How 2 Wow this Valentine’s Day

By  January 22, 2014

Your boo. Your honey. Your better half.  Chances are you’re looking to treat your significant other with a little something special this Valentine’s Day.  Not to worry, 1800Flowers and their suite of brands has you covered so that you’re firmly in lover’s lane this upcoming February 14.  Here are some of my personal favorites from their many offerings to inspire your inner romantic gent this Valentine’s Day.


Love & Romance

What’s Valentine’s Day without a little romance? Opt for a treat that you two can enjoy together over a dimly lit room with some bubbly by your side with the “Love & Romance” chocolate box from Fannie May.  The box features 12 covered strawberries with everything from luscious dark chocolate to champagne infused chocolate for a special night in.$59.99


Long Stemmed Cookie Flowers-Layered Hearts

Let’s face it, roses are a little overrated.  If your honey likes a little something sweet to snack on, then maybe you should try out the “Long Stemmed Cookie Flowers” from Cheryl’s. $49.99


My Heart is Yours

Deliver a super sweet sentiment with the “My Heart is Yours” basket from  The basket features a variety of fruits including pineapples and melons and sells from $59.99-$69.99.


Personalized Message in a Bottle – True Love

If sweet treats really aren’t your thing and words are, then you may want to send your better half a special message in a bottle.  This retro inspired gift will show that you’re thoughtful and romantic.  Choose one of three pre-selected poems and add a personalized message for even bigger impact. Visit for more information. $39.99


Lovin’ Ghirardelli Basket

When it comes to chocolate Ghiradelli is always a good option. This delicious basket from offers a variety of the brand’s best treats including milk chocolate squares and white mocha.  The packaging comes complete with an elegant and simple design which is almost as impressive as the chocolates themselves. $29.99


Popcorn Heart Decorating Kit

The final treat on this list is courtesy of The Popcorn Factory which knows all too well how to balance the salty and sweet. Make your own popcorn treats for your honey and present them as a gift this Valentine’s Day to show your thoughtfulness and consideration.  $24.99

Contributing Editor, Jor-El Caraballo is the editor of, a New York City based lifestyle blog that aims to help men embrace their own personal sense of style and confidence. Started out of his own personal journey to find information and support for his hair, Jor-El created MANE MAN to help guys learn from his personal challenges and trials with grooming products. Affectionately known to his readers as “MANE MAN”, Jor-El covers everything from the best in grooming and shaving to culture, lifestyle, fashion and health.