Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

-Written by Guest Blogger Anneliese Lawton
Feature image from Brant Florist

There’s something to be said about Valentine’s at home. For one, dress-code is completely up to you. Want rock a bathrobe? The cozier the better. Evening dinner wear? Diamonds certainly are a girl’s best friend. Whether you’re celebrating a virtual Galentine’s with your best pals, a romantic evening with your hunny, or a day of love with those you love – there are plenty of ways to make this Valentine’s Day Special. With a little help from Downtown Burlington shops, we’ve put together an easy Valentine’s guide to help you spread some love (and if you share some love with yourself, we’re not here to judge).

Pick-Up a Card for Your Valentine at:

Are you with someone you could quarantine with forever? Waves in the Village has witty, punny, hilarious cards for everyone:

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Also check out: Handmade House and The Artisanville for cards as unique as the one you love.

Grab the Perfect Bouquet from:

You can never go wrong with a beautiful bouquet. Make someone’s day a little bit sweeter with a delivery from Brant Florist. There are plenty of arrangements to choose from – or you can create your own.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Have a night at the spa: 

We recommend: a bath robe, candles, and bath goodies:

New from Joseph Tassoni is the JT Spa Collection. There is nothing more soothing than cocooning yourself in the softest dream robe. Available for men and women (#twinsies), you and your partner can transport yourself to a luxury spa right in the comfort of home.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Light some soy candles from The Artisanville, grab some a special soap, massage bar, or bubble box from The Handmade House, or a cleansing scrub from Waters Edge Salon and Spa. A little relaxation, a little revitalization, and a little romance are just what Cupid ordered.

Dinner and Movie (or Game Night):

Every Valentine’s Day our downtown restaurants offer a variety of Valentine’s Day promotions & delicious menus for you to choose from just like Martini House’s Valentine’s Day Box! Search our wide variety of downtown establishments offering takeout and delivery here.

If you like the idea of ordering in but still want to play a part in making dinner, Son of a Peach Pizzeria, Culaccino Bar and Rayhoon Persion Eatery make-at-home packages. Get saucy with the one you love by making pizza or pasta at home – we also love this idea for a family.  

 

 
 
 
 
 
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And don’t forget about delectable desserts! Make your Valentines even more special with the finest Barry-Callebaut chocolate imported from Europe found at La Crème de la Crème Creamery. Hand crafted bites of deliciousness are a perfect gift for that special someone. Shop their seasonal items here.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Kelly’s Bake Shoppe also just released their signature Valentine’s Day menu which is all gluten-free, peanut-free, and dairy-free! Or grab a delicious array of baked goods, like truffles, macarons, cookies, brownies and more curb-side from Lola’s Choco Bar & Sweet House located in the center of Village Square.

Want to step up your Valentine’s Day dessert to the next level? MollyCake can create you a custom cake, or one of their signature Valentine’s Day cookies!

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Once dinner is made, hop into your jammies (Bocana on Pearl has adorable Valentine’s jammies), throw on your favouite movie or get competitive in a game of Scrabble (note: if you haven’t gotten competitive during Scrabble, you haven’t lived).

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Dazzle with Diamonds:

Classic, elegant, timeless. Jewellery (like flowers) is a classic Valentine’s gift that is ALWAYS appreciated. From beautiful diamond studs to the diamond that seals the deal, Harmony Jewellery, Modern Love Jewellery, Jockheck Jewellers and Classic Jewellery have everything you need.

 

Celebrate Love All Day Long:

It’s fun to dress up on a holiday – from St. Patrick’s Day to Christmas, there’s always a little something you can throw on to get in a festive mood. Joelle’s has an entire line of V-day friendly attire:

 

 
 
 
 
 
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When it comes to decorating your home for Valentine’s Day – there are SO many options.

Pure Boutique has a bunch of adorable décor pieces from pillows to front door mats and even kitchen plates.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Grab Some Lingerie from…

Lingerie D’Amour has comfortable, feminine pieces perfect for Valentine’s Day (that you can also wear from day-to-day). Visit their new online shop for everything from lingerie to sleepwear and even gifts for men.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Just because this Valentine’s Day will be different – doesn’t mean it can’t be fun, especially with a little help from our #local friends.

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