Valentine’s Day is much around the corner again, and you must have been wondering what to present as special gifts to that special someone. As everyone knows, Valentine’s Day is an annual romantic event that is celebrated globally with fanfare, and it is a time to express romantic appreciations to your spouse, lover, and other persons that you love. From Nigeria to Nepal, from the Congo to the Vatican, from South Africa to Argentina, and from continents to continents, Valentine’s Day is a romantic occasion when the old become young at heart again, and the young revel in the exhilaration of being in love. Yes, of loving and of being loved. But then, this globally romantic occasion presents two initial challenges to people the world over: What to do, or things to do on a Valentine’s Day; and gift ideas for a Valentine’s Day occasion. Let’s take the first challenge first, okay?
1. Things To Do on a Valentine’s Day
You wouldn’t be the only one to be at a loss of what to typically do with your lover on a Valentine’s Day. But the following might be a good lead on what to do:
i. Go on a romantic date: Going on a romantic date with your special someone seasons up the spirit of Valentine’s Day when you go to the beaches, wildlife parks, and tourist resorts like the Disney World in Orlando, Florida, or just visiting a restaurant to order for your favourite menu in a quiet secluded area of an eatery where you could just gaze into your lover’s eyes and fathom the depths of love.
ii. Cook a special dish: Imagine reversing roles and cooking a special dish with exotic recipes for your wife or girlfriend for a change; and imagine serving her in bed with that special dish she so much loves. Such little acts make Valentine’s Day a day to be remembered for a long time to come for special memories.
2. 2013 Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas
Gift ideas for celebrating this 2013 Valentine’s Day occasion might be divided into three areas: Gift ideas for men; gift ideas for women; and gift ideas for kids, and others.
a. Valentine’s Day gift ideas for men: It is necessary to understand some personal things and preferences in your man to be able to know what gifts to buy him for romantic occasions like Valentine’s Day. Is your man a sportsman, a working student, a top business executive, an artist or a bookman? What are his preferences, and what are his styles? Knowledge of these would help give you the needed 2013 Valentine’s Day gift ideas you need. But then, the following are gift ideas you could give to men:
Books and CDs
Ties, bows and
b. Valentine’s Day gift ideas for women: Women generally love soft and emotional gifts, and it might also be a good idea if you knew what your special someone loves and would like to have among others. You could consider the following 2013 Valentine’s Day gift ideas for your woman:
Chocolate and vanilla creams
Perfumes and body sprays
Fashion wears and accessories
c. Valentine’s Days gift ideas for kids: Kids don’t often miss out on the excitements of Valentine’s Day, and it might be a good idea to consider the following gifts to buy for kids during this romantic period:
Chocolates and vanilla creams
Special hand-made crafts
Educational games, cards, and dresses etc.
d. Valentine’s Day gift ideas for others: You might find it necessary to express your love and appreciation to your boss, landlord, driver, workers, neighbours, and associates during this period. In addition to the above listed gift ideas, you might equally consider the following and even modify them to suit your particular needs and situations:
Customized and personalized gifts
Embroidered kerchiefs with names and events embroidered or embossed.
Exotic plants like bonsai, orchids, poinsettias, lilies, cactus, and tulips etc.