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Win Your Choice of $100 Restaurant Gift Card to Celebrate Valentines or #AlternativeValentines Day!

Win Your Choice of $100 Restaurant Gift Card to Celebrate Valentines or #AlternativeValentines Day!

Valentine's Day is celebrated as a day for kisses, love and chocolate. But not for everyone. You can now forego the overdone romance and instead just enjoy the holiday with friends (Galentine's Day!), yourself (International Quirkyalone Day!) or your kids (Schoolentine's Day!)

How will you celebrate Valentine's Day? Will you go the traditional route, or will you try something new? Tell us for your choice of a $100 Gift Card to your favorite restaurant, so you can take whoever you want out for dinner in honor of the big red day.

Galentine's Day

Started by the fictional Leslie Knope on Parks and Recreation, Galentine's Day has grown into a real holiday, celebrated in cities nationwide on February 13. All you need to do is to gather friends and enjoy each other's company - waffles and frittatas are encouraged!

International Quirkyalone Day

This holiday has also spread around the globe. International Quirkyalone Day is a celebration of romance, freedom and individuality. You can enjoy the day with others or on your own - you are just encouraged to decide what you want to do, for you.

Schoolentine's Day

It's a universal tradition: elementary school kids will spend February 14 dressed in red, eating pink cupcakes and giving each other Star Wars cards with lollipops attached. After they ask their friends to "Be My Valentine!" will you continue the celebration after school? Giving your child socks with cupids on them, letting them eat a whole giant chocolate kiss and then serving them heart-shaped pizza deserves a name of its own: Schoolentine's Day!

Valentine's Day

Or do you prefer to go the traditional route - spending a night out with your partner, giving jewelry or flowers and eating chocolate truffles?

How will you celebrate Valentine's Day this year? Will it be the traditional route or will you go #AlternativeValentines? Tell us for the chance to win a $100 gift card to your favorite restaurant.

There are two ways to enter:

Simply comment below and tell us what you'll be doing on Valentine's Day - or an Alternative Valentine's Day - this year!

AND/OR

Tweet about the giveaway!

Click here to Tweet: "Entered to win dinner for Valentine's, thx to @SheSpeaksUp #AlternativeValentines Day giveaway bit.ly/2l5lQBg"

*One lucky commenter or Tweeter will be chosen at random to receive a $100 gift card to their restaurant of choice, provided that a gift card for that restaurant can be easily bought online. A $100 Visa gift card will be substituted as necessary. Giveaway is open through February 26th, 2017 to U.S. residents at least 18 years of age. Entrants must be a member of SheSpeaks. If you are not a member, click here to join. Winner will be notified by email.

Thanks to all who entered! Congratulations to the winner, SheSpeaks member Gjprasad.

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  • By TSReed
    02.08.17  

    I'll be celebrating with hubby. This year marks our 19th V-Day together. Sweet ;)

  • By lori66
    02.08.17  

    I'm a traditional girl. Dinner & dessert.

  • By nicewoman
    02.08.17  

    We won't celebrate .

  • By MamaCass55
    02.08.17  

    I'm not sure what my husband has planned.. We usually shy away from going to restaurants the day of because there are usually long wait times. I'll probably cook a really nice meal or order pizza.. Who knows! Lol

  • By sueyw1
    02.08.17  

    I will go the quirky route and do something different

  • By rachel23
    02.08.17  

    My boyfriend and I will be going the traditional route and getting dressed up and going out to dinner. We'll be going to one of our favorite restaurant's, The Melting Pot.

  • By ghpc70
    02.08.17  

    We will be celebrating a schoolentine! Day this year!

  • By zipporahs
    02.08.17  

    We were just talking about going out to dinner for Valentine's Day, but after 36 years of marriage, we STILL have a hard time deciding where to go. Oh well, we'll have to go out twice - once for him, once for me.

  • By MissMiles
    02.08.17  

    My hubby and I are going to dinner and then a movie!

  • By cindy2366
    02.08.17  

    I am celebrating with my husband and our friend who will be celebrating their 19th anniversary. We are doing Tapas!

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