Scott Hartley's interlocking glass hearts at Syd Entel Galleries.

Valentine’s Weekend Top Ten 2/11-14: Horseback rides, movie nights and more great V-dates

What? No plans yet for Hallmark’s most lucrative weekend? Here are 10 (OK, actually 11) suggestions that can be enjoyed à deux, solo or with your favorite podmates. See a scary movie. Get a grip on your partner’s arm during Fear of Rain, which looks like a very scary movie and stars St. Pete’s very […]

Valentine’s Beauty Alert: Product tips for when the mask comes off…

Are you ready for the big reveal? Here’s how to get bright smiles and kissable lips for Valentine’s Day and beyond. For more inspiration and beauty advice, visit and follow me on Instagram: @michellecappelligordon.

Adobe Road: Virtual wine tastings that will set hearts racing

Adobe Road virtual wine tastings not only allow you to sample Sonoma and Napa wines from a distance, they can also provide the main ingredients for the perfect at-home Valentine’s date.

My Furry Valentine: Upscale Florida hotels for you and your pet

If you can’t imagine leaving Fido behind when you travel — even when you’re planning a romantic getaway — you’re not alone. According to the 2019-2020 National Pet Owners Survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association, 67 percent of U.S. households include pets. That adds up to almost 85 million families, a number likely […]

Valentine gifts to capture her heart (or his) at home or away

Whether you stay home or travel somewhere this Valentine’s Day, you’ll want to celebrate in style. Shopping for a gift? Drench your Valentine in luxury with these sophisticated suggestions. To shop these products and for more of my style picks, visit and follow me on Instagram @michellecappelligordon.

Showing Off Your Best Self: The boudoir photography bonus

The so-called “boudoir photography” genre has grown quite popular in recent years, and with Valentine’s Day around the corner I wanted to learn more. Brides and grooms appear to have initiated the trend, adding sultry boudoir shoots to their wedding packages as a fun experience before the big day, or to commemorate this special time […]