Easy Valentine’s Day Ideas

Get menu ideas, chocolate recipes, last-minute gift ideas, and do-it-yourself crafts.

Planning Shortcuts

6 Sweet Treats for Valentine’s Day

Prepare for love at first bite.

Cute Valentine's Day Ideas

Sentimental gifts get a bad name. Show your love with these eight creative picks.

6 Great Valentine’s Day Picks

Whether you’re celebrating with a special someone or cherished friends, here are a few charming ideas to get you in an ultra-affectionate mood.

Funny Valentine’s Day Gifts

Creative and pretty quirky picks for the season.

Ready-Made Valentine’s Day Cards and More Problem-Solvers

Real Simple’s mission, through its 11 years, has been to simplify your life with smart finds like these.

Love Rules

Here is what relationship experts think about the tried, but not always true, love sayings.

11 Quotes on Love

Get inspired by these romantic thoughts.

How Do You Put Romance Into Your Life?

Real Simple readers reveal how they keep the spark in their relationship.


Crafts, Cards, Quotes, and More

Shortcuts to a Romantic Valentine’s Day

10 easy ideas―from Valentine's Day gift ideas to simple sweet treats―for spicing up the holiday.

Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu

A seductively stress-free Valentine's meal.

5 Romantic Valentine’s Day Desserts

Decadent chocolate sweets for your sweetheart.