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Valentine’s Day 2018

Posted by on Jan 8, 2018 in Cross-Ties Historical Romance, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus,, Saint Valentine, St. Valentine's Day, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog, Travel-Food-Music Blog, USA, Vacation planning, Valentine's Day, Valentine's Day History, Valentine's Day Quotes, Valentine’s Day, Valentine’s Day 2018 | 0 comments

Valentine’s Day 2018 Quote of the Day: We are most alive when we’re in love. John Updike Our simple definition for Valentine’s Day: A holiday for expressing love to the one you have an intense feeling of deep affection. This translates to one of the busiest days of the year for restaurants, florists, and chocolate companies. History of Valentine’s Day The auspicious beginning of this holiday has been filtered through the ages. The lasting legacy is about Saint Valentine. It is the story of a romantic priest who defied Roman Emperor Claudius II’s order that all marriages and engagements be canceled so he could fill his army. The ruler believed the difficulty in recruiting soldiers was because the men were married. When he discovered that Valentine was secretly marrying couples, he was beaten and put to death on February...

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National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day

Posted by on Jan 3, 2018 in Bestselling historical romance, Chocolate Covered Cherries, Food, Food Blog, January 2018 Food Holidays, Leisure Lifestyle Blogging, National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus,, Today in Food History, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog, Valentine’s Day | 0 comments

National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day Quote of the Day: Sometimes a girl’s gotta have some chocolate! Carrie Underwood Today is National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day honoring a traditional dessert confection. These chocolate candies are most popular during the Christmas holidays and as gifts on Valentine’s Day. Today’s holiday has a twilight feeling – somewhere between the two special events. But – chocolate covered cherries deserve their own special day. After all, this delicious syrupy candy has to be good for you? Chocolate is an antioxidant-rich superfood with numerous health benefits; good for the heart, lowers cholesterol and blood pressure, and reduces stress just to name a few and cherries are fruits. When we think of chocolate covered cherries the cherry cordials with their gooey liquid filling often including cherry liqueur comes to mind. Other variations include chocolate covered candied cherries...

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