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"His genuine kindness, smile, infectious laugh and sense of humour... stole my heart immediately."
Sam Holmes travelled more than 13,000 kilometres for a wine festival that will celebrate Canadian wines on a scale that has never been seen before. Holmes is the general manager of Yalumba, the oldest...
Having relationship problems keeps us in a stress response and irrational fears can sneak into how we perceive simple requests or exchanges at work. So, let's treat Valentine's Day like a do-over for that New Year's resolution on improving our relationships.
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What are your plans this Valentine's Day? If you want to treat that special someone to a dinner that will fill their heart (and stomach) with love, then we can help.
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... in the bedroom of course.
Perfect as a romantic gesture, or a special something to make the day of a teacher, a friend, and of course the kids, there is nothing like a homemade gift to show someone you're thinking about them. And let's be honest -- who can resist a sweet treat? So get ready to make hearts melt with these perfect little recipes.
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Valentine's Day is about more than buying cards and flowers and going out to dinner. It's also a good time to express the love you have for your children and to encourage your children to show the love they have for you.
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Complaining to your coupled friends or shouting into the abyss on Twitter about how tacky Valentine's Day does no one any good. Instead, commiserate with like-minded haters for a few minutes, and then move on. Because the truth of the matter is this: not every holiday is going to apply to you, ever.
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Don't fall into a routine.
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And they're not embarrassing.
I'm all for feeling and expressing love, but the idea that we need an official day to remind us to do so is a bit sad. Really, Valentine's Day -- regardless of the saint behind it -- is a commercial construct whose purpose is to wrestle money from our guilty wallets, as we try to make up for the other 364 days we feel we failed to express our feelings sufficiently.
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Remember, it's mostly an illusion.
A look fit for your day full of love.
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You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll chill.
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Not sure what to give your sweetheart for Valentine's Day this year? Have you had some epic Valentine's Day fails in the past (i.e. " I really thought you'd love a new vacuum for Valentine's Day honey")? Then this gift guide is for you.
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There's so much more to flowers than red roses.
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Carfts aren't just for kids.
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You heard me. Set romance aside with all of its ideas about candlelit dinners and flowers. Think about what you love to do. Rock climbing? Great! Museum-crawling? Delightful! Let go of the traditional and think outside the box.
I fell for my husband the day he took a homeless man to lunch. Before then, my future mate had been a smart, funny, slightly older guy in the CBC newsroom where we both worked. But when I learned about his kindness to someone in need, David became "the one."
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The two plan to spend Valentine's Day together.
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Besides the beautiful falls, there's a ton of delicious food.
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47 per cent of women have experienced double (or triple) the pleasure.
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Yes, you still have time.
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And it shall henceforth be named 'PAL-entine's day'.
Over the years as a therapist, I have seen folks muddle through the dating scene and it seems that many are repeating patterns that don't work. With Valentine's Day around the corner, I have developed a few guidelines to help people navigate the dating realm in a healthy and empowering way!
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That's right! My husband and I had just one date before our wedding. Wise men say Only fools rush in But I can't help falling in love with you I'd never felt that way about anyone before. And it wasn'...
You can't go wrong with a new dress. Dresses are easier than they get credit for -- wear them solo, with a sweater, tights, booties, sandals -- you really can't go wrong. Bonus, it's easy to transition from day to night; just lose the jacket and add a heel.