Secrets to Bringing Five-Star Luxury Home Are
Revealed on the World Wide Web
by Laura Emery, Field Editor
Audrey Hepburn’s characters romanticized it.
Shakespeare’s sonnets immortalized it. Margaret Mitchell wrote about it.
Frank Sinatra crooned many a song about it. At the very core of the human
existence lies the ever-poignant, oftentimes confusing, emotion that we call
It is found around every corner, on every street — in the
gentle touch of the couple holding hands on a bench, in the nervous chatter
between a young girl and boy, in the way a normally stern-looking
countenance can become a glow at the mere sight of a newfound love, and in
the way the couple walking in front of you laugh and giggle with each other,
clinging arm in arm.
This irrepressible emotion is never more apparent than on
February 14th. Valentine’s Day is synonymous with love, with sinfully
delectable chocolates, with rose bouquets, with romantic candlelight
dinners. It’s the perfect time to show your loved one just how much he or
she means to you. Perhaps you never considered turning to your computer for
advice on romantic gestures, but ideas to strengthen or develop your love
can be found with just a few clicks of the mouse. Following are some
interesting Web sites devoted to love, dating, and romance.
(http://valentines-day.123holiday.net/love_quotes.html), you can find
everything from the history of Valentine’s Day to Valentine’s Day jokes.
A good love poem can sometimes serve as a pick-me-up or
even as an inspiration. LovePoetry.Com is loaded with poems, including the
“classics,” that will help you get in touch with your inner emotions on
loving and being loved. You can even submit your own poetry that can be read
by others who may be in your same situation or feeling the same emotions.
(http://rats2u.com/valentine/valentine_index.htm) is directly focused on the
holiday. Here visitors will find Valentine recipes, animated images,
computer screensavers, the history of the holiday, tips on how to write the
perfect love letter, as well as activities and crafts for the little ones.
Did you know that the pagan goddess Juno — St. Valentinus — had been
martyred on February 14?
They say that the way to a man’s heart is through his
stomach. A variety of perfect Valentine’s Day recipes can be found at
Angie’s Holiday Favorites (www.angiesrealm.com/valentines_day/recipes).
Assorted recipes can be found in the following categories: romantic
Valentine’s Day appetizers, breakfasts, Valentine’s Day desserts, ideas for
romantic dinners, Valentine’s Day cake recipes, candies, Valentine’s cookie
recipes and Valentine’s Day pie recipes. How about a delectable red velvet
chocolate cake or some meringue Valentine’s Day kisses to make the day
Perhaps you’ve been married for years, and you have
children and grandchildren. It’s still important to maintain the romance in
your relationship and RomanceTips.Com (www.romancetips.com/tips) is geared
towards helping you do just that. This Web site isn’t just for married
couples — singles, dating, engaged, married, married with kids — it’s got
everyone covered. Having small children doesn’t mean you can’t make time for
one another. This site offers creative ways to make time to spend with your
significant other with dates that are fun and inexpensive, and don’t always
require a babysitter. You can also find interesting and informative articles
on a wide variety of topics.
As Barbara De Angelis once said, “Love is a force more formidable than any
other. It is invisible — it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful
enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any
material possession could.” And Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to
commemorate that special bond between you and the one you love.