Thursday, February 14, 2013
Check out the Valentines placed on lockers throughout the school today
Memorial Middle School had a building full of warmed hearts on Valentine's Day. As part of Random Acts of Kindness Week, the Friends of Rachel club at Memorial placed Valentines on every single locker in the school. Check out the above photos from the Mentor Schools Facebook page to see samples of the messages that surely brightened the day.
Happy Valentine's Day to you and yours! If you're viewing this on a mobile device, please switch to desktop to see the playlist.
Sniff, sniff ... Yep, love is in the air. Happy Valentine's Day, everyone! Last week we asked you to send us your Valentine's Day love song dedications and promised we'd create a Spotify playlist for your listening pleasure. Click here to see who dedicated the songs to their loved ones. To listen to the playlist above, click the "play" button in the widget. If you already have Spotify open, it will starting playing the playlist right away. If not, it will launch your Spotify application and you might have to click play again. You must be a Spotify user to listen to this playlist. We hope you have a great, romantic evening with your loved one!
Find out who won our Cutest Couple contest and a little about them and our runners up.
Patch is excited to share with you the cutest couples of Northeast Ohio -- according to you. We'll be delivering the $100 Legacy Village Gift Card to the winner. And the winner is.... Krissie W. & Alex N. of Ohio City Q: How did you meet? A: Through friends. We started dating on New Years Day in 2011. Q: Tell us about the photo you entered. A: This photo was taken at the 2012 Cleveland Tweed Ride that happens every spring. Alex and Krissie are both avid cyclists, and Krissie loves fashion/getting her photo taken. Alex owns a bike shop. We both have these beautiful 1940s bicycles that were made in Cleveland that were brought out special for the Tweed Ride. Q: Any tips for keeping a relationship romantic? A: Still figuring that out. We …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
You could win a gift card to Legacy Village if you enter today
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
There's a plethora of drink ideas on Pinterest — here are a few pinned to the Patch board that your taste buds are sure to fall in love with this Valentine's Day.
For more Patch pins on Pinterest, click here and be sure to check out the Valentine's Day Patch board with crafty ideas and table-setting suggestions. For 10 more drinks in addition to the ones featured here, check out the Lovely Drinks for Valentine's Day board. Have a fun Valentine's Day-themed drink to share? Add a photo of your concoction by clicking on "Upload Photos and Videos" and tell everyone how to make it in the comments section!
Monday, February 11, 2013
Enter for the chance to win a gift card to Legacy Village
Monday, February 4, 2013
Did the Patch camera spot you and your little princess at the dance?
Daddies, granddaddies and daughters packed the Mentor Senior Center Friday night for the 12th annual Little Princess Valentine Dance. Fathers and their favorite gals could enjoy games, refreshments and, of course, dance. More than 200 people attended the special evening. I saw a lot of the dads and granddads out there with cameras, so feel free to add your own photos to the gallery.
Friday, February 1, 2013
Are you and your partner the epitome of cute in Northeast Ohio? Enter our contest to win a $100 gift card from Legacy Village!
Do you and your spouse still hold hands after all these years? Do you exemplify commitment, loyalty and friendship? If you and your partner would even make St. Valentine go "Awwwwww," enter your photo in Patch's Cutest Couple Contest and you could win a $100 gift certificate to Legacy Village. Just upload your photo between Feb. 1 and 13 and don’t forget to include your names in the tagline. (You need to be a registered Patch user, log into the site, click on this story, then select "Upload Photos." If you win, we'll contact you through your email address.) The winner will be selected based on readers making positive comments about the couple (by naming the couple) they like in the comment section of this article through midnight Feb. 13 …
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Fathers, uncles and grandfathers still have time to register for a special evening with their little princess
The city of Mentor will host its tenth annual Little Princess Valentine's Dance from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 1 at the Mentor Senior Center. It is a special evening for special gals and the fathers, grandfathers and uncles that love them. However, guardians need to register for the dance soon or they won't have a ball for their belle. The dance always sells out and parents who wait too long to register may find themselves out of luck. As of Tuesday, more than 140 tickets had been sold and only about 60 remained. Additionally, tickets will not be available at the door. Each guest will receive a gift. They can also dance to music provided by a DJ, play games, win prizes and enjoy refreshments. The men can buy a professional portrait of them and …
Sunday, February 19, 2012
A family game turns into an eye-opening experience on Valentine's Day
- VALENTINE'S DAY GUIDE
Sunday, February 19, 2012
Money was even tighter than usual for us on Valentine’s Day this year. Receiving flowers or jewelry can definitely make a person feel special, but those things just weren’t in our budget this year. So our family did something that we don’t normally do – we played a special family game together around the kitchen table. We ended up calling it “The Love Game.” The object of “The Love Game” is to make each member of your family feel valued and special. Each person says one thing that they love about every other member of the family. It was interesting to find out what the girls had to say about each other, their dad, me and their baby brother. They also thought it was fun to speak for the baby in a squeaky, high-pitched voice: “I am baby …