25 movies to warm your heart this Valentine’s Day

nature-images-sunset-love-148061To all you people out there. Whether your single and ready to mingle or love shacking it up with your significant other I’d thought that I’d list some of my favorite mushy gushy heart warming movies.  These are in no particular order but they are sure to brighten your day.

  1. About Time ( MY NEW FAVORITE)
  2. Romeo + Juliet (Claire Danes and Leo DiCaprio)
  3. 10 Things I hate About You
  4. Chocolat
  5. Cruel Intentions
  6. Moulin Rouge
  7. Titanic
  8. Sixteen Candles
  9. Pride and Prejudice/ Bride and Prejudice
  10. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  11. Clueless
  12. Shakespeare in love
  13. Penelope
  14. Ella enchanted
  15. Ever After
  16. Return to me
  17. Coyote Ugly
  18. Bridget Jones Diary
  19. The Object of My Affection
  20. Far and Away
  21. She’s all that
  22. Benny & Joon
  23. Think like a Man
  24. 50 first dates
  25. The Blue Lagoon

What’s you favorite rom-com, drama, or classic romance movie?

14 Ways to Rekindle You’re Flame with the Earth

Who says you can’t show a little love to the planet this Valentine’s day? Whether your solo, or shacked up, rekindle your relationship by following these 14 lovely tips.

  1. Take a wildlife watching walk in a nearby national park or visit a natural history museum.
  2. Bypass the chemicals in perfume and purchase essential oils for your sweetheart.
  3. Be competitive and play outdoor sports (ice skating hockey skiing for you snow bunnies and volleyball, surfing, hiking, or kayaking for us lucky people). Despite where you live, what better way for you to get your blood pumping 😉 
  4. Throw a dinner party or night in using the food you clear out from that old fridge or freezer. Pretend to be a master chef and make a creative challenge out of it!
  5. Pick out a tree together that symbolizes your love and if you can plant it or just spend sometime outdoors gardening.
  6. Visit your local farmers’ markets and indulge in local food. 
  7. Unwind by sitting outdoors in solitude or having a picnic (for you snowbound folks building a snowman instead is just as fun) with your partner.
  8. Invest in some binoculars to watch birds with your other half then try making a card by drawing what you see for each other on recycled paper.
  9. Send a paperless Valentine’s Day card using an E-card.The Natural Resource Defense Council e-card is a great one because  when you buy you are also donating.
  10. Enjoy a tasty treat while donating 10% of the sale toward protecting animals and their habitat by giving Endangered Species Chocolate. Also, check out  The Huffington Post’s chocolate list.
  11. Go a romantic camping trip or just experience a spectacular sunset then layout under the stars. Take some memorable photos.
  12. Take a trip to a working farm and see where your food and other products come from/are made.
  13. Do some nummy activities with your hunny by baking vegan cookies together!
  14. If popping the big question, consider looking into antique or pre-owned rocks with unique cuts and that also bypasses the need for additional pollution caused by mining.