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Jarreau Vandal (Soulection) Saves Your Valentine's Mix

Buster Ross | Posted 02.12.2016 | Entertainment
Buster Ross

I have always been a valentine-giving, mixtape-making, hopeless romantic. This year I decided to call in the heavy artillery, asking groundbreaking pr...

One Way Not to Get Bummed By Valentine's Day

Millie Grenough | Posted 02.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Millie Grenough

"Geez, I'm so tired of it. Everywhere I look -- Buy her a dozen roses... Give her that diamond she's always wanted... This year I can't even pay ou...

Loving a Survivor of Trauma: Pray, Embrace, Give Space

Victoria McGee | Posted 02.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Victoria McGee

What about our family and friends? The people we love and live with. They are not always included in trauma treatment, but their intimate knowledge of us makes them an important tool in our healing. How can they support us in a way that is helpful, balanced and healthy?

The Faithful Shopper: Valentine's Day Victory

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 02.11.2016 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Love is in the air and the pressure is on to pamper your precious! Here are some ideas from the heart and the luxury of being a "last minute lover" ...

Travel The World This Valentine's Day With These Amazing Global Traditions

LittleThings.com | Posted 02.10.2016 | Travel
LittleThings.com

By Rebecca Endicott, writer at LittleThings When it comes to romance, what can top a day dedicated to celebrating love? Valentine's Day, which tradi...

Flower Company's Valentine's Day Ad Celebrates The Diversity Of Love

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.04.2016 | Queer Voices

Leave it to Teleflora to put us in a romantic mood just in time for Valentine's Day. For its new "What is Love?" ad campaign, the Los Angeles-...

36 Hours in the Desert of West Texas

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 01.04.2016 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

The frontier land in the desert, the last bit of North American soil and rocks, the tall cliffs is where the greenish Rio Grande calmly slithers against the massive mountains separating the two lands, Mexico and the USA.

The Faithful Shopper: Services I Swear By

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.01.2015 | New York
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Faith Hope Consolo

Manhattan is brimming with all types of services, from high-end repair shops and cleaners to prime restorers and more, to keep all of your luxury and beloved belongings in top shape.

Fifty Shades of Marina: The New Literary Sensation

Larry Paros | Posted 04.18.2015 | Books
Larry Paros

Eat your heart out E.L. James! Move on over. There's a new book in town. A real slice of life-- something everyone can sink their teeth into. Its heroine's exploits dwarf those of Ana Steele.

What Outlasts Chocolate and Roses?

Millie Grenough | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Millie Grenough

On this Valentine weekend, do something heartfelt, something courageous. Stand up for something or someone you believe in, whether it's a big act or a little gesture. Take action on something you've dreamt of doing. Make it real. Exercise your unique heart wisdom.

Love, and How to Say It

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 04.15.2015 | New York
Maggie Van Ostrand

Useless are today's most popular methods of expressing love: texting e-cards, and posting. Where are the passionate and moving love letters of our past? Written in cursive by the sender, we can actually see by that handwriting what their emotional state of mind was at the time.

Hot or Heartfelt: How to Write a Meaningful Valentine in 18 Minutes or Less

Lisa Tener | Posted 04.14.2015 | Style
Lisa Tener

Sure, most women love receiving an exquisite bouquet of long stem roses, dinner at a Michelin Five Star restaurant or a bit of bling, but the most lasting of gifts for a heartthrob of either gender is your valentine. Why not make it special?

From Russia With Love: A Happy Valentine's Day to You... Nyet!

Larry Paros | Posted 04.14.2015 | Comedy
Larry Paros

Valentine's Day does not have quite the same meaning in Russia as it does here. For your viewing pleasure -- a sampling of greeting cards from over there. Could we just be Putin you on?

The Ancient Religion of Valentines and Vulvas

Donna Henes | Posted 04.15.2015 | Religion
Donna Henes

Paleolithic carved figures refer to woman as matrix, as creatrix, to moon cycles and menstrual magic, and resonate profound reverence in their rendering.

Horse Wedding: With This Carrot I Thee Wed

Chaker Khazaal | Posted 04.14.2015 | Entertainment
Chaker Khazaal

What do Judy Garland, Cindy Crawford, Angelina Jolie, and two horses named Romy and Rocky all have in common? I would normally come up with many witty, even snide retorts, but what I now know for sure is that they were all married at the same famous "Little Church of the West" in sunny Las Vegas. Yes, you read that right.

9 Movies To Avoid Watching With Your Significant Other On Valentine's Day

Brooke Sopelsa | Posted 04.12.2015 | Entertainment
Brooke Sopelsa

Valentine's Day is a perfect occasion to have that special someone over for a nice bottle of wine, a delicious meal and a movie. Just probably not these movies, unless you both have a good sense of humor.

20 Creepy Valentines That Will Remind You Love Is Dead

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 02.11.2015 | Women

Valentine's Day is almost here. Too bad love is DEAD. Seriously, don't feel bad if you don't have a Valentine. After all, you're living in the age...

14 Valentine's Day Jokes That Laugh In The Face Of Cupid

The Huffington Post | Christine Dalton | Posted 02.11.2015 | Comedy

Does anyone actually like Valentine's Day? Whether you're married to "The One" or find yourself as single as can be, Valentine's Day is consistent...

Qualitative Analysis: Education With a Heart

Stuart Gunter | Posted 05.10.2014 | Education
Stuart Gunter

Is this what education is -- a way to make more money off of our children? Is this the drive of education in America? What happened to the democratic ideal of education creating an informed citizenry?

The Funniest Valentine's Day Tweets

Huffington Post | Christine Dalton | Posted 02.14.2014 | Comedy

There are a lot people that can help you cope with your Valentine's Day misery. You can get sloshed with your buddy Jack Daniels, go on a romantic din...

Guys, Tell Your Mom Before It's Too Late... A Valentine Message

David Kanegis | Posted 04.16.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

It was your individualism, strength of character, forthrightness, willingness to fight the system and especially your independence that informed the man I am today.

A Very Pope Francis Valentine's Day!

Posted 02.14.2014 | Religion

Pope Francis is all about spreading the love so this Valentine's Day here is a Pope Valentine to share with your loved ones. Happy Valentine's Da...

9 Reasons You Should Feel Great About Spending Valentine's Day With A Bottle Of Wine

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Kruschewsky & Todd Van Luling | Posted 02.14.2014 | Taste

What human could be more attractive than a bottle of wine?

Valentine's Day, Schmalentine's Day: Don't Let Being Single Bring You Down

Lisa Goich-Andreadis | Posted 04.15.2014 | Women
Lisa Goich-Andreadis

Media -- and now social media -- tends to make marriage look glossy and perfect, causing single women to think they're somehow missing out on the best thing in their lives because they haven't strolled down the aisle yet. Nothing could be further from the truth.

A Valentine for Readers of this Blog

Renee Fisher | Posted 04.14.2014 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Life in the Boomer Lane spends a lot of time making fun of things in this world that make her laugh, make her crazy and have her believe we are all literally going to hell in a hand basket, and the hand basket is ratty and moldy and full of holes and doesn't even have anything good to eat in it.