Beginning of January, the shops were overflowing with ‘Back to School’ images and advertising. Images of pens, crayons and books line the shelves. Then the pens make way for pink and red with images of chocolate and hearts. Yes, it is nearly Valentine’s Day – again. The commercialized day of Love.
The one day a year that the retail stores and media tell us to spoil, surprise and pamper our partner. A commercialized romance day. Not my favorite day. However, I think with all the hype and expectations that are created by advertising around Valentine’s Day, a very important message is lost. In all the busyness of life, work, kids and goals, we sometimes forget to stand still and really appreciate our partner standing next to us.
I know it is true for my relationship. John travels a lot and when he returns, there are so many things that need to happen. Maintenance around the house, time with the little one, catching up with family and friends, groceries… An endless list of domestic things that needs to happen in the short space of the time that he is home. We get lost in the domesticated life and fail to stop and appreciated each other.
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Simply appreciating your partner once a year is not really enough to sustain a long term relationship. You need to stand still frequently to appreciated the other person. However, it helps if you have something to remind you, to take the time and look across the room to the other half of the partnership.
And that is where my Valentine’s Day Personalised list comes in. When Netflorist (you know I love them when John travels and misses important days) sent me their Valentine’s Day catalogue, I was so surprised with the increase in the number of personalized items. Beautiful every day items with a special message on.
What better way to be reminded about how much someone loves you, when you see that special message on an item you use frequently. It becomes Valentine’s Day Personalised every day. Herewith my top personalised items from Netflorist that will put a smile on John’s (and my) face.
Valentine’s Day Personalised
1. Personalised Heart Wine
How charming is this bottle of personalized red wine. This gift will make that special person in your life smile. A bottle of red wine (750ml) is branded with a unique heart label design, which is also personalised with the name of the recipient.
2 Personalised Love of My Life Chocolate Box
You can’t go wrong with Chocolates! A double wooden crate filled with delicious chocolate treats. Best of all, the lid is engraved with a unique ‘Love of my life’ design, which is personalised with the name of your love. Add a bunch of flowers and you will be winning big time! Remember… Chocolates pair well with whisky. 🙂
3. Personalised Double Johnnie Walker Crate
Not 1, but 2 bottles of Johnnie Walker! Make a loved one feel extra special with this unique and luxurious Whisky gift. A bottle of Johnnie Walker Gold Label and Johnnie Walker Platinum Label is housed in a double wooden booze crate which is engraved with their name, as well as a message.
4. Personalised Moet Imperial Crate
Champagne, after diamonds, is a girls best friend! This iconic champagne is an absolute treat, so let a loved one enjoy it in style! A bottle of Moët Imperial (750ml) is presented in a wooden crate which is engraved with a name and short message, making this the ultimate celebratory gift. A perfect Valentine’s Day Personalised.
5. Personalised Jameson Crate
Spoil the whiskey lover in your life with something Irish that is smooth and delicious! A bottle of Jameson Whiskey (750ml) is presented in a wooden crate with sliding lid which is engraved with a name and short message for that personal touch.
6. Personalised Love and Romance Wine Glass
Spoil that beautiful someone with a red or white wine glass which is printed with a special ‘Be(you)tiful’ design and is also personalised for that special touch. It’s the perfect gift for any wine lover! Add a bottle of personalised wine and some flowers and you have a winner.
7. Personalised Monogram Hip Flask
Make his day with this hipflask which is personalised with a unique ‘initials’ monogram design. Add some personalized whisky to the package. You will always be on his mind with something as personal as this.
8. Personalised Light My Fire Craft Beer
For the craft lover in your life. Four bottles of Red Rock Pilsner (340ml), branded with a unique ‘Light my fire’ label which are personalised with a name and message for that special touch.
What is your favourite Netflorist Valentine’s Day Personalised Item? Have a great Valentine’s Day.
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