The kids may have Valentine’s parties at school, but how will you be celebrating Valentine’s Day as a family? Will you celebrate with the kids? Will you get a babysitter and take this time to enjoy a romantic evening with your spouse? Share your plans with us! Below are a mix of ideas for families, if you haven’t yet decided what you’ll be doing on Valentine’s Day.
Parenting.com has a few fun ideas such as getting cozy on the couch to watch A Charlie Brown Valentine or make crafts together. Take a look at their list of ideas here.
It would be a fun V-day over at the TomKat Studio–they suggest a scavenger hunt, baking treats as a family and writing love notes, to name a few.
Only one day until Valentine’s Day! Valentine’s Day is almost here. Make sure all of your presents are wrapped! You love your family everyday of the year, but make them feel extra special tomorrow. It doesn’t matter what you do as long as you are all together. Enjoy your weekend!
Question of the Day: What are is your family Valentine’s Day tradition?
Trivia Question: The Italian city of Verona, where Shakespeare’s lovers Romeo and Juliet lived, receives about 1,000 letters addressed to Juliet every Valentine’s Day.
Only a couple more days until Valentine’s Day. Are your kids celebrating in school? Will you volunteer to help with the party? Did you help your kids make Valentine’s? Share with us your most creative Valentine’s Day card!
Question of the Day: What are your kids giving their teacher for Valentine’s day? It it handmade or store bought?
Trivia Question:In Wales, wooden love spoons were carved and given as gifts on February 14th. Hearts, keys and keyholes were favorite decorations on the spoons. The decoration meant, “You unlock my heart!”
It is almost Valentine’s Day….AND the Chinese New Year! Celebrate the year of the Tiger on February 14th. Whether you are in love or not, everyone can celebrate the Chinese New Year.
Question of the Day: Will you be celebrating the Chinese New Year with your girlfriends or celebrating Valentine’s Day with a significant other?
Trivia Question: The origin of the Chinese New Year Festival can be traced back thousands of years through a continually evolving series of colorful legends and traditions. One of the most famous legends is that of Nian, an extremely cruel and ferocious beast, which the Chinese believe, eats people on New Year’s Eve. The Chinese word for year is based on the arrival of this beast. A phrase for Chinese New Year, guo nian means the passing of the beast. It is believed that it lives under the sea. It came to attack people at the same time of the year. The Chinese tradition of decorating in red, burning fire-crackers, and the lion dance with loud drums and gongs was to scare the beast away.
Valentine’s Day is about love and showing the people in your life how much you care about them. Maybe this year we can spread that love to more than just the people we know. Valentine’s Day is a perfect opportunity to volunteer for an organization that resonates with you to or donate to a cause that you feel passionate about. Everyone in the world should feel loved, especially on Valentine’s Day.
Question of the Day: Think about all the people who support and love you, what can you go this Valentine’s Day to make them feel the same way?
Trivia Question: Only the U.S., Canada, Mexico, France, Australia and the U.K. celebrate Valentine’s Day. But all countries celebrate love in one form or another.
One week until Valentine’s day! Instead of preparing for the holiday, sit-down, relax and enjoy Superbowl Sunday. Go Colts! Go Saints! Treat your hubby to some Superbowl snacks. For healthy, fun Superbowl food ideas look at in our What’s for Dinner section. Today concentrate on the game, but don’t let Valentine’s Day completely slip from your man’s mind!
Question of the day: Who do you want to win the Superbowl?
Trivia Question: In the United States, 64 percent of men do not make plans in advance for a romantic Valentine’s Day with their sweethearts.
Less than 10 days until Valentine’s Day! What are your plans? Will you be eating out or eating at home? If you are in the mood to cook, or if you can persuade your Valentine to do the cooking, look in our What’s For Dinner section for sweet treat recipes, which are sure to be a hit with your sweetie! Let us know your plans for Valentine’s Day!
Question of the Day: Who is your Valentine this year and how will you be celebrating?
Trivia Question: About 1 billion Valentine’s Day cards are exchanged each year.That’s the largest seasonal card-sending occasion of the year,next to