It’s quite a famous fact that exchanging of romantic and warm Valentine’s Day special gifts and greetings form the major part of this second most popular holiday of the year. And, in today’s world of towering commercialism, the tradition of gift-giving on Valentine’s Day is exploring newer shores. Turn your eyes around when the month of February dawns over the calendar, and you can’t help spot the renewed flood of sweet Valentine’s Day gifts in every store every year—those heart-shaped candy boxes decked up in red silk ribbons, those cute little cupids, those cuddly soft-toys or may be those sweet-smelling Valentine blooms—all these make D-day look all the more beautiful! Every year the stores come up with newer Valentine’s Day gift ideas to lure the starry-eyed gift hunters on the prowl during this time.
Research shows that the top recipients of Valentine’s Day gifts and greetings are couples (both steady and wanna-be), children, grandchildren and parents. But you can also send your wishes or gift a token of love to your ex-love, your friends, your latest crush, your neighbors or may be to someone who’s more than friends. Now, flowers and candies are so far the best and the most universal of all Valentine’s Day gifts. You can also wish your dear teachers a very ‘Happy Valentine’s Day’ accompanied by a warm ‘thank you’ note. It’s sure to touch them deep and set their hearts aglow on this special occasion of love. Then again, you can pick some mushy love songs for the love of your life or you can make your significant other feel utterly significant by surprising her with a romantic holiday trip to some oh-so-nice nook of the earth. These are ideas which are sure to do the magic on the recipient. And rest assured your Valentine’s Day is going to be a memorable one. Kisses count as great Valentine’s Day gifts too. You can shower your kisses on Valentine’s Day because it has historically become a coveted gift for this very special holiday.
Now if you aren’t having a partner right now, don’t croak and frown. You can get someone into the spirit of love with a candid ‘Be My Valentine’ note, can’t you? Or may be you can impress your flame with some love funologies. Wouldn’t that be some love-ly Valentine’s Day gift ideas? And if you’re not among the luckier ones and have a distance to conquer to get in touch with your loved ones, just tell them how much you’re missing them on Valentine’s Day. You can send some virtual gifts his/ her way or you can ship a gift of your choice over the seas to be delivered sharp on February 14. But remember, nothing surpasses a hug when it comes to Valentine’s Day gifts. This isn’t something money can buy, nor does it run the risks of over-usage or the disgrace of becoming cliché. Maybe that’s what makes them more precious. Hugs can convey things which perhaps no other material Valentine’s Day gift can. So hold your loved ones close to you and give them a sweet squeeze on this sweet occasion of Valentine’s Day. Speak your heart out as best as you can, say ‘I Love You’ as many times you want, hug your dear ones as much as you can and make them feel warm all over as soon as you can with wonderful gifts and gift ideas!
Here’s wishing you a very Happy Valentine’s Day too!
Sean Carter writes on holidays, Valentine's Day and world events. He also writes on family, relationships, celebrations, religion, love and friendship. He is a writer with special interest in ecard industry and writes for 123greetings.com . He is an active blogger at Valentines Day Blog .