Valentines

Why I'm Giving My Husband a Report Card for Valentine's Day

Sue Nador | Posted 04.14.2014 | Canada Living
Sue Nador

My favourite part of Valentine's Day is shopping for a card. Yet despite the dozens of delightful options, it occurs to me there is room for one more card on the rack: a Valentine's Day report card. Here are a few best practices to get the most out of your annual relationship review.

Four Things To Bring Along On Your Valentine's Date

Karen Cleveland | Posted 04.13.2014 | Canada Living
Karen Cleveland

Bring your phone so that you can smartly map out where you and your date are meeting, so you can get there nice and early. If you are going to a place that doesn't take reservations, arriving well before your date will ensure you're not awkwardly huddling in the freezing doorway, waiting for a table to open up.

20 Sexy Valentine's Day Gifts For Him And Her

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

Cards are thoughtful and chocolates are sweet, but sexy Valentine’s Day gifts can give your partner what they really want in a romantic holiday. ...

A Love Letter to All Mothers on Valentine's Day

M. Michelle Nadon | Posted 04.16.2013 | Canada Living
M. Michelle Nadon

I hope anyone reading this will take the time to remember just how much every mother loves her children. Now nearly five years gone, my mother's love lives in my heart, her voice comes out in my words, her spirit comes out in my actions, her teachings guide my life. My mother's name was Mary. She taught me to never walk away from someone in need.

Four Tips For a Passionate Valentine's Day

Pega Ren | Posted 04.12.2013 | Canada Living
Pega Ren

Valentine's Day can be especially tough for couples who have moved past "hot" into "cool" with each other. This is a perfect opportunity to reverse the trend! With Valentine's Day just around the corner, you can maximize the occasion by keeping a few things in mind.

31 Valentine's Day Crafts and Recipes

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 04.10.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

This Valentine's Day, surprise your loved ones with a creative DIY treat. We bring you 31 simple V-Day recipes and crafts from the best of the mom blogs. From Bacon Roses and Petit Fours to lovely crafts and activities, they'll know who loves them when they see these masterpieces.

Give Ethically This Valentine's Day

Cheryl Hotchkiss | Posted 04.10.2013 | Canada Impact
Cheryl Hotchkiss

Canadians clearly love chocolate. Each of us consumes an average of 5.5 kg of chocolate per year. This February, I'm asking Canadians to join me in purchasing chocolate that's free from child labour. An estimated 2-million children work in the cocoa industry. But Canadian chocolate lovers do have several ethical options.

Happy V-Day! Twitter Takes On That Other V-Word .. With Music

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.14.2012 | Canada Living

No one is content to let Valentine's Day just be Valentine's Day anymore -- there was the early 2000s usurping of the date by the Vagina Monologues, t...

Althia Raj

PHOTOS: Party Leaders Open Up About Their Love Lives For Valentine's Day

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 02.15.2012 | Canada Politics

It wasn’t necessarily love at first sight when some of Canada’s political party leaders met their spouses. The Liberal Party’s interim leade...

Why I Dread, Nay Fear, Valentine's Day

Danielle Crittenden | Posted 04.15.2012 | Canada
Danielle Crittenden

2012-02-14-heartskenny.jpgThe reason I dread and fear Valentine's Day is because, despite being a happily married woman for nearly a quarter-century, my husband has loathed the holiday from the beginning. Why you ask? Why, if your husband is happily married too, would he not wish to express that happiness?

Valentine's Day, Romance and Teens

Ken Rabow | Posted 04.11.2012 | Canada Living
Ken Rabow

From Romeo and Juliet to Pyramus and Thisbe and beyond, teens having been teeing off parents in their romantic choices for thousands of year. If th...