Valentine's Day quotes, love potions, heart pies

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, February 14, 2018

crocus blooming

To St. Valentine, the spring is a neighbor. It is said that the crocus should blossom about now, being dedicated to St. Valentine.

–folklore

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
45th day of the year


Gregory Hines (dancer & actor) was born on this day in 1946.
Louie Bellson (big band & jazz drummer) died on this day in 2009.


 
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How Did Valentine's Day Start?

Valentine's Day 2019
’Tis the season of candy hearts and Valentine’s cards! Here are some of our favorite Valentine’s Day quotes and recipes, as well as a history of the holiday. 
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Cold Weather and Hot Romance

Valentine's Day: Cold Weather/Hot Romance
Why do we hold Valentine’s Day, the day to celebrate hot romance, in the middle of cold, snowy February?
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Dragonfly Sundial

Made out of cast iron and measures 10 inches across!
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$34.95
 
About African Violets

African Violet Care: Grow African Violets
African violets are a beautiful indoor plant, so find out how to grow and care for African violets.
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American Folk Art Trio

A charming, old-fashioned stacked cow, pig, and chicken.
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Easy Heart Pies

Strawberry Hand Pies

These old-school strawberry hand pies are so easy. The pies may be baked in the oven or cooked on a gas or charcoal grill. 

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Sun and Moon Clock and Thermometer

Rust-proof aluminum wall hanging shows time and temperature.
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$129.95
 
Are There Love Potions?

Love Potions: Do Aphrodisiacs Really Work?
Since the beginning of time, it seems, people have gone above and beyond to try the latest love potion. So, do any of these so-called aphrodisiacs really work? Read on and you’ll be surprised…
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Extra-Handy Lazy Susan

Top seller! Spins effortlessly, won’t tip, and holds a lot! Handcrafted in America by a 150-year-old basket company. Constructed with tough Appalachian white ash and brass nails. 
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