Valentine's Day: Gift ideas, recipes, menus and more

By: Canadian Living

Author: Canadian Living


Valentine's Day: Gift ideas, recipes, menus and more

By: Canadian Living
Get inspired with the best of the season in our 2014 Valentine's Day special, featuring gifts, recipes, crafts, style tips and date ideas for lasting memories.

As Valentine's Day approaches, our minds turn to all things a little bit of panic about what to give and what to eat. To make things easier on you, we've collected together our Valentine's Day gift ideas, recipes, menus and planning tips, plus ideas on how best to say "I love you."

Valentine's Day ideas
Everything you need for Valentine's Day.

Valentine's Day gift ideas
10 Valentine's Day gifts to buy online
Looking for Valentine's Day gift ideas? Order these red-hot presents for your honey – from the comfort of home!

Love coupons from
Print out a booklet full of kiss vouchers, "I Love You Because..." cards, and Breakfast in Bed and Back Rub coupons – and redeem them with your sweetie.

No-sew Valentine's throw
Cosy up to your sweetheart under a handcrafted blanket.

The language of flowers: Different flowers' meanings
Do you speak the language of flowers? Find out the different meanings of various flowers, plus get 5 tips on making your bouquet last.

Orchids for beginners: Buying and growing tips
An orchid makes a lovely Valentine's Day gift – and it lasts longer than a bouquet of roses. Find out how to make the best choice.

Digital Craft: Personalized Valentine's Day gift wrap
Create quick wrapping solutions for your sweetheart's presents.

Valentine's Day recipes and menus
Aphrodisiac menu for Valentine's Day
A moist veal meal with a sweet chocolate ending is sure to satisfy this Valentine's Day.

A Valentine for the whole family
Celebrate heart and home with a special Valentine's Day menu that simply says "I love you."

Valentine's dinner à deux
Set a table for two and enjoy a night of romance starting with this intimate menu.

Sweet offerings of Valentine love
You'll stir more than just your partner's appetite with these intimate desserts.

An A to Z aphrodisiacs guide
Get recipes for foods of passion, PLUS a collection of romantic Valentine's Day menus.

Valentine's Day recipe: Chocolate Mousse with Chocolate Hearts

Valentine's Day recipe: Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Filling and Chocolate Glaze

Valentine's Day planning and ideas
Valentine's Day for famous Canadians
Jann Arden, Chef Michael Smith, Corner Gas star Nancy Robertson and others talk about the most romantic day of the year.

50 ways to say I love you
Readers share unique and creative ways they show the people in their lives that they care.

10 ways to make your love unforgettable
How to bond with your partner, inside and outside the bedroom.

10 ideas for 90-minute dates
Escape your kids for two hours or less and get sexy back with these date ideas.

8 sexiest movies of all time
Stoke the home fires with these scorching-hot films, PLUS print out a list to take to the video store.
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Valentine's Day: Gift ideas, recipes, menus and more