Looking for an inexpensive expression of love this Valentine’s Day? Nashville Tennessee has so much to offer, if you know where to look. Here is the lowdown on the best of the best, with something for every budget. But don’t miss to check GiftTree for gifts your loved one would certainly love!
Candy and sweets are easy, and there are so many options. Cupcakes, and I am not talking about those petite little things that mom made you, have exploded on the treat scene. The gourmet ones with as much rich, creamy icing as cake are the ideal. Try Gigi’s Cupcakes- with Broadway and Cool Springs locations, for delicious offerings such as Wedding Cake and Midnight Magic Chocolate Chip. At $3.00, they may seem a little pricey, but this is like a mini-cake! They have special selections everyday, but there are so many yummy ones that you’ll have no trouble choosing. They also have a great website at www.gigicupcakesusa.com.
Godiva Chocolates in the Green Hills Mall has lots of the elegant, traditional, red heart shaped boxes filled with anything your heart desires, but there are a couple of other economical options that I like. Godiva has a precious stuffed bear holding a little net bag of foil covered heart chocolates. For $25.00 you’ll be getting two gifts in one. Also, you can get one colossal chocolate dipped strawberry for $9.00 or a paper cone with five or six (depends on the size) chocolate strawberries for $7.00! Both come dipped in dark or milk chocolate, but I am warning you to get there or place an order because these will go fast.
Woo on Bandywood in Green Hills has an array of beautiful earrings of every color and style imaginable. There is also a very nice selection of candles, soaps, fragrance and hair accessories. With this large variety of unique and special gifts, there is something to please everyone and a price for every budget. The sales staff at Woo is so helpful and will package your gift beautifully.
For a really romantic gift for both of you, why not try a couple’s massage? Adagio Massage, A Best Of Nashville winner, is located on Division Street and offers a variety of stress relieving massages that will give ample opportunity to unwind with your Valentine. Check out their website at www.adagiomassage.com and be sure to ask about any blackout dates. Another great massage option is BC Massage, which offers a variety of couple’s massages starting at 30 minutes for $120.00. BC will even come to your home. You can see all their packages at www.bcrelax.com.
Perhaps the most traditional romantic gift; flowers are always a hit and this year there will be lots of beautiful selections at really reasonable prices. Whole Foods in Green Hills will have a large assortment of beauties, both cut and potted. Their cut flowers are always abundant and unique and this year they have an awesome deal; 2 dozen roses for $19.99. There will be rose bouquets of all colors and even some multi-colored arrangements. This special promotion will run from February 3 – February 14 but get there ahead of the crowd for the best selection.
Kroger in Green Hills was overflowing last year with more Valentine’s floral gifts than I have ever seen in one spot. This year they will be featuring a “True Love Bouquet” filled with roses, asters and carnations for just $12.99. Perhaps the purest symbol of love; one long stemmed red rose can be yours for $4.99 or go for a full dozen at $44.99. There will also be potted mini-roses in an assortment of lovely hues priced at $7.99. .
So, if your budget isn’t Cartier or Van Cleef and Arpels this year, you are still in luck. Nashville’s businesses are going out of their way to make this a very special Valentine’s Day. Now, it is up to you to get out there and get those deals!