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Celebrate this holiday by learning about the symbols of Valentine’s Day, and the meanings. Also, make sure to find out why the colors pink, red and white are associated with this day of love.

Get recipes to share with your loved ones for devilishly good desserts like these white chocolate peppermint cookies. You can also mix up a love potion cocktail to set the mood for a romantic holiday.

This day wouldn’t be complete without love quotes, DIY Valentine’s Day craft ideas and the appearance of Cupid, the god of love – all of which you can find below.

Don’t forget about your gal pals this year too; Galentine’s Day fall on February 13!

Who is Cupid & How Did He Evolve Into Our Modern Valentine’s Day Cupid

Now that February is here, Valentine’s Day symbols, including a winged Valentine’s Day Cupid, are starting to appear everywhere! If you’ve ever looked at him and wondered “who is Cupid?”, get ready to find out. Cupid, a figure seemingly synonymous with love and Valentine’s Day actually has a fascinating history that connects all the way back …

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The Story of Cupid and Psyche – Greek Mythology Love Story & Retellings

Ever wonder why Cupid is associated with love (and Valentine’s Day)? He is one of the main characters in the story of Cupid and Psyche – a Greek mythology love story with a happy ending!  Most love stories in Greek and Roman mythology have unhappy endings. The Psyche and Cupid story, unlike most others (ie. …

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Valentine’s Day Colors – What Red, White & Pink Mean on Valentine’s Day

With February 14th quickly approaching, Valentine’s Day colors are starting to appear everywhere. It seems almost everything is a shade of red, pink, or white! Every February, bunches of red roses fill flower stalls, white chocolate covered cookies line grocery store shelves, and pink cocktails make an appearance at Galentine’s Day parties. It’s nearly impossible …

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Valentine’s Day Symbols – What Do They Mean & Where’d They Originate?

Valentine’s Day is here! Before you start brewing your love potions, let’s learn about the Valentine’s Day symbols, and how they came to be! This time of the year is a perfect time to show our loved ones how much we care. Maybe you want to do something special, like baking them a batch of …

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When is Rose Day and What are the Other Days of Valentine’s Week?

Rose Day is finally here! This special day, which occurs at the start of Valentine’s Week is worth celebrating. There’s nothing that brightens a room more than a bouquet of flowers! Did you know that each month has a corresponding flower? Poinsettias and narcissus belong to December, snowdrops and carnations belong to January, and while it …

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Facts About Roses – Learn Rose Colors, Rose History & More Rose Facts…

Roses come in many colors, and each color has its own meaning. Check out these fun facts about roses to learn more rose trivia. Ever wondered “how many rose colors are there”, or “what is the oldest rose”? You’re in luck, we’ve got the answers for you below. Fossil evidence shows varieties of roses have …

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Galentine’s Day Guide – What it is, Fun Facts, and How to Celebrate

What do waffles, crocheting and essays have in common? They’re all part of the original Galentine’s Day! Learn the history of the day & more! Who would have though that an unofficial, made up, holiday would be so widely celebrated! Below is our ultimate Galentine’s Day guide including the history of the day and how …

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White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies – Dipped Sugar Cookie Recipe

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. For me that means pink desserts like these white chocolate peppermint cookies.  These easy sugar cookies have a melted white chocolate top that is covered in crushed peppermints. They are nice to share with your special someone or a gal pal for Galentine’s Day. For an extra chocolate …

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Love Potion Cocktail – Valentine’s Day Romantic Drink Recipe

This simple Love Potion Cocktail is easy to make and so pretty to look at, too. Imagine seeing two of these cocktails on a table next to a bouquet of roses, how romantic! Valentine’s day is a special day to show your love of another person in your life in a special way. One way …

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Clay Pot Love Bug Candy Dish – Valentine Terracotta Bug Craft (Tutorial)

This adorable clay pot love bug candy dish is super easy to make and sure to capture your heart.  The Valentine’s Day Terracotta bug craft uses two different sized clay pots and a few inexpensive craft supplies.  Use it as a centerpiece filled with conversation hearts for the highlight of your Galentine’s Day party table.  …

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Inspirational Love Quotes – 20+ Love Messages and Sayings – With Printable

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner.  These inspirational love quotes are the perfect way to show the special someone in your life what they mean to you. You could send them a text with one of these quotes about love to let them know you’re thinking of them, and how happy you are they’re …

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Tootsie Pop Flower Valentines – Valentine’s Day Candy Flowers

These Tootsie Pop Flower Valentines are a special way to show your friends how much you care, and they are also a lot of fun to make. Valentine’s Day is such a special day for children.  They love to share treats with their friends and special crushes. These Valentine’s Day candy flowers do double duty. …

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Heart Tree – Easy Valentine’s Day Decor

This easy to make Valentine’s Day heart tree is an inexpensive but pretty way to dress up a mantle or side table. It uses branches from your yard and a few Dollar Store supplies and takes just minutes to put together. The finished tree is the perfect way to decorate for Valentine’s Day because hearts …

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Valentine’s Day Kiss Cookies – Sweetheart Peppermint Cookie Recipe

These Valentine’s Day kiss cookies are the perfect way to say “I love you!” This sweet heart peppermint cookie recipe has a sugar cookie base that is topped with a peppermint candy kiss. They not only look great but taste amazing too.  What better way to celebrate someone that you love by baking cookies made with …

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Valentine Cupcake Decorations – Decorating Cupcakes

As Valentine’s Day gets closer, I thought it would be fun to show some of my favorite quick and easy Valentine cupcake decorations. Cooking for Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite things to do. Decorating cupcakes is such a fun way to say “I love you” to your friends and family. And when the sweet …

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White Chocolate Desserts – Celebrate National White Chocolate Day

September 22 is officially recognized as white chocolate day. And what better way to celebrate this day with one of these white chocolate desserts? Pretty much everything out there has a national day and new days come along each year. Each month several food or drink national days and White Chocolate Day is one them! …

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Wine Cork Heart Door Decoration

This wine cork heart door decoration gives a Valentine’s Day feel to the front door for the upcoming romantic holiday. It’s also a great way to decorate for Galentine’s Day. Hearts are one of the main symbols of Valentine’s Day, making this door decoration festive and meaningful!  My husband and I did a make over on …

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Raspberry Cheesecake Truffles Recipe for National Truffle Day

These raspberry cheesecake truffles and decadent, pretty to look at and very easy to make. If you are looking for a special dessert for your Valentine’s Day dinner for two, look no further.  The heart sprinkles on these truffles make them festive, because hearts are a symbol of Valentine’s Day. Check out the other Valentine’s …

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Valentine’s Day Wall Hanging

This Valentine’s Day wall hanging is inspired by my favorite Valentine’s Day candy – conversation hearts. I made two versions of it.  One has the names of my family members and the other has some conversation heart inspired sayings. This wall hanging makes the perfect holiday decoration because of its use of colors. Red, white …

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Easy DIY Valentine’s Day Gift Tag

Valentine’s day is almost upon us. For many that means candy treats, home made Valentine’s Day desserts and gift giving. If you give gifts on Valentine’s Day this easy DIY Valentines Day Gift Tag will add a decorative touch to your packages. You could even write a little love note to your sweetheart on the …

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Sweetheart Cookies – Brazilian Sweet Treat

Happy Valentine’s Day! Today’s featured sweet treat are these sweetheart cookies from a friend of mine named Regina who used to blog at Molly Mell. Regina has a fondness for Brazilian confectionery and often submits recipes for me to consider as featured posts on my websites. I love to bake cookies for any holiday. They put …

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Heart Shaped Sugar Cookies for Valentine’s Day

These Valentine’s Day heart shaped sugar cookies are the perfect way to treat your special love on this special day. They are the perfect way to celebrate with your gal pals on Galentine’s Day, too. These heart shaped sugar cookies have two colors of dough and are easy to make.  Just use a smaller cookie …

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