Tara Talks: Episode Six (The bonus one with Galentine’s Day)

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(Image Credit: Tara Robinson / The Daily Quirk)

Valentine’s Day? More like GALentine’s Day! I decided to throw a party with my best gal pals thanks to Claire at Simple Chic Events. What games would you have at a Valentine’s Day party? Let me know in the comments and come back next week for another episode of Tara Talks!

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A Quirky ModCloth Gift Guide!

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(Image Credit: ModCloth)

 

Valentine’s Day can be a high-pressure gift giving day for many people. Whether you’re buying a present for a friend, family member or significant other, you don’t need to stress! ModCloth carries some great products that your valentine is sure to love. Continue reading

A Preview of the Valentine’s Day Weekend Movie Line-up

THE LAST FIVE YEARS (Image Credit: Lucky Monkey Pictures)

THE LAST FIVE YEARS (Image Credit: Lucky Monkey Pictures)

Valentine’s Day can be a polarizing topic of conversation. Some are bitter they do not have someone with whom to share the greeting card-stuffed, flowery holiday. Some ignore it. Some actually have a significant other and thus embark in all the cutesy, heart-filled stereotypes associated with the day. Continue reading

GIVEAWAY: Win an ‘Endless Love’ Prize Pack Including the Film’s Soundtrack!

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Endless Love is about to hit theaters just in time for Valentine’s Day and we’re bringing you a great giveaway straight from Universal Pictures! If you haven’t seen the many amazing Alex Pettyfer filled promos yet, Endless Love tells the story of teenagers David (Pettyfer) and Jade (Gabriella Wilde) who fall madly in love, despite their different backgrounds and the objections of their parents. No one can anticipate the consequences of their epic love or the attempts to keep them apart, making this love story a must see (watch an inside look to find out more!).

While you impatiently wait for Endless Love to hit theaters, you can bide your time by entering to win a super awesome prize pack that not includes a gift card to go see the film, but also the Endless Love Soundtrack and much more! Continue reading

7 Valentines Day Gifts for the Fashionista by Kelsey Murray of Tickle Me Pink

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Valentine’s Day isn’t a holiday like any other. It’s a day to state your love for the important people in your life. Whether it be your sister, your best friend or your hubby, Valentine’s is a day in the middle of an otherwise-gloomy month, to express your admiration for loved ones. I must say, as a fashionista, anything pink, red or sparkly really makes me smile. Combine all three? I jump for joy! So why not get an adorably-chic gift for the fashionista in your life? Or even show yourself a little love for that matter? Any or all of the above will certainly do the trick! Continue reading

Roman Love Letter Cocktail by Kris Doyle of Trattoria Neapolis (Image Credit: Trattoria Neapolis)

Roman Love Letter Cocktail Recipe by Kris Doyle of Trattoria Neapolis

Roman Love Letter Cocktail by Kris Doyle of Trattoria Neapolis (Image Credit: Trattoria Neapolis)

Roman Love Letter Cocktail by Kris Doyle of Trattoria Neapolis (Image Credit: Trattoria Neapolis)

Looking for the perfect cocktail to celebrate Valentine’s Day? We might just have the drink for you! It’s called the Roman Love Letter, and it will make the perfect addition to that fancy dinner you’re preparing. Created by Kris Doyle, bartender at Trattoria Neapolis in Los Angeles, CA, this aromatic cocktail with hints of cinnamon and lemon, topped off with a rose garnish, is pretty much Valentine’s Day in a glass. If you decide cooking dinner isn’t a realm you’re willing to venture to, mix together this drink after your date that evening, and it’ll still be a wonderful treat. Just take the time to be together, and indulge in this classically romantic cocktail.

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Pink Valentines Meringues by Jenny @ BAKE

Pink Valentines Meringues (Image Credit: Jenny B @ BAKE)

Pink Valentines Meringues (Image Credit: Jenny B @ BAKE)

Happy Valentines Day!

I was thinking earlier about the first Valentines day I celebrated.  It was a couple of years before my first boyfriend, I was barely a teenager and I’d done something wrong.

For the life of me I cannot remember what I did to incur the one and only grounding I ever received, but whatever it was enough to get me banned from going out with my friends.  Whilst they were out sharing bags of heart shaped pink sweets and seeing Practical Magic (still an awesome movie) I was to be sat in my room catching up on my homework. Continue reading