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Let me be your Valentine

14th Feb 2017

For Valentine's Day I pulled together the most popular gift sites for all lovers out there to shower their partners with gifts and find unique cards.

Valentine's Day cards At Cwaak you will find a growing catalogue of cards, currently stocking over 500 card designs, increasing on a daily basis, all at great prices with free delivery within the UK and delivery to over 100 countries. Whoever you're buying for, from your Grandma, Aunt, friend or even a work colleague you should find it

6 of the best for Valentine's Day


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Jewellery & Watches


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Lingerie and underwear


Chocolates & Sweets, chocolates for chocoholics, chocolates online, luxury chocolates, cadburys chocolates, chocolate brands, thorntons, tesco chocolates, chocolate names

Chocolates & Sweets


Folk traditions Sourced wikipedia 13th Feb. 2016

While the European folk traditions connected with Saint Valentine and St. Valentine's Day have become marginalized by the modern Anglo-American customs connecting the day with romantic love, there are some remaining associations connecting the saint with the advent of spring.[citation needed]

While the custom of sending cards, flowers, chocolates and other gifts originated in the UK, Valentine's Day still remains connected with various regional customs in England. In Norfolk, a character called 'Jack' Valentine knocks on the rear door of houses leaving sweets and presents for children. Although he was leaving treats, many children were scared of this mystical person.[38][39]

In Slovenia, Saint Valentine or Zdravko was one of the saints of spring, the saint of good health and the patron of beekeepers and pilgrims.[40] A proverb says that "Saint Valentine brings the keys of roots". Plants and flowers start to grow on this day. It has been celebrated as the day when the first work in the vineyards and in the fields commences. It is also said that birds propose to each other or marry on that day. Another proverb says "Valentin prvi spomladin" ("Valentine the first spring saint"), as in some places (especially White Carniola), Saint Valentine marks the beginning of spring.[41] Valentine's Day has only recently been celebrated as the day of love. The day of love was traditionally March 12, the Saint Gregory's day, or February 22, Saint Vincent's Day. The patron of love was Saint Anthony, whose day has been celebrated on June 13.[40]


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