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Valentine's Day Party Ideas: Have an Eco-friendly Valentine's Party

Valentine's Day can be a very wasteful holiday, with all the commercial paper cards, stuffed toys, unhealthy sweets, cut flowers, and all varieties of novelties. Counteract all mass-produced junk you can handle by going green on your Valentine's Day's party. Here are some ideas. 1. Instead of buying cut flowers, you can make paper or fabric roses and flowers. A lot of scrap paper such as old magazines or textile from clothes you no longer use can be made into flowers. You can even give these homemade flowers away as favors after the party after you have used them as centerpieces and decor. 2. If you prefer to have fresh flowers for your party, consider using live flowers in pots. The small potted flowers or herbs would also do well as favors aside from being decorative items. 3. Choose to send electronic on online Valentine cards and party invitations, or create your own using recycled paper. 4. Chocolate is a traditional part of Valentine's Day, but inst

Love in not just on Valentine's Day

Katy would like her husband to remember Valentine's Day , but she's not holding her breath. Well that is what Katy told herself, knowing just what Ian’s memory was like. They had been married for 20 years now, and had 2 teenage children. It was a standing joke that Katy got her birthday card in the evening of that day, presumably after a reminder from Maria to her dad. Their anniversary was even worse. The children didn’t always remember it, and so her card came a day late, after Ian had received hers first, and they usually went out to celebrate a day or two later. But she had known all that when she married him because Ian was a heart specialist, and his work came first. Katy didn’t mind that. She was proud of all the lives her husband had saved, life was more important than anything, and thanks to him, there were people around now that wouldn’t have been without the skill and care that he had shown towards them. He had saved her own mother’s life 5 years ago, and