If there’s anything that can get us through the dreary days of February, it’s a major dose of LOVE. This magic can take on many forms, from a warm cup of lentil soup to a furry companion, overjoyed at the prospect of an evening on the sofa next to you. It’s with this idea in mind that we’ve rounded up this month’s to-do list, which plays lightly on the theme of love in all its forms.
From podcasts to perfume vials, we’ve got ten ideas for things to do in February that are sure to give you the butterflies.
Love is all around.
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Check out behind the scenes images from Wes Anderson’s upcoming film, The French Dispatch, which has been described as “a love letter” to journalists. It also stars Frances McDormand, so… we love it already.
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Dress up your bed with something silk (the pillowcase sets from Hill House Home are swoon worthy.)
Learn why one Harvard study found that partners in arranged marriages, over time, end up being more in love than couples who marry for love. Listen to this episode of The Heart for more insight from Ryan Kailath, whose parents met 15 minutes before they married.
Add some sex appeal to your living room with these pieces from Anthropologie’s new furniture collaboration with Soho House.
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Surprise your S.O. or roommate with a home cooked meal.
Read the new book from adventure photographer Ben Moon, about the incredible bond he shared with a rescue dog when they needed each other most. (Warning: ugly cry alert)
Treat yourself to a gorgeous wearable perfume vial by Monolito.
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Have a loved one take the enneagram test, then read all about their personality type for a better understanding of what drives them.
Show your coffee table some love.
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