Of course, everyone all over the world knows that February’s fame comes from being the month of Love – the month that Valentine’s Day falls on the 14th. But who was St. Valentine and why did mid-February become known for love?
All celebrations have underlying stories. And some celebrations have more than one story because pagan rituals were often adopted by the Catholic Church as a way to keep people happy. After all, people had been celebrating some rituals for hundreds of years and didn’t want to give them up. So, the Church did the smart thing and included some of them in Christian rituals. Continue reading
And Valentine’s Day brings different stressors. On Christmas or birthday, you can choose from the whole gamut of gift items.
But on Valentine’s Day, you need to let your romantic self show so that the gift you give your partner truly expresses the love you feel for him or her.
- If you’re a guy, you want her to think you’re the most amazing man in the world and that she’s love more than any woman has ever been loved.
- And if you’re a woman, you want your guy to realize that you’re a princess – in case he didn’t already know that.
Some people are happy to exchange gifts and cards with their loved ones, but not you. Instead, you want to get a bunch of friends together – singles, couples – it doesn’t matter. So send out the invitations and start preparations for your celebration of love.
Of course, Valentine’s Day is a theme already. But you might want to get a little more specific. Let’s take a look at some possibilities.
Who doesn’t love chocolate? Yes, there are a few who don’t, but those people are few and far between. Your guests will be thrilled to rsvp yes to a chocolate party.
Here are some recent facts about chocolate consumption: Continue reading