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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 Starbucks… More »


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… More »


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,… More »


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… More »


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 as… More »


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]

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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… More »


“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 world to raiseMore »


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… More »


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… More »


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. … More »


A Valentine’s Day Love Letter To My Favorite Hip-Hop Morning Radio Show

Dear Cipha Sounds, Rosenberg, K. Foxx and Old Man Ebro,

Every morning, my alarm goes off at 7 a.m., rousing me from sleep. I hit the snooze button, and then 10 minutes later, hit it again. When the third alarm finally goes off at 7:20, I pry one eye open, then the other,… More »


Valentine’s Day Recipes: 10 Tarts For Tarts!

Back when we were brainstorming Valentine’s Day recipe roundups, Ami was like, “How about tarts…for tarts?” And I was like, “OBVIOUSLY.” So here they are: 10 delicious tarts, full of fruit and chocolate and perfect for a sultry Valentine’s Day dessert. Ready to tart it up? Click through for recipes! … More »


Unlikely Love Lessons From My High School Latin Teacher

I grew up in Scottsdale, Arizona, which is not known for being the most culturally rich and forward-thinking city. I’m not going to go off on my hometown, there were great things about growing up there, but let’s just say that I was counter-cultural peg trying to fit into a conservative hole. Meaning, I wore… More »


How To Woo Every Sign In The Zodiac

Whether you’re in love already or lusting for someone new, it never hurts to take some wooing tips from the stars. All you need to know is the astrological sign of the one you’ve got in mind, and we’ve got magical tips for making them yours. Click on to learn how to woo every sign… More »


Dating Don’ts: 7 Things You Shouldn’t Use Valentine’s Day As An Excuse For

When I was in middle school, my school sold these things called Candy Grams the week leading up to Valentine’s Day. For a dollar, a lollipop and a note would be delivered to the person of your choosing on February 14th. I was in luuurrrvvvve with this boy Jesse. He looked like a young Leonardo… More »


Ask The Man Panel: 2013 Valentine’s Day Lingerie

Every Valentine’s Day involves a new barrage of “sexy” lingerie offerings, from lacy teddies to complicated themed costumes. But what do guys really think of these skimpy bedroom outfits? To find out, we asked a bunch of our guy friends to weigh in on six very different V-Day lingerie options and assign each one a sexiness rating… More »


Introducing The Worst Sex Playlist Ever

With Valentine’s Day coming up, the pressure’s on to set the perfect mood for love–and lovemaking. Obviously that includes a super sensual playlist. We figured you’ve already got your signature sex mix figured out (and if not, there are tons of options online), so we thought we’d whip up a different kind of V-Day music… More »


Weekend Project: Strawberry Shortcake Rice Krispie Treats

There are so many reasons you should make these strawberry shortcake rice krispie treats this weekend. Maybe you’ve always wanted to see what heaven tastes like. Maybe you’re looking for a festive red dessert to pre-game for Valentine’s Day. Maybe Nemo has you trapped inside and you were wondering what to do with the Rice Krispies,… More »


5 Valentine’s Day Recipes For Lazy People

Even the laziest cooks in the world might be moved to break out the pots n’ pans for Valentine’s Day and whip up a romantical amuse bouche or a decadent desert thingy courtesy of Pinterest. Not me! Too much work. Why bother when you can turn on your special someone without ever turning on the… More »


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