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Breaktime Quartet singing valentines

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, February 10, 2015 12:00 am

Breaktime Quartet, a women's registered quartet with Sweet Adelines International, is offering a valentine package to be delivered to your loved one in song Saturday, Feb. 14 and Sunday, Feb. 15. Breaktime will serenade a spouse, significant other, parents, family member or best friend. 

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Luncheon and card party

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, February 08, 2015 12:00 am

The Avalon Civic Club will hold its annual Valentine’s luncheon and card party on Wednesday, Feb. 11 at the Golden Inn in Avalon.  The doors will open at 11:30 and lunch will be served at about noon.  The cost is $22 per person and tickets can be purchased by calling Rose Marie Chew at 609-967-3853.

There will be baskets, door prizes and a 50/50 lottery. 

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French Music Lecture in Ocean City

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 06, 2015 04:47 pm

A lecture on French music is planned 10:30 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Feb. 10 at the Ocean City Public Library, Room 110, 1735 Simpson Ave. Learn about French music of a century ago and see early 20th century Paris as an arts garden with many different flowers. Given by Paul M. Somers and sponsored by the Bay Atlantic Symphony. Call 609-399-2434.

   

Singing valentine offered

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 06, 2015 04:46 pm

Breaktime Quartet, a women's registered quartet with Sweet Adelines International is offering a valentine package to be delivered to your loved one, in song.  

Those interested can hire Breaktime to serenade a spouse, significant other, parents, family member or best friend.  

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10 great romantic movies

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Written by Joan Kostiuk Sunday, February 09, 2014 09:34 pm

Loretta falls for Ronny in 'Moonstruck.' Loretta falls for Ronny in 'Moonstruck.' Valentine’s Day is here, and movie theaters are trotting out the studios’ latest romantic releases.

Scheduled to open Friday, Feb. 14 are “Winter’s Tale” with Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Russell Crowe and Will Smith; “About Last Night” starring Kevin Hart and Joy Bryant, a remake of the 1986 Demi Moore-Rob Lowe flick of the same name, and “Endless Love” with Gabriella Wilde and Alex Pettyfer, a remake of the 1981 teen romance starring Brooke Shields and Martin Hewitt. We'll know soon if any of them are worthy of joining the long list of romantic film classics.

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French company offers 30 over-the-top marriage proposal packages

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Written by Joan Kostiuk Tuesday, February 04, 2014 02:17 pm

For about $6,745, ApoteoSurprise can provide an out-of-this-world marriage proposal. For about $6,745, ApoteoSurprise can provide an out-of-this-world marriage proposal.

Founder Nicolas Garreau, 35, helps cupid take aim by setting up the target in an elaborate romantic setting

In this era of Grand Romantic Gestures – when even prom proposals are floated up on balloons and spelled out in lights, you might think the sky is the limit when it comes to popping the big question.

It’s more like outer space.

A French entrepreneur has made it his job to provide men and women around the world with elaborate settings in which to propose marriage. All take place in Paris, long considered the City of Love.

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A sweet treat for Valentine’s Day from ACA

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Written by Mandee McCullough Thursday, February 07, 2013 02:42 pm

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Annmarie Chelius of Ocean City, chef educator at Atlantic Cape Community College’s Academy of Culinary Arts, shares her recipe for Vanilla Pretzel Cookies.

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Angie’s List shares flower-buying tips for Valentine’s Day

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, February 07, 2013 02:07 pm

Love is in the air and florists are busy filling Valentine’s Day orders, but many consumers have learned the hard way that everything doesn’t always come up roses.

In 2012, florists were among the most complained about services on Angie’s List. Most complaints stemmed from the quality of the flowers, as well as issues with delivery.

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Top 10 date night movies

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, February 05, 2013 08:00 pm

Sometimes, crowded restaurants with expensive pre-fixe menus come up short on romance. To save some scratch this Valentine’s Day, try a date night spent in with your valentine, some popcorn, and a film. Maybe some champagne to make it a little more special.

Don’t have a date this year? Pizza and beer will still work OK.

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The Truth about Happily Ever After: Nine Ways to Strengthen Your Marriage on Valentine’s Day and Every Day

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, February 05, 2013 02:05 pm

The quality of your marriage can make or break the quality of your life. Todd Patkin shares proven ways to strengthen your relationship with your spouse…and become happier in the process!

Foxboro, MA (January 2013)— Everywhere you look, commercials, magazines, store displays, and more are focused on helping couples plan the “perfect” Valentine’s Day celebration.

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More Couples Say "I Do" in a Slow Economy - Thanks to an Unorthodox Matchmaker

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, February 05, 2013 02:01 pm

 According to a Pew survey, 20 percent of young adults are postponing marriages due to concerns about the economic slowdown. This percentage of married young adults (18 -29) is at an all-time-low compared to the 59 percent in 1960.

Postponing babies seem to be the trend as well. Bloomberg News reported that births in the US have fallen since 2008, reaching a 12-year low last year. It is also the smallest population gain since World War II.

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Six steps for finding lasting love

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, February 05, 2013 01:57 pm

Fear, stubbornness, ignorance, procrastination, resignation – for singles or couples longing for love, these are among the deadly sins, according to relationship expert Ernest Quansah.

“These are the psychological traits which singles and many couples use as excuses,” says Quansah, author of “Do’s and Don’ts of Relationships: Nine Steps to a Deeper, Richer Love Relationship,” ( www.relationshipadviceforsuccess.com ). 

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