Thursday, February 11, 2010

The History of Valentine's Day (and Kissing)

Today’s tradition of trading love notes on February 14 became popular in England in the 17th century.

Some anthropologists believe that kissing originated with early Homo sapiens passing food to their babies mouth to mouth. As humans developed, the mouth-to-mouth feeding stopped, but the learned behavior of kissing remained.

When was the first box of chocolates introduced?

Find more Valentine's Day facts and Shortcuts to a Romantic Valentine’s Day at Real Simple.

XOXO

3 comments:

Hugz~Dixie said...

Cute box. I don't have a clue when the first box chocolate happened.

martinaquill said...

I love your cards and the mix with quilling. Congratulations.

Sueli Silva said...

Molly,

Adorei seus projetos. é a primeira vez que passo por aqui para conhecer seu espaço. Adorei... Já estou lhe seguindo

Um beijo no seu coração



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