With Valentine's Day right around the corner, everyone is scrambling to come up with the right gift for their sweetheart. With today's topsy-turvy financial markets, focusing on "it's the thought that counts" is certainly acceptable in lieu of breaking your piggy bank.
There are plenty of creative gifts you can give that won't deplete your wallet. They may take a bit of your time, but that's good -- when you invest time in a Valentine's Day gift, you make the occasion extra special and memorable. Nothing says, "I love you" like a creative gift of love.
Flowers are stupid Valentine's Day gifts because you can't eat (most of) them and it's unsatisfying to do a late-night jewelry binge. No, in 2013, the only way to impress that special someone is with calories, carbohydrates, non-GMO whole grains, and non-irradiated spices.
It doesn't matter if you're single or spoken for. This is the one day of the year that if you're not in love, then you can certainly pamper and spoil yourself until you've met your perfect match.
Not that I'm not romantic, but I think Valentine's Day is a little cheesy. I mean, it is. But I believe in love. And shopping!
Tell your loved ones how you really feel.
A friend who was getting divorced told me she wants a man who looks at her the way Darrell looks at me. And I'm supposed to want flowers on top of that?
"You see that guy over there?" I asked one of my daughter's teachers, who's fast becoming a family friend. "The one with the blonde hair?" She did. "H...
Valentines day is nearly upon us, and in my books it is the best time to give and (definitely) receive lots of delicious chocolate. Here are some of my favourite chocolates to inspire you - enjoy!
t's snowy and cold outside and the kids are just this side of driving you crazy. My husband and I own and operate three young sons, so trust me when I tell you that I completely understand! These easy-to-make sun catchers will keep the little ones busy.
There's pretty much no better time to show your crush that you like them than on Valentine's Day. But what's the best way to do that without embarrassing yourself?
There is no gift you could purchase that will more profoundly enhance the emotional connections in your life than the gift of your focused attention, which explains why most people cannot distinguish between the experience of being deeply loved with being deeply heard.
Are you shopped out yet? You might want to catch a second wind -- the great sales don't stop just because the holidays do. From a new set of towels to a new set of abs, January's got you covered with some unexpected deals to steal.
I am like the mother who gave her son two ties for Christmas. He went to the hall mirror, put on one of them, and turned to show her how it looked, "What," she said disappointedly, "You didn't like the other one?"
Rid yourself of all of your double-dipping concerns and enjoy that melty chocolate or cheese in your very own fondue mug.
If you are still in need of some homemade gift ideas, may I suggest these adorable hot chocolates on a stick. They make the perfect winter treat for neighbors, co-workers, and family.