Monday, 29 January 2018

Pop That Sweet Treat In Your Mouth | Valentines Day Gift Ideas

Hey everyone! 

Welcome to a brand new blog post! Valentines Day is slowly coming up soon. As its a massive marketing campaign to put a price on love and affection, I thought that today, I would write a gift guide telling you what you could buy for those who you love. If you're single like myself, then all of the below gifts can be bought for yourselves too.

Several bright pastel pink spherical chocolate truffles in a light pink heart shaped box next to a bright pink heart shaped lid on a white background.


Sweet Treats 

Jelly Belly 

Jelly Belly was founded in 1898, and began making jelly beans in 1976. Today, Jelly Belly products are sold all over the world. Jelly Belly jelly beans are certified kosher, vegetarian, and free from gelatine, gluten, fat and dairy. Jelly Belly products are the best thing for those who like sweets, but aren't a big fan of chocolate/can't have chocolate for reasons such as allergies or intolerances, like myself. I think that these Sparkling Wine Jelly Belly's are the best for a Valentines Day gift, due to them being full of light and refreshing flavours. The product also comes in a cute Champagne Bottle which I think is adorable!

A tall green plastic bottle with a gold top to look like a Champagne Bottle with a bright red jelly bean logo with Jelly Belly in cursive yellow font with Bubbly in gold bold font ona white background.

Lindt 

Lindt are the epitome of Valentines Day Chocolates, in my opinion, due to them being a little bit extravagant and delicious to eat, but also aren't too expensive. They also do the cute Chocolate figures such as the Gold Bear/Bunny. I think that this would be a cute gift on its own, as you get delicious chocolate and a cute charm, to attach to whatever you want. If you're within driving distance of a Lindt store, then I urge you to pop in, as they offer a Pick & Mix service which would be great as a present. You fill it up with all yours or your partners favourite Lindt Lindor truffles, and then all you would need to do, is buy a ribbon and attach to the bag.
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A medium brown chocolate teddy bear with engraved nose, mouth,,eyes and ears covered in a bright gold foil with a bright red coa covering most of it with Lindt in black bursive gold font on the bottom of it on a white background.

A rectangular silver box of different spherical chocolate truffles coveried in different coloured foil with some dotted around next to the box next to a clear large rectangular cellophane bag on a white background.

Charbonnet Et Walker

If you're feeling extravagant, and you are wanting something that's a little bit luxurious, then Charbonnet Et Walker is the place for you. Charbonnet Et Walker are known for their terrific truffles and a box of them with a ribbon, would make a perfect present for yourself or someone else. Flavours include Strawberries & Cream, Sea Salted Caramel, Whiskey, Pink Champagne and many more. All of their truffles are amaing, as I've tried them before and I can remember eating them like it was yesterday.

Several bright pastel pink spherical chocolate truffles in a light pink heart shaped box next to a bright pink heart shaped lid on a white background.

Old Fashioned Sweets 

Do you miss the good old days where you could run down to the corner shop, and pick up a bag of sweets for not that much money? Well, why not treat yourself/loved ones to some amazing old fashioned sweets such as Liquorice, Mint Humbugs and Aniseed Balls.

Several spherical dark red aniseed balls on a bright silver tray on a dark background.

Underwear 

AVA-J 

I think that AVA-J are the best underwear brand around in the United Kingdom. Their underwear fits amazingly and looks great on anyone. They stock great underwear such as Boxers, Boxer Briefs, Jockstraps, Briefs and much more for yourself/the men in your life who need some great underwear. They even stock nightwear such as gorgeous dressing gowns! They even have a sale on at the moment, which I'm trying to avoid, due to still not finding my wonderful pair of AVA-J underwear when moving to Leeds, and because I'm trying to not spend loads at the moment. I love their jockstraps and briefs as they're gorgeous and super comfy.

A v shaped jet black thick materialed jockstrap underwear piece with a cut out hole for the bottom with a thick wide rectangular strip at the top with avaj in simple white font on a white background.

A pair of rectangular bright blue boxer briefs with a black thick rectangular strap at the top of the underwear with avaj written in white simplistic font on a white background.

Bravissimo 

Bravissimo is an amazing lingerie brand for those who want to feel sexy and confident no matter what. Bravissimo stock their amazing products, in a vary od different sizes and colours. If you are a big boobed woman or know someone who is, eg, a partner or someone then this brand is for them.

A bright pink bra with black edges and black thin straps with a matching v shaped panty that is bright pink with a black edge trim on a white background.

Fragrance

Debenhams 

Debenhams is known for its amazing array of fragrances, from ones such as Jimmy Choo to Viktor and Rolf to Tom Ford. There is a luxury fragrance for everyone. If you want to treat yourself to a new scent or get someone special, something that they'ce been lusting over then Debenhams is the place for you.

A glass cylindrical hexagonal bottle filled with a bright pastel pink liquid with a silver cylindrical lid with a little red rose next to it on a white background.

A clear glass cylindrical hexagonal silver and gold bottle with a silver cylindrical lid filled with a light gold liquid on a silver background.

The Perfume Shop 

The Perfume Shop is known for having amazing perfumes, from brands such as, Calvin Klein, DKNY, Paco Rabanne, and celebrity fragrances such as David Beckham and Nicki Minaj. If you know someone who loves a certain celebrity then a fragrance from them might be a great gift. If you or yourself need to top up on a fragrance then this is the best place for you, due to their many offers.

A silver bottle with a silver head and black long flowing hair with a pink bra and Trini Girl in dark pink bold font on a white background.

Alcohol

Alcohol is a great go to present for anyone around Valentines Day, especially if they have a favourite liquor or brand. You can also always grab a bottle of something and add things, such as mixers and fruits to give them or yourslef a DIY Cocktail Kit. Check ASDA, Tesco, Morrisons. Sainsburys or your local Supermarket for whats on offer/what kinds of alcohol they stock.

Adventures

Experiences and adventures have become such a great gift. Things ranging from car experiences to afternoon tea to spa treatments and much more. Red Letter Days do a range of couple experiences which are great for those wanting to get back in touch with their other half but, there is also things like mentioned above that are great for one person or a group of friends.

Have you got anything planned for Valentines Day such as presents/experiences? Let me known down below! 

I hope that you've enjoyed reading this blog post! I hope that you've enjoyed this blog post.

Thanks for reading! 
Jamie x 

Jelly Belly's were featured in this blog post in return for goods or services. All views, opinions and ramblings are my own. 

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