10 Valentine’s Day Gifts We’re Enamored With

Tis the season to shower those we love with Valentine’s Day gifts. Whether with a simple handmade card, a plate of decadent sweets, a colorful bunch of flowers, or even just a much-needed hug. Cheers to those who make life special.

But first, Champagne

Philippe Fontaine Champagne Brut Tradition.

Whether you are a prosecco admirer, a cava fanatic, or a Champagne devotee, you just can’t go wrong with a bottle of bubbly on Valentine’s Day. There truly is no better way to celebrate the one you love than with a pop, fizz, and clink! We love this Philippe Fontaine 2014 bottle of 100% Pinot Noir brut champagne. With hints of peaches and lychee fruit, this Champagne also has notes of buttered almonds. So if you’re feelin’ bubbly, this is the fizzy treat for ton amour.

Phillipe Fontaine Champagne Brut Tradition, $58 from WineAwesomeness.com

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Come on, you know you want to try this

Champagne Saber in Action

Champagne is meant to be savored—and occasionally sabered. Rooted in 19th-century French tradition, the elegantly curved Champagne saber slashes through bottles with ease—without the added danger of a standard saber’s edges. So for the thrill-seeker in your life, we can’t think of a better way to indulge in your favorite bottle of bubbly.

Viski Champagne Saber, $107.27 from Amazon.com

The way to everyone’s heart is through their stomach

Le Creuset L’Amour Collection Mini Cocotte.

This mini Dutch oven is simply adorable. And just the perfect size for a lovingly made individual pot pie, cobbler or gratin. Featuring an artisanal hand-applied heart applique on a classic white background, the mini cocotte is crafted from premium stoneware to ensure food is cooked to perfection. So whatever you choose to make, we’re thinking breakfast in bed sounds like the perfect way to start your Valentine’s Day.

Le Creuset L’Amour Collection Mini Cocotte, $28 from Le Creuset.com

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Chocolate or cheese? That is the million-dollar question

Cuisinart Electric Fondue Pot with Fruit

The fun of fondue gets a sleek makeover with the Cuisinart Electric Fondue Pot. Designed for use with chocolate, cheese, oil, or both, the set combines powerful electric heat with easy temperature control and handsome but tidy construction. A night of fondue with the family this Valentine’s Day sounds anything but cheesy.

Cuisinart Fondue Pot, $79.95 from Amazon.com

Put a bit of sparkle into your snuggle

Faux Fur Throw Blanket on couch.

This luxurious faux fur throw has a slightly metallic silver and ivory pattern that is as inviting as the idea of cozying up to your Valentine.  Relaxing at home with Cupid never looked so stylish.

Faux Fur Throw Blanket, $56.20 from RiverbendHome.com

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Don’t forget the melted butter

Rastelli's Cold Cracked Maine Lobster.

Prized for its rich flavor and succulent texture, Maine lobster served with drawn butter is just about as decadent as decadent gets. But if you are looking to up the ante this Valentine’s Day, try tossing the cracked lobster into a spicy Lobster Fra Diavolo or serve it Lobster Roll-style on a toasted hot dog bun or buttery baguette.

Cold Cracked Maine Lobster, $45 on Rastellis.com

No water required

Persona Bouquet Gift Set all three.

A Valentine’s Day gift of a personalized bouquet of treats and treasures that are tailored to your loved one’s favorite hobby? Brilliant! Whether it’s gardening, knitting or sipping tea that ton amour is into, they will be head-over-heels for these charming (and non-perishable) bouquets of goodies.

Persona Bouquet Gift Set, $98 on Anthropologie.com

Bubbly not included

Jasper Hill Farm Just Add Bubbles Gift Box

You provide the bubbly and Jasper Hill Farm will provide the picnic! (And what a gourmet picnic it will be.) Included in the gift box are 3 of their most popular creamy, dreamy cheeses, a jar of black truffle tapenade, salt-flecked sourdough flatbread crackers, and a sweet birch syrup for drizzling.  A cozy night in with your loved ones never tasted so good.

Just Add Bubbles Gift Box, $107 on JasperHillFarm.com

Keep calm and eat chocolate

Carian’s Bistro Belgian Chocolate Gift Box open top.

Sometimes you gotta stick with the classics. And a box of chocolate on Valentine’s Day is just that. This gourmet collection of premium Belgian chocolates includes dark, milk, and white chocolates with assorted fillings like almond, hazelnut, raspberry, and coffee. Such a simple way to say ‘I love you a choco-lot.’

Carian’s Bistro Belgian Chocolate Gift Box, $23.95 on Amazon.com

Bake some sweets for your sweet

6 Cup Heart Shaped Cakelet Pan with Red Velvet

Surprise your loved ones with a gift of homemade sweet or savory treats this Valentine’s Day. This Le Creuset 6-cup heart-shaped cakelet pan is as festive as it is functional. Made with an innovative silicone coating it will ensure that those decadent Red Velvet Cupcakes, Banana Bread Muffins, or Coconut Cupcakes are baked to perfection.

Le Creuset 6-Cup Heart Shaped Cakelet Pan, $24.50 on Le Creuset


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