It’s Valentine’s Day: 8 stories to make the most of it

  • Wednesday, February 13, 2013 4:23pm
  • Life

Happy Valentine’s Day! You did remember it’s Valentine’s Day, right? Well, even if you forgot, no worries. Here are some stories to get you in a festive mood. (And one of them might even get you out of the dog house.)

1. State’s wineries pairing wine, chocolates and lovers

Lots of wineries are planning great events this weekend. Take a look to see what strikes your fancy.

2. Chocolates are ordinary; these sweet wines aren’t

Sweet wines can be awful. They can also be amazing. Our wine experts offer up some amazing suggestions for a special treat.

3. 6 easy homemade gifts for your Valentine

Simple projects that don’t take much time.

4. Romance on hold ‘til kids are asleep

Our parenting blogger offers 5 tips to get the kids to bed early enough for you and your sweetie to enjoy a toast together.

5. Chocolate bark: A sensational treat to wow your sweetheart

As treats go, it doesn’t get much easier than this. And the best part is that there are infinite ways to personalize the bark.

6. Fudgy chocolate brownie bites for your sweet tooth

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” – Charles M. Schulz. Need we say more?

7. The perfect Valentine’s Day treat to capture any boy’s heart

I know a lot of girls, and adults, who would also really enjoy this fun DIY project.

8. Dr. Chocolate: UW Bothell professor has a sweet Ph.D.

Kristy Leissle has eaten chocolate on seven continents. She knows what she’s talking about. Be sure to check out her top 10 favorite ways to eat chocolate.

More in Life

Marysville theater stages Noel Coward’s timeless ‘Blithe Spirit’

The cast and crew at the Red Curtain Arts Center do a fine job with the 1940s British play.

Stringed instruments get workout at Cascade Symphony concert

Tchaikovsky’s “Serenade for Strings” is the orchestra’s first concert of the season.

Animating Van Gogh paintings proves to be trippy yet flawed

“Loving Vincent” relates the circumstances of the great painter’s death.

Confusing, muddled thriller confounds talented director, cast

“The Snowman,” based on a Scandinavian crime novel, suffers from catastrophic storytelling problems.

‘Breathe’ ignores all the inspirational movie cliches

It tells the story of a polio patient and his wife who helped change attitudes about the disabled.

New Edmonds bakery showcases owner’s mastery of pastry

Desserts are the highlight at Ganache Patisserie and Cafe on Main Street near the theater.

What you’ll see Thursday night on Everett, Edmonds art walks

Third Thursday evenings in Everett and Edmonds offer chances for interesting strolls.… Continue reading

Fur & Feathers: 4 lovable dogs need homes

Meet Lola, Sadie, Scooter and Chance

British Film Institute strips Harvey Weinstein of highest honor

He was awarded a BFI Fellowship in 2002 for his contribution to British cinema.

Most Read