Love is about giving, 365 days of the year. No matter what you go through, you continue to give to each other, whether it is your time, your patience, or just simply your attention. Nobody said that love is easy, but we continue to express it to each other.
Keeping love alive requires more than going through the motions. Everyday life can leach the romance out of your lives and leave you feeling like ships passing in the night. That’s why it is important for us to remain connected and seek out opportunities for romance when we can. Valentine’s Day is one of those wonderful opportunities to create romance. Good romance, like everything else in life, requires a little advance preparation.
Don’t be like me and wait until the last minute: make those dinner reservations, do a little subtle fact finding, figure out what your honey has been thinking about, and use those cues to make the perfect night. Take some time out to think of the best ways to pamper your sweetheart and top it all off with a wonderful present as a token of your affection. Make it memorable, so they can carry it around just the way they carry your heart in their hands.
Valentine’s Day is coming faster than you think, and the time has come to find the perfect gift for your sweetheart. Take a look at these fantastic gift options for him and her.
Number 1: Sandalwood Beard Comb – Women are on beard watch, and you’re lucky enough to have found a man who looks great with one. Help him keep it beautiful with a luxury beard comb. It is made out of hand-carved sandalwood and will be sure to make his heart melt. You can find it on Amazon, and with Prime shipping, it’ll be there just in time
Number 2 & 3: Silk Ties – Like the song says, every girl is crazy bout a sharp dressed man. There is something about a man in a suit that immediately ups the romance quotient. If you’re looking for the perfect tie for him, definitely consider shopping with Nordstrom’s this Valentine’s Day. I found great options from this affordable-but-gorgeous paisley silk tie ( $19, Nordstrom.com), to the super-luxe Burberry Manston Check Silk Tie ($190, Nordstrom.com). Either of these items will be sure to keep you busy admiring your love all night.
Number 4: Sterling Silver Cufflinks – How long do you plan to be in love? Say it’s for all time with these gorgeous Tiffany Cufflinks to decorate your love’s wrists. These “For” and “Ever” cufflinks are sterling silver, and they can be worn together or mixed and matched with the rest of the beauties in his cufflink collection ($200 “For” cufflink, Tiffany.com; $200 “Ever” cufflink, Tiffany.com)
Number 1: Kimono Robe – If she’s your treasure, then you’ve gotta wrap her up tight. Accomplish just that with this stunning black pearl kimono robe from Victoria’s Secret. Draping her in satin and relaxing is a fantastic way to set the mood. ($49.50, Victoriassecret.com).
Number 2: Key Chain – Remind her who still has the key to her heart with this adorable heart-shaped keychain. It is embellished with gold colored metal and blinged out with rhinestones so she can embrace her inner diva. This one is from Amazon, so you can get it quick with Prime if you’re shopping last minute ( $8.99, Amazon.com )
Number 3: Dooney and Bourke Wristlets – Girls just wanna have fun, and you can make sure your sweetheart does it in style! With this fashionable Dooney and Bourke Wristlet, you can take her out on the town without her needing to lug a heavy purse along. Let your night be one without burdens. ($126, Dooney.com).
I absolutely love every item in this guide. This list was actually inspired by items that I have received from my hubby, and those I gave to him. It’s simple, but the keychain made my day.
Are you ready for Valentine’s Day? You can’t buy love, but you can certainly keep the romance going with an occasional gift. Take your time and think through what your Valentine would most appreciate and use this guide to help get you started!