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Valentine's Day Feature Package

NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following feature package is a roundup of feature stories dealing with Valentine's Day and is appropriate for special sections and for general use. 

For each story included in this package, you will find the first paragraph of the feature release below, as well as its headline linked to the full text.

This is the latest in a series of topical feature packages PRN will carry as part of its regular Feature News Service.  Coming up in 2013 are features on: 

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Travel & Leisure


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Arts & Entertainment


Feb. 27

Valentine's Day Feature Package 

1. Make This Valentine's Epic with these 2 Vodka Recipes

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now that the holidays are over, it's time to focus on the next gift-giving holiday, Valentine's Day. Whether you are the romantic type, or in the class that hates all things pink and red around this time of the year, EPIC Vodka has something for you!


2. Cupid's Arrow Helps Fuel Romance And Transforms Las Vegas Into Retreat For Sweethearts And Lovers

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Las Vegas is the place to love and be loved this February. The destination's romantic world-class restaurants, blissful spas, unique exhibits and picturesque wedding chapels will set the mood for the perfect lovers' rendezvous. As love fills the air this Valentine's Day, Las Vegas has all of the answers to help you and your beloved soar to cloud nine.


3. CookieDaddy Introduces New Personalized Valentine Cookie Gift

SANFORD, N.C., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CookieDaddy, the family-owned, online ( artisan cookie company, today announced its new, highly personalized Valentine cookie gift box, "Picture of Love."


4. Celebrate Valentine's Day with the Entenmann's Sweet Valentine's Edible Bouquet

HORSHAM, Pa., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entenmann's Bakery, part of Bimbo Bakeries USA and 115-year-old brand, has delicious plans to celebrate Valentine's Day with the Entenmann's Sweet Valentine's Edible Bouquet and Entenmann's Sweet Donut Sweepstakes. Entenmann's fans won't want to miss out on this mouthwatering celebration!


5. From You Flowers Launches Ultimate Valentine's Day Gifts Sweepstakes for Couples

OLD SAYBROOK, Conn., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valentine's Day is fast approaching, and love is in the air! From You Flowers, the nationwide floral retailer, celebrates the holiday by offering couples a chance to enjoy the ultimate romantic evening at home with the Treat Her to a Night In Sweepstakes.


6. Say Something Sweet with Krispy Kreme Hearts, Hugs and Kisses Valentine's Doughnuts

WINSTON SALEM, N.C., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This Valentine's Day, be sweet to someone special with a box full of hugs and kisses, and heart-shaped deliciousness from Krispy Kreme. Krispy Kreme® Sprinkled Heart, Valentine Sprinkles, Chocolate Iced Heart, and new Hugs and Kisses doughnuts are available January 27 through February 14th at participating Krispy Kreme® US and Canadian locations.


7. Cupids and Couples Warm Their Hearts with Creative Valentine's Getaways at Oak Brook Hills Resort – Chicago 

CHICAGO, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Couples celebrating Valentine's Day this year will have an opportunity to warm their hearts with a variety of creative choices, thanks to Oak Brook Hills Resort, by Destination Hotels & Resorts, a leading resort destination in the Chicago area.


8. Show Your Love With A Dynamic Duo This Valentine's Day

BOSTON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global relief and development organization Oxfam America is encouraging people to "show their love" this Valentine's Day by giving someone you care about a unique gift – one that helps others in need.


9. Fragrances Of Love For Valentine's Day

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- THINK: Say I Love You with Valentine's Day scents


10. Couples Choose Dinner And Dolphins This Valentine's Day

MIAMI, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Dine with the Dolphins" at Miami Seaquarium offers couples looking for a unique yet memorable Valentine's Day experience, the opportunity to enjoy a delicious candlelight dinner under the stars in the company of some very special dolphins. From 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., on Valentine's Day, Miami Seaquarium invites sweethearts to take a break from the ordinary and enjoy their Valentine's Day Dinner overlooking the dolphins at Dolphin Harbor. And as an added bonus to the spectacular four course dinner that will be featured for only $398 (plus tax) per couple the unique Valentine's Day package includes two Dolphin Odyssey experience certificates, plus two annual passes to the park. The Dolphin Odyssey gift certificates are good for up to one year from the time of purchase, while the annual passes are good until December 31, 2014. Space is limited. Reservations will be taken on a first come, first served basis. To make reservations call 305-365-2501.


11. Chocolate Lovers Rejoice: Celebrate Valentine's Day And National Chocolate Month With A Yummy Sara Lee Brownie And Chocolate Chip Snack Cake

HORSHAM, Pa., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chocoholics unite! Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU), the nation's largest baking company and part of Grupo Bimbo, has chocolate lovers covered for Valentine's Day and National Chocolate month with mouth-watering decadent and delicious treats. Fans can make chocolate their guilty pleasure all month long with the fantastic Sara Lee Brownie Chocolate Chip Snack Cake treats that combines a unique and delicious double batter mix of brownies with rich chocolate chip cookies. Who could ask for more?


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