Friday, January 15, 2010

Valentine's Day 101 - Valentines ideas, gifts, history ideas for the day of love

When is Valentine's Day?

Valentine's day is celebrated on February 14th every year. (Some people also refer to it as Valentine day). Valentine's day 2010 will be on a Sunday and so couples can plan a romantic weekend away to celebrate the holiday of love.

St. Valentine's
Who is St. Valentine's? And did he create this day for all lovers to unite? Or did Hallmark think it up as a way to sell a lot of valentine's day cards? says:
The popular customs associated with Saint Valentine's Day undoubtedly had their origin in a conventional belief generally received in England and France during the Middle Ages, that on 14 February, i.e. half way through the second month of the year, the birds began to pair. Thus in Chaucer's Parliament of Foules we read:
"For this was sent on Seynt Valentyne's day
Whan every foul cometh ther to choose his mate. "
Go to to see more about St. Valentine.

Valentine's Day Party?
Want to plan a Valentine's day party? First decide if you want it to be a big party or a small party, i.e just the two of you.

This article is so the guys out there get what they want for Valentine's day too! How to give him a sexy valentines day gift.

Valentines Ideas
Need some cool Valentine's day ideas? Want to plan a romantic night with your loved plan or just an unique valentines idea to let them know how special they are to you? Maybe you should write some valentine's day poetry to express your feelings. Learn how to write a valentine's day poem here.Or write a romantic valentines day love letter or learn how to write a heartfelt love letter.

Don't feel bad if you don't have much money and need to buy a cheap valentines day gift. This article can help you find a romantic gift for the one you love. If you have a bit of money and need help choosing a gift, it is good to know that you can never go wrong with jewelery. Find out how to go jewelery shopping for your girlfriend.
You can learn some ways to plan a inexpensive date idea as a good way to save some money.Here is a way for you to learn how to make valentines gift ideas for someone special. Or draw a special picture for the one you love. Learn how to draw a valentines teddy bear.

Cooking for valentines day? Then learn how to make an easy valentine's day dessert. Also learn how to make a valentine's day dinner for two.

How to Give Unique Valentine Gifts to Wife
Valentine’s Day comes once a year and it is a day that commemorates love and romance. Traditional gifts are chocolate, a bouquet of two dozen long stem red roses, diamond jewelry, and dinner reservations for two at a fine dining restaurant. On average men assume that these are the gifts that their wife desires. However, in many cases actions speak louder gifts.  Before you fall into the same old Valentine gift routine, you may want to view these unique Valentine gifts of love. Look here to see how to give unique valentine gifts to wife.

Sad Valentine? Try Online dating!
Are you sad because you are single and have no-one to celebrate valentine's day with? Maybe you should consider online dating. Online dating can be a great way to meet a new guy or girl to date. If you need help deciding between different online dating services then you are in luck. Check out this 'How to Choose between online dating services' article.
One of the most popular online dating websites is, they have thousands of good looking men and beautiful women for you to meet and date. Don't be discouraged if you are not getting any winks or emails. Learn how to create a profile that gets hundreds of winks and views.
Some people also worry that they will not know how to act with a new boyfriend or girlfriend. It's also hard for people who date millionaires. If you want to date a millionaire but are not sure how to act, you should read the how to date a millionaire article for some great advice.
However, some single women feel like they don't need to have someone to celebrate the occasion with. Read this to see how to celebrate valentine's day if you are a single woman.

Valentine's day for long distance relationships
Don't despair if you are in a long distance relationship and want to spend valentine's day with the one you love. Read the how to spend valentine's day if you are in a long distance relationship article.

Don't Want to be in a relationship for valentines day? Then read how to ruin any relationship, dating, marriage, completely!

Want to teach students how to celebrate valentines day? Then how to plan a fun Valentine's Day lesson plan for elementary age students.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Free Movie Tickets to see Kristen Stewart's new movie 'The Yellow Handkerchief'

Do you want a free movie ticket to see Kristen Stewart's new film?

 Kristen Stewart's newest movie isn't one of the 'Twilight' movies but 'The Yellow Handkerchief'. She stars in this movie with William Hurt, Maria Bello and newcomer Eddie Redmayne.
The film debuted at the Sundance Film Festival and will be released in select theaters Feburary 26, 2010 in theaters. 'The Yellow Handkerchief' has received pretty good reviews and is about strangers on a roadtrip through Louisiana.

The Facebook fanpage states about the movie that "Brett Hanson (William Hurt) dealing with a painful past, crosses paths with Martine (Kristen Stewart), a troubled teenager ,and her new ‘ride’ Gordy (Eddie Redmayne).  The trio head out together, each motivated by his/her own reasons:  Brett must decide whether he wants to return to the uncertainty of his life and his ex-wife May (Maria Bello) for whom he longs, Martine yearns to escape her family and Gordy hopes to get close to her."

For info on how to get the free movie tickets, click HERE.

eHow Blog Carnival

I'm posting an eHow Blog Carnival today. And what a great sampling of how-to articles in this week's ehow blog carnival. We have everything from roses, to genealogy to kidney stones. Something for everyone!

1. Want to make your boyfriend/girlfriend/wife/husband happy this valentine's day? Give the best and cheap Valentines day gift. Write them a poem. Learn  how to write a valentines day poem for the one you love.

2. Spring will be here before you know it so it's not too early to be thinking about roses.Learn more about growing the popular Knock Out Rose with its exceptional extended blooming period from Stratus' article, How to Grow Knock Out Roses. 

3. Looking to get in shape this year? Keep your New Years Resolution alive with practical advice on how to buy a home elliptical.

4. Ms.June Bug has a great tutorial on how to delete internet history and cookies on your computer. This is part one of a helpful series on the topic.

5. Tracing your family's roots? Learn how to find a ship's immigrant passenger lists which can contain important genealogical information.

 6. Speaking of our ancestors, did you realize Martin Luther King day is coming up? Find out how to act in the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

7. Do you know how to get government interest free loan for up to 10 years? Alrady is sharing information that can save thousands of dollars in interest with careful planning.

8. Have you signed up for Adsense but can't figure out where your clicks are coming from? Don't worry, you're not along. Learn how to set up url channels for google adsense and finally track your earnings

9. In the same vein, Purely Passive has some great information on how to create a passive income for yourself. It's always a good idea to diversify revenue streams.

10. On the medical side, there's almost nothing more painful than a kidney stone. Find out how to pass kidney stones using natural methods like water, herbal drinks and beer.

11. Once you pass that kidney stone you'll be so happy you'll want to learn how to give thanks to God for the blessings in your life.

And that's it for this week's ehow blog carnival! Hope you found something of interest.