Why is Valentine's Day celebrated on February 14th? According to the Library of Congress, it's hard to pinpoint exactly why Valentine's Day is celebrated on February 14, though the date might have ties to the ancient Roman celebration of Lupercalia.
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Why is Valentine’s Day celebrated on February 14th?

Why is Valentine’s Day celebrated on February 14th? According to the Library of Congress, it’s hard to pinpoint exactly why Valentine’s Day is celebrated on February 14, though the date might have ties to the ancient Roman celebration of Lupercalia.

I've blogged about St. Patrick, which you hear more about in March. This one is about St. Valentine, known around Valentine's Day.
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Who is St. Valentine?

Who is St. Valentine? We know Valentine’s Day as a day of love, but did you know it came from a priest named Valentine. Find out who he was. #StValentine #ValentinesDay

Candy Hearts, Popular candies share sweet words of love - There are many ways to say, "I love you,." For Valentine's Day celebrants, various sentiments may be expressed with candy - particularly candy hearts. #CandyHearts
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Candy Hearts, Popular candies share sweet words of love

Candy Hearts, Popular candies share sweet words of love – There are many ways to say, “I love you,.” For Valentine’s Day celebrants, various sentiments may be expressed with candy – particularly candy hearts.

This Valentine's Day have a heart and spare the chocolates! (How Chocolate Became Tied to Valentine's Day)
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How Chocolate Became Tied to Valentine’s Day

How chocolate became tied to Valentine’s Day – Heart-shaped boxes filled with decadent treats are coveted gifts on Valentine’s Day. Chocolate lovers typically have a favorite type of chocolate, whether it’s creamy filled truffles or chocolate pieces with fruit or nut fillings. #ValentinesDay #Chocolate

Valentine's Day Traditions from Around the World
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Valentine’s Day Traditions from around the World

Valentine’s Day Traditions from around the world – Valentine’s Day is celebrated across the globe. Find out how other countries celebrate Valentine’s Day. Come Valentine’s Day, candy, flowers and other gifts are exchanged between sweethearts in one of the many traditions associated with the holiday. #ValentinesDay

How did "XO" come to symbolize kisses and hugs? "XO" is widely recognized as symbolic of wishing "hugs and kisses" to a letter's intended recipient. This tradition is such an ingrained part of romantic letter writing that few may stop to pause and wonder just how the letters "XO" came to symbolize hugs and kisses. #XO
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How did “XO” come to symbolize kisses and hugs?

How did “XO” come to symbolize kisses and hugs? “XO” is widely recognized as symbolic of wishing “hugs and kisses” to a letter’s intended recipient.

Valentine's Day Quiz Printable Version
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Valentine’s Day Quiz

Valentine’s Day Quiz – Test your knowledge of all things related to the day of love to Valentine’s Day! No fair peeking at the answers either! Also is a printable version too! #ValentinesDay #ValentinesDayQuiz

A-Z of Valentine’s Day - A list of things relating to Valentine's Day from the letter A to the letter Z. #ValentinesDay #Valentines
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A-Z of Valentine’s Day

A-Z of Valentine’s Day – A list of things relating to Valentine’s Day from the letter A to the letter Z. #ValentinesDay #Valentines

Heart-shapped Valentine Box
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Origins of the heart-shaped chocolate box

Origins of the heart-shaped chocolate box – Hearts abound on February 14, and few symbols (and gifts) are more widely associated with a holiday than heart-shaped boxes of chocolate are with Valentine’s Day.

Purse Puzzles were once an innovative way to send notes and illustrations and express other sentiments. Let's take a step back in time for a Valentine's tradition. #PursePuzzle #PuzzlePurses #PursePuzzles
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Purse Puzzles

Purse Puzzles were once an innovative way to send notes and illustrations and express other sentiments. Let’s take a step back in time for a Valentine’s tradition. #PursePuzzle #PuzzlePurses #PursePuzzles

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Cupid Connected to Love?

When we think of love and Valentine’s Day we often associate this day with Cupid. But where did this winged creature come about? Just who is this arrow-wielding creature and how did he become associated with Valentine’s Day? #Cupid #ValentinesDay

February is the shortest month, but there's no definitive answer why. (TF142952)
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February: Fun Facts

February is the shortest month of the year, but many people have no idea why that is. Here are some fun facts about this shortest month of the year. #February #FebruaryFunFacts #FunFactsFebruary

Happy Valentine's Day
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Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day – I want to wish a very Happy Valentine’s Day to all my readers. Be sure to check out these Valentine’s Day Blog Post! #ValentinesDay

What various flowers can represent - Flowers have long been used to convey certain feelings in many cultures. Folklore, poetry and mythologies have played a role in defining the various meanings associated with certain blooms. | Pexels Photo 14401
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What various flowers can represent

What various flowers can represent – Flowers have long been used to convey certain feelings in many cultures. Folklore, poetry and mythologies have played a role in defining the various meanings associated with certain blooms.

Exploring the connection between the heart and love
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Exploring the connection between the heart and love

Hearts and Valentine’s Day are forever intertwined. One of the most recognizable symbols of love is the modest heart, and…

More than 222,000 valentines were sent to Cincinnati Children's Hospital.
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More than 220,000 Valentines were sent to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

More than 222,000 Valentines were sent to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Spreading love to these children that are in the hospital this Valentine’s Day 2018. #ValentinesDay #CincinnatiChildrens

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Share The Love of God to your Servers

Food servers are among some of the hardest working employees in the food service industry, but sometimes their efforts go unrecognized. Here are some tips can often help show the love of God to your servers.