Tips & Gifts

Valentine’s Day Text Messages

- 8 January 2017

Text Messages Valentines Day

We have come a long way in our ability to communicate with one another. From smoke signals, to the written letter, to telephone and now email and text messaging via sms and services like Whatsapp, the world has given us the technology and the speed to send messages in the blink of an eye – as fast as you can think it, the message is delivered… well… almost. We may not have the mental telepathy to send our thoughts and sentiments instantaneously, but text messaging is pretty close.

How to Write a Love Letter

- 7 January 2017

Valentines Day Letter

Love letters are as old as the written language. The words were often heartfelt and eloquent as lover’s would commit their thoughts and feelings to paper. Today, we’ve seemed to have drifted away from a good ole-fashioned love letter. Our communication has become a series of quick tweets and texts that leave little room for anything deeper than lol, brb or b4u.

Valentine Cupcakes

- 6 January 2017

Valentines Day Cupcakes

Forget about cake. The world of sugary desserts and party foods has embraced the sweetness and convenience of the cupcake. These mini-me’s of the cake world have been making parties and events yummy and delicious for quite some time now. Why? Because these smaller-sized individual cakes open up a host of decorating possibilities over the traditional cake.

How to Conquer Your Valentine

- 5 January 2017

Valentines Day How To

Valentine’s Day is a holiday for love, we all know that, but if you really want to make your special someone’s Valentine’s Day truly memorable, then you have to think outside of the heart-shaped box. That’s right, guys and gals, those tired boxes of candy, traditional flowers and hearty cards are cute, but they are also so overdone it is a cliche.

The Best Kiss Ever Tutorial

- 4 January 2017

Best Valentines Kiss

That first kiss is something we all remember. The softness of each other’s lips, the intimate exchange of one person joining another, it can be the best feeling in the world… or it can be a horrific moment we would love to erase from our memories.

Valentine Quotes: The Ultimate Collection

- 3 January 2017

Valentines Day Quotes

This a sweet sentiment, but it has also become overused and tired out over the decades. Wouldn’t it be nice to impress your love with a fresh line that hasn’t been used repeatedly by Hallmark and on those whimsical kids’ Valentine’s day cards? If you truly want to impress someone this February 14th, check out our ultimate collection of romantic and beautifully written quotes that are sure to melt the heart of your intended Valentine. Whether you want sappy, comical or practical, we’ve got you covered…

The Origins of Valentine’s Day

- 2 January 2017

Valentines Day Origins

Approximately 1 billion Valentine’s are given each year – great news for Hallmark – yet no one really knows for sure where this kissy tradition actually started. Some think the roots are steeped in a forbidden love, while others are ready to buy into the bloody plots of an ancient date-match ritual. Read on to see which side you’re on.

Christmas Jokes that are Actually Funny

- 3 December 2016

Funny Christmas Jokes

Tis the season for Christmas parties and with these parties comes a lot of meet-and-greet situations. Some of these people may be total strangers that you will probably never see again (until the following Christmas doo) or they could be family, in laws or colleges. Whatever the social situation is, you want to leave a good impression. You may be asking, “how do I do this?” Take out anything that has to do with becoming inebriated and dancing on the tables (with or without your pants on) or hitting on your boss’ significant other. These are funny for the other drunk guests, but inevitably leads to some post-party regrets (and perhaps an exciting new adventure into the world of unemployment).

Do You Know Someone that is Starless?

- 20 October 2016

Starless

Star light, star bright, the first star I see tonight. Wish I may, wish I might, have the wish I wish tonight…

This children’s poem dates back to the 1800s and is still used today by those looking for a little “luck.” But wishing on that magical falling star isn’t the only thing these celestial objects represent. Both the present and the past have regarded stars as something more than twinkling objects in the night sky; they held true meaning and significance.