Happy Saint Valentine's Day! Well everyone that does not live under a rock will know that today is Valentine's Day of course! Yes, it's that lovable time of year where chocolate hearts and cupid's are EVERYWHERE! It may be that by now you are a bit bored of seeing 'Love' and 'Romance' advertised on everything... well lucky for you it...
Whether you already have that special someone or you are planning on a big reveal, Valentine's Day is the perfect time to spread love and show that certain someone just how much you care. Valentine's Day St Valentine's Day has definitely accumulated plenty of traditions over the years and every year men (and women) whip out their wallets to buy their loved ones cards, flowers, jewellery and chocolates. This day of love is celebrated across the globe with couples showing their appreciation for each other. Singles also use it as an opportunity to show their feelings for the ones they admire in hopes of finding themselves a Valentine. Valentine's Day is also renowned for being a day of big gestures of love. You might plan to whisk your partner off to Paris, the city of love, for a long weekend. How about treating you both to a romantic spa day so you can relax and let professionals to do the pampering? If you’re truly wild about your special someone Valentine's could even be the day to pop the big question and propose! Continue reading →
The day of love is nearly upon us, have you got anything special for your valentine yet? What is Valentine's Day? Valentine's Day is an annual celebration of love that takes place on 14th February. It is an entire day set aside for us to show appreciation for that special someone in our lives. Flowers will be sent from secret admirers, cards filled with romantic poems and beautiful gifts exchanged between partners. The origins of Valentine's Day are largely unknown as there were many Saints named Valentine, but none with a connection to romance. The closest link that can be made is to a St Valentine who was a Roman priest, martyred on February 14th of the year 270 CE. The connection to love was thought to have been made much later by English writer, Geoffrey Chaucer with his poem “Valentines” written in the 14th Century. Whatever the connection, the 14th February has been celebrated for centuries across the world with feasts and rituals relating to love and romance. Continue reading →