Posts tagged "valentines day"

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,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 13, 2013

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!

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 12, 2013

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…

Ami Angelowicz / February 12, 2013

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 sig…

Kiki T / February 12, 2013

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…

Ami Angelowicz / February 12, 2013

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…

The Frisky / February 12, 2013

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…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 11, 2013

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,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 9, 2013

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…

Ami Angelowicz / February 8, 2013

10 Etsy Models Who Are Sad About Valentine’s Day

We have mixed feelings about Valentine’s Day ourselves.  We are probably going to force the cat to snuggle with us and watch all the “Chelsea Lately” episodes in the TiVo queue over Mexican takeout. But some women, somewhere, haven’t given up yet. Some women, somewhere, are dry cleaning their red dress, getting their nails done, and picking…

Jessica Wakeman / February 8, 2013

Valentine’s Day Ideas For Vengeful Lovers

Ah, here we go. A video that will satisfy the brokenhearted this V-Day. Literally, it’s a video of the top ten ways to break a heart with super special slow mo effects. If you revenge is what you’re seeking this Valentine’s Day, live vicariously through this video and suppress any urges you might have to…

Ami Angelowicz / February 8, 2013

19 GIFs Illustrating The Plethora Of Emotions We Go Through Leading Up To Valentine’s Day

Oh, Valentine’s Day. It’s like, as a woman, you’re required to have some sort of feeling about it. Wait, a feeling? But we have so many! Here are a but a few…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 8, 2013

12 Sexy Valentine’s Day Products You Definitely Don’t Need (NSFW)

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. We gather you knew this based on the high volume of Zales commercials. So, here’s the deal. The internet is gonna try to convince you that you will have the most mind-blowing sex of your life of February 14th. It will sell you the dream. It will encourage you to…

The Frisky / February 7, 2013

5 Romantic Things To Do With Your Cat This Valentine’s Day

No boyfriend? No problem. All you really need to celebrate this tres romantic Hallmark holiday is a feline friend or two. Just ask this gentleman, who spends much of his free time serenading his cat with Seal’s classic love song “Kiss From A Rose.” No shame in that, guy! If all else fails, and your…

Rachel Krause / February 7, 2013

Japanese Dudes Can Insure Themselves Against Loneliness This Valentine’s Day

Whoever has no house will not build one anymore/ Whoever is alone now will remain so for a long time. This somber verse is not mine. It was written by the great Rainer Maria Rilke. I am just appropriating them for those who are single this Valentine’s Day.  If you don’t have a date, you…

Ami Angelowicz / February 7, 2013

9 Sex Toys To Try This Valentine’s Day

We all know from Cupid and Hallmark and Victoria’s Secret that Valentine’s Day is supposed to be the sexiest, sultriest, panty-droppingest day in existence.
We also know that’s not actually going to happen.
But you can try, can’t you? Your partner probably isn’t going to turn into Christian/Christina Grey for the night. But that doesn’t mean you…

Jessica Wakeman / February 7, 2013

Mirror, Mirror: The Buzz Cut Beauty Queen

Valentine’s Day is supposed to be about love, right? Romance and pink things and flowers, too. It’s supposed to be about couples, but I want to selfishly celebrate by acknowledging a woman who made me love myself a little bit more. So often, I think we’re trying to make ourselves appealing and acceptable to other…

Kate Fridkis / February 6, 2013

Our 21 Favorite Stock Photo Boyfriends (And Why We Had To Dump Them)

You might have a lot of loves in a lifetime, but you never forget your first … stock image boyfriend. A stock image boyfriend, tasked with illustrating a variety of concepts including “I love canned foods,” or “I don’t understand your modern technology because I’m a caveman,” or “banana gun,” can be a wonderful companion.

Ami Angelowicz & Julie Gerstein / February 6, 2013

A Love Letter To My Hot Yoga Teacher

Dear M,

You are the hottest yoga teacher I’ve ever had. And that’s saying a lot because I’ve been practicing for 16 years now. Your body, your face, your demeanor … all extremely HOT. But here’s the weird thing: I am not physically attracted to you in the least. Not at all. I…

Ami Angelowicz / February 6, 2013

10 Lip Colors That Won’t Scare Off Your (Or Any) Guy

As the kind of girl who leaves red lipstick stains on everything, everywhere, I have scared off more than a few men (and probably small children) in my day. There’s nothing more alarming to a guy than a slick red mouth that pretty much guarantees it’s going to end up all over you. Any other…

Rachel Krause / February 5, 2013
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