Sweet, Quick and Easy: Last Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas and Gifts

Got a plan for Valentine’s Day? Yes!  No… Maybe so? Whether you are starting from scratch or you want to make your gift even sweeter, here are some quick and easy gift ideas that can have even the most unprepared person going from zero to hero this Valentine’s Day. Sweet start:  begin their morning with a token […]

25 Quotes for Valentine’s Day

I love quotes!  I’ve assembled a mix of happy, sweet and thoughtful ones to inspire you this Valentine’s Day.  Enjoy!      

Cupid Has Amazon Prime: Valentine’s Day Gifts Delivered

I like to think of Valentine’s Day as an opportunity to remind the people we love most how special they are to us. Whether you give a hand-crafted card, treat them to a special dinner or gift a book with a sexy love note tucked inside, this holiday is meant for meaningful, heartfelt gifts. Remember, […]

FIVE Ways to Make Your Kid Feel More Loved this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day isn’t just for lovers.  It’s for people that you just love!  And who better to be the object of your affection than your kids? Take advantage of the upcoming holiday and let your kids know how loved they are. The gesture doesn’t need to be grand or expensive, just something simple that lets […]

Sweet Words Make Easy Valentine’s Day Gifts

“Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.”      -Rudyard Kipling   If words are the most powerful drug, then Valentine’s Day is the holiday that knocks us out. Sure, Christmas is the biggest holiday and Halloween and Easter top the list for candy sales.  But you’d be hard-pressed to find another […]

Do This NOW to Rock Valentine’s Day

Last night, I was out with friends and one of the guys was going on and on about how busy he was. He opened up the calendar on his phone, and started rattling off upcoming events: “Speech in LA” [swipe]; “Board meeting in San Diego” [swipe]; “Press conference for a joint venture launch”… On and on […]

Picture This: Romantic Valentine’s Day Gift

“Soooooo!  How did the two of you meet?” Most couples have been asked this question more times than they can remember. If the romance is new, the question elicits lots of breathy answers.  “You wouldn’t believe it!  We were at this party and we both reached for the last Swedish meatball at the SAME time!  What […]

The Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift: Five Things I Love about You

What’s your plan for Valentine’s Day? If you’re like most Americans, you’ll give cards (52%), candy (48%), dinner/night out (35%) or flowers (34%). All told, Americans will collectively spend $13 billion on Valentine’s Day gifts. (Some of that money will even be spent on those scary looking stuffed animals sitting desperately on store shelves.) While […]

From Favorite Foods to Favorite Gifts in Five Easy Steps

Does the mere mention of chocolate start your mouth watering?   Do artisanal jams and jellies make your morning toast sing with delight?   The foodstuff of my affection is coconut. Whether toasted, shredded, or enrobed in chocolate, I swoon over all things coconut.  Give me a sweet treat and I will thank you.  Give me […]

Steal this Gift Idea NOW: Five Things I Love About You

I believe great gift ideas are worth stealing…and this one is simply awesome! I was lucky enough to receive this lovely little (5” x 3”) book for my birthday from my dear, dear friend Shelley.  I was immediately intrigued by the title, “Five Things I Love About You.”  Things that are loved about ME???? Not […]