Valentine's Day Fundraising
The first theory thought about by historians is the feast of Lupercalia. On February 14, a day prior to the real celebration of Lupercalia starts; the Romans honored Juno who was the queen and goddess of marital relationship and ladies of the Roman folklore. On the day of festival, Roman females would compose love letters and put them in a large urn so that men could pick from. A male would pursue the lady who authored his selected letter.
We put this list of the best Valentine's Day gift ideas out there because we believe you can do so much better than just a card this year–though we're always a fan of a sweet card, too. There's something for everyone in this ultimate guide to have a successful Valentine's Day this year and frankly for many years to come! From simple, classic gifts (like a bouquet of flowers!) to more unique options (think: a "Reasons Why I Love You" notebook or custom wine bottle label). But one thing holds true for each and every item: They're as thoughtful, interesting, and beautiful as they are practical (yes, we've even got some great Valentine's Day gifts for mom in here!).
In the sixteenth century, St. Francis de Sales, bishop of Geneva, tried to expunge the customized of cards and restore the lottery of saints' names. And rather than disappearing, cards proliferated and became more ornamental.
Even the most manly men are suckers for a sweet Valentine’s day surprise. Get your guy a thoughtful gift this year when you browse our selection of unique Valentine’s day gifts. Engrave a custom note in the Secret Message Compass that will always lead him home to you. Or make some fun new memories together as you complete every page in The Big Activity Book for Couples. Valentine’s day gifts should always come from the heart, so remember to pick something your man can cherish for years to come. Money can’t buy you love, but it can put a smile on your loved one’s face!