Contributed by: NAPSA
(NAPSA) - Every February, across the western world, warm sentiments and gifts are exchanged between loved ones, a tradition that dates back to ancient Rome, in the name of St. Valentine. Today, gestures of Valentine's Day include red heart-shaped boxes filled with rows of chocolate truffles, bouquets of red roses, lavish jewelry and colorful candies bearing messages of adoration. This year, try something original and surprise your beloved with a gift both personal and unique, such as freshly baked cupcakes or homemade sweets. With some helpful hints from Tupperware, the entertaining experts, you can make this day an unforgettable one.
For a gift that's inexpensive but personalized, go straight to the heart of your beloved with homemade fresh-from-the-oven treats. What better way to show you care than with heart-shaped brownies, cookies or pink and red frosted cupcakes? To ensure the Valentine's Day gift is well received, transport the sugary delicacies in a Tupperware Rectangular Cake Taker or Pie Taker, complete with a cover that locks securely to the base, for easy and mess-free transport.
Get in the mood with food:
Stimulate romance at the dinner table with a variety of foods that appeal to the senses. Create a sensuous menu that will tempt and tease the taste buds. Foods such as fresh oysters, avocado, asparagus spears, pine nuts, fresh berries and chocolate are all considered aphrodisiacs.
Create a love nest based on tradition:
Create a Valentine's Day aura with a dreamy atmosphere that will make your loved one feel as if he or she has stepped into a favorite romantic movie. Dim the lights, light votive candles, scatter fresh flowers or rose petals, and fill the house with the aroma of delicious food. Pamper the one you love with a a relaxing massage, a dance to a romantic song, or simply an invitation to curl up under a blanket and watch a classic love story from the big screen by the fire.
Make it a party:
If you are flying solo this Valentine's Day, invite your single comrades over for a movie night, a cocktail party or sit-down dinner to celebrate friendship. If you dread the daunting task of preparing foods for a party, try A Taste of Tupperware Easy Entertaining Party, the ultimate environment for shopping and learning about innovative products and new recipes, while enjoying delicious food and the company of friends. Partygoers will have the opportunity to partake in the enjoyment of learning to prepare simple and delicious recipes made with five ingredients or less by an expert consultant. The Easy Entertaining party provides sumptuous recipes ranging from stuffed mushrooms to chicken wings to easy pumpkin cake, that are sure to warm the hearts and stomachs of all of your Valentines.
This February 14th, create new traditions with twists on the classics. Homemade gifts, exotic dishes and themed get-togethers will make this holiday memorable.
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