Avert Valentine’s Day Disaster – Last Minutes Gifts Under $65

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Showing your loved one just how much you care on Valentine's Day doesn't have to break the bank. With this collection of decadent, whimsical and generally thoughtful gift ideas that also happen to be economical, your Valentine's Day game can remain on-point without the hefty price tag.

Shari’s Berries Ombre Cherries with Dozen Valentine Strawberries (www.Berries.com) - $64.97

Saying “I love you” is twice as nice with this dual gift pack from Shari's Berries. The decadence starts with very large fresh strawberries that are dipped and decorated with swizzles, chocolate chips and adorable micro heart sprinkles perfectly suited for Valentine's Day. This gift is doubly sweet with the addition of 10 juicy maraschino cherries that are hand-dipped in four shades of pink for a lovely ombre effect. This delicious collection includes 2 maraschino cherries hand-dipped in white, 8 maraschino cherries hand-dipped in various shades of pink, 4 strawberries dipped in milk chocolate with white swizzles, 4 strawberries dipped in dark with chocolate chips and 4 strawberries dipped in white with heart sprinkles. This gift from Shari’s Berries makes a

tasty moment to remember.

2012 Treana Red Wine (www.HopeFamilyWines.com) - $45

After 18 years, Paso Robles-based Hope Family Wines is giving its flagship “Treana” wine a bold new look that belies its affordability. Designed exclusively for Hope Family Wines, the label is screen-printed in 22-karat gold directly onto the bottle using cutting-edge technology, resulting in a distinctive, elegant feel. The taste is distinctive as well. The 2012 Treana Red is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah, showcasing the Rhône varietals that flourish in California’s Central Coast. Treana features beautiful aromas of bright red cherry and pomegranate enhanced by intense flavors of plum, allspice and vanilla. This wine culminates with a long and balanced finish. The 2012 Treana Red has great depth and structure, and will continue to develop and mature over the next ten years. 

Light My Fire Candle (www.TempleSpa-USA.com) - $38

Energize your space and put a little love in the air! The Light My Fire candle has been handcrafted exclusively for Temple Spa, and boasts a fresh, upbeat fragrance that will liven up the atmosphere of any space. It’s aced with a gorgeous blend of rousing essential oils, including clary sage, grapefruit, ginger, orange, peppermint and bergamot, that are all wonderfully captured in a fresh white glass. The Light My Fire candle is perfect for creating a spa ambiance in the privacy of your own home. The candle has a long burning life of up to 55 hours and is made with 100% sustainable and renewable wax comprised of 100% natural soybean oil for a cooler, cleaner burning without soot build-up.

 

 

Diamonique Pave' Sterling Heart Ring (www.QVC.com) - $49.75

You'll heart this sterling silver puffed heart ring. Pave-set, faceted Diamonique simulated diamonds and a highly polished shank make it a great and affordable gift choice for any gal who loves bling—whether a romantic partner, a daughter or to share with a sweet friend. Total weight of this pretty piece is approximately 7/10 carat and it’s replete with round cut stones thoughtfully set to shimmer. The Diamonique Pave' Sterling Heart Ringis available in full sizes 5-10.

 

 

‘Messages from the Heart’ Multi-Chain and Collar Necklaces (www.JCPenney.com) - $30.80

These stunning necklaces by Sandra Magsamenmake a statement both of love and fashion. These two romantic necklaces feature silver-tone, gold-tone and brass-tone metals with acrylic, glass and resin, as well as cubic zirconia stones. The collar necklace measures 18" and has a haphazard design while the multi-chain necklace measures 16" and has a more thoughtfully planned feel. Both necklaces come with a 3" extender. Designer Sandra Magsamen is an artist and author whose work has touched millions of people, one heart at a time. Sandra's collections offer women a new way to express themselves and experience each day with more heart, meaning, purpose and joy.

 

Geneva Platinum Metallic Round Face Watch (www.Overstock.com) - $22.09

On Valentine's Day, give the gal you love the gift of time. This ladies watch by Geneva Platinum with Japanese Quartz movement will add style and precise performance to any fashionista's day. This watch features a faux leather strap available in various colors, a rose goldtone bezel and a rose goldtone dial. A high polish finish completes this great look. Also durable, the watch is water and dust resistant.

 

 

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"The Luxe List" Executive Editor Merilee Kern scours the luxury marketplace for exemplary travel experiences, extraordinary events, and notable products and services. Submissions can be seen  at www.LuxeListReviews.com. Follow her on Twitter here: http://twitter.com/LuxeListEditor and Facebook here: www.Facebook.com/TheLuxeList.

***Some or all of the accommodations(s), experience(s), item(s) and/or service(s) detailed above were provided at no cost to accommodate this review, but all opinions expressed are entirely those of Merilee Kern and have not been influenced in any way.***

Republished by permission of and provided to Haute-Lifestyle.com by author.

Images courtesy of for Shari's Berries, Hope Family Wines, Temple Spa,Overstock.com

 

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