The Thought of Love: Valentine’s Day Gifts

That very special day devoted to all things love is embraced, celebrated and upon us.  Valentine’s Day gifts are always appreciated and anticipated. I looked to the authority,,  for an informative Valentine’s Day chart of the history of Valentine’s Day. Click to enlarge.

Valentine's Day flowchart

It’s always the thought that counts. The expression of love through flowers is wonderful, and a big red heart shaped box of candy is sweets for your sweet.  Here are more thoughtful expressions of love though word, deed and gift .

Let’s Take Our Love On The Road

Valentine's Day gift ideas

A Bed & Breakfast stay or weekend getaway is a surprise built for two. Build up the big reveal in steps. Begin with a wrapped travel pillow which will deliver the “pack your bags” hint.  Next, present her/him with a new bag for your upcoming travels. Last but not least, whisper the words guaranteed to seal the deal- breakfast in bed.

Pink Smooth Trip Microbead Travel Pillow ~ Sears: $19.95

Coach Madison Graphic Op Art Small Wristlet ~ Bloomingdale’s: $48

Coach Varick Nylon Travel Kit ~Coach: $78

Samsonite Inflatable Travel Pillow ~ Office Depot: $9.99

The Art Of Shaving Lavender Shaving Cream ~ Sephora: $22


 Your Valentine Ought To Be In Pictures!

Nikon Coolpix L24 14.0- Megapixel Digital Camera ~ Best Buy: $119.99

Dinner & A Movie

Love Story~ Target: $5.00

Somewhere in Time~ Target: $6.89

Giant~Amazon: $9.99

Casablanca~Amazon: $10.99

You Read My Mind! Love Letters Straight From Your Heart To Mine ♥

The Penthouse note cards~ Write Robinson Couture Stationery: $45

Pencil Me In

Dolce & Gabbana Limited Edition Charm Pencils.  Love and luck are represented by the traditional symbol of a heart and a golden horn to decorate the eyeliner. Exclusively at Saks Fifth Avenue: $33

Fashion Sweets

Merona red trench coat~ Target: $49.99

Geneva Platinum Women’s Rhinestone-accent link watch~$24.99

Two tone hinged bracelet~ Forever 21: $6.80

Vibrant feather pattern scarf~ Forever 21: $8.80

Tre Vero beaded nugget hoop earrings~ Dillards: $16.80

Merona Men’s Scarf ~ Target: $8.48

Esquire Magazine Subscription ~ Best Deal Magazines: $5.95

Pelican 1015 Black Case With Clear Lid For iPhone Water Resistant ~ Amazon: $24.91

Kiss The Cook

Le Creuset Enameled Cast-Iron 2-Quart Heart Casserole, Red - Amazon: $159.95

Tovolo Spatulart Flexible Heart-Shaped Spatula ~ Amazon: $10.99


 “Music And Rhythm Find Their Way Into The Secret Places Of The Soul” ~ Plato

2012 Grammy Nominees CD~ Amazon: $9.99


  The Greatest Of These Is Love.

All You Need canvas wall art decal~World Market: $17.99


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