My Funny Valentine: Best of the web

Whether you love or loathe (or couldn’t give two hoots about) Valentine’s Day, there’s one thing we can all agree on – funny Valentine’s stuff on the internet is the best thing about February 14. There is nowhere better for a Valentine’s laugh than online, and we’ve found some of the best.

Valentine’s 2014 seem to be all about the puns, with no pop culture reference left untouched. Likewise, we’re enjoying looking at some of the hilarious comments made by kids, adults and companies alike! Let’s have a look at some of our favorites…

#Budvice

Budweiser is currently tweeting out #Budvice with some hilarious results! The above is one of our favorites being just on the right side of tongue-in-cheek.

Pantone 18-3418 TCX


This technical tweet is witty enough to tickle anyone’s funny bone but niche enough to be a nod to the designers out there who know their stuff (psst… they’re technical names for color shades!).

The youth of today

Something we’ve all surely considered, the baby cherub is a strange icon for the modern world. When once it was romantic, today it’s nothing short of terrifying…

Banish predictable gifts!

We’ve all been there in some form or another: you’ve just started dating someone and feel awkward not getting anything – but you still don’t really know them well enough for a real gift. Take a risk guys: buy something you know she’ll love.

Kids say it best

kids

Kids really do say the funniest things! School projects probably result in some of the most memorable pieces from your childhood and more likely because you made something inadvertently hilarious rather than being a child prodigy with a glue stick.

Breaking hearts
breaking

We couldn’t get enough of Breaking Bad here at Home Wet Bar and there’s been a hole in our lives ever since the final. Thankfully, you can show your beloved how much you care along with enjoying some Breaking Bad humor at the same time this holiday!

You’re a-peel-ing

bananas
Fruit art has become something of a trend recently and it’s great to see people’s artistic sides coming out on a, erm, banana. Quirky and pun-tastic, it’s everything you could possibly want in a Valentine’s message.

The Clever Chocolatier: 6 Creative Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

“Nine out of ten people like chocolate. The tenth person always lies.” – John Q. Tullius

Almost as soon as the page turns into a new year, sparklers and party hats are replaced with red hearts and chocolates for that special Hallmark holiday that comes every February 14th. An astounding $13.19 billion dollars is the average annual VDay spending, and candy is the #1 gift to give on Valentine’s Day at 47.5%, beating out the #2 gift (flowers) by 13.7%. (Source)

This Valentine’s Day, you can find something much better than your run-of-the-mill assorted candy box. Here are some fun ideas just for you that involve, what else?….chocolate! Spice up chocolate by adding liquor or making your own dessert with these creative ideas from around the web.

Chocolate-Covered Raspberry Winter Ale Floats

{get the recipe here}Make two of these–one for your sweetie and one for you–and have a fun date night at home.

Liqueur-Filled Chocolates Gift Box

It’s an assortment of 48 liquor-filled chocolates that any chocolate fan (over the age of 21) will enjoy. ($28.99 from theonlinecandyshop.com)

Liqueur-Filled Belgian Chocolates

Perfect for the chocolate lover, this 40-piece assortment of Belgian chocolate are all filled with rich liqueur. (On sale for $24 from orvis.com)

Chocolate Fondue Set

($8.99 from amazon.com) It’s a set for two! Includes one 6oz porcelain ramekin, chocolate fondue mix, and two stainless steel fondue forks. Makes a very fun date night at home or dessert for after dinner.

For the handyman: Milk Chocolate Tool Gift Set

($18.95 from wisconsinmade.com) Have this special box of chocolates shipped directly to you from Wisconsin and give your handyman a fun surprise!

And finally, if you really do have your heart set on a regular box of chocolate, spice it up and make it personal with a box of these personalized chocolates!

Personalized Chocolate Box

($24.99 from chocolatesays on Etsy)

Letters are made to order and delivered within 4-10 business days. Arrives in a white gift box.

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{P.S. To find out more than you ever needed to know about the history of chocolate, check out: thestoryofchocolate.com or hersheys.com}

3 Valentines Day Gift Ideas for Him and Her

It’s that one day a year where you’ve got to show your significant other exactly how much they mean to you with a gift that not only says, “I love you,” but one that says, “I understand you.” If you’re reading this, then it’s safe to assume your guy or girl likes to drink and have fun. Whether it be wine, liquor, or beer, we’ve got a few ideas that could help you say what you need to say, but without spending a lot of dough.

Gifts for Her


1. Giant Extra Large Wine Glass

It’s so big, there’s three words that say how big it really is: Giant, Extra, Large. This handblown mega-glass is so massive it holds an entire 750mL bottle of wine. Do yourself a favor and get a few, so not only could she share a pleasantly wined evening with you, but she could also have an amazing night in with the girls.


2. Parisian Chic High Heel Wine Holder

What is the number one thing girls love the most? If you guessed purse-size animals or jewelry, you’re on the right track, but oh so wrong. Shoes are a girl’s real best friend, and this glitzy high heel wine bottle holder is the perfect mixture of “chic” and “cute” that fits wine bottles of all sizes.


3. Leopard Flip Flop Bottle Opener

In the realm of all things “cute,” a flip flop bottle opener takes the cake. But this isn’t just any slick bottle opener, it’s got that leopard print extra that girls love to wear. Does your girl not like the leopard? Don’t worry, we’ve got it in pink and zebra striped too.

Gifts for Him


1. Simply Class Whiskey Glass Set

Men love feeling like the elite wise-guys of Madison Avenue, and those elite wise-guys drink whiskey. Set your man up with a set of hand blown crystal whiskey glasses. These hold 14 ounces of awesome in a four-inch rim. These beautiful glasses will take you back to a simpler time where having class was respected and the finer things in life were gained through honest, hard work.


2. Personalized Saloon Man Cave Sign

Give your man the expressed right of claiming his territory, without making the mess that your pets do. This 18″x14″ saloon savvy sign, made with real wood, can be personalized with your guy’s name so that all his friends will know they’re entering his domain. What happens in the man cave, stays in the man cave.


3. Vintage Dude Beer Mugs & Flasks

Made from durable, lightweight plastic, with a classy description authorizing your man’s right to just sit, relax, and enjoy his brew. These mega-mugs are perfect for barbecues or hanging out for the big game. We’ve also got decade-personalized tankards available for ages 30, 40, and 50, as well as flasks for 30 and 40.