We may have changed the year from 2020 to 2021, but the pandemic is still looming in the shadows, giving us yet another reason to make the Valentine’s Day celebration at home even more romantic.
Start by getting your home ready!
There’s nothing more calming and comforting than refreshing your bedroom with a new set of bed sheets that are not only soft, but also incredibly beautiful. The Elegant Strand Portofino Sheets are available in 3 neutral minimalist tones and are made of breathable high quality 100% cotton that stays cool and feels extremely soft, offering you the best comfort for a perfect night of rest and relaxation.
Depending on where you live, Valentine’s Day might catch you in a cold or hot climate, but don’t let that get in the way of your celebration. With the Dyson Pure Hot + Cool Cryptomic new purifying fan and heater you are guaranteed year-round whole room purification as it delivers fast and even room heating in cold climates as well as powerful cooling in the summer, while at the same time cleaning the air around you and encouraging wellbeing and maintaining comfort levels in the home. And what’s even better, you can control everything with just an app.
Speaking of products that do the work for you and prepare everything so that your home stays in perfect shape and is a continuous place of rest and relaxation, the iRobot® Roomba® s9+ is everything you’d want out of a vacuum and more. It maps out your home to deliver the best cleaning possible, empties on its own with Clean Base® Automatic Dirt Disposal that holds dirt, dust and hair and it comes with Anti-Allergen System with AllergenLock Bags that capture and trap 99% of pollen and mold allergens. Together with the Dyson, they are guaranteed to keep your home in tip top shape.
There’s something magical about planting a tree together. It represents putting down roots and sets the tone for future growth. It represents resilience, growth, hope in the face of the daily challenges of life. And what better time to plant a symbol of your love than on Valentine’s Day. The Arbequina Olive Tree from My Perfect Plants can grow up to 20 feet tall and 15 feet wide at full maturity, which means you and your loved one will get to watch it flourish just like your love year after year. The tree gets shipped in a box with everything you need to plant it in your own garden or in a large pot and see it thrive for years to come. Plus it can become one of those family heirlooms that the children and grandchildren get to tell stories around, a symbol of peace and love in the family.
Time to get yourself ready!
There’s something magical about using a triple-milled French soap from Provence as part of your self-care ritual and Averal might just be the perfect one. With soothing options like honey and lavender or fresh ones like eucalyptus and mint, this luxurious soap will not only leave your skin clean but also hydrated and smelling amazing.
Treat your face to a little massage and cleaning action with the Fancii & Co ISLA Sonic Cleansing Brush. With over 1600 sonic vibrating bristles, the ISLA Cleansing Brush will give you the best glow and natural radiance you could ever hope for without even a hint of makeup. It gently exfoliates and unclogs pores to remove up to 99.3% of dirt, excess oil and makeup and give you absolutely radiant healthy skin.
Just because you’re opting for loungewear, it doesn’t mean you want to look like you just fell out of bed. JJwinks loungewear looks like it’s coming right out of a dream though as it’s soft, comfy, yet at the same time stylish and cute. The fabric is made in Los Angeles from beech trees using an environmentally-friendly process, then turned into beautiful and fashionable clothing that will not only be perfect for Valentine’s Day, but for every day to come after.
Now it’s time to set the table!
Cook something absolutely amazing in the Viking 3-Ply Stainless Steel Oval Roaster with Metal Induction Lid and Rack, 8.5 Quart. Whether you’re opting for roast chicken a la Meghan Markle, who got proposed over a roast chicken dinner, or going all out with a brisket, the Viking Roaster will make it easy to turn your ingredients into an unforgettable meal.
Don’t forget to use all the spices you’ve been growing in your Homegrown Garden Deluxe Culinary Herb Grow Kit. And if this is the first time you’re diving into the culinary world, this Herb Growing Kit is guaranteed to impress your date as it’s super easy to plant and grow, yet looks and feels like you have the greenest thumb. Plus it’s non-gmo and made in the US, which means you are getting the highest quality possible and your dishes will be seasoned and flavored to perfection.
Go for a rustic presentation with the Viking Culinary End Grain Acacia Wood Cutting Board. This beautiful cutting board is made of end-grain cuts of the Acacia tree creating a natural contrasting patchwork pattern making it unique to each board just like everything about your love is unique to you. Place it in the middle of the dining table as a serving dish for the maximum experience.
Pair your amazing home cooked meal with a wine from the Chateau Ste. Michelle Artist Series 2017 collection. This amazing red wine is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Malbec, and Cabernet Franc aged for 21 months in 55% new French oak, and 5% new American oak. The Artist Series wines are a work of art in themselves as they are crafted by head winemaker Bob Bertheau, who mixes exceptional Bordeaux-style blends of unique power and character that honor world-class artisans such as Dale Chihuly, Alden Mason and Andre Petterson.
No celebration is complete without an amazing dessert and a delicious cake from Lady M might just be everything you need. The Signature Mille Crêpes cake comes in different flavors from chocolate and tiramisu to earl grey and pistachio, each with a fresh and sweet flavor. The cakes are incredibly light and fluffy, making them the perfect way to celebrate your love.
Keep everything fresh with the Uber Chill Mini Fridge. There’s something just so luxurious about this mini-fridge and about being able to place it seamlessly and stylishly just about anywhere in your home. The fridge uses state of the art and environmentally friendly thermo-electric Peltier technology, making it capable of cooling or warming the contents within a reasonable amount of time. Not only is it the perfect fridge for your bedroom, but it can also be taken on the go and used in the car.
Gift with love!
Now that all the preparations have been done, make sure the gifts are wrapped and ready for the day.
For her opt for a pair of Cocktail Sneakers. The Weekender Red is the perfect color for Valentine’s Day or for adding a pop of color to every single day. These beautiful suede sneakers feature a top-stitched calfskin toecap and trimmed with calfskin piping. What’s even more amazing is that these sneakers can be styled up with a fancy outfit or worn with athleisure and loungewear for a more casual look depending on the day.
Make him feel like a celebrity with the Cloos x Brady Sunglasses from Christopher Cloos. With a unique eye for precision, just like the famous quarterback who has won no less than six Super Bowls, these sunglasses are an embodiment of his values and the brand values of Christopher Cloos: high level craftsmanship, immeasurable attention to details, luxurious materials, comfort, and a care for the environment as all frames are biodegradable. These sunglasses are not only stylish but will make him feel like a champion every day.
There’s something magical about handwritten notes. They show the person took the time to not only craft a beautiful message, but also to put down their best penmanship to convey the message. The Graf-Von-Faber-Castell Guilloche India Red is made of precious resin and engraved individually using a method otherwise reserved for jewelry or silver accessories. The barrel is then hand-lacquered and repeatedly polished. The result is a unique and most interesting surface texture. No two writing instruments are identical, making each an individual example of the craftsman’s art.
Break all the rules about what’s cheesy and what’s not and go ahead, get matching shoes! The AKK Shoes might just be the perfect ones as they are lightweight, breathable, and come in a beautiful deep burgundy red, that will be a hit with any couple. They are perfect for socially distanced strolls, hiking, or just running errands together before the evening celebration.
Now all that's left is to enjoy the celebration with your loved one!