How To Completely Ignore Valentine's Day Without Having To Sleep In The Dog House

Written by Julie Hunt

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5. Dream Date. Take her on a dream date that won’t cost you a dime. Tell herrepparttar only topic of conversation is to hear about her dreams. What she loves. What she wants to do before she leavesrepparttar 122035 planet. What she’d like to learn. Where she’d like to travel. Who she most admires. Let her talk freely without stopping then write a few down later and help her create her dreams.

6. Use Actions and Words. Show her how much you love her by going out of your way to do little things and then reinforce it by telling her. “I’d be happy to _____ because I want to show you how much I appreciate you” or… “I knew you’d feel special coming home to _____.” or… “I wanted to show you how much I love by _____.” If this seems like too much work you can get a list of Valentine's Day heartfelt expressions at You won’t have to depend on your own creative loving juices and she’ll still hear how much you care. 7. Hugs for Health. 4 hugs for survival. 8 hugs for maintenance. 12 hugs for growth. Each and everyday.

8. Bon Appetite. Cook her favorite food. Pick up restaurant delivery andrepparttar 122036 biggest chocolate dessert you can find onrepparttar 122037 way home; or have one ofrepparttar 122038 online gourmet delivery options deliver a 5 course meal to your doorstep. Dimrepparttar 122039 lights. Start withrepparttar 122040 chocolate first. Put on an old Sinatra CD and tell her you fully expect that she may not even have an ounce of room in her belly forrepparttar 122041 Pecan Crusted Salmon main course. Get an easy recipe for an intensely chocolate experience with a rich decadent fudgey center at This alone will buy you blissful hours of love!

9. Sleep Tight Wishes and Bedtime Kisses. Makerepparttar 122042 very last moment of her day special by kissing her softly, accommodating a simple request like water or Kleenex, pullrepparttar 122043 covers up to her chin, touch her forehead and tell her you love her. Give her a kiss onrepparttar 122044 shoulder first thing inrepparttar 122045 morning too.

And if that doesn’t free you up fromrepparttar 122046 Valentine’s Day trap, forgetrepparttar 122047 diamonds and make her a handmade sweetheart style, metal shop charm that she can keep close to her heart. There’s nothing more heartwarming than your thoughtfulness, love and handy attention!


DON’T be a complete knuckle head, buy her a card!

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7 Stupid Wedding Mistakes Even Smart Couples Make

Written by Chris Simeral

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5. Running out of Food/Drinks

You maderepparttar guest list. You know how many people you expect to be there. Running out of food is a good way to make sure your guests feel unappreciated and is inexcusable. This is notrepparttar 122034 place to save money. Make sure you have enough dinner and drinks for all who are expected to attend; it’s better to throw some away than have hungry guests and nothing to feed them.

6. Know Whererepparttar 122035 Ring Is Before Walking Downrepparttar 122036 Aisle

It happens more than you might think. The best man is supposed to be holdingrepparttar 122037 rings, and he leaves them in his other coat. The bride expects them to be brought on a pillow butrepparttar 122038 ring-bearer is only eight and thought they were golden Barbie doll crowns. Do one more spot check forrepparttar 122039 rings before you start downrepparttar 122040 aisle and you won’t have to worry about an awkward moment and a ruined ceremony.

7. Inviting Your “Ex” – Without Telling Anyone

Unless there is an extremely good reason for inviting your ex-boyfriend or ex-wife, don’t do it. It makes everyone uncomfortable. A close corollary to this is not letting members ofrepparttar 122041 wedding party know what your betrothed’s name is (yes, it sounds unbelievable but it DOES happen). If you have not been engaged for a long time, or you recently ended a long-standing relationship prior to your wedding and your wedding party isn’t familiar with your intended, make sure you introduce them. You don’t want to deal with a wedding toast to you and your ex-girlfriend becauserepparttar 122042 best man didn’t know your bride’s name!

Chris Simeral is the creator of The Ultimate Wedding Vow Toolkit, the wedding-coordinator-approved home-study course for couples personalizing or renewing their wedding vows. Sign up for the free wedding vow mini-course at

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