Valentine’s Day isn’t the only reason to love February; we’ve found some pretty fantastic FINDS to celebrate, too! From desk accessories to sweet treats, these 19 items will brighten your spirits all month long!
VALENTINE’S DAY IDEAS
Celebrate Valentine’s with this gorgeous arrangement from Rose Hill Flowers. Roses, hydrangeas and other fresh floral selections, set in a gold-embellished vase, create a colorful bouquet for your dining room table or nightstand. There’s even a succulent that can be replanted for long-lasting enjoyment. Order your arrangement for $79.95 from Rose Hill Flowers.
Nashville toile jammies
Drop a hint for (or treat yourself to) a comfy, cozy night’s sleep with these ADORABLE Nashville toile jammies from Katie Kime. The 100% cotton sleepers pay homage to Music City with familiar landmarks like the Country Music Hall of Fame and Nashville’s first couple, Johnny and June. And yes, they’re monogrammable! Find them for $128 at Katie Kime.
This wonderfully decadent Chocolate Strawberry Dream Cake from Caroline’s Cakes is the perfect dessert for Valentine’s Day — or any occasion. With four layers of chocolate cake filled with house-made strawberry coulis and topped with vanilla buttercream, chocolate-lovers will be smitten with this sweet treat. Order one for $70, which serves 14-20, at SB Shop.
What’s a celebration without a little excitement? If you’re looking to spruce up your Valentine’s dessert decor or add a touch of pizazz to your toast, try this four-piece festive mini heart sparkler set. Find it for $15 at Harlan Ruby.
Valentine’s Day grazing board
Who doesn’t love a beautifully arranged platter filled with goodies? We’re swooning over this Valentine’s Sweets & Charcuterie Board from Anzie Blue, which feeds up to four people and features everything from chocolate-covered strawberries and house-made brownie cheesecake bites to assorted meats and cheeses including prosciutto and cranberry goat cheese. There are even candy conversation hearts and Red Hots to add a little romantic flair to your snacking. Pre-order yours for $75 from Anzie Blue.
This magnifying paperweight is both functional and beautiful. Made of glass and brass, it’s handcrafted by artisans in India and imported through fair trade. It magnifies your subject by four times, making it a powerful tool whether you’re reading the morning paper or looking over contracts. Find it for $20.99 at Ten Thousand Villages.
Just because your work area needs to look professional doesn’t mean it can’t also look pretty. This copper wall planter with a white pot adds a contemporary design element to your productivity zone. Fill it with some lush greenery, and your home office is instantly elevated. Order it for $58 from Living with Landyn.
Essential oil inhaler
No matter your career, there are days and there are days. When work is stressful, this sweet little custom-blended essential oils kit is a great way to combat the chaos. Simply unscrew the cap, take a deep breath, and feel your stress melt away. Find it for $24 at Ash Blue.
Terracotta cactus kit
Need a little more warmth in your workspace? Try incorporating some plant life! This self-watering grow kit includes everything you need to cultivate a prickly pear cactus, and the terracotta planter brings a touch of the Southwest to your desk. Find it for $22 at OAK Nashville.
What are you waiting for? It’s time to get those cocktails flowing! This watercolor floral cocktail shaker makes that easy. From martinis to cosmopolitans, quickly cool down your drink in style. Find it for $33.99 at The Golden Slipper.
Craft cocktail infusions
With three different blend options in one little box (there are two packs of each flavor), these Teroforma craft cocktail infusions need only be mixed with the spirit of your choice — such as tequila, rum, gin or vodka — to create an easy, refreshing beverage. Find yours for $30 at Epergne.
Fresh fruit mixer
If you’re searching for the freshest tasting cocktail around, and you don’t feel like spending the evening squeezing limes and juicing your own fruit, we’ve got your solution. Perfectly Cordial‘s Tropical Sour fresh fruit mixer is a combination of Meyer lemon, key lime, citrus fruit, warm spices, lemongrass, lime leaf and cane sugar, and it can be paired with any wine, spirit or tea (or even plain water!) for a delicious treat. Not to mention, it comes in handy if you want to make a frosting, glaze, marinade or vinaigrette, too. Find a 12-ounce bottle for $16 at SB Shop.
“Nashville strong” wine glass
Make a toast to our fair city with this stemless “Nashville strong” wine glass — a reminder that our community faces challenges with pride, determination and resilience. Cheers to the town we love! Find it for $12 at Apple & Oak.
Both eco-friendly and fun, these copper straws are a great drinking utensil to have around, whether you’re sipping spiked punch or soaking up your daily water intake. Not to mention, they come with their own special cleaning brush, in a happy little canvas pouch that bears the quote, “One’s company, two’s a crowd, and three’s a party.” Find them for $28 at Abednego.
FUN WITH FOOD
Guacamole serving bowl and spoon
There’s something irresistible about dipping chips in guacamole — once you start, you can’t stop. This guac-centric serving set from Tin Cottage will make this delicious snack fit for consumption any time of day! Find the set for $22 at Tin Cottage.
Marshmallow roasting stick
Skip the wooden sticks and opt for this stylish roaster instead. This steel marshmallow roasting stick with a mango wood handle is a fun and safe way to toast your marshmallows to perfection. It looks like there might be some s’mores in your near future! Find it for $14.99 at Abode Mercantile.
SWEET TREATS WITH A TWIST
Flavored sugar cubes
Infused with the delicate and aromatic flavors of lavender and vanilla, these London Fog sugar cubes are a delicious addition to your morning coffee, afternoon tea, or even as an accent for your champagne cocktail. Even better, they are all-natural and locally made. If you’re looking for an assortment of flavors, they also come in vanilla, rose, pumpkin spice, and spiced apple toddy. Find them for $18.95 at The Barefoot Cottage.
Whether you’re looking to de-stress with a cup of tea and honey or reduce inflammation with a CBD-infused smoothie, this local honey with full-spectrum hemp extract is the ideal thing to drizzle in. Handcrafted in small batches right here in Tennessee, it’s all-natural and tasty, too. Order the 400mg jar for $35 and the 1,200mg jar for $95 from Tennecanna.
Popcorn for a cause
Marigold Gourmet Popcorn is collaborating with the Nashville Humane Association so we can help puppies and simultaneously enjoy some yummy popcorn. They’ve created an exclusive, limited-edition flavor called Puppy Caramel Chow Popcorn*, which you can purchase online and in-store during the month of February. Even better, 20% of the proceeds benefit NHA. The popcorn features caramel corn, milk chocolate drizzle, peanut butter chips and a dash of powdered sugar. (*This might go without saying, but please do not feed the popcorn to your own pups. It is meant for human consumption only!) Find it in sizes small for $9.50, medium for $14, and large for $21.50 at Marigold Gourmet Popcorn.
Happy February, Nashville!