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Saint Valentine died in Rome, Italy in the year 269, yet the romantic customs of this Italian saint inspires cupids in all ages. Learn more on the life and lore of Saint Valentine.
Good food and good wine for Valentine's Day and romance. Here the medical truth behind food and desire is examined with some surprising and healthful tips.
Love poems, medieval songs, lyrics, and verses on flowers, kissing, marriage, and passion available online for your selection. Search by the topic spanning all land and time: Love.
Impress your special someone with a few polite phrases from a Romance language. French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, and other languages are available to listen and learn online: Bonjour, ma cheri.
Create a personalized playlist for your valentine. Choose her favorites, share your feelings with lyrics, or add ambiance to the evening with romantic music. "If music be the food of love, play on...", find Love: A User's Guide and more by searching the Playlists link by keyword.
Surprise your loved one with an online personal memory of a special moment you shared in Orlando. Post your photos, movie tickets, and special remembrances online. Accounts are free and your romance will make history in the digital archive.
View the oldest American Valentine, listen to Valentine's Day verses, and read the customs of the holiday around the world. Research the history of the saint and day inspiring sweethearts, friends, families, and schoolchildren to delight in sharing valentines, candy, poetry, and love.
Visit the 1470's and see the oldest surviving Valentine's Day letter, written in 1477. Scroll to the 1490's and view an illustrated manuscript on courtly love.
A great online resource for Valentine’s Day, brought to you by the folks at Reader’s Digest. With this website send an e-Card, listen to love songs, or plan a romantic feast.
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Uncover the wisdom of the ages in these books on dating, romance, and love's secrets of the heart. This Valentine's Day capture the eye of your soulmate, and mine the gems of lasting love.
Gather wildflowers with your loved one. Surprise your mom with a ribbon flowered bouquet. Find books for flower arranging, cooking, symbolism, and the beauty of a garden. Flower selections for every taste to share on Valentine's Day.
Show your Valentine your thoughtfulness with a handmade Valentine. Choose from one of these creative books and find unique ways to express your love.
Learn one of the most popular Latin dances: the Rumba, Cha-Cha, Salsa / Mambo, or the Tango with these DVD's.
Give your loved one a treasured keepsake. Read these famous love letters and write yours. Try calligraphy books for writing and embellishing your Valentine letter.
Find a classic love poem to recite to your Valentine or a patriot poem to send to a soldier. You will find love poems and writings for Valentine greetings for everyone in this all inclusive list of love and devotion.
Celebrate Valentine's Day with one of these romantic films!
Romantic getaways to faraway lands, Italy, the Caribbean, or a historic bed & breakfast near to home. You will find dream escapes in this collection of current travel guides.
Enjoy these books on creating gifts for making your Valentine's Day memorable with a personal touch.
Sit back and relax with a friend. Browse these television episodes and films for a great Valentine's Day movie.
Teens, check out this great booklist just for you. Choose from a wide variety of Valentine's Day appropriate books.
Fall in love with a great selection of Valentine’s Day books for children! Learn all about February 14th with these fun titles about love and friendship.
Send your loved ones an e-Card with this Valentine's e-Card Maker. Decorate your e-Card with animals, decorations, and colors. Be sure to send it to your loved ones by February 14th!