Valentines Day Ideas

Showing Your Pet Some Love This Valentine's Day

Barbara Cartwright | Posted 04.16.2015 | Canada Impact
Barbara Cartwright

Valentine's Day is a wonderful day to spend with those you love -- whether they have two legs or four, paws or feet, wagging tails or smiling faces. It's a great day to share your love with everyone who makes you happy. This Valentine's Day we want to see a selfie of you and your BFFF (Best Furry Friend Forever)! Snap a picture of you and your pet -- be it a cat, dog, rabbit, or even a horse -- and show us your love!

How to Have a Green Valentine's Day

The Nature Conservancy of Canada | Posted 04.16.2015 | Canada Impact
The Nature Conservancy of Canada

Have roses, boxed sweets and fancy dinners not been doing much for your latest attempts to woo your love? With glaring reminders of Cupid's day at every retailer in sight, it is easy to lose sight of Valentine's true meaning and "buy" your way through whole ordeal. But if you (or your loved one) beg to differ from the usual fare, try adding some creativity to your celebrations. Here are three non-clichéd ideas to celebrate your Valentine's Day.

WATCH: How Not To Do Valentine's Day

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.13.2015 | Canada Living

It's Valentine's Day and you want to do it right, right? Of course you do. Dinner reservations? Check. Flowers? Check. The look of love in your ey...

Five Handmade Fashion Brands for Your Special Someone

Kristen Marano | Posted 04.14.2015 | Canada Style
Kristen Marano

I've always believed that Valentine's Day was a time to extend love to anyone or anything in your life that you appreciate. For me, fashion has always been the number one "thing" that I love. I want to give a little love to five of my favourite designers who sell fashion made by hand, so you can buy something for your special someone.

The Most Expensive Valentine's Day Package We've Seen Yet

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 02.11.2015 | Canada Living

A luxury hotel in Abu Dhabi may have come up with this year’s most outrageous Valentine’s Day package yet, with a six-digit price tag. For the ...

10 Ways To Make The Most Of That Bubbly On Valentine's Day

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 02.11.2015 | Canada Living

With the most romantic day of the year just around the corner, we're rounding up simple Valentine's Day ideas to make this year even better than the l...

The Perfect Valentine's Gifts For Your Boyfriend

The Huffington Post Canada | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 02.11.2015 | Canada Style

Still thinking about what to get your boyfriend for Valentine's Day? Well, we've got you covered. This year, why not go for something different? W...

Escape to These 5 Sweet Hotels With Your Sweetie | Posted 04.12.2015 | Canada Travel

With Valentine's Day just around the corner to remind us to indulge in our sweet (or semi-sweet) tooth this February, we've hunted for the world's best boutique hotels that are taking our favorite aphrodisiac to the next level.

25 Last-Minute Valentine's Day Gifts For Your Lover

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.13.2015 | Canada Living

Maybe you forgot to make dinner reservations or maybe you just didn't have time to pick up a personalized gift. If you left your Valentine's Day shopp...

Top Ideas to Make Valentine's Day Special

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 04.08.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

As a single, I am going to have fun on Valentine's Day by going out and celebrating the day on my own. Visiting with friends and family, and perhaps getting a little pampered on this special day. If you're in a relationship and would like some tips on how to make your Valentine's day special, here you go.

10 Alternatives To A Romantic Valentine's Day Dinner

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.05.2015 | Canada Living

Your ideal Valentine's Day could include a nice gift, a fancy dinner and a lot of sex, but what if we told you to skip the first two? Sure, gifts a...

The Top Ten Stylish And Fun Valentine's Gifts

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 04.03.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

Here is your guide to the top ten Valentine's Day gifts! Shopping will be easy and warm the hearts of those near to you or you can do something special for yourself.

30 Perfect (And Romantic) Canadian Getaway Spots

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada Living

There's something about Valentine's Day that makes it the ideal time to get away. Whether it's the compulsion to do something romantic together, or ju...

20 Sweet Valentine's Day Gifts For Your Boyfriend

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Prestwich | Posted 01.21.2015 | Canada Style

Valentine's Day is a lovely reminder to celebrate your significant other, but it's also a chance to get them a little something too. While the holi...

Romance On A Fast-Food Budget

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 02.14.2014 | Canada Living

Valentine’s Day isn’t just a greeting card or chocolate holiday. It’s also an occasion for the fast food industry to capitalize on the very edib...

Vancouver Gets Romantic With Valentines

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Need a little help spreading the love this Valentine's Day? VanCupid is here to help. The group of anonymous V-Day enthusiasts has posted mailboxes...

Alternative Calgary Valentine's Date Ideas 2014

Cody Battershill | Posted 04.14.2014 | Canada Alberta
Cody Battershill

Here are the top 3 alternative activities to do in and around Calgary for Valentine's Day 2014 that will surely woo your significant other into a deep romantic trance and create lasting memories for both of you to giggle about years down the road.

This Could Add A Spark To Your Stale Relationship: Study

Relaxnews | AFP | Posted 02.11.2014 | Canada Living

(Relaxnews) - A new study shows that double dating can add spark to a stale relationship. This Valentine’s Day, consider ditching the dinner for two...

V-Day Gifts For People In Their 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s And 60s

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.10.2014 | Canada Living

With February 14th just days away, couples often like to look back and think about those first few months of their relationship — the first dates, t...

14 Actually Awesome Ideas For A Valentine's Day Date

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 02.11.2014 | Canada Living

Dinner and a movie are nice, but why not step it up a bit when it comes to what to do this Valentine's Day? February 14th is the perfect excuse to go ...

The Perfect B.C. Valentine's Date

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.10.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Considering Victoria was recently named the most romantic city in Canada, it's no secret that British Columbia is a place for lovers. Between the g...

Melt Any Heart With Vancouver-Made Chocolates

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Looking for something sweet and special for your Valentine this year? What about some beautiful made-in-Vancouver chocolates? With offerings to ple...

4 Valentine's Day Ideas That Won't Make You Cringe

Karen Cleveland | Posted 04.06.2014 | Canada Living
Karen Cleveland

If you haven't been hit over the head with onslaught of bad chocolate and tacky lingerie, count yourself lucky. Then, come on out from the rock that you've been living under, and concede that Valentine's Day is here. But your honey might not give a hoot about how commercial or stupid you think February 14 is -- they might still be hoping you do something, anything, to mark the occasion.

Valentine's Day For Just Half $1M

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.31.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Looking to really impress your special someone this Valentine's Day? Have half a million dollars to spare? If you answered an enthusiastic "Yes!" t...

What To Wear On Valentine's Day Dates

The Huffington Post Canada | Jennifer Choy | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada Style

Good old Valentine’s Day. You either love it or you hate it but regardless of how you feel about it, you probably can’t avoid it no matter how har...