It's almost Valentine's Day and many of us can't wait to celebrate the holiday with someone special. Here is our list of top 25 tunes to get you and your honey in the mood. Here's a romantic idea: run a bath, light some candles, and let the music take you over!
1. "Beautiful" By James Blunt
2. "Lost Without You" by Robin Thicke
3. "Your Love Is King" by Sade
4. "Never Too Much" by Luther Vandross
5. "We Belong Together" by Mariah Carey
Romance and Valentine's Day go hand-in-hand. If the same red roses and box of chocolates just aren't cutting it for you this year, think of romance in a new way. Simple romantic gestures with personal meaning behind them are more likely to make your sweetheart swoon. Doing something special that your partner likes is one of the most basic romantic gestures you can make.
If you are looking for something other than chocolate or flowers to give to those you love this Valentine's Day, you are in luck. Whether you are shopping for your spouse, a significant other or your children, you will be able to find something that most everyone will love. When choosing your Valentine's Day gifts, keeping your recipients' interests in mind can help you to choose the perfect gift.
Spending your first Valentine's Day together can be exciting and romantic, as well as nerve-racking if you have no idea what to get him. Choose something that expresses how you feel about him without going overboard. Use "love day" and your gift to establish a special tradition the two of you can share every Valentine's Day you spend together.
Make Valentine's Day decorations to spruce up your home or office for the holiday. Homemade Valentine's Day decorations can add to a festive or romantic atmosphere in any room of your home or for a party. Include your children in making some of the decorations to spend extra time together. Many children learn from crafts and enjoy craft-time, which typically makes handmade holiday decoration projects a pleasure for all involved.
When you are looking for the perfect Valentine's Day present, flowers are the quintessential gift. Flowers brighten the days and lives of many recipients, including your partner, your kids, your neighbor, your friends and others. On this Valentine's Day, create the perfect bouquet for all your loved ones.
Throwing a Valentine's Day party provides an opportunity for friends and family to gather together and celebrate the holiday. Creating Valentine's Day-themed foods, games and activities is fairly simple, given that almost anything heart-shaped, red and pink can be successfully incorporated into your event. As you consider ideas for your Valentine's Day party, be sure that they are geared toward the ages of your party guests.
A Valentine's Day dessert calls for something heart-shaped, pink, red, chocolate or a combination of all of these. Whether you plan to serve dessert as the final touch to a Valentine's Day dinner or to bring dessert to the office as a holiday treat, you'll want to serve something that reflects the holiday, shows off your baking creativity and satisfies every sweet tooth.
Spice up any existing picture frame with a combination of paint, fabric or memorabilia from your favorite events together. Prepare any existing or store-bought frame with two to three coats of acrylic primer before you begin. The primer covers any existing color or finish. Your chosen paint colors and decorations will adhere better. Remember to include a recent photo in the frame for a personal touch.
Creating Valentine's Day crafts provides your child with an opportunity to express her creativity and her love for others. Since handmade Valentine's craft projects created by your kids can also be used as Valentine's Day gifts, you are able to repurpose them and put them to use once they are completed. Since the gifts are handmade, they will likely be cherished and proudly displayed by the recipients.