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When Linus Met Sally and Other Famous Fictional Couples

VALENTINE'S DAY
You have to be pretty hard-hearted to not get a least a little lump in your thought when you think of some of fictional couples. But have you ever stopped to think just how these crazy lovebirds ever got together? The answers may surprise you.

Linus Van Pelt and Sally Brown
According to the comic strip, Charlie Brown’s sister, Sally was born on May 26, 1959 where Charlie marked the occasion by passing out chocolate cigars to his friends. She grew up quickly. She took her first steps on August 22, 1960 and she fell in love with Linus, Lucy’s brother, on the next day. It was love at first sight, at least on her part. Sally has often referred to Linus as her “Sweet Baboo.” Her dedication to her man seems endless. She has missed out on “tricks and treats” by sitting in a pumpkin patch waiting for the Great Pumpkin and she was incensed that Linus would snub her a Valentine’s gift in favor for his teacher, Miss Othmar. Still, she clings hopelessly in love with the stripe …

DQ Offers Fun Valentine’s Gift

Dairy Queen's Red Velvet Spoon Case.
Presenting the Dairy Queen Red Velvet Spoon Case
What do you give the valentine who has everything? Dairy Queen holds the answer.

In a unique and fund-raising promotion for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, Dairy Queen is offering the Red Velvet Spoon Case for just $4.99. Part of the fast food giant’s Red Velvet Collection, the “keepsake jewelry box is lovingly encased in beautiful red velvet fabric and opens to reveal the iconic Dairy Queen Red Spoon resting on a white, satiny pillow. It’s the perfect way to pop the question, ‘Will you eat this cake with me?’”

See, it’s part of a set. DQ wants you to not only buy the spoon by also the Cupid ice cream cake too. The clever promotion will give about $3 from each spoon purchased to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. But there is a minor catch. You will need to order your spoon purchase by this Friday, February 6 to insure delivery by Valentine’s Day.


The DQ Collectibles website also has many other fun and nostalgic gifts for those of us who have been around long enough to recognize them!

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