Tag: Valentine’s Day

Connecting With Love

Did you know that just thinking about love releases endorphins from the hypothalamus of the brain into the bloodstream? Chemical magic happens that makes us feel good. As with other themes, in writing about love we writers try our best to be original. Don’t want to fall into that netherworld of clichés. Don’t want to …

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Valentine’s Day and the Language of Flowers

Flowers and the History of Valentine’s Day One of the most popular stories about Saint Valentine that links him to the modern day tradition of celebrating Valentine’s Day is that he performed marriage rites for soldiers in Roman times who were forbidden to marry by law.  The day was first properly associated with romantic love …

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Swirly Birds of Paradise Tropical Soap for Valentine’s Day

Here’s a useful and whimsical gift idea for your loved ones – Birds of Paradise tropical scented pure coconut oil soap!  The fragrances in this soap combine sweet and tangy fruity scents with island hibiscus, making for a true tropical getaway. This is another one of my favorite superfatted pure coconut oil soaps – I …

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I Heart French Toast Casserole

Delicious French Toast Recipe for Romance While flowers are lovely, there’s something very special about a homemade treat from your sweetheart. Waking up to the smell of a delicious meal is a great way to start the day, so treat your loved one to breakfast (or brunch) in bed. Paul Lowe, food and craft stylist …

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Daring Pairings: Matching Food and Wine for the Perfect Valentine’s Day Meal

There’s always a certain amount of trepidation at the thought of cooking Valentine’s Day dinner. Whether it’s an intimate meal for two or you’re cooking for a dozen of your closest friends, do you go out on a culinary limb and serve something impressively daring, or do you play it safe with a tried and …

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