How To Make A Wish List / Gift Registry Online For Birthdays, Christmas, Wedding & Baby Showers: Amazon Universal Wish List!


I've been using Amazon's Universal Wish List for the past 5 years or so. It'a great way to maintain a Christmas Wish List or Birthday Wish List -- for yourself or for friends that you like to buy gifts for. It can also be used as a universal Gift Registry for an upcoming wedding shower or baby shower -- your own or someone else's. It's free. It's easy.  I absolutely love it. Here's why: … [Read more...]

Natural Heart Shapes Found In Unusual Places


I know I've seen my share of heart-shaped rocks. How about you? Well, in honor of Valentine's Day (or just because I'm a sucker for hearts and love in general), I share with you these unique places that a heart shape has appeared naturally across the world. The following photos of natural heart shapes run the gamut from cloud shapes to tree shapes... food shapes to flower shapes... and everything in between. Enjoy!   photo credit   Heart of Santori (a.k.a. the … [Read more...]

Valentine Date Ideas: 3 Things NOT To Do (…Unless You Want To Get Dumped!)


While Valentine's Day may usher in bunch of romantic memories for some couples, others are not so lucky. Each year, this holiday includes its fair share of broken hearts. The worst way to end a relationship on Valentine's Day is, of course, getting dumped. So, if you are blissfully making plans for a romantic Valentine's Day date, ask yourself if you're likely to engage in any of the following behaviors. If so, your Valentine's Day plans may be headed for disaster!...   … [Read more...]

7 Fun Ways To Make Unique Gift Registries For Any Occasion


Gift registries aren't just for weddings anymore. These days, people are using gift registries for all sorts of special occasions, including: birthdays anniversaries graduations (high school and college) baby showers No matter what the occasion, a gift registry is a good idea because, after all, who hasn't wound up with a gift they either couldn't use, didn't like, or didn't want? (Sometimes a gift is so bad you can't even regift it!) Setting up a gift registry is one way to … [Read more...]

Make Your Own Personalized Candy Hearts & Personalized M&Ms For Valentine’s Day

Candy hearts for Valentine's Day aren't anything new. But... the following messages on candy hearts are completely new for 2010: Tweet Me Text Me Yep, it's a sign of the times. Thanks to the popularity of social networking sites like Twitter and texting, Sweethearts candy hearts have gone hi-tech! The Tweet Me and Text Me candy hearts pictured here were made using the ACME Heart Maker free online program. Have fun making your own personalized candy hearts! More fun facts … [Read more...]

Free Or Cheap Valentine Gifts Worth Giving

If you are dreading Valentine's Day because of your non-existent budget, don't worry, there are still fun things you can do to impress your Valentine. Following are some inexpensive ways to give your sweetheart a Valentine's Day gift that they will certainly appreciate.   Find The Best Prices It helps if you know where to shop. I find that if you wait until a day or two before Valentine's Day, local stores like these are worth visiting: … [Read more...]

5 Ideas For Valentine’s Day On A Budget

Valentine's Day can cause a lot of stress -- from the pressure to impress your sweetheart to the aftermath of Christmas credit card debt. With careful planning, you can however make Valentine's Day wonderful on a shoestring budget. Need ideas?... Start with the following 5 fun things you can do for your special Valentine all day long.   #1 Wake up your Valentine with a gift and a kiss. You do not have to live with them to do this. It is even more impressive if you get out of … [Read more...]

Rainbow Roses Are Extra Special Flowers For The Extra Special People In Your Life


Rainbow roses are exactly what they sound like... roses in the colors of a rainbow. They look like a box of crayons had babies with a bunch of roses. They were designed by Peter Van de Werken, who owns a flower company close to Den Bosch in southern Holland. Rainbow roses are real roses, but they can't be purchased as a rose bush.  They are only available as cut or dried flowers.   … [Read more...]

Ideas For A Valentine’s Day Filled With Fun For Your Kids

Valentine's Day is a time to celebrate with those you love. Though the kids may be going to Grandma's later on so you can enjoy a romantic evening together, be sure to take the time to make them feel special on this day that celebrates love, as well. Following are some fun ways to include the kids on Valentine's Day, and have FUN at the same time! I hope you enjoy these fun things you can do all day long with kids on Valentine's Day...   Morning Start your child's day by … [Read more...]

10 Fun And Unique Ways To Say I Love You


It's easy to tell those we love that we love them. However, it takes a little panache to tell someone you love them in a unique and creative way. With Valentine's Day just around the corner, we're all looking for creative ways to say both Happy Valentine's Day and I love you to our sweeties. Here are 10 fun ways to tell that special someone how much they mean to you... … [Read more...]