As much as I LOVE getting flowers for Valentine’s Day, I always tend to feel guilty about the lack of practicality in such a gift. Flowers make me feel very spoiled, and as much as I love getting them, there are lots of practical gifts that I would enjoy just as much! Here are some gift ideas for even that picky girl on your list.
I don’ t know you, but here in the midwest it has been super cold! If you are in a cold climate, this is a fantastic gift. Two key things to amp this gift up a notch would be color and super softness. Since it is for Valentine’s Day let’s go for red or pink…or her favorite color!
2). YOGA MAT & DVD
Awww…the gift of relaxation. Cheaper than taking classes at a gym, AND she will be able to practice the “bow” and “plough” in private. 🙂 Yoga is fantastic for stress relief, body awareness, toning , better sleep and more! If you are feeling spunky you can join in and learn the poses with her.
3). AROMATHERAPY CANDLES
Candles are simply awesome. I love watching them flicker under dim light and I really like a light soothing scent. Aromatherapy candles are made with essential oils that have therapeutic properties to relieve stress and they positively affect brain chemistry and hormone production. An excellent choice for relaxation would be lavender or eucalyptus and spearmint . Look for soy based candles since they will burn cleaner (no petrol-carbon soot), they are biodegradable, and purchasing soy based candles will help with the economic growth of the soybean farmer. Continue reading