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Sip away V-Day with these drinks

Sip away V-Day with these drinks

Cicely Chisholm

February 14, 2015

What's Valentine's Day without a special drink to sip with a person you love? Whether it's your parents, grandparents, children, friends or significant others, there's something for everybody involved in your life. Pink Hot Chocolate Time: 15 minutes Cost: $10 Makes: 6 servings This r...

DIY Valentine’s Rice Crispy Pops

DIY Valentine's Rice Crispy Pops

Jessica Castellanos

February 13, 2015

Things you will need: Rice Crispy Cereal 1 package of marshmallows 3 tbs. of butter Heart shaped cookie cutters Lollipop sticks What to Do: Mix the butter and marshmallows together in a saucepan on medium heat. Let the mixture melt together. When fully melted, mix...

Crafts to do with kids for Valentine’s Day

Crafts to do with kids for Valentine's Day

Kathleen Johnson

February 12, 2015

As Valentine's Day approaches, we begin to buy gifts and planning a great night for that special someone. But what if that special someone is under 5-feet-tall and refers to you as mom or dad? Here are some great crafts and activities to do with your kids on Valentines Day. Salt Dough Heart Footprints Salt Dough ...

Seize Valentine’s Day as a single individual

Pete Girard, right, leads a hike on Squak Mountain, which is usually snow-free. (Ken Lambert/Seattle Times/TNS)

Mengran Wu

February 12, 2015

Feeling a bit overwhelmed being single as Valentine's Day is drawing nearer? If you are one of the guys or gals out there who feels a bit insecure about the upcoming special occasion due to the lack of a special someone, then you ought not to be. While we are well aware of Valentine's Day is a special...

Fall in love with this berry twist

Adriana Celis / Sundial Staff

Adriana Celis

February 11, 2015

It’s Dinner Thyme! For this week’s blog we’ll be talking about…you guessed it, Valentine’s Day! The day to celebrate all that is love and friendship, especially between love birds. If you have been looking for a meaningful and unique gift that can’t just be bought in every store, you...

V-Day: For some, it’s not a love story

V-Day: For some, it's not a love story

Kathleen Johnson

February 11, 2015

As Valentine's Day quickly approaches, couples begin planning their special nights filled with expensive dinners, romantic movies, dancing and giving each other those meaningful gifts to express their feelings . For some people, this holiday is for love and romance. A time dedicated to making your s...

Great dates Cali style

Great dates Cali style

Lauren Rife

February 10, 2015

Valentine's Day is upon us. If you haven't managed to lock down some plans for the special day, don't panic! We've put together some ideas for a memorable day or night with your sweetheart. The Adventurous Couple: Skip the busy restaurant scene and hit up the great outdoors! For a romantic getaway, drive up to Lake Hollywood Par...

5 places to help get ready for Valentine’s Day

A nail technician polishes a model's nails using a trio of pastel Zoya nail polishes.  (Sara Bauknecht/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/MCT)

Aiyi Kang

February 9, 2015

All lovebirds are looking forward to their prefect day with their partners. Tips: Don’t let the “profiteers” drain your wallets! Here are some affordable and close-by places to get ready for your special date. Happy Hands & Hair Don’t forget to get your nails done before Vale...

Five restaurants to try out for date night

Victor Champeau and Gina Pipito enjoy a nice warm evening at an open air table on a Wednesday night date. They are part of a changing dating scene where singles save weekends for buddies and bar-hopping and shift budding romance to weekday lunches and weeknight encounters. (Gary Porter/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel/MCT)

Nicolette Hinojos

February 3, 2015

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and it is time to start planning in order to avoid the last minute rush for a reservation. So to help with that, here is a short list of options ranging from cozy café's, to romantic Italian restaurants by candle light to keep in mind for date night. ...

Impress your Valentine with a DIY project

My finished products. Photo credit: Cicely Chisholm

Cicely Chisholm

February 1, 2015

It’s the season of showing your loved ones just how much you care, and usually with gifts of some sort. There’s still some time before Valentine’s Day, but it’s never too early to start planning out a something special for a significant other, parent, sibling, grandparent, pet or whomever...

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