I've never been a big valentines fan, even when in a relationship. If you love me, love me every day, not just when hallmark tells you to, and vice versa: I love those important to me every day too.
But starting last year, I have bought into the commercial cheesiness some. A wine and chocolate night with the girls?? YES. candy hearts? why the heck not? I would never call cards, candy and jacked up expensive roses super romantic (although any other day it is) BUT fun, yes.
Last year I had a party called wine and chocolate...for the single ladies. Everyone brougt wine or chocolate. Some of our married friends wanted to come too -- their husbands were out of town or they celebrated already or they didnt plan on celebrating...so they came and we drank, ate and had a dang good time. This year we are having the same party, but on a much smaller scale.
For your valentines entertainment: a fun article by one of my favorites, Jon Acuff