Selecting Valentine’s Day Gifts
Valentine’s Day is drawing close. For those of you in relationships, you know what this day brings. Many say it brings a chance to tell your significant other that you love her. Others will know what I mean when I say that Valentine’s day can bring in a fair share of frustration. Why? Simply because we all want to make that day special. We want to ensure that the person we love knows just how much we love them. Expectations are high as are the rewards, but the price of disappointment is also costly. So how do we ensure satisfaction? We go in search of the best gifts for her. The difficulty arises when we don’t know exactly what our lady wants.
So how do you solve the dilemma you face? It’s very simple. All you have to do is listen. The interesting thing about women and gifts is that they drop hints. Those hints may just be the lifesavers that you have been looking for. Sometimes it gets difficult to find the perfect gift because every so often you get the feeling that your girl has everything she wants. Then what? The turn to these fail-safe ideas.
Flowers don’t always say it all. They, do however, form a good accompaniment to any gift. Most women love flowers. Find out what flowers your significant other likes and get her those. You will definitely get brownie points if you get them in her favourite color.
2. Champagne and Wine
If the lady you love is a connoisseur of wine, then you can get her a bottle as her Valentine’s day gift. Tie a little ribbon around the neck and place it in a nice decorative bag. Women love a personal touch. In fact, you should have a romantic dinner planned, it may just be the right occasion to enjoy the wine/champagne together.
3. A Trip to The Spa
Every woman loves to be pampered and appreciates a man who can cater to her needs. The best way to show a woman that she is loved is by gifting her luxury and comfort. A gift certificate to a nearby spa can convey this message. Take some time to find out which spa she visits. If you are unsure about it, then ask a female friend for her advice. Rest assured that this is a gift that almost every woman will love!
4. A Chance to Fly
The newest trend is to gift a person an experience. There are a variety of experiences to choose from. The best among them is the ability to take hold of the controls of a plane and learn how to fly it. If your girl loves new experiences, then this maybe the best gift you can think off. Gift her a chance to learn how to fly. Trust me, she will not stop bragging about her Valentine’s day gift for a long time!
5. A Hot Air Balloon Ride
Take the romance to the next level. Nothing is more romantic than looking down at the vast landscape of the countryside while holding each other’s hands. Gift your girl a chance to look down and see nature at its best. Gift her a chance to reach out and touch the clouds. A Hot Air Balloon ride is an experience that isn’t ever forgotten.
No matter what you decide to give your significant other, there is one thing that you must always remember. The presentation! The presentation of the gift really matters a lot. After all, a lot of the fun is in the wrapping. Take time to think about how you want to present your gift. It could be elaborate or really simple. A bottle of wine is best presented in a bag with a nice ribbon. A gift certificate may come in an envelope. Some gifts, on the other hand, may need to be gift wrapped. The trick is to add a personal touch to everything you do. If you are not very big on creativity, then try adding a small note. It means a lot to the person reading it.
There isn’t much time before Valentine’s day arrives. It’s time to stop fretting and start acting. Listen for your partner’s subtle hints or resort to one of the five fail-safe gifts. Add a personal touch to everything you do. Remember that it isn’t about how much you spend on buying the gift that counts. What is more important is that you get the right gift for the right person.
Alex Morgan – Currently studying in Dublin, Alex is a career writer, by choice! Versed in a number of subjects he mainly specializes in tech, education, health and fitness and gaming; of the video variety. He posts on a number of blogs and websites and harbors desires to begin a great novel, but struggles creating character names – Look for the epic fantasy “Tom the Barbarian” on shelves soon.
He can often be found on twitter under the handle @Al_Exical. He finds it comforting to talk about himself in the third person.