It’s that time of year again when men struggle to find what to buy for their better halves to celebrate Valentines Day. To save all you lovely ladies from getting some petrol station flowers, bought on their way home from work, I’ve written this post to help ‘advise’ on a few ideas. Just leave this post open on your computer when your other half asks to check his emails!
For the crafter
There are so many things you can get for a craft crazy woman. From wool to paper, from jewels to glue, there’s so many ideas. But why not show them how much you love them with a gift in a jar. It will show you appreciate them, and they will really love how much effort you’ve put into the gift (even though it’s such a low cost!). I made these for family for Christmas and although it only cost £10 for all the bits, it was a fantastic gift and looked a lot more than what it would have if I’d spent £10 in a shop. Check out my pin board for specific jar ideas!
For the baking enthusiast
She’s probably got everything she already needs to bake a thousand different types of cake, so buying one item will just leave you with the look of ‘Oh thanks, did you keep the receipt?’. So why not subscribe her to a Bake Box Subscription. Filled with different tools, recipes and ingredients in each box (one box every two months) you can restock her baking cupboards for a full year, meaning she (and you) won’t get disappointed if she already has one of the items, because who minds when you get a box full of goodies sent to you in the post! Plus you’ll benefit from all the cake!
For the adrenaline junkie
If you think nothing is going to excite them, then why not buy them an experience day to remember. Choose from so many days out like race car driving, hot air ballooning or even flying lessons. What better way to get them excited! 😉
For the one who’s always busy
This would include all hard working mums who never get time to themselves and a bath means contending with rubber ducks and bath toys. Light her some candles, get her favourite bubble bath, fill her a glass of wine, and give her a box of chocolates. Then take the kids/dogs/noise out for the evening to give her some peace and quiet to unwind. If you’re feeling really generous, I’m sure she’d love a foot rub too!
For the one that’s hard to buy for
Why buy something she’s not going to want? Instead plan a lovely day out, complete with a picnic, hike and beautiful scenery. Walk somewhere you haven’t been before and enjoy each others company. Nothing says I love you, more than some quality time together.