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What do those Valentine roses really mean?

Part of your plan for a perfect Valentine's Day includes a bouquet of roses -- but what color sends the right message? And are roses even the best choice?

Worst Valentine's gifts you can give her

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How can you be sure her Valentine's Day gift will be met with adulation rather than an abhorrence that will send you straight to the couch for the night? By avoiding the worst Valentine's Day gifts ever.

Best ways to propose to a woman

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When asking the woman of your dreams to be your wife you want to make sure you make it memorable and special. Consider using these ideas from TheKnot.com to make your proposal a success.

Worst ways to propose to a woman

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When popping the question to the woman you want to spend the rest of your life with, make sure to avoid these proposal mistakes.

Gift of jewelry: Always a hit

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Whether you're buying a ring to pop the question or a precious piece for your wife of 20 years, jewelry is almost always a sure-fire hit.

Best B&Bs for seducing your sweetheart

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Looking for love in all the wrong places? You're sure to have romantic success at these bed and breakfasts.

Break these travel habits and save

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When you travel there are probably some things that you've gotten used to doing. If you're looking to save on your next trip, here's some of those habits to drop.

Valentine's flowers have several meanings

Not sure of the right type of flower to get your sweetheart this Valentine's Day? There are several options with several meanings. Valentine's Day Section

Are karats, carats the same thing?

Engagement ring

If you're talking about jewelery, you need to know the difference between karats and carats before you buy.

Chocolate not only option for Valentine's Day

Lingerie

With Valentine's Day on its way, there are certainly many things that you can get your sweetheart. That said, you definitely want to check out these unique gifts first.

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Stay-at-home date ideas

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You don’t have to go out to have a fun or romantic evening with your loved one. Check out these stay-at-home ideas for your next date night.

Valentine's Day date ideas are boundless

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Can't think of a special evening out? From classic ideas to fun adventures, check out these options.

Ideas for kids Valentine’s Day parties

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Valentine’s Day can be a fun holiday for kids. If you’re thinking about hosting a Valentine’s Day party for your child and his or her friends, consider using some of these ideas.

5 Valentine's Day pet peeves

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As you grin and bear your way through Valentine's Day, rest assured you're not alone. Plenty of others share your Valentine's Day pet peeves.

5 worst astrological pairings for romance

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If you're looking for love on Valentine's Day, maybe you are looking for love in all the wrong places, astrologically speaking, that is.

Worst romantic comedies ever made

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Romantic comedies can be a tough genre to pull off. Without the right balance of originality, chemistry and writing, you can end up with a major stinker. Witness these five movies.

5 all-time steamiest movie scenes

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Voyeuristic views of a stairway tryst, raw animalism and sadomasochistic love are just a few of the things that make the steamiest movie scenes ever so hot.

Creative, homemade Valentine's Day ideas

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As Valentine’s Day approaches, consider going to the craft store instead of the card store and making your own Valentines.

10 romantic film favorites

Looking for some romantic movie ideas for Valentine's Day? Try these recommendations.

5 unique first date ideas you will love

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It's easy to fall into a dating routine. But with just a bit of effort, you can break free of the dating tedium and do something that is as unique as you are.

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