Give her some state pride with one of these beautiful pillows hand embroidered with each state's cities, towns, famous sites, cultural icons, and more. Pick a state that means something to her like where she was born, went to college, or where you met. These vibrant pillows are so unique; they'll look great in your home and are definite conversation starters.
Promising review: "Finally! A quick solution to tedious strawberry cutting. This cute cutter does the trick with one slight push. All the pieces are cut into manageable sizes. The star of course is the adorable red heart shape! The little ones love it, everyone does! It's easy to use and surprisingly sharp, but not to the touch. Cleaning is easy, or toss it in dishwasher. Very nice touch for any strawberry dessert, the gleaming red hearts are a standout. I love hearts made of strawberries!" —Judith Pr
We know, a toaster isn’t exactly synonymous with Valentine’s Day, but considering that this one from retro-cool brand Smeg comes in bubblegum pink and red, we sorta, kinda, had to put it on this list. Because let’s face it: If the woman on your list is a mama, she’s likely using her toaster all day long, and she might just cry happy tears to receive an ultra-fancy one this February 14.
The history of Valentine's Day-- and its client saint-- is shrouded in secret. St. Valentine's Day, as we know it today, includes vestiges of both Ancient and christian Roman tradition. Our final possiblity for the origins our holiday: It could be that we commemorate Valentines Day on the 14th since this is the day that St. Valentine passed away. According to the Greeting Card Association, an approximated one billion valentine cards are sent out each year, making Valentine's Day the 2nd largest card-sending vacation of the year. A dozen red roses stays the classic Valentine's Day favorite (ok, it's a toss up between roses and chocolate - but we all knwo why chocolate is).

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I do not know about anyone else, however if I were going to hand paint a Valentine and decorate it with lace and sequins and plumes, I would not go to all that work for just any person.

Host a Valentine's Day Romantic Dinner and Dance for couples.
Nowadays, nevertheless, Valentine's cards are mass produced in thousands of designs and sizes-- small ones and large ones; serious ones and ridiculous ones; inexpensive ones and costly ones.
Adjustments of Valentine's Day took place as time changed. Prior to, Valentine's Day cards were customized using colored paper and colored inks. There were pinprick cards, cutout developed letters, rebus valentines, and acrostic valentines to name a few.
The blossoming number of obscene valentines triggered numerous countries to ban the practice of exchanging cards. In Chicago, for example, late in the 19th century, the post office declined some twenty-five thousand cards on the ground that they were not fit to be carried through the U.S. mail.
At the turn of the century, a brand-new form of Valentines Day card appeared the Penny Dreadful. Up until this point, cards were reasonably costly but the Penny Dreadful altered all that. The cards were inexpensively made, the art work was incompetent and the colouring was irregular.

The variety of Valentine's cards is frustrating and, as far as I'm worried, rather unnecessary. I mean, how lots of Valentine's cards does one individual requirement to buy? The man who stopped his cars and truck so you could make it through the crosswalk without being run over?
Prior to, Valentine's Day cards were tailor-made utilizing colored paper and colored inks. There were pinprick cards, cutout created letters, rebus valentines, and acrostic valentines to call a few.
If she loves fresh, floral scents, this one is our top pick. The fragrance not only embodies lush roses, but it’s also accented with fresh bergamot and pink berries with an undertone of patchouli. Plus, the bottle’s gorgeous design was inspired by Parisian architecture and the Art Nouveau style. This limited-edition Diptyque scent won’t be around for long either, making it a special gift for Valentine’s Day.

7. Don your apron and chef's hat and cook a special meal.
School Fundraising Event Specific Niche - Valentines Day
Move furniture and set up camp. Make a fake camp fire out of paper. Hold a household rest party as you do outside activities just, in the living room.
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Another story indicate Christianity in 496 A.D outlawing the pagan Lupercian Festival and replacing it with a day in February to honour the martyr St. Valentine.
Typically, mid-February was a Roman time to meet and court potential mates. The Lupercian lotto (under penalty of mortal sin), Roman young men did set up the customized of using females they wanted and appreciated to court handwritten greetings of affection on February 14. The cards obtained St. Valentine's name.
Promising review: "This is just what was needed to lighten up my fiancé's Wednesday. She loved every flavor, glass of wine in hand! It came shipped in a cool package with ice packs – I live in southern Nevada where it's triple digits outside, so I was expecting to have to put the chocolates in the fridge. But nope, they came cold and dry! The best ordering experience." —Nick Avelli

And that puts providing Valentines into a whole new point of view, doesn't it.

And that puts providing Valentines into a whole new point of view, doesn't it.

We know, a toaster isn’t exactly synonymous with Valentine’s Day, but considering that this one from retro-cool brand Smeg comes in bubblegum pink and red, we sorta, kinda, had to put it on this list. Because let’s face it: If the woman on your list is a mama, she’s likely using her toaster all day long, and she might just cry happy tears to receive an ultra-fancy one this February 14.
If you're still recovering from your Christmas spending, don't worry: We've included tons of Valentine's Day gifts that have a cheap price tag (starting as low as $10) that are just as memorable as more luxury finds. Most of these ideas can arrive in just two days or less thanks to Amazon Prime, but we recommend checking out our list of last-minute gift ideas just to be safe.
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