so it's no surprise that Tardar Sauce is an enemy of love, too. If you also hate love -- or at least hate the Hallmark holiday dedicated to monetizing love that just passed -- you are gonna really enjoy the animated Grumpy GIF we've got…
By: Julie Gerstein / February 15, 2013

No V-Day Love? Enjoy This Heartfelt Karaoke Message From Vin Diesel

Here is a surprising thing about Vin Diesel: He's a member of Mensa. Another surprising thing? He is a smooth karaoke singer, with a very nice voice. Here, enjoy his Valentine's Day karaoke tribute, and fall in love with Vin Diesel just a little bit more. [Facebook]…
By: Julie Gerstein / February 15, 2013

Poll: Who Had The Worst Valentine’s Day?

Hi there. I hope everyone had a splendid Valentine's Day. Mine was about as uneventful as it gets. A shout out to my mom for being the only person to wish me Happy V-Day! Woot woot! Don't worry, you are not detecting a whiff of bitterness emanating from this gal. I had a perfectly fine…
By: Ami Angelowicz / February 15, 2013

My Comprehensive History Of Laptops Past And Present

I cannot say for certain how many laptops I have owned, I just know that it has been many. From my first clunky Toshiba to the 15" MacBook Pro I purchased yesterday at the multilingual shitshow that is the Grand Central Apple Store (spotted: several separate incidents of international tourists FaceTiming on their own iPad…
By: Rachel Krause / February 15, 2013

Do Not Want For Valentine’s Day: A Starbucks Gift Card Courtesy Of Facebook

Just a friendly reminder to all of you lovers out there that not every  kind of gift is appropriate for the Valentine's Day holiday. This Facebook suggestion was sent to me by an engaged friend of mine. Really, Facebook? The best you can do is suggest that a woman "surprise" her fiancé with a Starbuck…
By: Ami Angelowicz / February 14, 2013

10 Random Things I Love Right Now

Happy Valentine's Day, everyone! Since today is a day to celebrate love in all forms, I thought I'd take the opportunity to make a list of 10 random things I love right now, from shapewear to lipstick to Louisiana folk rock. Check out my lovefest after the jump, and please feel free to share your…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 14, 2013

10 Reasons Why Colonel Mustard Is The Love Of My Life

This is Colonel Mustard. He's often the first thing I see in the morning and the last thing I see at night. In the evening, he likes to sit on my chest while I'm in bed and trying to read a book. He'll swat at the pages until I pet him, and when I do,…
By: Julie Gerstein / February 14, 2013

11 Romantic Moves From Celebs Us Mortals Can Use, Too

Johnny Depp gave Amber Heard her own beach on his island. Brad Pitt filled Angelina with genetically perfect babies and then gifted her with a ring he helped design. Jennifer Lopez's boy toy supposedly tattooed her name on his dick. You might think if you want to woo like the celebs do, you…
By: Jessica Wakeman / February 14, 2013

8 Romanceless Movies And TV Shows To Watch On Valentine’s Day

Depending on whom you ask, tomorrow might be Valentine’s Day, Singles Awareness Day, or Day-Before-Discount-Candy-At-Duane-Reade Day. Like it or not, romance is a big deal tomorrow, at least if you’re in the States. And to, er, celebrate, I decided to write about movies and TV shows that don’t have any romance. Sadly, there aren’t a…
By: The Mary Sue / February 14, 2013

Creepy Cupid Offers Real OKCupid Messages Turned Into V-Day Sentiments

We've all gotten them: creepy, totally weird, off-beat OK Cupid messages. But what if you could turn those creepster messages into hilarious V-Day cards. That's what JESS3 did -- creating a V-Day reminder of some of the worst, most tone-deaf Romeos out there. Check out a couple more, after the jump.  [JESS3]…
By: Julie Gerstein / February 14, 2013

How To Woo A…

There's no one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to romancing the man or woman of your dreams. Each heart is a snowflake, unique in it's design. Or something like that. This Valentine's Day, consider the heart you wish to win, understand its desires and woo accordingly. May we suggest one of these romantic gestures, perfect for…
By: Ami Angelowicz / February 14, 2013

“One Billion Rising” Today To End Violence Against Women And Girls

If you're not into the commercial cutesiness of Valentine's Day, there's an alternate, empowering holiday to celebrate on February 14th: V-Day, a global movement to end violence against women and girls.  "The Vagina Monologues" playwright Eve Ensler created V-Day, which is celebrated each year on Valentine's Day as the play is staged around the…
By: Sarah Gray / February 14, 2013

4 Brutally Honest Love Poems For Real Life

Anyone who's ever cried in a cab after a terrible blind date or weathered a rough patch in a long-term relationship knows that real love isn't always the sugary sweet experience Hallmark makes it out to be. We thought it was time to pay homage to the weird, ugly, smelly, annoying parts of love. Read…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 13, 2013

Hitched: Valentine’s Day, Wedding Day, What About All The Other Days?

You can read wedding magazines, and wedding blogs, and wedding everything, but you’ll almost never turn the page and see the marriage. Everything stops in a last, beautiful moment, blurred by sparklers or bubbles or birdseed as the (inevitably white, inevitably young, inevitably thin, inevitably straight) couple disappears into the back of a limousine, a…
By: Andrea Grimes / February 13, 2013

16 Strange Pieces of “Sexy” Valentine’s Day Lingerie

Sure, "sexy" is highly subjective. And if you like any or all of the lingerie found in this gallery, go wild. I just happen to think some of it looks highly painful/questionable/ridiculous. Click through and decide.
By: Julie Gerstein / February 13, 2013
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