We lead such hectic lives nowadays. Between work and family, there doesn’t seem to be enough time in the day for planning ahead. So here you are again, scrambling around at the last minute to find Valentine’s gifts for your love. You want the gift to be unique, something they will always treasure.
Don’t fret—to help you in your search, we have gathered together Valentine’s gifts from a selection of businesses located right here in New Jersey. Best of all, many of these businesses have special hours for the holiday weekend to accommodate last minute shoppers.
The Missing Piece Puzzle Co.
Love is in the air at The Missing Piece Puzzle Co., where you can turn a memorable photo into a personalized photo jigsaw puzzle. They also have a selection of Valentine-themed puzzles. The Absecon boutique also carries an assortment of accessories, such as jewelry and stylish scarves.
Store Hours: Saturday: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, Sunday: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Bath Time in Cape May sells everything needed to bathe in luxury. They carry soaps from around the world along with essential oils. The store even has a fragrance blending bar to create custom scents. They’ll be offering a special chocolate fragrance on Valentine’s Day, and creative types can jazz it up with a bit of coffee, almond, or even raspberry.
Store Hours: Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Pink Cake Box
The folks at Denville’s Pink Cake Box specialize in sweet. For Valentine’s Day, the boutique is offering a variety of items including a special edition conversation heart Valentine cake. The cake comes in one of three flavors—vanilla cake with dark chocolate buttercream filling; red velvet cake with vanilla buttercream filling; or chocolate bake with raspberry chambord filling. The cakes can be colored either red, white, or hot pink, and personalized with a short message. The boutique is also selling shortbread LOVE cookies, pink heart cakes, and rich chocolate fudge brownies with heart sprinkles.
Store Hours: Saturday: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Paper Grace on Main, LLC
In the quaint town of Clinton stands Paper Grace on Main, the boutique destination for elegant and fashionable stationery design. Their shop has one-of-a-kind greeting cards and stylish handmade wrapping paper—perfect to accent your special gift.
Store Hours: Saturday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sunday: 12:00 to 5:00 pm
There is Valentine décor aplenty at Kirkland’s, with locations in Watchung, Cherry Hill, Mays Landing, and Rockaway. Their unique offerings include wall plaques, wall hangers, heart shaped storage cubbies, love inspired candle accessories, Valentine accent pillows, red wreaths, sculptures, frames, prints, word blocks, and signs.
Store Hours: Saturday: 10:00 am to 9:00 pm, Sunday: 11:00 am to 6:00 pm (Rockaway 12:00 to 6:00 pm)
At Leigh Florist in Audubon, you can find a unique way to give flowers this Valentine’s Day. For example, you can purchase an artfully designed gold dipped bud vase, with a single red rose and a vintage scroll containing a special Valentine’s Day message. The floral company offers roses in colors of red, white, yellow, pink, peach, and orange.
Store Hours: Saturday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sunday: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Jersey Artisan Distilling
Fairfield’s Jersey Artisan Distilling is the first new distillery to open in the Garden State since Prohibition. They offer silver and dark Busted Barrel Rums, along with Morena, a rum flavored with Brazilian coffee. The Distillery supplies of number of NJ-bakeries, including Chocodiem in Clinton, who makes chocolate truffles with the aforementioned Morena Rum.
Store Hours: Saturday: 2:00 to 7:00 pm, Sunday: 12:00 to 5:00 pm
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Pink Cake Box / Website
Paper Grace on Main / Facebook
Kirkland’s / Facebook
Leigh Florist / Facebook
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