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Valentine’s Day gift ideas

Valentine’s Day gives us an excuse to be pampered by the ones we love. Here are some little treats to give to your loved ones in honour of Valentine’s Day.

Bouquet of chocolates

Here we combine two Valentine’s Day classics: flowers and chocolate! DouceSoeur chocolate bouquets are elegant and original in addition to being delicious. Available in regular or sugar-free, they can be delivered anywhere in Quebec. Regular bouquet, $70.

The Valentin

This strawberry and raspberry alcoholic drink makes for a very romantic gift that is ideal for Valentine’s Day. You can find the Valentin at the SAQ and it is 375 ml. $20.

Green & Black’s Organic chocolate

Green & Black’s Organic chocolates are organic, fair trade and make the perfect gift for chocolate lovers. In honour of Valentine’s Day, they developed a recipe for a Chocolate Martini made in the dishwasher! It’s super original and the perfect way to give a glow to your romantic evening. You can find the Green & Black’s Organic chocolate in natural products retailers and supermarkets for $4,47 for a bar of 100g.

Chocolate Martini 

Ingredients (10 servings)
750 ml Vodka bottle
2 bars of Green & Black’s Organic 70 % dark chocolate
2 teaspoons of syrup
¼ teaspoon of vanilla extract
Ice

Preparation: Remove 250 ml of vodka and put aside. Break the chocolate bars in pieces and put them inside the bottle, keeping a little on side for garnishing. Replace the cap and completely wrap the bottle in plastic wrap. Place the bottle in the dishwasher and start a normal cycle. Once the cycle is complete, shake the bottle. If chocolate is not completely melted, start a second cycle. Let the vodka cool to room temperature then place in your freezer for a few hours. To serve, pour 70 ml of chocolate vodka in a shaker, add syrup, vanilla extract and shake vigorously. Serve in a glass previously cooled with ice and sprinkle the remaining shaved chocolate as garnish.

La Vie en Rose

If you are looking for comfort with a touch of glamour, the new Valentine's day collection at La Vie en Rose is perfect for you. Choose from the collections Self-love, Romantic love, Friendly love, and more. Don’t forget to explore the men’s section to spoil your partner!

Lush gift sets

Lush has an amazing Valentine's day collection that is filled with romantic treats that smell likes roses. Browse online or visit the store to find the perfect bath bomb, body scrub, lip kit, and many more great body care elements for you or your loved one! Prices vary.

Romantic coupons

To add a touch of romance to your gift or to simply spoil your partner, offer a small booklet of romantic coupons. You can make them yourself or browse the various selections on Amazon. $8-20.

Fifty Shades of Grey book series

If you haven’t read the book Fifty Shades of Grey and its sequel Fifty shades darker, this book series is the perfect gift for you on Valentine’s Day. Engaging characters and a tendency to spice up your relationship, what more could you ask for! $10-13 each book at Renaud-Bray or $53,85 for the Boxset

Chocolate collection by David’s Tea

You probably already know the wonderful teas offered at David’s Tea! Their chocolate tea collection is perfect for Valentine's Day!

They even offer an adorable gift set for your Sweet someone! $26.

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