Jaw Dropping Valentine’s Day Dresses

Whether you have a romantic evening planned or a night out with the girls, wear a jaw-dropping dress that will make heads turn.

Make a lasting impression with these sexy and sophisticated dresses!

Donna Morgan Strapless Silk Chiffon Dress: $138.00

Vibrant pattern illuminates a delicate chiffon dress with a strapless sweetheart bodice, shirred for a more flattering fit.

Suzi Chin Maggy Boutique Ruched Stretch Satin Sheath Dress: $158.00

A pleated surplice bodice and allover ruching flatter the figure in a lustrous stretch-satin dress, finished with pleats at the back V-neckline for architectural interest.

Silk Organza Solana Dress: $250.00

An absolute stunner in gorgeously sumptuous silk organza. Inspired by the haute cocktail dresses of midcentury American fashion, this dress is meticulously pleated, wrapped and ruched to exemplify elegance, turning a classic strapless silhouette into a stylish tour de force.

Split Sleeve Smocked Waist Dress: $44.90

The casual and sexy dress. Show a little skin with a scoop neck and back and chic split sleeves. Cinch your waist with a smocked band and a flattering double-layer skirt.

Lace Rouched Dress: $128.00

All-over sheer lace. Soft and sexy blush lining. A hint of the lingerie look combined with our most flattering dress silhouette for the ultimate in fashion.

Calvin Klein Dress, Sheath with Belt: $82.99

Diagonal pleats create clean lines and striking style on this fitted sheath dress from Calvin Klein. A chic waist-nipping belt finishes the look.

Cobweb Print Sleeveless Dress: $100.00

Cream cobweb print sleeveless dress with shoulder pads and black banded waist.

Chiffon Rouched Sleeveless Dress: $128.00

Soft and lightweight chiffon style in chic colorblock. This all-over rouched dress flatters your curves with perfectly-placed draping and seams for an all-over sexy fit.

Double Drape Tank Dress: $148.00

Body-skimming drape neck dress with silvertone hardware and a dramatic, draped back for a memorable exit.

Mesh Tank Dress: $212.00

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BCBGeneration Dress, Tabbed Sleeve Sweater: $68.00

The essential tunic-style sweater dress takes on tab-sleeve styling for an updated look, by BCBGeneration.

Valentine’s Day Ideas for Families

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.

Reader’s Digest provides a great mix of Valentine’s Day suggestions.  Or here’s a nice idea for your spouse, at Parent Hacks.  Or a thoughtful Valentine soundtrack.

Countdown top Valentine’s Day! Only 1 More Day!

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 andlove-letters Juliet lived, receives about 1,000 letters addressed to Juliet every Valentine’s Day.

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Countdown to Valentine’s Day! 3 Days Left!

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 onwooden-heart-spoon1-300x300 February 14th. Hearts, keys and keyholes were favorite decorations on the spoons. The decoration meant, “You unlock my heart!”

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Countdown to Valentine’s Day! 4 Days and Counting!

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 QuestionThe origin of the Chinese New Year Festival can be traced back thousands of years through a continually evolving series of colorful legends2010-year-of-the-tiger 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.

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Countdown to Valentine’s Day! Only 5 More Days!

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.world20heart celebrate Valentine’s Day. But all countries celebrate love in one form or another.

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Can’t Choose Between Flowers or Candy? Send Both!

Friendship Blossoms

Friendship Blossoms

Here, two classic Valentine’s Day gifts — flowers and candy — combine to make one sweet treat.

Materials
  • Scrapbooking paper or card stock
  • Scissors
  • Lollipops
  • Tape
Instructions
  1. For each, cut three heart-shaped petals, two leaves, and two flower centers from scrapbooking paper or card stock.
  2. Poke a small hole in each, crease the petals as shown, and slide the pieces onto a lollipop stem. Tape the bottom to secure.

    More messages:
    You’re a sweet heart
    Our friendship is blooming
    Be my bud-dy

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Countdown to Valentine’s Day! 6 More Days!

Less than one week until Valentine’s Day! Share with us your thoughts on what Valentine’s Day means to you and your family!

Question of the Day: What is you favorite type of flower to receive on Valentine’s Day?

Trivia Question: The red rose was the favorite flower of Venus, the Roman goddess of love. Red stands for strong feelings which is why a red rose is a flower of love.

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Countdown to Valentine’s Day! 7 Days!

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.valdinner2_375

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Countdown to Valentine’s Day! 9 Days to Go!

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

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Christmas.

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If you are planning on making a hand made card this year Martha Stewart has fantastic ideas. Click the link below!

http://www.marthastewart.com/photogallery/valentines-day-cards