Popular Valentine's Day Holiday Articles

How Italians Say 'I Love You' To Their Pets: Ciottoli Bowls

Italians don't create many products without style, and pet products are no exception, especially to IMAC, an Italian company with a mission to make pet products with artisan spirit, care, and passion.  I fell hard for Imac's Ciottoli dog and cat bowls....

Plum Pink Rice Wine Is A Sweet Romantic Treat

"Plum Pink" sake, a pleasingly pink alcoholic drink from Japanese distiller Nakano Shuzo is now available, just in time for Valentine's Day.

Reach Out and Kik Someone – A New Way to Text Message

Kik is the new multi-platform, crazy fast text messaging application that is available on Android, iPhone, Windows Phone 7, Symbian and Blackberry smartphones. I know you Luddites are asking why do you need another messenger and my fellow geeks are probably asking the same thing. Kik has reimagined texting for smartphones.

Stop and Smell the Roses - Flowers Beyond Valentine's Day


Believe it or not, Americans will buy 189 million stems of roses for Valentine's Day, according to the California Cut Flower Commission. read more »

Creative Heart Ideas To Add More Hearts To Your Life

Valentine’s Day gets a lot of flak for being a made-up holiday that puts pressure on people to express their undying love for one another.  But I tell you as I sip green tea from my Tall Multi Heart Latte Mug from Target that sometimes it’s nice to have a heart in your view no matter what day it is, so here’s some ways to  add more hearts into your life and perhaps in your someone else's life as well.

A Pocket Full of Posies: 10 Cool Vases to Get You Ready for Valentine's Day


 

That time of the year has arrived yet again - time to bust out the chocolates and sentiments of undying emotion, along with the bouquets. I do love me some flowers (you can save the maudlin displays, however). They seem particularly special in winter, when they are so incongruent with the snow and bitter weather outside. These vases will help make your posies all the more special, and may inspire you to keep a fresh supply of flowers coming well past Valentine's Day. read more »

5 Unique Indoor Planter Gifts For The Winter Gardener

There's something very personal about receiving a plant.  And if you receive a plant in winter, when all outside is stagnant or frozen, it's really special.  I was browsing Uncommon Goods the other day and found a range of really creative indoor planting schemes for unique gifts.  They have dozens, but here are five of my faves....

3D Printed Gummy Dummy Clones Make Deliciously Creepy White Day Gifts

Japan's FabCafe is following up their Valentine's Day 3D-printed chocolate head promotion with a little something for the guys: the opportunity to create a miniature edible gummy replica of yourself just in time for White Day.

Surprise Your Valentine with Chocolate Dipped Squid!

Finding the perfect Valentine's Day gift for your ex-spouse, ex-boss or ex-friend can be ex-hausting... until now, thanks to Saki Ika Chocolate. This "sweet dainty" snack from Japan combines fragrant dried squid with sweet milk chocolate. The term “snack attack” was never so appropriate.

Great Ideas For Single Awareness Day (S.A.D.) On February 14

As our coupled friends celebrate that mushy, heart-y February 14 “holiday”, the rest of us celebrate Single Awareness Day (S.A.D.).  We encourage giving gifts to yourself or your other single friends to celebrate S.A.D.  Go and share S.A.D. with each other! Here are some ideas from around the Internet for fun and funny S.A.D. gifts and activities.

Chocolate Sparkling Soda Makes Valentine's Day Go Down Easy

Chocolate Sparkling soda from Suntory offers Japan's lovelorn ladies a liquid alternative to boxed chocolates when choosing a Valentine's Day gift.

Love Is Blind... Or Blinding?

Love may be blind, but in this case love is blinding!

Give Your Valentine A Bronzed Sculpture Of Your Anus This Year

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and people are scrambling for unique, creative gift ideas for their significant others.  What could be more unique and creative than a bronze sculpture of your anus?

So you want the perfect gift to symbolize the deep intimacy between you and your partner.  I think deep and intimate are the perfect words to describe British artist Magnus Irvin’s anus art.


Domino's Japan Brings Back Heart-Shaped Pizza for Valentine's Day

Feed your passion this Valentine's Day with a heart-shaped pepperoni pizza from Domino's Japan. This year, Domino's has partnered with Italian confectioner BABBI to ensure pizza-sharing couples get their just desserts. Now that's one sweet deal!

Panasonic Eneloop Batteries Celebrate Walt Disney's 110th Anniversary

Panasonic's popular Eneloop rechargeable batteries are showing their “LoveLove” for the late Walt Disney. Officially approved, limited edition battery designs in red, white and black honor the award-winning animation pioneer by celebrating the 100th anniversary of his birth.

Domino's Pizza Japan Caters To Food Lovers With Happy Valentine Pizza

Domino's Pizza Japan is targeting lovers of more than just food this Valentine's Day. If the way to a man's heart is really through his stomach, "Happy Valentine Pizza"

17 Anti-Valentine's Day Gifts For Cupid Haters

Valentine's Day is fast approaching and soon people will be buying stuffed animals the size of houses, giant boquets of flowers, and fancy chocolates up the wazoo all in the name of love. But what about the people who absolutely detest Valentine's Day?

Advertisers Want You Love Them Long Time: 10 Best Valentines Ads

Valentine's Day allows advertising firms to tug at the heart strings of the consumer.  Is this blatant manipulation?  Of course it is!  But does it make for some great ads?  Decide for yourself...

Relationship Killers: The 5 Worst Valentine's Day Gifts Ever

February is upon us, which means it's time to celebrate our hate love for our significant others by being nice to them for one day of the year. Of course, if you don't buy into the whole "one day of romance for 364 days of loathing," or if you just plain hate your partner, these gifts are sure to get your special day of torment off to a great start.

Jewelry Your Valentine and The Environment Can Appreciate

If you know me well you know I'm a fan of trash to treasure art. This particular list of art is unique and elegant jewelry made from recycled materials like: piano strings, clocks, bottle caps, broken china and knitting needles. It's the type of eco-jewelry your eco-friendly Valentine will appreciate.