Last Updated on December 18, 2023 by David Michael

Valentine’s Ideas

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Valentine’s day can be fun and relaxed and still be romantic.

Serve a Valentine’s Cocktail to get the party started. Check out some of our favorite Valentine’s Cocktails that are classy, classic, and not sugary sweet.

Dinner can be something as simple as a nice loaf of bread, a great piece of cheese, a bit of fruit. Maybe a little pâté  if you’re feeling a little fancy. A bottle of wine or champagne and you’re all set. Check out our recipe for an easy pâté that would be perfect for Valentine’s.

Of course you could just skip right to chocolate fondue. Ours is made with deep dark chocolate and a touch of cognac for a sophisticated version of this Valentine’s day classic.

For a more portable chocolate indulgence be sure to see our recipes for chocolate truffles.

Fun for all ages, Fortune Teller Fish make a great ice-breaker at a Valentine’s party, or for an evening at home.

Fortune Teller Fish displayed in a red glass.
Fortune Teller Fish
 Spiritual Imports 144 Fortune Teller Miracle Fish - Fortune Telling Fish

Valentine’s day never seems complete without some Conversation Heart candies.

Brach's Conversation Hearts

We love puzzles and these 3-D Heart jigsaw puzzles are a fun Valentine’s gift for all ages. Sold in sets of three, these are great as individual favors for a Valentine’s Day Party for kids and adults.

heart shaped 3d acrylic jigsaw puzzles
Valentines Hearts 3D Jigsaw Puzzles
Heart Jigsaw Puzzles

Setting the mood encompasses all the senses. The sense of smell is a powerful and often overlooked trait. P.F. Candle Co.’s Rose & Sandalwood candle fits the bill perfectly here. The combination of rose and sandalwood is a classic and is a blend that is better than the individual components.

P F Candle Co Sandalwood Rose candle

For more scented candle recommendations, see our post on Luxury Scented Candles.

Music is an essential part of the mood too. Let Gilberto Gil fill the air with his remarkable and understated album Gil Luminoso. It’s just the Brazilian masters voice accompanied by an acoustic guitar.

Gilberto Gil - Gil Luminoso

Indulge in a rose scented bubble bath. Bath and Body Works Love – Rose + Vanilla creates a fragrant bubble bath. Like having a velvety bath surrounded by bouquets of roses.

Bath and Body Works Love Rose + Vanilla Foam Bath

Bring the party with you into the bath safely with these unbreakable insulated champagne flutes.

Insulated Champagne Flutes

Plan on an evening at home in style. Silk pajamas are comfortable and luxurious. Available in several colors for both him and her.

Silk Pajamas for her

Silk Pajamas for him

If you prefer going to bed wearing nothing but a touch of fragrance, we’ve got you covered; so to speak.

Gucci Bloom for her is a remarkable floral fragrance. A modern white floral composed of white flowers tuberose, jasmine, and Rangoon creeper – a relative of honeysuckle. An amazing and elegant fragrance that isn’t overpowering.

Gucci Bloom Parfum

Chanel’s Bleu de Chanel for him is a personal favorite. A spicy, woodsy fragrance with citrus and herbs, this is a sophisticated, yet understated fragrance.

Bleu de Chanel

Never be at a loss for words that can help fan the flames of love. The Penguin Book of Romantic Poetry is filled with works from the New Romanticism era and has something for everyone.

The Penguin Book of Romantic Poetry

We hope you have a wonderful Valentine’s Day!
Be sure to check out our other Valentine posts for more ideas:

Valentine’s Cocktails that aren’t overly sweet.
Valentines Candy for our favorite treats to share.

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