1.) The Great Writers Series
Poe. Tennyson. Shakepeare. Melville. Austen. Freud. Angelou. From medieval to modern, scientific to fiction, The Great Writers Series by The Diggingest Girl captures the world's greatest authors on colorful linoleum portraits. The writing's on the wall: if your babe is a bibliophile, this is a must-have.
2.) Chocolats Latour
If chocolate is love, then Chocolats Latour is a sultry, lustful love oozing passion with every decadent bite. Made from the richest of cocoas, snag a sampler of truffles filled with ganaches of blood orange, sea salt and caramel, or earthy red wine. For that girl on fire, light her up with a solid dark chocolate heart dashed with habanero pepper.
3.) Tiffany Railway Charm
This next little number has hailed my attention: a shiny, sterling transit charm from Tiffany & Co., Downtown. If your sweetheart is one who can't wait to ride the Cincinnati Streetcar, this stylish statement piece is a guaranteed right-of-way into her heart.
4.) Winemaking Kit
Concoct your own love potion with a homemade batch of your favorite wine from Brew Monkeys. With dozens of tastes from Gewurztraminer to Cabernet Sauvignon, the gift of wine is one that keeps on giving good times throughout the year.
5.) Pinup Photoshoot
|My glamourous friend Becky's Valentine's photoshoot.|
Show off her flirty feminine side with a Pinup photoshoot package at Retrocentric. Complete with a professional vintage hair-and-makeup artist, an all-female photography staff, and new custom sets built monthly, getting dolled up has reached a new level of fabulous. Feeling beautiful and bold? Book a Boudoir photoshoot.
6.) Where We Met Map
Home is where you hang your heart. These customizable maps from My Place In The World mark the city of a couple's first romance and are available in all countries and colors of hearts to match your decor.
7.) Pole Dancing Class
Unleash her sexy strength with a sampling of pole dancing. Led by experienced instructors, this females-only environment lets a lady lower her inhibitions all while having fun and toning her body. With classes ranging from erotic dance and aerial silks to "booty camp" and pole fitness, PoleKittens offers a class for every comfort and experience level.
8.) Leather Universal Wristlet
Nothing gets a gal giddy than a luxurious handbag. Both practical and petite, this universal wristlet by Coach is roomy enough to carry an iPhone, plus features generous satin-lined pockets for credit cards, cash, IDs, and whatever other necessities she may need. There's even a pocket on the back side, perfect for stashing business cards. Pick one up in her favorite color at Coach Factory Outlet in Monroe for half-off the price at department stores.
9.) Serenaded by Elvis
She can't help but fall in love with you when you schedule a surprise visit from The King himself! Every Valentine's Day, Shades of Elvis makes stops around town to croon and swoon over the luckiest ladies in Cincinnati. Complete with portable sound system and bedazzled jumpsuit, Elvis serenades himself into workplaces, front doors, classrooms...you name it, and he'll shake, rattle n' roll himself there.
10.) Mixtape USB Stick
Relive the '90s by gifiting your lover with a handpicked selection of songs. This 1GB USB stick holds up to 900 minutes of digital songs and fits snugly into the classic cassette case that we all fondly adore. It even includes a fold out card where you can scribe your playlist.