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Hebrew Valentine Translation?

My daughter received this valentine today from a staff member at her public school. Can anyone tell me what it says? Thank you -
posted by Mrs. Green on Feb 14, 2014 - 10 answers

Traveling and want to send a gift for Valentine's to my SO

I'm traveling and want to send a Valentine's gift to arrive tomorrow. Something from Amazon or flowers will get there in time. What should I give? [more inside]
posted by 3491again on Feb 13, 2014 - 4 answers

How to convey lots of love with only a little chocolate?

Husband and I will be snowed in for Valentine's Day, from the looks of things. I have one bag of semisweet chocolate chips and one tin of cocoa powder. Also have half and half (no heavy cream), 2% milk, AP flour, baking powder and sugars brown and white. I know lots of recipes for cookies, cakes, brownies, etc., but if I am snowed in for several days with a full recipe's worth of chocolate ANYTHING I am going to eat more than is prudent. Does anyone have any PROVEN recipes for small amounts of chocolate-y delight? Recipes for two would be ideal. I've tried to Google, but most of the small scale recipes I'm seeing are either unreviewed or require an ingredient I don't have on hand. I am currently unable to shop due to Snowpocalypse 2014. Thanks in advance.
posted by little mouth on Feb 13, 2014 - 18 answers

Relationship fallout. Its like high school all over again.

Help a gal get some perspective on a relationship that ended as quickly as it began. Things were going very well, I thought we'd spend V'day together, then was disappointed when he was very wishy-washy with plans. It ended up in a huge, unnecessary fight. I'm still having lots of trouble getting past the fallout. Where do I go from here? Wall of text inside. [more inside]
posted by couchtater on Mar 12, 2013 - 25 answers

Valentine treats in NYC

I'm spending Valentine's Day on a business trip to Manhattan instead of home with my sweetie. What little treat/gift can I pick up to take home that says "I went all the way to NYC just to get this for you"? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 12, 2013 - 21 answers

Name that song ?!

Need help with song identification ! Can anyone identify what this song is from this midi version please? Joke valentines gift song has captured my curiosity. video link here
posted by Faintdreams on Feb 14, 2012 - 4 answers

Valentine's day surprise for military boyfriend, no deliveries involved?

Please help me plan a valentine's day surprise for my military fiance :) [more inside]
posted by saraindc on Feb 12, 2012 - 4 answers

Valentine's ideas when traveling

I'm looking for Valentine's Days ideas for my girlfriend of 7 years. The complication is that we are traveling this year, leaving Feb 1. [more inside]
posted by now i'm piste on Jan 26, 2012 - 6 answers

Creative crafty ways to record our Big Plans

Help me think of cool things to put in this journal/travelogue I made for the GF. [more inside]
posted by brenton on Mar 16, 2011 - 7 answers

Does magnetic poetry work in Korean?

KoreanLanguageFilter: Would magnetic poetry work in Korean? I want to make a set as a Valentine's Day gift with Korean and English words. [more inside]
posted by dammitjim on Feb 8, 2011 - 6 answers

Best valentine song popular before 1980?

Your favorite/best valentine/love/torch song that was popular before 1980 (anytime before 1980)? This can include short classical and opera stuff, although that's not what I'm looking for. Please include the performer who made it popular. [more inside]
posted by feelinggood on Feb 12, 2010 - 33 answers

I heart you as much as I heart booby.

What would our baby daughter write on her Valentine's Day Card to her friends? [more inside]
posted by consummate dilettante on Feb 11, 2010 - 8 answers

Best friends without a common language ...

Can anyone translate something to Creole for me? "Thanks for being my friend." or "You are a great friend." [more inside]
posted by tilde on Feb 11, 2010 - 8 answers

Dijkstra find a path to my baby's heart!

Does anyone know a good mapping software for an ontological map or a cognitive map for Mac OSX? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 4, 2010 - 4 answers

I choo-choo-choose you.

Looking for cutesy little puns of the kids' valentine variety. [more inside]
posted by phunniemee on Nov 17, 2009 - 12 answers

shot through the brain

Everyone knows the brain is the seat of the emotions, not the heart. Where can I find an illustration of a brain with an arrow through it? [more inside]
posted by levijk on Feb 14, 2009 - 11 answers

Who has overestimated the American public's desire for chocolate this year?

My favorite holiday, Half-Price Candy Day, happens four times a year: Nov. 1, Dec. 26, Feb. 15, and the day after Easter. I usually hit a chain drugstore or grocery store for my Conversation Hearts or Robin's Eggs, but it just occurred to me that I could probably do better. [more inside]
posted by doift on Feb 13, 2009 - 11 answers

International Valentine?

How can I send flowers from the US to someone in France? Or, what should I send instead? [more inside]
posted by fvox13 on Jan 30, 2009 - 14 answers

Need V-Day Card Sentiments for the Elderly Please

I recently volunteered for a community project to make homemade Valentine's Day cards for local elderly residents. I'm enjoying making the cards, but I suddenly find my mind blank! I need to come up with some good sayings/sentiments/quotes to put in the cards. These will all be for people I've never met, so that knocks out a lot of the usual sayings. Since a good deal of these people do not have family around, I'd love it if I could say something that will make them smile. I just know you guys will have some great ideas! THANKS!
posted by 3fluffies on Jan 28, 2009 - 10 answers

Cheap Chicago Valentine's Day

What's the nicest + cheapest Valentine's day date in Chicago we could have? [more inside]
posted by anthropomorphic on Jan 22, 2009 - 13 answers

For my Robo-Love

I need something cheeky and robot inspired to write in my S.O.'s card today! [more inside]
posted by rinosaur on Feb 14, 2008 - 26 answers

Help me find a suitably "butch" gift for my new girlfriend.

I've been dating a really wonderful woman and it seems we have fallen very much in love with each other. She doesn't wear makeup, or jewelry aside from two small, non-dangly earrings in each ear, and isn't particularly "girly" in any other respect, so I'm kind of at a loss as to what to get her for Valentine's Day. I'd like it to be something she can wear all the time, and since it's our first together, I'd like to make it something memorable, but any kind of flashy jewelry would probably be met with a luke-warm reception. I've been thinking about some kind of "butch" friendship bracelet, or something like that, but the ones I've found are generally pretty shoddy and cheaply made. She's been talking about wanting some color on her body - either painting her toenails or getting a tattoo - so something colorful without being super-feminine might be nice. Any suggestions? (BTW: She's in her 30's.) Thanks.
posted by Death by Ugabooga on Feb 3, 2008 - 33 answers

Mi amas vin

Esperantists: I want to send a friend a valentine in Esperanto. What should it say? Also, what design should I draw on the card? [more inside]
posted by Pallas Athena on Jan 30, 2008 - 4 answers

Delivery in NYC for Valentines Day?

I would like to have something fun delivered to my SO at their office on V-Day. What sort of fun things could I get delivered in NYC? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 21, 2008 - 7 answers

Romantic (lacto-)vegetarian-friendly places in Manhattan on the UES?

I'm trying to book dinner reservations on Valentine's Day in Manhattan, as the really nice places are filling up fast. Suggestions for romantic (lacto-)vegetarian-friendly places on the UES? Budget of ~$100 per person, pre-tip. A restaurant with lots of mixed drink and cocktail options would be preferable. [more inside]
posted by NucleophilicAttack on Jan 21, 2008 - 3 answers

Need help finding old valentine cards

Trying to find the valentine cards of my childhood. some of you might remember passing out these 32 card sets between teh ages of 5 and 12 in class. When i was a boy we used to pass out valentine cards to everyone. Growing up there was Transformer, Dukes of Hazards, and A Team cards. I am looking for find these genre of cards again. I am going to start using them as my calling cards in a way. If anyone wouldnt mind showing me a place that might sell them. I looked on ebay and didnt have much sucess. Maybe i am not typing in them search field right. Thank you in advance.
posted by Rolandkorn on Jun 20, 2007 - 13 answers

How do I love thee, let me lose this phrase.

Hope me Romeo, you're my only hope. What will you be writing to your sweetie in your Valentine's Day card tomorrow? [more inside]
posted by FreezBoy on Feb 13, 2007 - 31 answers

Over the onion dip, sick of the roses: What do do for Superbowl weekend & Valentine's Day

Anti-holiday ideas for Superbowl weekend and Valentine's Day? The V-day ideas can be for just-broken-up individuals, best friends, anything non-loverish or for people who simply want to forgo the dozen reds and box of chocolates (unless they're very, very different chocolates) for something less tradish. [more inside]
posted by mdiskin on Jan 24, 2007 - 22 answers

Can you ID this seashell?

Please help me identify this seashell... [more inside]
posted by hermitosis on Feb 18, 2006 - 7 answers

Last-minute Valentine's Day flower delivery

Valentine's crisis: I need to have flowers delivered to either Half Moon Bay (CA) between 9 and noon, or an apartment in the Castro after 11pm. I admit poor advance planning. [more inside]
posted by lbergstr on Feb 13, 2006 - 7 answers

What does a man give his boyfriend for Valentine's Day?

Homofilter: What does a man get his boyfriend for Valentine's Day? [more inside]
posted by Mozai on Feb 6, 2006 - 16 answers

My own valentine...

It's almost Valentine's day, I've just had a bad breakup and I'd like to buy myself a nice box of chocolate. What should I buy? [more inside]
posted by mulkey on Feb 3, 2006 - 33 answers

Have any good Valentine's Day mix songs?

[ValentineFilter] Please help me make a great Valentine's Day mix CD. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 2, 2006 - 26 answers

Most preposterously imaginative romantic gestures ever?

With next month's Valentine's Day looming, what are the most preposterously imaginative romantic gestures you have ever given / received / heard of? [more inside]
posted by skylar on Jan 4, 2006 - 21 answers

Anti-Valentine's Day

Soliciting ideas for an Anti-Valentine's Day Party. [more inside]
posted by grrarrgh00 on Feb 3, 2005 - 20 answers

roses before valentine's day?

How long before Valentine's Day can I buy roses and hope for them to still be decent? Are all the flower vendors hip to this tactic?
posted by kyle on Jan 24, 2005 - 6 answers

Is there a good, distinctive, and affordable online lingerie store?

WIth Valentine's Day rapidly approaching, I have a question to help spread the love: anyone have any recommendations for an online lingere store that's not as ubiquitous as Victoria's Secret and more distinctive than Frederick's of Hollywood? Kind of like this, but priced for mere humans.
posted by gottabefunky on Jan 27, 2004 - 11 answers

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