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How To Throw A Killer V-Day Party — Tips Included!

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    Contrary to popular belief (or what Hallmark tries to tell you) Valentine's Day isn't solely reserved for high-priced, couples-only dinners drenched in Champy and chocolate. And just because your relationship status reads "solo" doesn't mean you have to drown your sorrows by crying into an oversized glass of red wine, slouched on the couch, Bridget Jones-style.

    Seriously, we're kind of fed up with the traditional V-Day date suggestions, and are all for bringing everyone together — couples, singletons, whomever — for a night of wining and dining. So, we tapped the local entertainment experts at Rebecca Jean Catering to show us how to whip up a wondrous Valentine's Day dinner that you can DIY. From grocery-bag-covered books scrawled with romantic quotes to a so-worth-the-indulgence dessert station, here's how to have the greatest group date, ever!

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