Friday Faves – Valentine’s Day

    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. 

    All Things Valentine's Day

    Free Valentine’s Day Card Printables

    Need to Valentine’s Day card printables? We got them!

    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

    Valentines day gift ideas for Mom

    If you are looking to give your favorite digital mom a great Valentine’s Day gift, here are a few suggestions:

    Smart Wallet

    smart wristlet

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    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.” 

    Ringly

    Ringly wearable technology

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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.” 

    Flip Clock

    Flip clock

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    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

    facebook valentines day

    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

    Tinder Valentine's Day Tips

    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 

    Friday Faves

    friday faves valentines day edition

    AND there you have it for this round of Friday Faves – Valentine’s Day edition. And the obligatory Valentine’s Day meme:

    valentines day meme

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