According to legend, cupid's arrows can make victims fall
helplessly in love. To the Greeks he was known as Eros, the son of
Aphrodite, goddess of love and beauty. To the Romans, he was Cupid,
son of Venus.
Back to Basics
You can't go wrong with these Valentine's staples.
Can't Go Wrong Jewelry is another
For more creative gift ideas, try Netique. You'll find
teddy bears all dressed up for the occasion, an array of chocolate
goodies, and a picnic backpack that carries all of the outing's
necessities: blanket, napkins, tablecloth and flatware for two.
The Gift of Beauty
Pamper your valentine. Spa Wish sells gift
certificates that range from overnight luxury to a quick facial and
Good things come in wicker packages at
Dream Maker Gifts.
The company offers something for everyone, from its Organic Fruit and Wine basket
to its Chocolate Decadence collection. Romantic Gift Baskets
are also available.
The Puzzle of Love
A quiet evening at home can be one of the most romantic ways to spend
the 14th. Try building a custom wood puzzle together. MGC Puzzles
makes puzzles that spell out proposals,
recreate a famous work of art or assemble a favorite photograph.
A Picture's Worth a Thousand Words...
For a unique way to tell someone how much you care,
say it with a custom photo collage from ScrapWalls.
Instantly arrange hundreds of your own photos into a special shape, such as a heart
or the word "LOVE."
There is actually a city in Nebraska named Valentine, and they are
pitching in to help kick off the February 14th celebration. Their
site sells heart-shaped jewelry made by Montana
silversmiths. The collection includes buckles, barrettes, bracelets,
chokers, earrings and necklaces.
Ooh, la, la.
On the wild side, Victoria's Secret has a
few fun numbers that could make the evening interesting.