Today is Valentine’s Day! Surprise your loved ones with thoughtful Valentine's Day gift cards, homemade chocolate treats, or a beautiful flower arrangement!
For centuries, people have celebrated February as the month of
romance. In Ancient Rome, for example, a bachelor would pick the name of
a young woman out of a hat during the festival of Lupercalia. He would
be paired with his chosen woman for the year and often ended up marrying
The tradition of sending romantic greetings on the feast day of St.
Valentine emerged during the Middle Ages. St. Valentine was a Roman
priest who secretly performed marriages for young lovers forbidden to
wed. February 14 was also a celebration of the day “the birds began to
pair.” Today, Valentine’s Day is a popular occasion for romantic
dinners, gift exchanges, and weekend getaways. Personalize a beautiful free Valentine's Day eCard to spread the love!
On the flip side, this holiday has a growing number of naysayers who
believe that Valentine's Day is too commercialized and too cheesy. Want
in on the fun? Send an Anti-Valentine's Day eCard to celebrate!
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