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What a way to Spend Valentine’s Day

 

After our sudden flare-up of feeling slightly Anti-Valentines last week, we’re back in the swing of love and currently pondering ideas to keep your sweetheart sweet this Valentine’s Day. We’ve pulled together romantic wake-up ideas and evening experiences, to make this Valentine’s Day unique to you.

 

Wake-up Ideas

 

 

Front Room Picnic

 

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Anti-Valentines: What’s Love Got to Do With It?

 

It frustrates us that people tend to miss the point of Valentine’s Day. Who can blame them? With cards by the case load aimed at couples and the day itself branded as ‘romantic’, why would people not in relationships celebrate it anyway, right?

Valentine’s Day is a day of love, between friends and family, as well as couples. If you’re feeling slightly “anti-valentine” this year, or perhaps want to go against what’s considered the ‘norm’ for couples on the 14th, here are a list of 10 anti-Valentine’s Day recommendations to survive this ‘romantic holiday’ without the last resort of going into hiding.

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10 Fun Valentine's Day Facts

It might seem like a holiday dedicated to commercialism and over-consumption of chocolate hearts, but there’s a whole host of fascinating facts about the holiday that few folks know...Here are a few of our favourite cupid-inspired titbits, specially selected by everyone here at I Just Love It towers... Happy Valentine’s Day!

Fact 1

Valentine’s Day was first celebrated during the Roman times in the middle of February. It was a holiday called Lupercalia to commemorate fertility. A “love lottery” was held whereby young men drew young women’s names from a box to commemorate their rite of passage to the god Lupercus. The chooser and chosen would then be paired for one year. These random pairings often led to marriage.

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Valentine’s Day Photo Competition

The day of love rolls around in a few weeks. Romance – for most of us – is what springs to mind when we think of the ‘L’ word, the kind of love we reserve for our sweetheart. On the other hand, we know there are many different types of love – love for family, friends and even love for a pet. Everyone needs a bit of love in their lives and with Valentine’s Day looming, what better time to reflect on how lucky we are?

So, you lovey-dovey people, if you’re up for winning some fab prizes, all in the name of Valentine’s Day, we’d like to invite you to send in your favourite pictures of who you love, whether it’s your partner, sister, brother, pet, grandma, mum, dad, grandfather, a beloved item, a place you love to visit or even your favourite food... it’s really up to you.

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How to Buy a Gift for a New Girlfriend

Okay, so you’ve only just met, but the chemistry is so powerful, you can almost see the sparks flying. You reckon she could very well be “the one”. But then – BOOM. It’s her birthday, (or worse still, Valentine’s Day!). So what the hell do you get her?!

You’re confronted with a quandary: Is it too soon to buy her a gift, or is it a wonderful opportunity to show her just how perrrrrrfect you are for each other? Buying gifts for her is never a walk in the park, but seeking the perfect girlfriend gift is a whole other level of problematic.

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