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Forget to buy your loved one something special for Valentine’s Day? Can’t figure out what to purchase last minute? Your Valentine won’t be disappointed with any of these fantastic last minute gift ideas.

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Is your Valentine a wine lover? Bacchus Secret Cellar in Quail Hill Village has more than 350 labels from around the world. An expert staff member will help in finding the perfect bottle for a gift or to share over a romantic dinner.

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944 Avocado Avenue
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 760-0003

Nothing is sweeter than giving your Valentine a box of Sprinkles cupcakes. Sprinkles cupcakes have a variety of beautifully decorated cupcakes including a delicious gluten-free red velvet cupcake. Shoppers can order online or in one of their local stores.

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If your Valentine is eco-friendly and loves natural products, then a Melvita gift pack will make the ideal gift. Melvita is a fabulous all-organic brand of skin, hair and personal care products. The top gift idea would be the popular Apicosma extra-rich hand cream.


For the girl who lives an active lifestyle the Quicksilver Women’s Collection will make the perfect gift. Shoppers will find apparel, footwear and accessories as well as select boards and other goods to cater to the active lifestyle.

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Brentwood Gardens Plaza
11677 San Vicente Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
(310) 442-6084

800 West Olympic Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 745-9911

Treat your Valentine to a little pampering with a professional blow dry at the Drybar. Your Valentine will feel like a princess when taken out for the evening with glamorous celebrity style hair. After your Valentine enjoys some pampering, enjoy a romantic dinner at Flemings Prime Steakhouse.

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Let’s not forget about the guys on Valentine’s Day. Purchase a box of his favorite cigars from Newport Tobacco at Fashion Island, or find the perfect spices at the Savory Spice Shop for the weekend barbecuer. The shop has a variety of gift packages available, and their helpful staff will also create customer gift packs.

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New Shoes

427 East 1st Street
Long Beach, CA 90802-4905
(562) 901-9949

Roland Products
3400 West Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90019

Looking for a gift with a little heart and sole? OKA b. ballet flats and sandals will have her dancing with delight. OKA b. has a wide variety of beautiful designer style flats, with a style to match everyone’s personality. In support of the American Cancer Society, OKA b. footwear has a limited edition pink ribbon Madison Slide.

Shelby Barone is a local freelance writer in Orange County. She is a Mom to three young children and spends her free time doing volunteer work in her community. She is passionate about health, nutrition and helping people to live with food allergies. She currently writes at Glitterful Felt Stories.

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