It’s another round of Friday Faves and today we are talking about VALENTINE’S DAY! That’s right friends, next week is the beloved commercial holiday – Valentine’s day. We’ve rounded up a myriad of ALL THE THINGS related to v-day. We’ve got Valentine’s Day printables, gift ideas, Tinder tips (seriously), and what Facebook is doing to celebrate the day.
Valentine’s Day – All the Things
Valentine’s Day falls on a Tuesday this year. I hate that. That means I won’t be able to attend my kids’ Valentine’s day party because of meetings. It also means celebrating my lovely husband. We typically low-key the actual Valentine’s Day night thing because – hello crazy – and hit up a nice restaurant or our favorite Mexican food joint later in the week.
Free Valentine’s Day Card Printables
Need to Valentine’s Day card printables? We got them!
- Minecraft Valentine’s Day Printables
- Golden Girls Valentine’s Day Cards
- Nerdy Valentine’s Day Cards
- DIY Adorable Photo Valentine’s Day Cards
Here’s a list of 12 DIY Valentine’s Day cards.
Here’s another idea for V-day – what about a modern mix tape?
Digital Mom Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas
If you are looking to give your favorite digital mom a great Valentine’s Day gift, here are a few suggestions:
This wallet is so cool – WHY? Not only because it’s cute but it also is made with a secret battery pack to charge her phone battery.
Stupid cheesey love note to include: “You give me a charge.”
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This is wearable technology in the form of a darling bracelet! Ringly bracelets connect to your phone via Bluetooth and let you receive customized mobile notifications through vibration and a subtle color-coded light.
Stupid cheesey love note to include: “Brace yourself for my love – and notifications.”
These fun clocks are stylish and entertaining to watch – oh and functional!
Stupid cheesey love note to include: “You make my heart flip.”
Valentine’s Cards on Facebook
Starting February 13th on Facebook – you’ll see a message wishing you a Happy Valentine’s Day. You can share that with a friend on their timeline or post it to your own. Are you on Facebook Messenger user? You’ll be able to use various Valentine’s Day themed Messenger filters on your pics that you send in FB Messenger.
Tinder Tips for Valentine’s Day
If you are in search of a Valentine’s day date – this is for you. Did you know Tinder sees an increase of around 10% around Valentine’s Day? You aren’t the only one looking for a date. On Valentine’s Day 2016, there were 1.7 billion swipes on Tinder. Each day there are 1.4 billion swipes on Tinder, so obviously there’s a substantial increase in the number of swipes that are happening globally on Valentine’s Day.
Here’s another fascinating Tinder tip when setting up your profile:
Don’t wear glasses! Why? Both sunglasses or prescription eyeglasses decreases the Tinder user’s chance of being swiped right on by 15 percent, and users wearing a hat decreases that likelihood by 12 percent.
Read more about Tinder and Valentine’s Day -> Tinder’s in-house sociologist explains how to score a date for Valentine’s Day
AND there you have it for this round of Friday Faves – Valentine’s Day edition. And the obligatory Valentine’s Day meme: