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To show a little extra love this Valentine's day, we've joined together with Ariel Gordon Jewelry and Nature Baby to give away a few things to keep close to your heart to…two lucky readers! One reader will receive this Close to My Heart necklace {above} and a fun Heart Pillow {below} and another will receive a Love Knot ring {at very bottom} and Heart Pillow {below}.

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To enter, simply visit Ariel Gordon Jewelry and Nature Baby, then leave a comment below telling us what you have planned this Valentine's Day {a fancy dinner, pizza & a movie, a girl's night out, or…?}

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Also, as a bonus for all readers, Ariel Gordon is offering a 25% discount to all readers through Tuesday, February 14th. Simply enter code JOYAGJ at checkout. Entries must be posted by next Tuesday, February 7th at 9am PST*, and two winners will be chosen at random. Good luck! β€” Joy

UPDATE: Congrats to Katrina S. from Point Roberts, WA and Leslie B. from Oak Park, IL for being our winners this time!

{*Sorry, limited to US residents only. Please do not leave your email or web address in the body of the comment, only in the allotted boxes. $530 or $205 total value depending on which jewelry piece is won. Winner will be contacted by email once comments close and announced on the bottom of this post soon after. Good luck! Jewelry photos by Ariel Gordon, pillow photos by Oh Joy}

1,094 comments

  1. The day after Valentine’s Day is my fiance’s birthday so it’s an extra special time of year for us. We’ll celebrate with a sushi dinner with friends & some quality alone time πŸ™‚

  2. Love the jewelry and the heart pillows! My Valentines plans are meeting up with my best friend in NYC after a job interview–can’t wait for a night to catch up and let loose!

  3. I heart all of these! (Sorry, puns…) This Valentine’s Day my husband is recreating our first Valentine’s date (same menu and everything). Very cute.

  4. so beautiful, and understated.
    i started a valentine’s day handmade gift exchange/swap for this year, and hopefully this valentine’s day i’ll be enjoying my new gift along with a new friend, my swap partner! πŸ™‚

  5. Beautiful jewelry, and the pillows are adorable! For Valentine’s Day, my boyfriend and I are continuing our tradition of cooking dinner together, then watching a movie and eating our weight in chocolate.

  6. lovely giveaway! On valentine’s day I’m flying from orlando to NYC to be in the audience of the Martha Stewart Baby Shower Show! it’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and it will be a fun addition to my soon to be daughter’s baby book.

  7. My boyfriend and I always have a low key Valentine’s Day. Nothing extravagent, just enjoy each other’s company. πŸ™‚

  8. This valentines day I’m going to make a very special dinner, open a fancy bottle of wine, indulge in dessert and spoil that very special someone………… ME!!!!! πŸ™‚ Who says being single on V-day has to be depressing!?

  9. Such a lovely giveaway – and even for my favorite holiday! I will be hosting my annual Valentine’s tea for the ladies – it is a fun tradition I have every year to share my love of V-day with others!
    Much love,
    B

  10. My husband and I are planning on going out to a nice dinner to a restaurant in town. Tiramisu is our favorite dessert, so that will probably be on our plates, too.. πŸ™‚

  11. So pretty! Don’t have real plans for Valentine’s Day – probably just cooking a nice dinner for me and my husband!

  12. That necklace is beautiful! My husband and I have a tradition of celebrating Valentine’s day a day before or after Feb 14th. This year we’ll be in LA and will probably go to dinner.

  13. I am obsessed with that necklace! My hubby and I are going to our favorite restaurant for Vday this year–one we visited when we first started dating in high school:-)

  14. This year my boyfriend and I are going to stay in and cook some simple pasta together πŸ™‚

  15. My husband and I, after trying out a few different overpriced restaurants, have settled into a great tradition of preparing a special meal at home and enjoying each other’s company!

  16. My Valentine’s Day will be spent at home – I’m in charge of breakfast, and my boyfriend is making dinner!

  17. Dinner, a fire, wine, and a trip down memory lane with old photo albums. (After the kids go to bed!)

  18. This is a lovely giveaway! That heart necklace is so pretty! I am actually not sure what we will be doing for valentines day this year. Maybe a fun little dinner for two for me and my husband-to-be!

  19. My fiancΓ© and I are having dinner in and a movie night, alternating between Rocky/The Godfather and Casablanca/Sleepless In Seattle. That’s love.

  20. Not sure what my plan is yet – probably hanging with my best girls and watching a movie!

  21. So glad to have these websites for the future! This Valentine’s day will be spent making (and eating) gnocchi and baked hot chocolate for my partner…and his mom πŸ™‚

  22. St. Valentine’s Day is my birthday, so hearts in design hold a special place in my own heart! My husband and I will be celebrating with friends at our favorite restaurant.

  23. I’m planning to spend this Valentine’s day with some friends that I love – enjoying a nice bottle of red wine and heading to see The Artist – because what says love better than French actors? Valentines Day with friends is just so much more relaxing!

  24. i do not know what i have planned for valentines day…as my boyfriend said he has a suprise planned. i think it might be reservations at a spot i have been wishing to go to for a long time

  25. Strangely, I will be meeting with my congressmen to discuss refugee issues on Valentine’s Day — I work at a non-profit. But hopefully, my (long-suffering) boyfriend will be able to come down from NYC to meet me in DC afterwards.
    Love this blog, btw, so beautiful!

  26. I think it will involve our good chocolate and sherry in front of the fireplace. Beautiful jewelry!

  27. Last year my fiance proposed to me the day before Valentine’s Day, on the red carpet at the Grammys then we celebrated my birthday the day after Valentine’s. This year we have plans for a sweet, quiet dinner away from everyone ;).

  28. Love the pillow and the beautiful necklace! For Valentine’s Day I’m spending it with my two favorite people in the whole world, my niece and nephew.

  29. I’d love to have either of those! Valentine’s day is a surprise to me – I don’t know what the boy has planned!

  30. Those pillows are so sweet! This year will be the 6th Valentine’s I spend with my sweetheart, and our first as a married couple. We’ll follow our very romantic tradition of ordering sesame chicken from the chinese food takeout and making homemade cards.

  31. We’ll either cook a nice meal at home or try and snag a seat at the counter of the sushi place around the corner I’ve been hearing rave reviews about.

  32. LOVE this giveaway!! My fiance and I plan to enjoy a simple night in together – I will cook him is favorite meal and we will snuggle by the fire with our golden retriever, Tommy Shaw! Love Valentines Day!

  33. So beautiful!!!! I plan to have a quite dinner in with my boyfriend, making our Valentines traditional heart shaped pizzas.

  34. Love the giveaway… beautiful and cute! πŸ™‚
    My hubby and i don’t have any plans as of now, we’ve been too busy planning and prepping for our little girl (she’s due this March)… eek!
    We’ll probably make a heart shaped pizza with heart shaped salami… eat heart shaped cookies and cuddle on the couch. perfect low key evening before many many busy nights with our new baby.
    love the blog and your style!
    keep it up!
    Jessi

  35. We adopted our cats on 2/14/09, so our Valentine’s Day involves buying them catnip toys and ordering in Cajun food, which is what we did the day we got them!!! πŸ™‚

  36. Spending V-day alone (but happy) and probably with pizza and a chicky flick! Love AG’s jewlery and would die for either pieces!!
    xx

  37. a casual evening with my #1 man… we find out if we’re having a baby boy or girl a few days before, so probably daydreaming about that together!

  38. We just welcomed our first child last week, so we will be at home celebrating over takeout from our favorite farm to table restaurant – in between breastfeeding, diapers, & minor meltdowns (by both mom & baby). Simple, but spectacular for us.

  39. (I submitted a comment, but don’t see it on here – so I thought I’d send it again.)
    My husband and I plan on making a Valentine’s dinner at home together this year. We figured it’d be a nice alternative to long wait times and crowded restaurants on Valentine’s Day.
    Really looking forward to spending some quality time with my honey!

  40. I LOVE the heart necklace! How sweet and perfect.
    This Valentine’s Day my boyfriend and I will make a lovely New Mexican meal of red chile enchiladas, beans, rice, salsa and guacamole. And some margaritas, of course!
    We’ve recently moved to Florida from the Southwest, so we savor every bite of our freezer’s frozen red chile and salsas. They are GOLD.

  41. We’ll be staying home and cooking dinner ourselves…I think hand made ravioli will be on the menu, mmmm!

  42. What gorgeous jewelry! My fiance and I will make a nice dinner – spend a day at the fancy grocery store and cooking together, then sit around the fire pit outside, and end the night with a delicious dessert!

  43. This Valentine’s Day we are staying home, but we plan to go out to a nice dinner the day after (to avoid the crowds)!

  44. Love the necklace! For Valentine’s Day I’m spending it with my two favorite people in the whole world, my two nieces!

  45. our valentine’s day tradition has become one that we look forward to: some popeye’s fried chicken and a movie! it’s a great day of indulgence for both of us.:)

  46. wow, these are all so beautiful! we are cooking dinner at home together and treating each other to a show, jersey boys!

  47. My fiancΓ© and I can’t spend Valentine’s together this year… but lots planned for the next few months, when we’ll be moving in together πŸ™‚

  48. My love and I will be snuggling on the sofa and drinking a great bottle of wine for Valentine’s day!

  49. Did it just delete my whole post?! Noooooo!
    Basically I said I love the knot ring but I have really chubster fingers (dainty things don’t look so swell on them)…ironic since I’m tall and lanky as heck.
    As for Vday…we don’t celebrate in a huge way. He surprised me last year with Goapele tickets which was nice, but I enjoy spoiling my girlfriends on that day ten times more!

  50. My fiance and I will be celebrating exactly 2 months before our wedding. We are going to try to get a Gilt City deal to a local restaurant that is doing a series with guest chefs – we’ll find out next Monday if we can score the deal! We will go to our favorite restaurant as a backup.

  51. What a nice giveaway! Valentine’s will be understated for me–dinner in and cookie making with my two valentines: my husband and my two year old son!

  52. So far I don’t have any Valentine’s plans. My husband and I will probably go out a few days beforehand or after, though, because we dislike overpriced Valentine’s prix-fixe menus.

  53. my wonderful hubby is taking me out to dinner. I got him a little calendar that has pictures from our wedding over the summer. it should be low key but nice

  54. Sweet giveaway! My husband and I usually stay in, order sushi and the cuddle while watching a movie on Valentine’s day. It’s nice to relax and enjoy time with one another without having to deal with the crowds who are out.

  55. I’m not allowed to know what I’m doing for valentines day.. my boyfriend said it was a surprise πŸ™‚

  56. Last year we played trivia with friends for Valentine’s Day, I’m sure we’ll do something equally low-key this year.

  57. Beautiful Jewelry!
    I’m planning a girls night out complete with high heels, fancy dresses and a lot of bubbly.

  58. We are planning to cook a nice meal together, glass of wine and a really good dessert! Hope everybody have a nice Valentine around the people you love.

  59. going to make a lovely dinner at home with the hubby and toast to another year of bliss.
    thanks for the chance to win!

  60. OOh, what a fantastic giveaway! Thank you! We are planning on cooking together, playing some cards, and relaxing!

  61. i love these! my new husband and i just got married in october, but we’re also saving to buy our first house this spring, so we’re taking an overnight trip up to portland ME to stay at a B&B. i can’t wait!

  62. We both love nature, especially the greens! We’ll be adding to our succulent collection and taking a plant mounting class then heading home to make dinner and a nice fire to snuggle by.

  63. I love the knot ring – very simple and whimsical.
    i’ll be spending my first valentine’s day with the love of my life – after 7 years of friendship and missed connections we’ve finally found each other.
    We are going to cook dinner together and enjoy a bottle of wine. Looking forward to many many more.

  64. I am volunteering at a benefit for a local nonprofit arts group for a prom themed valentine’s day fundraiser!

  65. Unfortunately, I’ll be out of town for work. But look out Dallas, I’ll be ready to tear it up in my hotel room in my PJs with room service and cable TV after a long day of work.

  66. This is our last Valentine’s Day as just the two of us. (our little one is due in March!) I don’t think we’ll end up doing anything crazy, though. We usually go out to dinner, but haven’t made plans for anything yet this year. It will probably be a night spent eating a nice homemade dinner around the dining room table, which is an oddity, and spending quiet time together.

  67. I adore Ariel Gordon’s jewelry! My boyfriend’s and my plan for V-day is to have fondue and homemade dinner at our house. To finish the night off we’ll curl up on the couch and watch movies together!

  68. These are all adorable!
    Valentine’s Day happens to be my favorite holiday but I am plan-free this year. I do know, however, I will be baking chocolate cookies and cinnamon marshmallows for the occasion. Can’t wait!

  69. My boyfriend just heard the date February 28th and said “Oh wait isn’t that Valentine’s day?”….. I have a feeling I am not doing much! haha….

  70. Small and simple this year for my husband and I. Our tradition is candle lit crab dinner and cheese cake for desert! (LOVE this giveaway)

  71. What a lovely giveaway! Me a my guy usually go to our favorite Vietnamese restaurant and share some green tea ice cream!

  72. Oh boo, looks like my first comment got eaten. I’ll try again, because this jewelry is worth it!!
    My husband and I are having a cozy night in on Valentine’s Day – cooking dinner together and curling up on the couch to watch a movie. I much prefer that on V-Day, rather than dealing with the hassle of reservations and all the awkwardness around. We go out to eat enough the other 364 days of the year πŸ˜‰

  73. this is a very lovely giveaway!! every valentine’s day my husband and i host a dinner party with our closest friends- my husband and i + 5 other couples. so, this year we will be celebrating at our house with the friends that we love!

  74. The jewelry is beautiful! I think the hubs and I will have a fun night in with our little girl. Lots of snuggling involved, I hope πŸ™‚

  75. Adorable pillows and I love the jewelry!
    My boyfriend and I will be spending the day together…lunch at our favorite restaurant, taking photos of each other (we’re both photographers), he’ll be making me dinner, then we’ll end it with cuddling and watching a movie. [:

  76. It looks like my first comment didn’t post, so I’ll try again…
    Over the past few years, we taken a less is more approach to Valentine’s Day. We avoid the gifts and restaurants and spend quality time at home. With a 16-month old at home, we enjoy celebrating our love as a family.

  77. It’s my first Valentine’s Day with my new husband! We do nice dinners quite often, so we have a tongue-in-cheek approach with Valentine’s…we did Shake Shack last year, so maybe this year will be White Castle. πŸ˜›

  78. The heart necklace is just perfect! I’ve been searching for a small gold heart for so long. My fiance and I will be celebrating our last V-day before getting married and 10 years of togetherness πŸ™‚ We’ll probably stay home and cook dinner for each other, since we’re saving for our wedding. But cozy nights at home are more enjoyable to me than fancy restaurants. xo

  79. love these wonderful giveaways! valentine’s day will be spend getting couple’s massages, sipping champagne, cooking each other dinner and reminding each other why we chose to be together. can’t wait.

  80. Thanks for a great giveaway! Love the tetra spike necklace on Ariel Gordon’s site. I won’t be able to be with my boyfriend for Valentine’s so I’ll just spend a RARE relaxing evening by myself with not a care in the world!

  81. Well, now I have a new addiction…organic baby soap and toys for the one year old. I have so many websites bookmarked under ‘shop’ it’s starting to get crazy!
    My husband doesn’t believe in Valentine’s Day so he ‘s decided to cook dinner AND wash the dishes for me that Tuesday night. That’s pretty awesome if you ask me! I’m making him a beautiful handmade card that says “I love you more than cake, and you know how much I love cake.” I”ll use watercolors and high quality paper and pens.
    I’m excited!! This jewelry is lovely; so fine and delicate, it just glints a little in the sunlight.

  82. Valentine’s Day is like my Christmas, though I’m almost never attached. This year I am going to a gallery opening with my best friend and we’ll be drinking wine and dancing. Usually there is some champagne, cupcakes, and a Christian Bale film as well. So excited for it!

  83. I have always loved both of these pieces! My sweetie and I are in a long distance relationship, so my valentine’s plans are to go to a local comedy show with some gal pals!

  84. My husband and I are going to have dinner at home with our precious two year old. Nothing like being with the two loves of my life!

  85. Going to a friend’s party for folks who are single or otherwise apart from their significant other.

  86. My husband and I got engaged on Valentine’s day last year, so we are going to relive the moment and visit the flower shop we went to right after he proposed that was also our wedding venue!

  87. Thanks for introducing me to these sites!
    I have no plans as of yet, but since I’m actually seeing someone this year, perhaps that will change. πŸ™‚

  88. Wow that jewelry is stunning!
    My bf will be out of town this Valentine’s Day so I plan to bake myself some red velvet cupcakes and veg out to a cheesy chick flick.

  89. Love the jewelry! We probably won’t be doing too much for Valentine’s Day, and in fact I think my fiance will be traveling for work!

  90. My boyfriends birthday is on Valentine’s day. I plan to make him a dim sum dinner, and make him a birthday cake. In addition I am making Valentine’s Granola, that I will be delivering to all of my favorite farmers market friends and food shops. Valentine’s day is more than giving love to your boyfriend or spouse.

  91. My boyfriends birthday is on Valentine’s day. I plan to make him a dim sum dinner, and make him a birthday cake. In addition I am making Valentine’s Granola, that I will be delivering to all of my favorite farmers market friends and food shops. Valentine’s day is more than giving love to your boyfriend or spouse.

  92. My boyfriends birthday is on Valentine’s day. I plan to make him a dim sum dinner, and make him a birthday cake. In addition I am making Valentine’s Granola, that I will be delivering to all of my favorite farmers market friends and food shops. Valentine’s day is more than giving love to your boyfriend or spouse.

  93. My boyfriends birthday is on Valentine’s day. I plan to make him a dim sum dinner, and make him a birthday cake. In addition I am making Valentine’s Granola, that I will be delivering to all of my favorite farmers market friends and food shops. Valentine’s day is more than giving love to your boyfriend or spouse.

  94. My boyfriends birthday is on Valentine’s day. I plan to make him a dim sum dinner, and make him a birthday cake. In addition I am making Valentine’s Granola, that I will be delivering to all of my favorite farmers market friends and food shops. Valentine’s day is more than giving love to your boyfriend or spouse.

  95. My boyfriends birthday is on Valentine’s day. I plan to make him a dim sum dinner, and make him a birthday cake. In addition I am making Valentine’s Granola, that I will be delivering to all of my favorite farmers market friends and food shops. Valentine’s day is more than giving love to your boyfriend or spouse.

  96. My boyfriends birthday is on Valentine’s day. I plan to make him a dim sum dinner, and make him a birthday cake. In addition I am making Valentine’s Granola, that I will be delivering to all of my favorite farmers market friends and food shops. Valentine’s day is more than giving love to your boyfriend or spouse.

  97. My boyfriends birthday is on Valentine’s day. I plan to make him a dim sum dinner, and make him a birthday cake. In addition I am making Valentine’s Granola, that I will be delivering to all of my favorite farmers market friends and food shops. Valentine’s day is more than giving love to your boyfriend or spouse.

  98. My boyfriends birthday is on Valentine’s day. I plan to make him a dim sum dinner, and make him a birthday cake. In addition I am making Valentine’s Granola, that I will be delivering to all of my favorite farmers market friends and food shops. Valentine’s day is more than giving love to your boyfriend or spouse.

  99. we will be going to the dirty apron- an amazing cooking class awaits us there. we are getting married in September so I am sure that we will be spending the evening talking about how to make our wedding day amazing πŸ™‚

  100. So pretty! I have no idea what my boyfriend is planning for Valentine’s Day, but I’m hoping for a trip to our favorite hot springs and dinner to follow.

  101. My husband will be finishing his disability leave (he got hit by a car crossing the street) so we will spend the day with our daughter and hopefully a nice meal : )

  102. My husband and I are having a big party with our friends and a bunch of friends-of-friends. Lots of good food and drinks, a band playing- should be fun!!

  103. I told BF that I didn’t want to do anything special, but I’d “I dunno, maybe make some heart-shaped cookies or soemthing”. He ended up getting us something anyway…a spa day with massage, mani, pedi, and facial! Then, partying with friends! Probably feeling pretty grand by the end of the night…
    Happy VDay!

  104. A lovely ski weekend away in Northern Michigan. But with this weather? Probably more cooking, cuddling, and catching up on reading and movies.
    Lovely necklace and ring!

  105. Well, we are expecting our first born on Feb 13… so it’s in the air! We’ll either be completely absorbed with our new baby girl or waiting anxiously for her to arrive. Either way, we’re already head over heels in love with her!

  106. What a wonderful giveaway! So exciting!
    For Valentines day I’m doing something a little different and inviting two other couples over to our house for an old fashioned card and cocktail night. I’m really excited about it!

  107. we’re on a tight budget this year so our plan is cheap chinese take out and a night of sitting on the couch – which sounds so lovely since we’ve been super busy lately.

  108. oh no, did my comment save? whoops, I’m throwing an old fashioned cards and cocktails night with my husband and two other couples. Great giveaway!

  109. I’ll start the day opening and reading some valentines books for my 19 month old sweetie, Eva. In the evening, I’m planning on having some cocktails with my yoga/ballet gang after class, and finishing the festivities with romantic date with my fiance over the weekend. I’m totally loving that tiny heart necklace.

  110. This is just the sweetest giveaway. Being long-distance for most of our relationship, my husband and I are just glad to be newlyweds and living in the same state! We’ll be cooking dinner together at home and watching a movie. Very simple, but exactly right.

  111. Beautiful jewelry and the pillows are absolutely adorable! For the big day, my husband and I are meeting up with another couple and we’re going to a burlesque/mexican wrestling show (only in LA right?!)
    Should be fun πŸ™‚

  112. Such a cute giveaway!
    Not much planned this year for Valentine’s Day…husband will be out of town for work so I’ll have a girls night or a romantic evening with the pups πŸ™‚

  113. Celebrating Valentines with my husband at the restaurant where we had our very first date and then back to the casa for a bottle of wine by the fire . . .

  114. LOVE that necklace!!
    For Valentine’s Day, my girls and I are all going to the movies – probably some cheesy romcom πŸ™‚

  115. I think this Vday will be a wine tasting party for any friends who don’t have plans. Just something simple and cute.

  116. I am a super planner, my boyfriend is not. Over the years it has been a process of letting go and let whatever happen, happen. So, no plans as of yet. Let the element of surprise mark the occasion. Great giveaway!

  117. We were just married in September, so this will be our first Valentine’s Day together as husband and wife. We can wait to celebrate with a low-key night in: take-out sushi, wine, and hanging out together by the fireplace. My birthday is two days later, so we’ll go out to celebrate with friends then. I’d love to be wearing the heart necklace or knot ring for the occasion! πŸ˜‰

  118. My boyfriend is flying across the country to visit and we’re going to make dinner and just enjoy spending time with each other.

  119. I love Ariel Gordon Jewelry! I will be spending Valentine’s Day with a close friend at dinner.

  120. I will be celebrating the day single with all of my lovely lady friends! No doubt wine, chocolate and Ryan Gosling (via a movie of course) will be coming to the party.
    Love all of this jewelry!

  121. That is just the sweetest necklace! I’m not sure what my Valentine’s plans are… leaving that up to the boyfriend πŸ™‚

  122. Beautiful jewelry, I love it!!
    Valentine’s Day will definitely be date night with my darling, I cannot WAIT! πŸ™‚

  123. Valentines day 3 years ago my husband and I eloped to Maui! and last year, we found out on Valetine’s day, that our lil bun in the oven was going to be a GIRL!! Now this year we have a 6mo old daughter and we will be no doubt cuddling with her and basking in all the LOVE we’ve created!!! Dreams come true…

  124. love the jewelry, especially the love knot ring!
    My boyfriend and I will be staying in and cooking a fancy meal for the two of use, drinking lots of wine and playing with our new puppy. We can’t leave her by all by herself on valentines day!

  125. I plan on spending a quiet night at home with my husband. I found some yummy looking recipes on Pinterest and I can’t wait to try them out.
    Thanks for the giveaway opportunity!

  126. Wow I love all of these, the jewelry is beautiful though! The mister and are are doing a date night at home, ordering food for after the kiddos are in bed and then enjoying each others company along side a movie. Nothing overly romantic but snuggling with my mister is always enjoyed πŸ™‚ Thanks for the fabulous giveaway!

  127. I love the jewelry! Simple and elegant! I’m treating myself to dinner and a movie for this year’s Valentine’s Day. I’m a single gal enjoying life!

  128. I plan on having a quiet night at home with my husband. I found some yummy looking recipes on Pinterest that I can’t wait to try out.
    Thanks for the great giveaway opportunity!

  129. My mom and I are going to a cooking class at Daisy Cakes in Durham North Carolina! I’m excited to spend time with my mom cooking, eating chocolate desserts, and trying new wines!

  130. Great giveaway! My Valentine’s Day night will consist of sculpting animal taxidermy with my students (I have to teach that night…oh so romantic!)
    But the night before my hub and I are going to celebrate both my bday and Valentine’s Day by going out to a fabulous dinner at Vedge in Philly….yay!

  131. Spending the night with my boyfriend…probably making pizza, sharing a bottle of nice wine & watching a movie. It’s my favorite thing to do in the middle of the week πŸ™‚

  132. On Feb 14th the husband and I are both busy so we’ll do dinner and a movie the weekend before.

  133. Thank you for the giveaway! I especially adore the heart necklace. We will probably go out somewhere in L.A. to a nice restaurant and then snuggle at home πŸ™‚

  134. I don’t think my comment posted!
    My husband is planning a surprise date, so we will see what happens! I will also probably be doing some baking too. πŸ™‚

  135. Great giveaway! In the tradition of Gossip Girl, I’ll be spending VDay having manis, massages, and macaroons with my bestie!!

  136. Love the jewelry. My boyfriend and I are going away for a weekend as our Valentine’s celebration.

  137. I LOVE that necklace! So pretty!
    Our anniversary is the day after VDay so we’ll probably stay low on v-day and celebrate the next day with a dinner and some gifts. Maybe I should add this necklace to my pinterest…Hmmmm…

  138. this might be the first year that v-day has actually been addressed before feb 13th…the hubs suggested last night that we go see a comedy show that will be in town. nothing like a bit of laughter to get the heart racing! ox

  139. L.O.V.E!!! <3
    we don't have our plans set yet but most likely a fancy date night if we could get a sitter!

  140. That ring and that necklace are SO cute. My boyfriend and I are long distance, but we plan to FaceTime each other for dinner & champagne πŸ™‚ Then I’ll fly out for President’s Day!

  141. I love the jewelry! Simple and elegant! I’m treating myself to dinner and a movie for this year’s Valentine’s Day – I’m a single gal just kicking it on my own :).

  142. I am taking my boyfriend to an event called Artopia! It’s a local event with visual artists, fashion shows and live music.
    It will be fun jammed packed evening full of people and cocktails.
    I am such a fan of the knot ring! Hooray for a fun giveaway.

  143. The necklace is too cute! The hubs and I will be celebrating V-day in the comfort of home this year. Wine, a movie, and a home cooked meal…perfect!

  144. We’re having cheese and chocolate fondue at home by the fire (if it’s chilly enough). Very relaxing and indulgent!

  145. Love the knot ring and heart necklace πŸ™‚ Definitely a quiet, home-cooked-meal night in planned.

  146. My boyfriend and I will probably do our usual and make a yummy dinner at home. We don’t do anything extra special for valentines day because we always try and have it be special whenever we get to see each other. Making him know he’s my valentine all year round πŸ™‚

  147. How fun! My husband and I are celebrating our first Valentine’s Day as a married couple with a yummy dinner. Then I’m treating him to a weekend pass to a golf tournament (his favorite)!

  148. My husband Zak, 3 year old Gray,and I will have a nice dinner and give small gifts. I am also hosting a valentine party for 3 year olds.

  149. Pretty jewelry and the pillows are super cute!
    My husband and I will probably make a nice meal at home… It’s one of our favorite things to do together. πŸ™‚

  150. Getting an ultrasound of the baby that morning and then going to a Bulls game that evening!!! Double excitement!! πŸ™‚

  151. Lovely giveaway! My husband and I don’t have plans…yet. We might wait to celebrate Valentine’s Day…at The Shins show in the spring! πŸ™‚

  152. This jewelry is great! so unique! My fiance and i are getting married in august and i would love to add this ring to my shabby chic meets modern wedding! For v-day we have made a tradition of eating at ihop because its where we went on our first valentines together! its cheesey but its nice because its so quiet since most other couples are at a really nice place!

  153. So pretty! My fiance and I will spend Valentine Day’s at home. We made ourselves a sushi feast (healthy, fun project to do together) last year and have decided to make it a tradition!

  154. On Valentine’s day my partner and I will be cooking dinner together, sharing a nice bottle of wine from Healdsburg and exchanging handmade gifts. This year, I’ve made him an accordian style book featuring hearts cut from maps of all the places we’ve been together this year πŸ™‚
    (The Ariel Gordon necklace makes me absolutely swoooon!!!)

  155. What a lovely giveaway. I think I know someone special in my life that would love the heart necklace. Hopefully I’m the lucky one chosen so I can make someone’s Valentine’s a little bit more special. My plans are to stay in with my hubby and kitty and watch a romantic comedy while eating take out.

  156. What a delightful giveaway! While my Valentine’s Day plans aren’t concrete, I have the 3 day weekend before the 14th off from work, and I’m thinking a mini-getaway might be in order…

  157. keeping fingers crossed the hubs doesn’t have to work out of town so we can enjoy a homemade steak dinner πŸ™‚

  158. Love that necklace, and the little heart pillow, super cute.
    Valentine’s Day this year as per usual is just me and a cup of hot chocolate having a romantic comedy marathon.

  159. Going out to dinner was a little too hectic/expensive last year, so we are going down to fisherman’s wharf, grabbing some crab, and having a crab feed at home, just the 2 of us.

  160. Love the neckalace and the ring! Super cute!!
    My husband and I are planning on spending that night together, dinner in, with some great wine.

  161. Love the giveaways!!
    Unfortunately, my boyfriend will be out of town for work πŸ™ So, I will be drinking wine and watching bad reality TV at home. haha

  162. I will be traveling for work on Valentine’s day but was planning to send my love flowers at work. Is it weird to send men flowers? I think he’ll secretly love it.

  163. The plan this Valentine’s day is to finally surprise my boyfriend with his very own romantic evening! I’m planning on serving his favorite foods paired with his new favorite beer, allowing HIM to finally get to choose what movie we watch, and doing all of the dishes (without complaint!)

  164. I love the jewelry! So beautiful!
    I have a surprise for my boyfriend this year, it marks the three years we’ve been together and three years of me being cancer free! WOOH! I am going home early from work before he gets off and cooking his favorite steak with bacon. Gonna get the pups and kittens all cleaned up and then we will go on a drive to our favorite park to walk and talk all night! It’s a great way to celebrate these two anniversary!
    xoxo, Jjanga
    http://www.sayhelloandsmile.blogspot.com

  165. Lovely giveaway! My husband and I will have a quiet evening at home – cook a nice meal, enjoy a bottle of wine and eat chocolate while snuggled up watching a movie.

  166. I think we’re having a relaxed home cooked meal on Valentines this year… although who knows, I could be surprised!

  167. The jewelry is breathtaking; love under-stated elegance!
    Valentine’s Day falls on my boyfriend and I’s one-year anniversary.. we will be celebrating with a romantic night in, spent cooking together and getting cozy by the fireplace.

  168. Love both those stores!
    We will probably have a light dinner, but go all out for dessert…and all this at home, while watching a Disney animation movie. πŸ™‚

  169. My fiancee and I live in different cities, and since Valentine’s Day is on a week day this year we won’t be able to spend it together but we plan on spending the evening chatting via webcam πŸ™‚ I love talking to him late into the night until we both get sleepy and fall asleep.

  170. I’m cracking open a bottle of pinot noir that I’ve been saving for a while and a quiet evening at home.

  171. Love the jewelry πŸ™‚ I don’t really have anything planned, I think I’m having a girl’s night in with our favorite movies.

  172. Probably just a peaceful night at home, cuddling with husband and baby. With something particularly delicious for dinner and a great dessert.

  173. Lovely giveaway! My valentine’s plans will be low key – dinner and a movie! Sometimes simple things are the best.

  174. No plans yet, but as long as I get to spend some quality time with my boyfriend, I’ll be happy πŸ™‚

  175. I am vowing to not spending Valentine’s Day 2012 pining after the man I was in love with during Valentine’s Day 2011.
    New year. New me. Bold moves 2012.

  176. I absolutely love that heart necklace! I will be having a girls night in on Valentine’s day πŸ™‚

  177. Love the jewelry & pillows!
    As of right now, my plans include getting something special for myself!

  178. My boyfriend and I hate going out for Valentine’s Dad–always so expensive and the food is usually worse than other days of the year. This year we’re celebrating with a bottle of wine, and all the cheese and charcuterie we can stuff in our faces.

  179. lovely jewelry!
    My husband and I will hopefully be at home listening to the heartbeats of the twins I’m carrying!

  180. Let’s be honest. I’ll be babysitting. We’ll probably go for a long walk and eat something pink for dinner. Grapefruit, maybe?

  181. I’m planning a Valentine’s Day trifecta of surprises for my hubs. First, my Funny Valentine will feature silly photos of us together in a shadow box. Then, My Stylish Valentine will find him opening a very lovely box with a tres chic scarf inside. And lastly, I’ll surprise him with a decadent dinner at a restaurant we’ve been dying to go to for My Foodie Valentine. Can’t wait!

  182. we have a 11 month old baby and pregnant with #2 so i think we’ll stay in. order some dinner and watch a movie.
    its my idea of a great night.
    i love the giveaways!

  183. Lovely giveaway! I’ve cut out red paper hearts in various sizes (filled with things I appreciate about my husband) which I’m going to scatter in a little trail from the front door for when he comes home from work. Then it’s a homemade dinner, Godiva hot chocolate, and a relaxing night in for us.

  184. Ooh, both sites are wonderful and full of so many great things. Thanks for hosting the fun giveaway! I’m especially in love with the knot ring and those darling heart pillows.
    I think for Valentine’s this year we’ll just do something low-key here at home. We’ve never been big on celebrating Valentine’s day. I am hoping to get around at least decorating for it this year though. My little girl has a love affair with hearts and I think she’d be overjoyed to wake up one morning to find the house covered in red and pink hearts.

  185. Oh, I love these so much! I don’t know that we have anything planned yet, but I wish we could plan a little get away somewhere romantic!

  186. How adorable! I’ll be at home with my fiance this valentines day. We’re planning on a low key and wonderful day πŸ™‚

  187. I love Ariel Gordon Jewelry! Nature baby is new to me, but everything on their site is adorable.
    We’re going to stay close to home for Valentine’s day … make a nice dinner and drink some wine!

  188. Thanks for the giveaway! I’ll be spending this Valentine’s at church with a bunch of my girl friends for a singles night πŸ™‚

  189. Love it! So fabu!
    Normally my boyfriend and I try a new restaurant to keep it special and adventurous!

  190. The love of my life is planning a special surprise for us. Can’t wait to find out what it is! I hope it involves sweet love notes and yummy food.

  191. The jewelry pieces are absolutely fantastic. And no big plans; just a stay at home and enjoy each other’s company sort of evening–the best kind.

  192. Nothing much planned. My boyfriend will be out of town visiting his sister, so a new piece of jewelry would be a great pick-me-up.
    (sorry if this is a double!)

  193. We might go out to a nice dinner sometime around Valentine’s Day, but we’ll probably spend that night at home with a good pizza, dessert, and a movie. Sometimes simple is best!

  194. making dinner together
    sitting by the fire
    drinking a little champagne
    taking a snowy *i hope* stroll about town

  195. I love the tiny heart necklace! Because my boyfriend and I are in a long distance relationship, I am planning on sending him a care package filled with candy, chocolate bark (recipe from the lovely, Ina Garten) and a card. We won’t be able to do anything on the actual day, but hopefully a nice phone call!

  196. This will be the last Valentine’s that my husband and I spend childless as our first baby is due in March! For Christmas my mom gifted us with two nights at a bed and breakfast in a quaint little town about 3 hours away. We are looking forward to a fun, relaxing weekend just the two of us!

  197. love the knot ring!! i’ll be taking in a hockey game and a concert for valentine’s day with my new guy…I try and treat it like any other day!

  198. I love delicate little jewelry pieces like those! I hope I win!
    Mi esposo and I will be having an epic and opulent Valentines Day date, at a killer Italian restaurant in our hometown of Scottsdale, AZ. Amazing views of the city, gorgeous interior design, memorable, authentic food you tell stories about (the opposite of gross cheese-laden Americanized Italian), and the most gracious waitstaff. Um, yea… I’m excited.

  199. A sushi date night with my roommates πŸ™‚ Even though we all have special someones, sometimes you need to rekindle that flame with your girls!

  200. Fantastic giveaway, thank you!! I have a [secret] reservation booked for Saturday the 11th at a great restaurant up in the mountains in Boulder–we’ve been planning to go for years! On the 14th I think we’ll just cook a nice meal at home and avoid the mayhem πŸ™‚

  201. this usually all-too-bitter-about-v-day single girl would like to celebrate it this year by wearing my heart on my sleeve … err … chest … or … finger. oh yeah.

  202. I’ll be flying home from Thailand that afternoon, so prob will just fall into bed with my sweetie and crash.

  203. In our house, Valentine’s Day = x’s + o’s + some QT over a nice homemade meal.
    Thanks for the chance at these lovely items!

  204. I’ll be working on Valentines, but am planning to celebrate the following night. Fewer crowds so it kinda works out, I guess.

  205. we just move to our new place so this year’s valentine’s day would be cooking dinner at home πŸ™‚

  206. This will be our first wedded valentine’s day so that’s special and we’ll also be celebrating 6-months married, which is also pretty cool. And I’ve been informed that I’m not to worry about plans bc my man’s taken care of arrangements for the night. πŸ™‚ i <3 marriage.

  207. Hello! So silly as it is, I am really not sure what my husband and I will be doing for valentine’s day : ) Most likely cooking a yummy dinner in and a movie!

  208. This Valentine’s Day will be spent with my amazing boyfriend of 1 year, with a dinner downtown at a famous steakhouse. I am planning to wow him with a LBD; a piece of jewelry from Ariel Gordon would be the perfect touch! xoxo

  209. Instead of Valentine’s day out, we usually do a few surprise dates out in the week before and after. So this Feb 14, we’ll probably be watching something fun and eating my favorite dinner ever — unlimited antipasta.

  210. All the items are so lovely – hard to decide which is my favorite. And to celebrate: a cheese, wine and chocolate tasting class!

  211. Love this giveaway!
    This Valentine’s Day is all about family. My husband I have two boys (ages 3 and 3 months), so daytime activities will most likely include baking and decorating cookies, and making valentines for friends. Once the kids are in bed it’ll be time for a romantic home cooked meal + bottle of wine for mom and dad.

  212. lovely jewelry!
    my boyfriend and i are heading to VT for the weekend! i’m sure there will be plenty of snowboarding and tasting of local brews… we’re romantic like that.

  213. Lovely jewelry πŸ™‚ Most likely just a simple dinner out with the bf and lots of cuddling after!

  214. Really sweet jewelry! This will be our first Valentine’s day as a married twosome…but we’ve never been ones to make a huge deal out of the day so, I think we’ll cook a delicious dinner and watch a cheesy, light-hearted movie…sounds pretty great to me πŸ™‚

  215. Hopefully… We’ll be spending Valentines day with our sweet baby girl. She is due on Feb 14th! I just adore the little love knot rings, one always makes it onto my wish list:)

  216. this valentine’s day, my fiancΓ© and i will be spending a big night in with my homemade superfood pasta, a bottle of cab sauv and our favorite romantic movie, ‘the thin man’. gotta love nick and nora!

  217. Her stuff is all so lovely!
    This year, it’s all about the hubby. We’re staying in to play all the video games he wants. It’s well worth it since he agreed to move away from his family and closer to mine. He truly is the best!

  218. We’re not sure yet so it’ll be spontaneous! But most likely something very low key πŸ™‚

  219. I am planning a night in for us this year to celebrate our first Valentine’s Day with baby! A movie, red wine and a couple of votive candles with some good itunes will be perfect!
    Love is in the air!

  220. Love the jewellery!! I am celebrating Valentines day/Singles day by going to a Winnipeg Jets game with friends. =)

  221. My husband and I will be enjoying our Valentines Day in Cape Town this year! We are going to do a mountain couples hike up the Kirstenbocsh gardens mountain.

  222. This Valentine’s Day my husband and I will be attending our Tuesday night birth class like we have been for the past 4 weeks. We’re expecting our first baby in April so we will also be hosting my parents that week. They are flying from the East Coast to come to my baby shower. So while we will not be alone, our house and night will be filled with love and family <3

  223. ooh, my hubby and I are taking a baby moon to a nearby city the weekend after Valentines. I’m dreaming of a nice dinner out and floating in the indoor pool. Happy Valentines! Yeah giveaway!!

  224. What pretty, feminine pieces!
    I’m landing in Paris on valentine’s day morning… eeekkkkkk!!! Will be beginning my 4 month stay there that day, and I don’t think there’s anything more romantic than that.

  225. What beautiful pieces! And of course, perfect little pillows.
    My boyfriend is in grad school and I’m working at a small newspaper so we’ve decided not to spend any big money this Valentine’s Day. Instead, we’ll have a Home Improvement marathon and stay in all day, enjoying each other’s company. Sounds pretty perfect to me.

  226. i love delicate pieces like this! my valentine’s day will most likely be spent indulging in some gelato with my sister πŸ™‚

  227. What an AMAZING giveaway! I have never won anything on a blog before and I would love to have some nice jewelry and a pillow in time for Valentine’s day! To celebrate Valentine’s Day, my boyfriend and I are going to a Thai restaurant that doesn’t have a menu and only holds about 20 people. They prepare dishes with whatever is fresh – all you have to do is tell them foods that you don’t eat, and they take care of the rest! I am so excited πŸ™‚

  228. taking the dogs for a walk downtown and then movie night in, with homemade pizza and wine with the hub. love the simple things!

  229. Love that necklace! We never do much on Valentine’s Day, probably dinner at home and be hopeful that I won’t have to work that night.

  230. Ugh those pillows are so stinkin’ cute! I’m thinking the Valentine’s Day is going to be an order pizza and home kind of affair. Maybe some Ben and Jerry’s? I’m thinking its going to be awesome πŸ™‚

  231. I’ll be baking a cake and cooking a yet-to-be-determined feast. And then we will eat it while relaxing on the couch, telling jokes and stories about our days.

  232. valentine’s day is my MIL’s 80th birthday, so i am cooking up some filet au poivre and truffle mashed potatoes! i am thinking some brown butter cake & chocolate butter cream might be involved, too! πŸ™‚

  233. Oooh! I love AG jewelry!
    My husband and I are staying in this year with our new baby, but we’re taking her to visit my parents in Hawaii later that week. You better believe that we’ll be taking advantage of the free babysitting and going on a date night then!

  234. These are fabulous giveaways and I sure hope I get lucky! πŸ™‚ Last Valentine’s Day we started a new tradition. We used to always go to a super fancy restaurant, but we decided from now on we’ll go to our favorite Thai restaurant in our town. We did it last year and will continue it each year. It’s comfortable and casual and we know we’ll be filling our bellies with food we love. This year will be extremely special…it’s our last V-day as two-we welcome our first baby in March.

  235. im planning a dinner with friends and my husband …. as my husband and i are reconnecting after a very stressful time !!!

  236. jewelry and pillows? yes and yes! my boyfriend is taking me to a sporting event because I LOVE BASKETBALL and we’re hoping for the kiss cam πŸ™‚

  237. I have a wonderful dinner at home planned – and a great night out at a rooftop bar a few nights later.

  238. Such cute stuff at both of those stores. This Valentine’s Day I’m going to a showing of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour with my husband and getting hot chocolate after!

  239. My husband and I will be celebrating with dinner at a fun restaurant after a day of bathroom renovation work. Ahh. the joys of home ownership. πŸ™‚

  240. Great giveaway!
    I’m going to gather my single girlfriends together and go eat Jjajangmyun, a Korean black bean noodle dish you eat if you’re single on Valentine’s Day. It’ll be great to be single…together πŸ™‚

  241. My long-distance boyfriend will be visiting me the weekend before and we’ll have a fun-filled time! We’ll probably cook something nice and maybe go hiking nearby. As for the actual day…Valentine’s Day cards will have to do! πŸ™‚

  242. I’ve got two little ones, so my husband and I will have a loud dinner at home with them! But during the day, my son’s kindergarten class is having a Valentine’s Teddy Bear Tea Party and I am making heart-shaped beanbags for him to give to his classmates. It will be fun to see what creative valentines he gets… this is a Waldorf school so it will all be handmade!!

  243. After work, my boyfriend and I are having dinner with his parents at one of our favorite restaurants here in town. I’ve never had a Valentine till last year and while I thought it was cheesy till then, it really is a great day to celebrate with the one that you love.
    Wonderful jewelry to go with a lovely holiday!

  244. My husband & I don’t have anything planned for Valentine’s Day yet – I’d love just a quite night at home, with a homemade meal and a nice movie πŸ™‚

  245. my husband, 3 month old baby girl and I will be having a quiet valentines IN (it’s her bedtime by dinner :D) … with homemade food and i’ll be buying some yummy dessert for my husband and I to share…

  246. We are going out to dinner the weekend before & will order in on valentines day since it is a school night!

  247. For Valentine’s Day, I just hope to spend my time with my two best men! My husband and son, the two loves of my life… I may make a special dinner at home to save money, but make it as elaborate as I can! Candle light and perhaps a gourmet dessert too πŸ˜€

  248. Oh, gosh. Having slight heart palpitations over this giveaway. So many pretty things!
    My fiancΓ© and I are going to eat red velvet cake – hopefully for breakfast – and go out for a snazzy dinner. Can’t wait! I hope to celebrate with a couple girlfriends, too, while he is working.

  249. Wonderful Giveaway! My Valentine’s will be lonely; I left my love on the East Coast this month so I could start school on the West Coast, but hopefully I’ll spend it with friends

  250. Love those pillows and the jewelry!
    My boyfriend and I will be doing dinner and an NBA basketball game! I’m pretty excited!

  251. I’m really pining for that love knot ring…. I think this Valentine’s Day I’ll order a pizza with my girlfriends and have a cozy night in!

  252. Me and my boyfriend both don’t really like the forced lovey dovesyness on that day so we will actually be enjoying an anti-Valentines day, ordering in Pizza, watching action movies and just hanging out on the couch all day. Can’t wait!

  253. the jewelry is so lovely. valentine’s day will be low key, just a relaxing night in watching a movie.

  254. Valentine’s Day is my favorite day! So this year will be the fourth year in a row that my boyfriend and I have thrown a brunch party. I’m super excited! It’s all about tasty food, plenty of cheese and crackers, and mimosas galore. <3

  255. I love these pieces! This year I’ll have a nice quiet night in with the boyfriend with some movies and some Baltimore seafood.

  256. Beautiful jewelry and the heart pillow is too cute! My husband & I plan on going out to dinner for Valentine’s Day πŸ™‚

  257. What a great giveaway! Everything is so lovely. For valentine’s day my husband and I always have a romantic evening at Frankies Spuntino in Brooklyn with an Italian dinner a la Lady and the Tramp!

  258. I’m normally out of town on Tuesdays, so I plan to secretly come back early and have a meal cooked for my husband by the time he gets off of work! If I’m lucky, I’ll convince him to watch a movie with me πŸ™‚

  259. What a lovely giveaway! I know this seems weird, but right now all I really want to do on Valentine’s Day is have a baby. Then I wouldn’t be huge and whalelike anymore! Maybe he’ll show up before then and I won’t have to worry about it and my husband and I can have a cozy night in.

  260. Oh lovely loot! Valentine’s night = good book, cozy blanket, fuzzy slippers, tea & candles β™₯

  261. Perfectly lovely giveaway pieces. This year Valentine’s evening will be spent on the couch with Thai takeout while watching Love, Actually.

  262. Wow I love this necklace! This will be me and my boyfriend’s first valentines day together so i have no idea what we’ll do!

  263. super cute jewelry and pillow! my boyfriend and i will probably have a nice dinner to celebrate.

  264. This valentines I’m surprising my guy with a cooking class for two! We’ll be learning to make our own Japanese dinner complete with sake and sushi rolls. It’ll be our first valentines as a newly engaged couple so I’m especially excited to show him a little love! Thanks for the lovely giveaway, Joy! <3

  265. My boyfriend and I have a tradition of ordering the Papa John’s heart shaped pizza & cinnabread and staying in with a good movie. I’m looking forward to it!

  266. Love Nature Baby and love the jewelry! Every Valentine’s day my husband and I decide to do a really unromantic dinner at home: homemade nachos and Brooklyn Lager beer! Of course, afterward I insist on getting a heart-shaped box of cheap chocolates and being able to eat all of them in one sitting, without judgement.

  267. I absolutely love the knot ring!
    This Valentine’s day I don’t have any special plans. My boyfriend and I actually have an anniversary on February 13th so we skip Valentine’s day altogether and celebrate the day before. This year we may take the train to Chicago (I live in MN).

  268. Beautiful giveaway!
    My fella and I are giving each other silly gifts, eating lots of chocolate, drinking wine (me) and bourbon (him) and having some sort of fancy dinner. When making our plans this weekend we discussed that we love each other everyday and don’t need to call it out specifically one day a year but it’s still fun to wine and dine.

  269. Valentine’s day is my birthday! So I will be going out to dinner with my boyfriend and opening up presents!

  270. i would love to win, the jewelry is so gorgeous!! we are planning a romantic little dinner date at our favorite restaurant.

  271. looking forward to a cozy night – maybe cooking together or eating something fun – definitely something chocolate-y!

  272. all so gorgeous! there may be crib assembling happening at this time πŸ™‚ all the prep for baby makes me love my husband that much more and appreciate this time in our lives before we go from 2 to 3 πŸ™‚ that being said, we’re going to enjoy a nice dinner out while we still can! and then probably a foot massage [for me] πŸ˜‰

  273. the loveknot is so beautiful! and the little pillows + necklace are amazing too! me and the man dont have any plans yet, but the last four years have been full of little adventures around the city and I cant wait!
    (fingers crossed)

  274. I’m completely in the dark for this V-Day’s celebration…the bf is planning a sweet little surprise πŸ˜‰

  275. This will my first v-day as a married woman! Me and my hubby will go out for drinks and a nice dinner!

  276. Oh ariel gordon is my favorite! I have been eyeing that rose gold heart necklace for too long. This year i am making a romantic diner and staying in in hopes to avoid crowded restaurants and commercial aspects of what really is a day set aside just to celebrate your love. I made a photo book for him of the past year (our tradition) and am giving him comedy tickets since he always makes me laugh. Can’t wait to celebrate!

  277. Fun stuff!
    This year is my first time being single in a long time. I’m going to try and really enjoy it, probably with especially good groceries (baguette, cheese, olives, crudites) and cocktail or wine of choice. I also might want to hit the gym first or go for a walk in the snow.

  278. Love the jewelry! This year my husband and I will be celebrating our son’s half birthday! Then of course champagne after bedtime πŸ™‚

  279. The jewelry is so pretty and the pillow is so cute!No Valentine’s Day plans yet. My fiance works and lives in LA, so hopefully he can make it down to have a late dinner.

  280. What beautiful and thoughtful giveaway! I don’t know what my husband and I are doing, he always surprises me! πŸ™‚

  281. My husband and I are going to celebrate valentine’s day a day late this year on the 15th by finding out the gender of our baby and then going out to dinner.

  282. My husband and I just got married in Mexico last April. So, this Valentine’s Day, we’re going over to our favorite new Mexican restaurant to taste the food we remember enjoying at our wedding!

  283. These are beautiful! No plans for Valentine’s day, though… probably making ridiculous cards for all my (fellow) single friends and taking myself out for sushi.

  284. Let’s see, Vday is on a Tuesday which also happens to be our “date night” so it will involve some cooking for each other, a board game of Sorry, and snuggling in bed while watching awful TV shows.

  285. we just moved into a new apartment so in lieu of eating out, we’re making a nice dinner at home in order to relax in our new place.

  286. Definitely a girls night out….Tapas and some good sangria is on the menu!
    the jewelry is gorgeous!

  287. This Valentine’s Day will probably be low key- we’ll stay in and share a platter of mussels (one of our favorite foods)!

  288. For our first Valentine’s Day as a married couple, my husband has offered to make dinner and plan the rest of the night! I’m looking forward to the surprise!

  289. Valentine’s Day marks our third anniversary (dating, not married). We are planning on making a nice meal at home and in lieu of gifts, putting that money aside for our vacation this summer!

  290. love the jewelry! will have to order things in case i don’t win! my boyfriend and i will be cooking a romantic meal and then watching a movie πŸ™‚

  291. Both sites are lovely. I’m going to have a night picnic with some folks I love! Cheers
    Heather

  292. nice giveaway!! the boyf and i always stay in and make a fancy dinner and cocktails. way better than being in an over crowded restaurant any day. πŸ™‚

  293. What a wonderful giveaway! This Valentine’s Day, I plan to do a double Bikram class for myself and then watch a movie {his choice!} while eating some gluten free pizza with my honey.

  294. Valentine’s day will be dinner and dessert (and one…or three glasses of wine) with my man! Love the jewelry and cute pillows!

  295. Valentine’s Day is 4 days after hubby and my anniversary, which we will be celebrating 33 years on 02/10/2012…..we usually combine the two events and have dinner someplace local, on the water. Looking forward to it, again πŸ™‚

  296. we’re double-dating to see Trey Anastasio perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony. our first night away from our baby girl!

  297. Beautiful jewelry and pillows! I plan to spend Valentine’s Day eating a home cooked dinner with my boyfriend (his choice) and watching a movie from Netflix! πŸ™‚

  298. This Valentine’s Day I’m babysitting for some friends and baking heart sugar cookies. Should be fun πŸ™‚

  299. Many thanks for introducing me to Ariel Gordon-love. And Nature Baby is one of my absolute favorites for tots.
    As for Valentine’s Day, but Valentine likes nothing better than a night with no reservations and dinner at home.

  300. Great give away! My brother is proposing to his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day so I’ll be waiting for a phone call from the happy couple πŸ™‚

  301. What a sweet giveaway! My boyfriend and I are probably eating tacos and making chocolate souffle for dessert. Pretty excited about handing out my valentine’s cards! xo

  302. A dinner at home with our two little boys and a special desert after they go to bed! Maybe a romantic-comedy movie from the couch if I’m lucky!

  303. They are all adorable! I would love to win!! For Valentine’s Day, my husband and I will enjoy a fancy dinner and each other’s company πŸ™‚

  304. My husband will be out of town on for 5 days, with Valentine’s Day right in the middle. His plan is to buy one cupcake from each of 5 cupcake shops in our town. That way I can have something sweet every day that he is gone. Yum!

  305. My husband will be out of town for 5 days with Valentine’s Day right in the middle. His plan is to buy one cupcake from each of 5 cupcake shops in our town. That way I can have something sweet each day that he is gone. Yum!

  306. V-day will most likely consist of my beau, Max, serenading me on his many instruments, a handmade gift for him in return, dinner at home + dessert, & extra love and treats for the cats. Of course, this day comes with a flood of memories from all of the best times we’ve shared together.

  307. Beautiful jewelry! This year i have decied to not plan anything. I want to be romanced and am leaving it completely in my boy’s hands! What i do know is that i will be baking red velvet heart shaped whoopie pies at some point!

  308. It’s Mardi Gras season and so my man and I will likely take it easy that Wednesday prior to the massive celebrations that upcoming weekend! A quiet night in, a healthy dinner, no booze, a movie and a cuddle before the libations!

  309. Love it all! We tend to eat in on V-day. Usually my husband makes something decadent like crab legs or bacon wrapped filet. I’ll be missing the wine with dinner this year, but it will be a special Valentine’s Day for us as parents-to-be!

  310. This is a fantastic giveaway and I am obsessed with Ariel’s jewelry and Joy’s inspiring blog!
    For Valentine’s day, I’m looking forward to spending quality time with my boyfriend and cooking at home. We have decided to make pizzas and will gorge on red velvet cake!

  311. I love these pieces! Especially the love knot, I had one when I was little and it broke as my little fingers grew! I’ll spend V-day with my true loves, my best friends!

  312. unfortunately i’ll be stuck in the library….i’ve got my medical licensing exam coming up. got no time to spare. i’m lining up all the celebrations for afterwards. so far, my 30th birthday, valentine’s, and my best friend’s bridal shower!!

  313. How sweet! Great giveaway πŸ™‚
    I’ll be attempting to make my husband’s favorite red velvet whoopie pies he had in his hometown and has missed since we moved far away. Wish me luck!

  314. I’m attending a Valentine’s banquet that is being held by my cousin’s church, and then I’m going to another Valentine’s banquet for my church! πŸ™‚

  315. Lovely giveaway options, indeed! I’m planning a fun V-day feast for my husband and two kiddos. Probably a good documentary with the hubs after the kids go to bed.

  316. I love the silhoutte rings. And my V-Day plans are to be in love and happy like every other day πŸ™‚

  317. Love these pieces. My husband & I usually keep Valentine’s plans low-key but fun. We spend the day cooking a great meal for each other, splurging on great ingredients (scallops, shrimp, filet mignon). This year maybe we will have truffle oil!

  318. We’re in different countries so I’m sure we’ll have a lovely skype chat πŸ™ I’m sending him a box of our favourite cookies that I bought online.

  319. We’re planning to cook a fancy dinner at home together and snuggle up by the fire. Wouldn’t mind a rainy night to make things feel even more cozy!

  320. my youngest son has been battling a brain tumor so it will be a quiet evening at home with lots of rest. i did buy heart shaped balloons to have filled at our local florist and will whip up heart shaped pizzas for my husband and kids. corny but fun.

  321. so pretty! i think i’m going to have fun with friends that night. best way to spend v-day.

  322. That necklace is gorgeous. Is it bad that I’m planning more Valentine’s treats for my two-year-old than my husband? There will be a big bubble bath and lots of frosted heart cookies.

  323. Amazing giveaway! I love them all!!
    A surprise for my husband, Valentines Day.
    I will decorate the bedroom in white Christmas lights, candles and flowers, with a big “I LOVE YOU” banner across our bed. (Still need to find an organic looking banner off Etsy.:)) The bed will be dressed in a brand new ruffles comforter with new white sheets which I managed to find from Rachel Ashwell’s Shabby Chic collection and rose petals, just like the first night my husband and I spent together 13 yrs ago. πŸ™‚ I feel so old sometimes, but we are both barely 30 and still after all these yrs madly in love with each other. I hope I can really express my love for him through the lights and decorations, because he is absolutely the best person. My knight in shining armor!

  324. This year, we will be making handmade Valentines with our little ones for their friends! And then hubby and I will probably celebrate with a night out the day after Valentine’s (easier to get reservations that way).

  325. oh my goodness! I was just scouring your blog for the mini heart ring to email to my husband as a hint:) I love the necklace even more!!
    Great giveaway!! Thank you!

  326. This valentines day I’m extremely sad to be apart from my boyfriend. I’m living in Sevilla, Spain for 4 months and he’s back at home in San Diego, so we’ve gotten accustomed to skype dates. Valentines Day we are charging up our computers and spending an evening hanging out with a screen between us, but I couldn’t think of any other way I’d want to spend it other than being with him.

  327. I would wear this necklace with a pretty choral dress to valentine dinner with my hubby! (I accidentally put this comment on the currently snacking section :), guess too eager to win it…)

  328. It’s my BF and mine first Valentines together. I think a nice dinner and some cuddling would be perfect.

  329. Its been our Valentine’s Day tradition (for the last 13 years!) cheezy boxers for hubby and tulips for me. dinner with the 3 kiddies will be involved. and chocolate. lots of chocolate. love the jewelery and pillows!!

  330. What a wonderful giveaway! Ariel Gordon Jewelry is new to me and I love all of their pieces! This Valentine’s Day is the first I can celebrate with my boyfriend, and I hope to have a low key evening, cooking dinner and watching a movie.

  331. I love the simplicity in these rings–so dainty & sweet! I will probably spend the night in with some friends watching love-ly movies πŸ™‚ Enjoy your first Valentine’s with little Ruby!

  332. every valentine’s day my boyfriend and i cook a HUGE meal together, usually consisting of some kind of pasta and a incredibly unhealthy dessert, and then ignore the dishes until the next day. cooking together is one of my favorite things to do as a couple!

  333. I love this giveaway! This Valentine’s Day will be my last as an unmarried woman! We are getting married in May and also just moved into a new home and are consequently a little short on funds, so it may be more of a take out Chinese food picnic on our new floors type of year!
    With some delicious dessert and champagne to complete the evening!

  334. Nice giveaway! We haven’t decided what we’re going to do this Valentine’s day but I hope my husband gets some gourmet take out for us!

  335. This is a very sweet giveaway. For valentines day, my husband and I have a tradition…. We find a recipe that looks a bit challenging, and attempt to make it together. It all started our first valentines day together, when we decided we didn’t want to spend it in a crowded restaurant. Worked out perfectly, we love it!

  336. I love the hearts. I just seems so fitting since my name is Joy too!
    I am doing a spa night with the girls!

  337. What beautiful products! So often Valentine’s Day gets a bad rep for being “cheesy” and these prove otherwise. I especially adore the knot ring. Unconventional, cool & adorable.

  338. The jewelry is beautiful! It’s my good friend’s birthday on Valentine’s Day, so that gives us another great excuse to celebrate with friends!

  339. due to my love of the usps and my love being 300 miles away from me,i plan on sending an old fashion love letter.

  340. Very pretty! My boyfriend is visiting me for the weekend (I live in Boston he lives in CA). We’re going to ice skate, hike, go to museums, etc, and finish with a nice dinner.

  341. Valentine’s day is my favorite because it is also my birthday! This year my sweetie and I plan on celebrating this annual double-whammy of fun by dressing up like fancy adults, splitting a desert sampler at a local wine bar, and catching a movie.

  342. Thank you for a beautiful giveaway! This is my first Valentine’s as a married woman, so I am hoping my husband and I can enjoy a quiet and delicious dinner together and a trip over the weekend to ride our bikes in Santa Barbara wine country!

  343. First of all, thanks ohjoy for introducing me to some great new finds. Secondly, my husband and I will probably have a relaxing night in front of the fire with some wine and cheese…we love staying in!!!

  344. This valentines day which is also the day after our 2 year anniversary; because they are so close we use it as an excuse to splurge a little more on spending time together with something we really have been wanting to do. This year it is finally seeing avenue q and going out to an authentic french restaurant cannot wait for some chocolate soufflΓ© and inappropriate puppets.

  345. love the jewelry!! this valentine’s day i plan to spend the day with my three roommates celebrating each other and will make dinner for my boyfriend the day after. πŸ™‚

  346. My bf and I just moved out of state and he’s been really homesick lately, so I’m flying his best friend out to our city as his Valentine’s surprise. Can’t wait to see the look on his face when we get to the airport!

  347. Such cute stuff! My boyfriend and I haven’t even talked about Valentine’s Day yet…probably dinner and gifts!

  348. My boyfriend and I are long distance (SF to LA) so we are planning a “skype date” Valentines day, where we make the same meal and drink the same wine via skype. I can’t wait!

  349. Need this cute stuff in my life stat! I’m in that awkward stage with a guy of “we’ve been dating for one month and now Valentine’s Day is upon us…ummm, what to do?”. You know, where you hope that both of your efforts will be perfectly balanced because if one of you blows it off, the other one looks obsessed… (Or is that just me? Me? Ok..).

  350. This year I’ll be making him Cacio E Pepe and I’ll be renting one of our favorite movies – Shall We Dance (the Japanese version).
    And thanks for this giveaway: the jewelry, especially the necklace is absolutely delicate and feminine, and the toys on the Nature Baby site looks like fantastic gifts for a few one-year birthdays coming up.

  351. Once again, I’ll be spending Valentine’s Day alone.
    Anyone want to set me up on a blind date???

  352. As the ever single girl in my apartment, I’m showing the newly single roommate how it’s done – obviously through all of the greats – Ben & Jerry, Noah & Allie, Johnny & Baby, and maybe a few more I haven’t decided on yet. I can’t wait!

  353. beautiful jewelry! My husband and I decided not to do gifts this year for Valentines to save money. AND my in-laws arrive that day from Scotland to stay with us for a month! So i definitely deserve a treat!

  354. Understated and simple. Lovely.
    We’re headed down to the local Italian supermarket and cooking dinner together at home. Followed by a movie and a night-in.

  355. Pretty things, pretty Joy! We are going to the ballet- but My husband will be away on actual valentine’s day. Looks like i’ll be watching New Girl!

  356. This Valentines Day our family will be celebrating LOVE and our daughter Margaret’s 5th birthday! We are new to the LA area so I’m hoping to pick up some of those lovely heart balloons by Geronimo balloons!

  357. these are so lovely! nothing officially planned yet, but my boyfriend and i will probably go out for dinner somewhere

  358. My husband and I celebrate our dating anniversary the week after Vday, so for Vday we like to take it easy by making breakfast for dinner, or as we call it, brenner, our favorite meal.

  359. what a lovely giveaway! πŸ™‚
    i’m trying to work up the nerve to ask one of the doctors i work with out for a meal and dancing! i’ve never done that before, but hopefully, he’ll accept! xx

  360. This will be my first Valentine’s Day as a married lady and to be honest, I would be happy just watching a movie and hanging out with my lovely husband. Yay for love!
    p.s. I have wanted that Knot Ring f-o-r-e-v-e-r!

  361. for valentines day we stay in and my husband makes a nice dinner for us. πŸ™‚ adorable necklace and ring!

  362. This will be my first Valentine’s Day as a married lady and to be honest, I would be happy just watching a movie and hanging out with my lovely husband. Yay for love!
    p.s. I have wanted that Knot Ring f-o-r-e-v-e-r!

  363. That jewelry is beautiful and delicate – love. My husband and I will be staying in with our sweet baby girl. Yummy food and snuggles – can’t beat that.

  364. very lovely giveaway:) I wish I could say I had something nice planned for Valentines day but the truth is, I am 9 months pregnant & due on 2/8…so I can’t plan much of anything at the moment!

  365. My boyfriend will be out of town for work during Valentine’s day, so my friend said that he would take me out for dinner so that I wouldn’t be alone.

  366. I love it all, I literally spent an hour just looking.
    This Valentines I’m getting engaged, is it bad I know ha. I don’t know how he’s doing it though, so that parts way exciting.
    Love this giveaway.
    Tab
    my-cliffnotes.blogspot.com

  367. stellar giveaway! my Vday plans include something low-key at home with my man. maybe I will even cook dinner!!

  368. Last Valentine’s Day before the baby arrives – we will probably make a nice dinner at home and then go out for root beer floats (my strongest pregnancy craving yet!)

  369. my friends and i are hosting a valentine’s potluck! everyone’s bringing heart-shaped things! πŸ™‚

  370. I am 5 months pregnant, so my husband and I are planning a relaxing night in with some adventurous cooking! I have been craving Thai food for weeks, so we’re gonna try some new recipes.

  371. The jewelry is precious! Valentine’s Day, for me, is more about simple gestures and appreciation than “excess”. Small, thoughtful, and cozy are hopefully what’s in store!

  372. My fiancee and I have been discussing whether I’ll change my last name to his – he claims its not important to him and its my decision. But I know how happy it will make him when I tell him I will take his last name on Feb 14!

  373. My beau and I are pretty low-key about Valentines Day. I always like to make themed meals and this year is no different. I’m making a heart-shaped pizza with pink Pim’s Cups and heart-shaped creamcheese brownies.
    This is hands down the most phenomenal giveaway you’ve done yet. Fingers crossed!

  374. So gorgeous!
    This Valentine’s Day I am making dinner with my boyfriend of 2 1/2 years. We cook amazing salmon tacos and haven’t had a lot of time to make them recently! Then we are going to see The Black Keys in concert.

  375. I have a knot ring like that, but I adore the the necklace. My husband just told me he made a reservation for dinner, so we will probably have a nice, low key dinner.

  376. My Valentine this year will be my sweet little nephew…how much better could it get? We will probably spend the day racing cars and eating a gourmet meal of mac and cheese! Hope I win. Cross my fingers.
    xoxo, Meg

  377. Our anniversary is the 23rd so we tend to keep Valentine’s Day more low key. I hope to cook my love dinner since he always cooks for me. Sometimes the best gift I can give him is time to kick up his feet! True love (I hate to cook)!

  378. This valentines will be an extra special one! I am throwing my sister and brother-in -law a very vintage, valentines baby shower! Complete with a DIY photo booth, and enough vintage valentine decorations for an army…I went a bit crazy!
    But nothing is enough for the sister I love dearly and my first niece! I am very excited to be with so may friends & family this valentine’s day for such a wonderful occasion!

  379. Beautiful jewelry, and I’d love to win the necklace. I don’t have anything planned for Valentine’s Day, though. πŸ™

  380. What lovely jewelry! As for Valentine’s Day, I plan on having a nice quiet home-cooked meal with my husband and planning my raid on the half-priced candy sold at stores on the 15th :).

  381. I’m not sure what we have planned for Valentine’s Day. We just moved to Seattle, have a toddler, and know no babysitters, so I imagine the three of us will venture to a new fun restaurant to celebrate our life of love!

  382. I love it! Valentines Day is one of my favorite holidays. I’d love to share that adorable pillow with my new niece. : )

  383. love the knot ring! for v-day, we are staying in for a family dinner with hubby and baby girl πŸ™‚

  384. ahhh! everything is beautiful! I’m grabbing drinks with my friends… love valentines day, even if I’m single! celebrating love is always worth an effort!

  385. Girls night in to include splitting a bottle of delicious wine with the roommate and enjoying our favorite guilty pleasure – our Netflix Instant Watch queue!

  386. What a beautiful necklace! I’ll be celebrating Valentine’s Day with my girlfriends. We usually do a tea & baked goods day and top it off with a sappy movie.

  387. I’d like to win this for my girlfriend. We will just be going out to a nice dinner on Valentine’s Day.

  388. LOVE LOVE LOVE! Ariel’s jewelry and the nature baby..Valentine’s day will be a quiet night in with my husband, my one year old son and nurturing the little one inside of me πŸ™‚

  389. My husband is on the ball this year…we already have dinner reservations! Hope to win, if not I will probably purchase thanks to the discount πŸ˜‰

  390. Those pillows look so fun! This Valentine’s day my boyfriend and I are staying in. He’s arranging dinner (sushi) and I’ll be making dessert πŸ™‚

  391. I’m sans sweetheart at the moment (though I’m not a huge fan of V-day anyway), so I’ll be spending the night IN, having a solo-celebration, with some tasty home-made food and cheap champagne! <3

  392. what a lovely giveaway. my husband and i will probably order in and have a picnic on our bed with a movie since i am 8.5 mos pregnant. hopefully i get a foot massage, too.

  393. My Valentine’s Day plan involves dinner with my sweetheart at this hole-in-the-wall German restaurant with a bottle of wine!

  394. What a lovely give-away! I think the hub and I will have a lovely dinner in, some yummy dessert wine, over a nice episode of Sherlock Holmes (something we both enjoy!)

  395. i’m thinking a girls’ night out – yummy dinner & a movie. love the jewelry & pillows. so cute. happy valentines!

  396. Beautiful! I will be baking up a storm of heart-shaped goodies and spending a cozy night in with my Valentine!

  397. I plan to surprise my husband with breakfast in bed. It will be a nice way to start the day and I can save a bit of money, since I’m in grad school!

  398. Gorgeous! In our attempt to save a little money and avoid the V-day crowds, I’ll be making dinner my boyfriend. It’ll be the first time I’ve ever made a nice dinner for two, so the pressure’s on!

  399. What a lovely giveaway! This Valentines Day my friends and I will be making chamomile hot toddies and watch a ton of Ru Paul’s Drag Race, to pick up some hair and makeup tips. πŸ˜‰

  400. The ideal day would be spent making a nice dinner (with something chocolate for dessert) for friends and watching an old romantic black & white movie with my boyfriend.

  401. Every year, my husband and I go out for sushi on Valentine’s Day to our favorite sushi place. We even tackled a blizzard one year to do it. Love that tradition.

  402. Beautiful giveaway. Thanks so much for the chance to win!
    This Valentine’s Day, I have a special trip to the city planned with my special someone, complete with dinner, ice skating, a visit to the 3-story Barnes and Noble (we’re both bookworms) and a trip to a French patisserie (:

  403. we’re furiously saving money so we decided to start a tradition where we find cheap eats around the neighborhood.

  404. I will be spending the night in the office trying to get all the prints and graphics finished for our Holiday collection. I love Ariel Gordon’s jewelry – she was showing at Bendel’s at the end of last year!

  405. So cute! We will be celebrating at home with our 2 year old and 7 week old girls. Maybe cuddle up with a movie when they go to bed.

  406. oh my goodness.
    this is the best giveaway!
    the boy and i are going to be major foodies at babbo this valentine’s day.
    we’ve been dying to try the restaurant for over a year! xx

  407. Pretty pretty things!
    My boyfriend and I are going to a Spanish restaurant in town to try and re-live our trip to Spain last summer!

  408. Not sure what the boyfriend and I are doing this year, but I’m thinking something simple like a heart shaped pizza (nothing says love like lots of cheese!), a good movie, and maybe some scrabble!

  409. Valentines Day is fun even for a single gal! I like to cook a great meal, play some music, have a glass of red and follow it all up with a bubble bath. Happy Love day to me πŸ™‚

  410. my fiancee and i will be doing what we do every year: go to the san diego zoo. nothing says love like the smell of animal poop.

  411. Dinner in! Husband’s in charge of the main meal, and I’m taking care of dessert and sides. πŸ™‚

  412. This is my boyfriend and my first valentine’s day living together. We’re going to cook an italian feast and drink lots of wine. And stare into each others eyes, of course.

  413. Awesome jewelry! My hubby and I are staying in. Things have been so hectic that a quiet night at home will be nice. Thank you!

  414. This valentines day, my girlfriends and I are going to get together and bake all kinds of pink delicacies!!!

  415. I promised the husband that we would get some nature. We’re going to go on a hike and then have dinner somewhere. This will all be done the weekend before as the crowds on Valentines day make me a little crazy.

  416. My wonderful boyfriend is taking me to the zoo for a day, then I am throwing a Valentine’s Day dessert party for all of my friends. The necklace would be perfect for such a sweet day!

  417. Such a lovely giveaway! My long-distance fiancΓ© will be in town a few days after Valentine’s so our only plans are to enjoy each other’s company and perhaps take advantage of Chicago’s Restaurant Week specials. πŸ™‚

  418. We have a tradition of an indoor picnic in front of the fire! Ahhhh, I’d love to add a little sparkle to the evening with one of those gorgeous pieces..

  419. Love the silk bracelets on the Ariel Gordon website. Would love to own the heart necklace. The heart pillow from Nature Baby is such a sweet touch!

  420. such a cute giveaway! I don’t have plans with my boyfriend set just yet. we haven’t been able to celebrate on valentine’s day in the 4+ years we’ve been dating so it’ll be nice just to spend one with him πŸ™‚

  421. This jewelry totally puts me in the mood for Valentine’s Day! Hopefully, I’ll get the guts to get a babysitter for our three little ones : )

  422. I am single but, I’ve made some cards to send out to my friends to just be cute I guess. On the actual day I’m going to an love-themed art show where a good and also single friend is showing his art.

  423. Heading to Disney the week prior to valentines day, and my girlfriend would love to have this ring! πŸ™‚ It would be the perfect complement to a great week away.

  424. love this giveaway! for valentine’s day, i’m going on a day hike, followed by an evening at a jazz bed & breakfast with my boyfriend…this v-day will also be our 1-year anniversary πŸ™‚

  425. We have my company’s anniversary party. We’ll also plan a dinner and gift exchange. I love Valentines Day!

  426. Lovely jewelry! My husband is taking me to a restaurant called The Melting Pot. Lovely place. And for dessert, they have fondue for us!

  427. The low key jewelry is sweet, and simple just like my Vday plans. I’ll have to fly to spend some QT with my man that weekend but it’s worth just to stay in together.

  428. Gorgeous! I will be spending my Valentine’s day/evening working, yay retail! Once I get home, I’m sure I’ll curl up on the couch with my furry friend Nero and watch chick flicks :o)

  429. This Valentines day. I hope to enjoy a breakfast in bed of home-made blueberry pancakes and turkey bacon (like my hubby made for me last yr:). The rest of the day would be perfect just snuggling on our couch with our cat and watching movies:)

  430. This Valentines day marks a big milestone for us, after nine years together, we are anxiously awaiting the arrival our son- who is making his debut in April. Our hearts are truly bursting with excitement, anticipation, and pride. I can only imagine Valentines day next year as a family of 3!

  431. My boyfriend doesn’t like Valentine’s, which is fine with me. I’m planning on surprising him with dinner and dessert when he gets off work.

  432. What Gorgeous jewelry and Lovely pillows! Thanks so much for offering this giveaway! What Fun! I have no Valentine’s Day plans but any chance I can celebrate Love I do! Thanks again!

  433. I’m not sure yet, but we will prob. have a family dinner with our two toddlers:). Beautiful gifts.

  434. my lovely new husband and i will be cooking a fun dinner at home. love the jewelry and the pillow!!

  435. Since V-day is a Tuesday and a school night I will make a family dinner and then save a yummy dessert to share with my husband after the kids are in bed!

  436. My husband has already warned me that he has totally defeated me this Valentines day interns of gifts/romance/etc. Now I’m just trying to come up with a few super sweet things for him :). Love the giveaway!

  437. The jewelry is gorgeous =) This Valentine’s Day, my boyfriend has planned a date and it’s a complete surprise for me. This year will also be our first legitimate Valentine’s date ever in our lives. (I think I’m going to spend the rest of my life with him.) I’m so excited!!! <3

  438. i’ll be working this valentine’s day since it’s one of the biggest work days in the restaurant industry. but for my husband, i am making a box of house-made truffles: bacon, stout, and hazelnuts!!! πŸ™‚

  439. This will be our first Valentine’s in our new (and first of-our-own) home and in a new city… we haven’t yet decided whether we’ll stay in or go out.

  440. the love knot ring is gor-gor-gorgeous!
    valentine’s day is a tuesday and the boyf is doing his surgery rotation, which means i won’t be doing anything too out of the ordinary on feb 14th. hopefully we will cook dinner together, eat together, and share lots of kisses and cuddles before a super early bedtime for him!

  441. As a fairly-newly single lady, my Valentine’s Day will hopefully be spent with a new boy after nine years with an old boy who just wasn’t cutting it. It’ll be fun to discover what sorts of fun things you might do as a single lady in your 30s with someone who thinks you’re awesome.

  442. what a great giveaway! This valentines day im going to make cupcakes and celebrate with my baby girl!

  443. I adore all of Ariel Gordon’s beautifully simple and elegant jewelry! Girls night in with wine, movies, laughs and perhaps some stunning new jewels!

  444. Well, my boyfriend isn’t the most romantic guy, but he tells me he loves to be with me. So I am planning to take him to dinner at our favorite little pizza place in town! Then we will head off to our favorite bar and enjoy a few delicious beers together. I figure hey, it is a date and its one he can appreciate! Yay for different kids of love <3

  445. Honestly, we probably won’t do anything, but I’ll get my husband a card and hope for the same, and I bet there will be couch and comedy Tv cuddles!

  446. Gorgeous, dainty jewelry! Even though this is the first year I’ll actually have a boyfriend, he’ll be out of town with his family on Valentine’s, so I’m sure a Skype date will have to commence in place of a fancy evening out!

  447. Following in the footsteps of one of my heroines, Leslie Knope, I will be hosting a “Galentine’s Day” party, where my girlfriends and I will finally have an opportunity to catch up with one another and eat some really great food!

  448. I am going to take a dance class with a very good friend of mine. Sharing my love of dance with a lovely friend!

  449. Just chillin with some pizza with the bf. After our first amazing Vday together, he’s lost all effort haha.

  450. What simple and classic jewelry! So timeless. None of my roommates or I have a boyfriend, so we plan on eating lots of chocolate, drinking wine, and going to see The Vow with Channing Tatum and Rachel McAdams! As long as you are with people you love on Valentine’s Day, it’s a good day in my book πŸ™‚

  451. I love the ring and necklace! My boyfriend and I are still in college but we’ve have a nice romantic dinner planned at a local restaurant πŸ™‚

  452. Currently taking a Japanese language course, and my Professor has thoughtfully scheduled our midterm that night. Will probably celebrate the weekend before. Love the jewerly by the way.

  453. We’re celebrating Valentine’s Day a little early this year. He’s taking me to see Michael Jackson, The Immortal World Tour! Of course, we will have a lovely quiet evening on the 14th, too!

  454. This may sound a little odd, but it suits us: for valentines my love and I have bought the electronics required to build and program a robot! What could be better?!

  455. I’ll be celebrating my grandmother’s birthday with my family. She’s a Valentine’s baby!

  456. Ahh! I have been loving Ariel Gordon’s pieces for a while now but most of them are out my budget. This would be a lovely V-day gift. πŸ™‚ I will probably have a quiet night in- maybe drinks with some girlfriends!

  457. I actually have class that night so I’ll be bribing my professor with heart candies. But these would make my own Valentine’s much sweeter.

  458. my boyfriend and i will be grabbing dinner at our favorite hole-in-the-wall falafel joint, and then putting on some ice skates at the local pond!

  459. I work at a restaurant so I’ll be working on V-day. The bf and I will celebrate the Saturday before with a fancy dinner and re-runs of the Good Wife!

  460. My boyfriend and I are celebrating by going ice skating at an outdoor rink on the National Mall on Washington, D.C.! Can’t wait! And that heart necklace is absolutely beautiful.

  461. oh my, i’m loving the jewelry!… so simple and pretty! πŸ˜€
    …and valentine’s day as always is a surprise. it’s the holiday bf plans every year!

  462. This valentine’s day, I hope to spend it with my love! But he lives 1000 miles away so a pre-valentine’s celebration is in order!

  463. This Valentine’s Day, I will be sending a box of chocolate covered Shari’s Berries to my parents at home and an extra box for me while I’m at school!

  464. I will be working on Valentine’s day, but am sure to drink bubbles with my sweetie when I get home <3

  465. The fiance will be working late on Valentines Day, so a girlfriend and I will be spending the night cooking up some new recipes from a Korean Cook Book I just got from the library. Can’t wait for green onion pancakes, kimchi friend rice and bulgogi!

  466. My man is deployed this Valentine’s Day, so I think I’ll cook a meal for some girlfriends and Skype him later in the day to say I Love You. I shipped him a special present to open and I think he is arranging a surprise for me too πŸ™‚

  467. sooo gorgeous!!! this valentine’s day will be our first as a married couple…we plan on spending it in a cabin in Big Sur! πŸ™‚

  468. My boyfriend and I will be celebrating our 5th valentine’s day together. Unfortunately by celebrating I mean probably a quick iChat date! We’re currently living about 1000 miles away from each other, so I’ll probably do something fun with my lady friends – perhaps a game night (we live cranium) or maybe we’ll catch up on all our TiVo’d shows!
    This jewelry is really gorgeous – that heart necklace is just so sweet!

  469. Thank you for introducing me to this great jewelry designer! Loving so many of the pieces! My hubby and I will have our Valentine’s a few days late. We will both be on business trips on the actual day. Dinner at home, bottle of wine, good company, and a lit fireplace. That’s our idea of Valentine’s Day πŸ™‚

  470. Stunning jewelry and happy happy pillows! Sooo it’ll be sparkling cider for the girls and champ for me and the man…. simple but full of love:)

  471. I’m planning to have a cozy night in with my boyfriend, possibly a homemade sushi night, with candle light and smooth jazz in the background. First Valentine’s together for us – this would be exciting!

  472. This is all beautiful!
    The husband and I will probably watch a movie and have chinese takeout for dinner πŸ™‚

  473. Lots of chocolate and a rom com marathon with my other single girlfriends. Love the love knot ring!!

  474. love the knot ring! for valentine’s day, i want to make my husband dinner. sounds lame, but it’s not something i do because the majority of our week is spent apart due to work schedules. so i want to make him dinner and just have fun. just the two of us in our cozy home.

  475. What gorgeous jewelry!
    My husband is working this year for Valentine’s Day, so I’m planning to have a fun dinner with friends. We’ll schedule a romantic date night sometime that week to make up for it.

  476. The jewelry and pillows look so cute! I think it will be a nice, quiet & relaxing dinner at home for my husband & me, since I’m 8 month pregnant.

  477. This is our first Valentine’s Day as parents so we’re planning on going out to dinner with our little one. πŸ™‚

  478. i’ll be flying to maui with my husband to start my new job on the island the next day. here’s to the next romantic adventure in our lives! xx

  479. that necklace is beautiful!
    This valentine’s day happens to fall around my boyfriend and I’s anniversary, so a special home-cooked dinner is what I have in store for him! just the two of us and a bottle of wine!

  480. The prizes are absolutely lovely! I will spend the day with my two sweethearts….my daughter and the man that I love dearly.

  481. I’ve never been big on celebrating Valentine’s day, but seeing as my fiance just got engaged last week I think we’ll have to do something to mark the occasion. I’m putting my money on a delicious home cooked meal, a good bottle of wine, and TV catchup on the couch. Perfection!
    thanks….
    Carol S

  482. The necklace in particular is so beautiful! I’ll be in Japan on vacation with my boyfriend, celebrating there!

  483. What a beautiful giveaway! I love it all! My hubby and I are actually going out with a group of friends for Valentines Day this year!

  484. I currently am participating in the 21 whole day living cleanse, but I am taking a break for a special dinner at a new restaurant near my house called ELA w/the b/f. So excited! The menu looks amazing, and it will be extra amazing b/c we will not have seen each other for two weeks.

  485. this v-day my best friend and i are planning a full out nail design party, the more intricate the designs the better! we never have time to just sit down and do our nails for a hour or two. oh and we will probably watch ‘because i said so’ for the one millionth time.

  486. Our v-day plans will be a quiet dinner and maybe be a movie. Simple and sweet. Thanks for the giveaway!

  487. wine and cougar town (the show)! Also, Lots of snarky remarks about Valentines Day and how we are the least romatic couple ever (e.g., we have been together almost three years and have not annversary, never been to a movie together, hes never given me flowers). However, we also LOVE each a lot and spend all our time together, even though we have been together/lived together for awhile now.

  488. Our v-day plans will be a quiet dinner and maybe be a movie. Simple and sweet. Thanks for the giveaway!

  489. lovely lovely.
    i’ll be making supper at home, we’ll get a babysitter for our sweet 15 month old to enjoy some us-only time celebrating our love for one another. chocolate covered strawberries may or may not be involved.

  490. jbb
    what a great giveaway!
    on V-Day itself we go and wish my dad who recently passed, to send him lots of loving and kissing….the following weekend i plan to take my husband to one of his favorite restaurants for a surprise chef’s tasting that the chef and i have been working on(hubs is a foodie). then we’re going to go to our “secret” (though public) garden for some hot chocolate and hang time alone (this is where he proposed to me and we would go to during out courting days….ahhh, i love to say “courting”!).

  491. Both of these pieces are just so beautiful!! My boyfriend and I are long distance, so for our February 17th belated Valentine’s Day, we can’t wait to go out to eat at our favorite restaurant…and then stock up on discounted candy for dessert! πŸ˜‰

  492. That little heart necklace is so cute!! My boyfriend doesn’t get home until the week after Valentine’s day… so probably a few drinks with the girls!

  493. A night at home with my hubs while the two babies sleep (please oh please let them sleep!). We’ll cook our favorite meal (boeuf bourguignon), sip some red wine, and try to take a time out from the chaos of the everyday!
    Such a sweet giveaway!

  494. My friends and I are watching the Valentine’s Day episode of Glee and cooking a totally awesome dinner complete with dessert!

  495. Oh, how I have been lusting over these pieces for so long!! I adore Ariel Gordon. Anywho, it’s tradition that the boy and I stay at home with Rutabaga (our beloved pup) and gorge on sushi and champagne. Woohoo! Can’t wait.

  496. My boyfriend and I are staying home this year and eating fondue and drinking bubbly. We tend to avoid the crowded restaurants and go out another night.

  497. i’m hoping my husband and i will have a low-key dinner as long as he’s not on call!

  498. Love the necklace and ring! My husband and I usually have a nice dinner after we put the kids down for bed πŸ™‚

  499. What a beautiful, heart-filled giveaway! Valentine’s Day this year will be a girl’s night out with my closest ladies and lots of bubbly πŸ™‚

  500. I am loving the necklace, simple and elegant. I will be celebrating Valentine’s Day and a birthday with some girl friends…dinner party style with red velvet cake.

  501. wild over this jewelry! this year hubby and I are in full nesting mode-our first baby is due next month! so we plan on whipping up breakfast for dinner and eating it on our porch (we haven’t had the heart to take down our porch christmas lights) followed by breakfast dessert and a movie on our comfy couch!

  502. My husband and I will continue our tradition of a DIY Valentine’s, complete with preparing a fancy dinner at home and exchanging homemade gifts!

  503. What a fantastic giveaway. So simple, sweet, and beautiful! I’m not positive about my Valentine’s plans, except that I’ll be in England. Since I’ll be in one of my favorite places, I’m pretty sure whatever happens will be fabulous!

  504. Not sure what my boyfriend and I will be doing this Valentine’s Day yet. We are not really sure when our anniversary is so we just decided to celebrate it around Valentine’s day, so this year will be our 7 year anniversary. We will probably make a yummy dinner and hang with our dog Oli and new kitty 2 Row. πŸ™‚ Nothing too big.

  505. What a fantastic Valentine’s giveaway! My husband and I will likely celebrate the day with a quiet dinner in. It’s always fun when we get to cook together and get some quality time in πŸ™‚

  506. Hi Joy,
    I am an avid reader of your blog. I love the images and style.
    I am not sure what my husband has planned for this Valentine’s Day, we just had a little girl 6 months ago, (plus we have a two year old son) so it’s really hectic here.
    I would love to be at home, feed and put the kids to bed, and then open a nice bottle of Sancerre and either order in or cook something simple and hang out with my husband. Those magic moments at the end of the day are my favorite. And a nice glass or two of wine midweek will be a treat.
    Who knows, though? Maybe he has something else planned for me…
    Hope all is well with you, and congrats on your little girl! It’s the absolute best thing in the world, isn’t it???

  507. My fiance and I are planning on going for a couple’s massage and then go for a nice stroll in downtown Palo Alto. πŸ™‚ And then a nice dinner of course!

  508. I love all of these items! My husband and I are heading out to a fun dinner at MK! Love your blog.

  509. A picnic in our newborn’s nursery. I can’t think of a sweeter or more romantic way to spend Valentine’s day!

  510. pretty giveaway! planning on opening a fancy bottle of wine with the bf and watching some old black and white movies!

  511. Love the jewelry! The hubs and I aren’t much for valentine’s day. We are planning a dinner with some friends. Single and marrieds so not one is left out

  512. To surprise my mother with a chocolate rose, candle lit desserts, a few flowers, a good chick flick, and perhaps these gifts as an additional lovely surprise :)!
    We’ve never celebrated this day with her before, but I figure it’ll be nice to do this for her as she’s a single mom raising two goofy daughters haha.

  513. I love how delicate Ariel’s jewelry is! I’m making my fiancΓ© dinner for V-Day. I show my love for him through food : )

  514. I will be paying a visit to my girlfriends’ houses and decorating their doors with a little something fun and cheery. And don’t forget dropping off handmade Valentine’s Day cards letting them know they are dear friends!

  515. I’d like to say my husband and I have something planned but in reality we will probably just relax at home with our daughter. Sometimes family time is the best time.

  516. As always, my romantic husband will cook a special dinner and we’ll listen to the mix CD of songs from the year that represent special occasions or memories he has made for me. We’ve done this since our first Valentine’s together.

  517. Since I’m sans Valentine this year I’m planning to treat myself to a mani/pedi, a nice dinner, several glasses of wine, and a chick flick. Gotta say, I’m pretty excited about being my own Valentine…
    Thanks for hosting such a fabulous giveaway! Fingers crossed! πŸ™‚

  518. in the morning my husband and i are going to get our first ultrasound for our second baby and then we’ll celebrate at home with our son with a low key dinner and some chocolate cake!

  519. Since I’m sans Valentine this year I’m planning to treat myself to a mani/pedi, a nice dinner, several glasses of wine, and a chick flick. Gotta say, I’m pretty excited about being my own Valentine…
    Thanks for hosting such a fabulous giveaway! Fingers crossed! πŸ™‚

  520. Since I’m sans Valentine this year I’m planning to treat myself to a mani/pedi, a nice dinner, several glasses of wine, and a chick flick. Gotta say, I’m pretty excited about being my own Valentine…
    Thanks for hosting such a fabulous giveaway! Fingers crossed! πŸ™‚

  521. Since I’m sans Valentine this year I’m planning to treat myself to a mani/pedi, a nice dinner, several glasses of wine, and a chick flick. Gotta say, I’m pretty excited about being my own Valentine…
    Thanks for hosting such a fabulous giveaway! Fingers crossed! πŸ™‚

  522. Since I’m sans Valentine this year I’m planning to treat myself to a mani/pedi, a nice dinner, several glasses of wine, and a chick flick. Gotta say, I’m pretty excited about being my own Valentine…
    Thanks for hosting such a fabulous giveaway! Fingers crossed! πŸ™‚

  523. Since I’m sans Valentine this year I’m planning to treat myself to a mani/pedi, a nice dinner, several glasses of wine, and a chick flick. Gotta say, I’m pretty excited about being my own Valentine…
    Thanks for hosting such a fabulous giveaway! Fingers crossed! πŸ™‚

  524. Since I’m sans Valentine this year I’m planning to treat myself to a mani/pedi, a nice dinner, several glasses of wine, and a chick flick. Gotta say, I’m pretty excited about being my own Valentine…
    Thanks for hosting such a fabulous giveaway! Fingers crossed! πŸ™‚

  525. Since I’m sans Valentine this year I’m planning to treat myself to a mani/pedi, a nice dinner, several glasses of wine, and a chick flick. Gotta say, I’m pretty excited about being my own Valentine…
    Thanks for hosting such a fabulous giveaway! Fingers crossed! πŸ™‚

  526. Since I’m sans Valentine this year I’m planning to treat myself to a mani/pedi, a nice dinner, several glasses of wine, and a chick flick. Gotta say, I’m pretty excited about being my own Valentine…
    Thanks for hosting such a fabulous giveaway! Fingers crossed! πŸ™‚

  527. Since I’m sans Valentine this year I’m planning to treat myself to a mani/pedi, a nice dinner, several glasses of wine, and a chick flick. Gotta say, I’m pretty excited about being my own Valentine…
    Thanks for hosting such a fabulous giveaway! Fingers crossed! πŸ™‚

  528. Since I’m sans Valentine this year I’m planning to treat myself to a mani/pedi, a nice dinner, several glasses of wine, and a chick flick. Gotta say, I’m pretty excited about being my own Valentine…
    Thanks for hosting such a fabulous giveaway! Fingers crossed! πŸ™‚

  529. Since I’m sans Valentine this year I’m planning to treat myself to a mani/pedi, a nice dinner, several glasses of wine, and a chick flick. Gotta say, I’m pretty excited about being my own Valentine…
    Thanks for hosting such a fabulous giveaway! Fingers crossed! πŸ™‚

  530. Since I’m sans Valentine this year I’m planning to treat myself to a mani/pedi, a nice dinner, several glasses of wine, and a chick flick. Gotta say, I’m pretty excited about being my own Valentine…
    Thanks for hosting such a fabulous giveaway! Fingers crossed! πŸ™‚

  531. Since I’m sans Valentine this year I’m planning to treat myself to a mani/pedi, a nice dinner, several glasses of wine, and a chick flick. Gotta say, I’m pretty excited about being my own Valentine…
    Thanks for hosting such a fabulous giveaway! Fingers crossed! πŸ™‚

  532. Since I’m sans Valentine this year I’m planning to treat myself to a mani/pedi, a nice dinner, several glasses of wine, and a chick flick. Gotta say, I’m pretty excited about being my own Valentine…
    Thanks for hosting such a fabulous giveaway! Fingers crossed! πŸ™‚

  533. Since I’m sans Valentine this year I’m planning to treat myself to a mani/pedi, a nice dinner, several glasses of wine, and a chick flick. Gotta say, I’m pretty excited about being my own Valentine…
    Thanks for hosting such a fabulous giveaway! Fingers crossed! πŸ™‚

  534. Since I’m sans Valentine this year I’m planning to treat myself to a mani/pedi, a nice dinner, several glasses of wine, and a chick flick. Gotta say, I’m pretty excited about being my own Valentine…
    Thanks for hosting such a fabulous giveaway! Fingers crossed! πŸ™‚

  535. Since I’m sans Valentine this year I’m planning to treat myself to a mani/pedi, a nice dinner, several glasses of wine, and a chick flick. Gotta say, I’m pretty excited about being my own Valentine…
    Thanks for hosting such a fabulous giveaway! Fingers crossed! πŸ™‚

  536. What a great giveaway, thank you! We’ll be spending a mellow night with our 3 year old…probably something super creative like a movie and dinner πŸ™‚

  537. The the simple sweetness of the jewelry. We’ll spend Valentine’s Day as a family and making my son’s favorite meal, probably indulge in a sweet treat like a homemade cupcake, and read books like Snuggle Puppy.

  538. so amazing!! relax and watch TV – getting married a couple days after valentine’s day – the calm before the storm!!

  539. I love that ring! too cute. We will be making a tasty dinner in to avoid the crazy restaurant V-day scene! πŸ™‚

  540. I dont celebrate it, but I love this from nature babay: Merino Essentials Sleeping Gown…it probably feels so soft! Thanks for a super giveaway!

  541. We always celebrate Valentines Day a week later because its the anniversary of our first date, the day he proposed and the day we found out we were having a baby!! So we get to spend our anniversary a little differently this year…swooning over each other AND our 4-month old baby boy!!

  542. Loving this giveaway!
    Boyfriend and I haven’t planned for the day yet. But whats cute is that this morning he said “Its Valentine’s Day!” My response was “uh uh”.

  543. What a great giveaway. My plans are to meet up with a few of my single girlfriends for drinks/dinner.

  544. <3 the giveaways!
    This Valentine's day will be extra special for me since its the first one in 3 years that my love and I will get to spend together, now that we're finally living in the same city!

  545. my husband and i have been together for 11 years now so while i love valentines, we’ve begun to just enjoy spending the evening together at home with a nice home cooked meal, some nice scotch and a card exchange.

  546. A home-cooked candlelight dinner, prepared by me and my husband! I love all parts of this giveaway!

  547. I’m celebrating my promotion with my husband!(…who gave me lots of kisses and whispered “I’m so proud of you, hun” when we found out the news) <3

  548. Oh, I so love Ariel’s designs! As for me, I’m leaving Valentine’s Day up to the hubs this year. I figure I can’t lose – either he’ll knock it out of the park or he’ll forget, in which case I’m entitled to make-up jewelry. πŸ™‚

  549. We are staying in this year, but will make a nice dinner at home, and maybe I’ll even attempt making a dessert…which I never do!

  550. Love this giveaway!! We plan on keeping it pretty low-key for V-day. We love to cook together so we’ll probably make something fun for dinner and rent a movie.

  551. Oh, I so love Ariel’s pieces! As for my Valentine’s plans, I’m leaving them to my husband. It’s a win/win…either he knocks it out of the park, or he forgets entirely and I get jewelry to make up for the oversight πŸ™‚

  552. Such a fun giveaway! The hubby and I will be doing dinner at home – thinking grilled pizzas + wine + a movie πŸ™‚

  553. This will be my first Valentine’s Day, not only with my boyfriend, but with a “real” boyfriend. I’m excited about that, but also realizing that it’s just a day like any other and trying not to let expectations get out of hand. Because my boyfriend is going on travel the week of Valentine’s Day, we are taking a trip the weekend before. We’re going snowboarding (me) and skiing(him) and staying the weekend at the lodge and going to a nice quiet dinner and just enjoying each other’s company. I’m really looking forward to it πŸ™‚

  554. we always get or make fried rice on valentines day. we also get to celebrate our dog’s second birthday so it’s a day to look forward to!

  555. Love, love, love everything πŸ™‚ We will probably have a nice dinner at home and exchange cards/gifts. Nothing terribly fancy!

  556. This is sad, but I honestly haven’t even thought about it. My poor hubby… I am sure we will do something romantic though! Thanks for the giveaway!

  557. What a lovely giveaway! My husband and I don’t usually do too much for Valentine’s Day. (We do romantic stuff other times though…) My daughters and I always make Valentine’s cookies and crafts, and I like to give them little gift-ies. It’s fun!

  558. Valentine’s Day is actually my husband’s b-day so I’m giving him a scrapbook with 12 awesome date nights planned out for the whole year – one each month.

  559. Love the mini heart and the delicate knot ring!
    The hubs and I are spending our Valentines cozy at home with our baby boy. We will be making some home cooked goodness and enjoying our new little family.

  560. Oh my goodness, these are all so adorable! My husband and I are planning on going out to a French restaurant we both love for some delicious food and great wine. Can’t wait!

  561. Such lovely jewelry! I think this Valentine’s day I’ll just be going out to dinner with my hubby and relaxing at home afterward. Looking forward to it!

  562. we always cook a fun meal at home, picking a new recipe to try. This year after dinner we are going with a bunch of friends to see lenny kravitz in concert. fun!

  563. My husband and I conceived around this time last year, so for Valentines Day we will go eat somewhere and take our 3 month old with us! Before 7pm, of course- can’t miss bath time πŸ™‚

  564. Sadly, my beau will be on tour during Valentine’s Day so my friend/soon-to-be-roomate and I have planned a girl’s evening! Cupcakes (she is a cupcake chef), wine, pizza and a bunch of girly movies.

  565. My husband and I have a tradition of going to a nice dinner the day before to avoid the frenzy. πŸ™‚

  566. love the jewelry designs and would be so lucky to win. my vday plans this year is to have a lovely dinner date with my husband while my lil one has an art class and then reveling in her creation… :O)

  567. Reading at the park, chocolate gateau, my favorite meal cooked together, and we’ll end it all with snuggling to a movie. I love the ring and the pillows are adorable!

  568. The day before Valentine’s day is my birthday so I’ll still be basking in birthday love and writing out Valentines to my besties!

  569. Lovely jewelry! My husband and I didn’t make big plans this year, we are looking forward to a quiet night together, even if that is take-out in our PJ’s – busy lives make even that special!
    Thanks for the chance and Happy Valentine’s!!

  570. I hope to spend valentines day snuggled up on the couch watching movies with my fiancΓ© πŸ™‚ Although a romantic dinner sounds great, we love to spend time alone whenever we can and I can think of nothing better than hot chocolate, big blankets and mushy movies!

  571. Beautiful jewelry…love the necklace and the pillows are adorable! My husband and I will be ordering in, lighting the fireplace, and having a John Hughes movie marathon. And of course, eating lots of chocolate!

  572. that jewelry is just so precious. this valentines day i am going to surprise husband with breakfast in bed – his favorite hawaiian coffe and heart shaped beignets! xx Kristen

  573. I have school that night but since my bf and I love desserts, we plan to stay up late (my class ends at 9pm) and make malt shakes with homemade whipped cream. We will watch a movie while enjoying our malts.

  574. What lovely jewelry! Sadly, since it’s a school night I’ll probably just be studying but I’ll hopefully celebrate by myself with some chocolate πŸ™‚

  575. Oh my, so many lovely pieces in the collection- I love the love knot, and the birthstone chain ring. My husband has been out of town on business, 5 days a week for the last two and a half months, so our plans are to keep it low key-cook dinner together and cuddle up with a movie.

  576. Valentine plans include a cozy night by the fire with my husband after the little one’s asleep. On the menu… vanilla ice cream with peanut butter on top, it’s our favorite treat!

  577. We’ll be making homemade pizza, having a glass of wine, sea salt dark chocolate for dessert, and relaxing with a movie!

  578. Valentine’s plans: A cozy night by the fire with my husband after the little one’s asleep. And there will definitely be vanilla ice cream with peanut butter on top, our favorite treat!

  579. Valentines will involve Koreatown karaoke with my three incredible roommates–probably too much fried chicken, definitely too many drinks, and never enough off-key Fleetwood Mac.

  580. This will be the first Valentines Day in years (as in since I was like 15) that I am single so I think I am going to create my dream date for one and celebrate my own awesomeness and independence. Thank you so much for hosting giveaway.

  581. This Valentine’s day is a special one. It is my first one with my husband. I honestly have NO idea what to do for him, except write him a meaningful heart felt letter and have something chocolate! I wouldn’t mind having a cute little necklace around my neck for a first Valentine’s either!

  582. We celebrate Valentine’s every day by remembering to be sweet to each other, to say I love you, and to not go to bed without cuddling!

  583. A night in on Valentine’s day (Tuesday), but a trip to the Aquarium over the weekend prior – it’s our “valentine’s thing” πŸ™‚

  584. The husband and I usually avoid the over-the-top restaurant dinner and stay in, cooking dinner and watching our favorite shows from the cozy couch. It is nice just getting to spend the evening together.

  585. What a SWEET giveaway! For Valentine’s Day, I plan to take my hubby on a sunset hike up a secret ocean-side hill, where there will be a surprised picnic set up, complete with his favorites (poke, peppery wine and gummy bears) and flashlights to help guide us down after some star gazing.

  586. Such a lovely giveaway! I work at a fabulous farm and sea-to-table restaurant, so I will most likely be working on Valentines Day. I hope to celebrate another day with a nice romantic dinner with my boyfriend of [almost!] 7 years.

  587. Yea for Valentine’s Day! I’ll be at home with my kids while the hubby travels. But rest assured, we’ll have sent our love to every friend and family member we know. So much glitter! (love the giveaway!)

  588. This valentine’s day, I’m going to call my boyfriend in NY and wish him a great day from LA! Then we’ll probably watch a cheesy movie together over the phone.

  589. What a lovely giveaway! No big plans yet, probably just a quiet night in with people I love and a home-cooked meal.

  590. I plan on having a sweet but low-key Valentine’s Day this year with my boyfriend. I bought him a book he’s been wanting and I’ll slip a love note into his jacket before he leaves for work. Then we’ll probably go out to dinner followed by some lounging on the couch.

  591. sadly our valentines day is getting postponed- H coaches high school hoops and has a game that night. i’ll be cheering on his team and we’ll go out for drinks and sweets after the game.

  592. Gorgeous! Love everything!!
    We do not have any Valentine’s Day plans yet but I hope that we can fit in a romantic dinner, sans baby!

  593. I’m planning on laying low with my honey this Valentine’s. We’ve done fancy dates in the past, but this year we are going to just hang out at home together – maybe with a pizza!

  594. Girl’s night in! Sadly, grad school allows for little celebration. The roommate and I plan to watch a fun rom-com! Thanks for the great giveaway!

  595. Not sure yet… If it’s a weekend day I would love to sleep in as my little Day of Love gift!

  596. We’re going on a hike and then out to dinner the weekend before so as to avoid the crazy crowds. The husband likes nature.

  597. My husband and I will be having dinner at a cute little Argentine restaurant that just opened near us, on 10th Ave in NYC.

  598. V-day will be a dinner date with the whole family, leave the kid with the parents, and a movie date with hubby — or maybe make dinner reservations three days after Valentine’s so it isn’t crowded.

  599. Ooo those pillows are soo cute! I will be attending a community chocolate festival and hopefully a tea party & hat contest!

  600. will have a dinner date with my family, also to celebrate sis’ birthday which falls on V-day. Then head out to a dessert bar with the rest of the family. Next leave the kid with the parent, then catch the late night movie screening with hubby and coffee by the bay afterwards.

  601. I will be attending a community chocolate festival and hopefully a Valentine tea party & hat contest!

  602. This Valentines Day I will be going to happy hour with all of my fabulous single friends and even a few of our favorite couples.

  603. Such a beautiful giveaway! Valentines Day is my FAVORITE holiday. This year my boyfriend and I are getting dressed up and heading out shopping and to a fancy dinner. Even after 6 years together I still get giddy just thinking about Valentines Day. My Ban.do mini red heart hair clip is ready to goooo!

  604. I love the necklace! I wish i could buy them for my three besties. For valentines day I want to do some baking with my daughter during the day and if we are lucky enough to find a sitter go out to dinner with my hubby that night…or at least that week πŸ™‚

  605. I always make roast chicken and potatoes on valentines, followed by a movie on the couch with my fiancΓ©.

  606. I love Ariel Gordon jewelry – it is so simple and classic. The Love Knot ring has been on my wish list forever! Saving up my pennies πŸ™‚
    My beau is many miles across the ocean in Australia right now and will be for the next few months so we are having a Valentine’s day brunch (because of the time difference) and champagne Skype date!
    Happy Valentine’s Day everyone x

  607. if all other past years are any indication, my husband and i will make ourselves sick by eating too many chocolates from one of those huge red heart boxes. gotta love tradition πŸ˜€ thanks for the lovely give away opportunity!

  608. Awesome necklace! This Valentine’s Day I will spend the night on the phone call with my boyfriend who just told me he will be out of town for work!

  609. Im going to call up a girlfriend of mine as her bf is away for work and surprise her with chocolate fondue!

  610. I love valentine’s day! Thank you for this special sweet treat and allowing us to win something special. The hubby and I will be staying in and enjoying a wonderful dinner at home with chocolate covered strawberries for dessert.

  611. We will be having a quiet dinner in after our little one goes to sleep. My favorite treat is champagne & popcorn! What a lovely giveaway!

  612. (I submitted a comment, but don’t see it on here – so I thought I’d send it again.)
    I have a 5-mile run date planned with my husband, and then hopefully pizza and wine and a movie.

  613. Hanging with my hubby-to-be this Valentine’s Day and making our favorite homemade pizzas (in heart shapes of course!)

  614. Great giveaway! Fun, romantic and quite night with my hubby this valentine’s day!

  615. Oooh tres bien I love February and Valentine’s day! My Mr. and I will be attempting a fancy dinner chez nous as we’re saving for a fab getaway! It will involve, bubbly, truffle oil and candles… with those few ingredients we can’t go wrong! Now I just have to fill in the rest to make it a magical evening for two!

  616. I’m going to spend making a lovely dinner (penne and shrimp in an herb cream sauce) at home with my hubby and six-month baby boy!

  617. oooo love that necklace! The hubby and I will definitely stick with a romantic night at home. Best way to enjoy each other!

  618. I think on Valentine’s Day my girl friends and I will head to the movie theater to see The Vow! Nothing like spending that holiday w/ a weepy chick flick and Channing Tatum! Either that or I’ll stay home watching Cougar Town πŸ˜‰

  619. Thankfully, Valentine’s Day is my dad’s birthday. This was always nice for my sisters and I because we never had to worry about having V-Day plans. Now that we are all either married or just not single, it takes pressure off of husbands/boyfriends. My dad gets all of the ladies chocolates and balloons, and we cook him a big lobster dinner topped off with a huge chocolate cake – his fav, and a nice treat since he has been trying to be healthy the past few years. For these reasons, I love Valentine’s Day!

  620. I’m planning a couple things for valentines day. First a nite with some close girlies to make some crafts with hearts all over them. And then with the boy – homemade brunch and champagne. Oh. And I’m making him a stuffed robot.

  621. My husband and I have been married for four Valentine’s Days, but this will be the first one we are able to spend together! I was away at school for the first few years, so we are very excited to finally be reunited for this special day. I’m planning to surprise him with lots of little love notes and poems hidden around the house, a giant sparkly balloon, and delicious baked goods. We’re expecting a baby, so he’s also getting a tiny red sweater. Yay for love!

  622. Oh no- I think my post vanished into the ether! I’ll try again…
    First, I just love this give away. The jewelry is spectacular and the pillows are dreamy!
    This is the first little Valentine’s Day with our daughter, Ruby. It will be low key and cozy, sweet nothings and yummy food around our own dinner table. Can’t wait!

  623. i love the jewelry! we’ll have dinner at our new home with our 6 month old daughter for her first Valentine’s Day.

  624. I am going with a friend to a champagne and chocolate fountain event at the Oxford Union. Just because I’m single now doesn’t mean I should miss out on the sweets!

  625. My husband is going to make me dinner on V-day. I am excited because he is going to cook a meal from a new cookbook that I am eager to try.

  626. Awesome giveaway. Valentine’s day weekend is our engagement anniversary, can’t believe its been one year! Our wedding is later this year but my plan is to surprise my fiance and propose to him just like he did to me! He created a photo slideshow and made me dinner, so that’s what I’ll be doing this Valentine’s day πŸ™‚

  627. love them both! will be going out on a much-anticipated date with my hubby for only the third time ever since we had our little one eight months ago!