Friday, February 11, 2011

You're My Dream Boat

The Top 10 Merriam-Webster Dictionary Words for Valentine's Day:

1. Romantic
2. Valentine
3. Amour
4. Adonis
5. Aphrodisiac
6. Infatuation
7. Casanova
8. Unrequited
9. Saccharine

Movies to Watch for Valentine's Day if you don't have a Valentine..

ANTI-Valentine's Day Movies:

1. John Tucker Must Die
2. Swimfan
3. Obsessessed
4. The Shining
5. To Die For
6. Any Scary Movie or anything that doesn't deal with love or cutesy hearts

You could always read some anti-Valentine's Books like the "The Bell Jar," ok maybe that's taking it a bit far,'s one holiday! Who reads these days?

If you do have a special someone and you decide to watch a movie together here are a couple of choices that you might enjoy...

2.Romeo and Juliet
3.The Notebook
4.The Last Song
5.Going the Distance
6.Little Manhattan
7.You've Got Mail
8.How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
9.Love Story

If it makes you cry, it's perfect.

Fast Facts About Valentine's Day!!

-110 million roses, the majority red, will be sold and delivered within a three-day time period.
-California produces 60 percent of American roses, but the vast number sold on Valentine's Day in the United States are imported, mostly from South America.
-15% of U.S. women send themselves flowers on Valentine's Day.
-73% of people who buy flowers for Valentine's Day are men, while only 27% percent are women.
-About 1 billion Valentine's Day cards are exchanged each year. That's the largest seasonal card-sending occasion of the year, next to Christmas.

-More than 50 percent of cards are sold the week of the holiday, with the largest and most elaborate Valentine cards sold 48 hours before February 14.
-70 percent of those celebrating the holiday give a card, followed by a telephone call (49 percent), gift (48 percent), special dinner (37 percent), candy (33 percent) restaurant meal (30 percent), and flowers (19 percent).
-Teachers will receive the most Valentine's Day cards, followed by children, mothers, wives, and then, sweethearts.

-Children ages 6 to 10 exchange more than 650 million Valentine's cards with teachers, classmates, and family members

Hallmark has over 1330 different cards specifically for Valentine's Day.

Conversation Hearts: In 1866, candy manufacturer NECCO made the first "Conversation Hearts" — then called "Motto Hearts." According to NECCO, eight billion of these little candies are sold between January 1 and February 14.
More than 35 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolate will be sold for Valentine's Day.

HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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