Ep.104-It’s Valentine’s Week and it’s time to share with you my fave Valentine’s Day gifts (or anytime gifts) for 2015! From traditional gifts like candy and jewelry, to guitar lessons and a cookbook featuring shirtless dudes, there is something for everyone on this list. In no particular order, here are my faves for this year! Enjoy!….LISTEN IN ITUNES OR PODOMATIC (PC-Friendly)
Entire list of gifts/products and their corresponding companies listed below!
http://robinchocolates.com/, Twitter @RobinChocolates, FB-RobinChocolates
Named one of the top 10 chocolate makers in North America by Dessert Professional magazine – makes artisan chocolates that are delicious and come in unique flavors.
The 12-piece chocolate hearts collection – the “12 of Hearts” – includes the following flavors: Raspberry, Lavender, Chocolate Caramel Fleur de Sel, Mint Chocolate Chip, Dulcey Blonde, Passionfruit Honey, Richardo’s Coffee Caramel, Rose Caramel, Mimosa, White Ginger Rum, Port Wine Reduction, and Rosemary Caramel.
The collection is available online (nationwide) for $27.50 before shipping and handling: http://robinchocolates.com/products/24
THE UNBOUND BOX
https://unboundbox.com, Twitter @UnboundBox, FB-UnboundGirls
Unbound is a women run, quarterly erotic subscription service based in New York City. Our mission is to provide a friendly and approachable platform for product discovery in the erotic space while empowering our subscribers to be more informed and confident in their sexual pleasure. It’s a great way for women to explore their curiosity with BDSM and the kinkier side of the sex toy market. We are offering a singles box and a couples box this quarter in time for Valentine’s Day!
Whether you’re a card carrying member of the perpetually single club or you’ve been boo’d up since the days of passing notes in school, every woman should have a sexual relationship with her body. The key to pleasure, isn’t another partner, it’s you. We’re so pleased to offer up, The Solo. A box that gives you everything you need to enjoy your body and inspire pleasure. The Solo box includes the OhMiBod NaughtiBod 3.OH (a vibrator that plays music), Good Clean Love (lubricant with no parabens, no glycerin, no silicon, no petrochemicals), Dead Batteries (a Wisconsin-based battery company), and Sustain Condoms. And don’t forget to check out our playlist for The Solo as well. A great way to plug in, tune out and get off.
Every quarter’s Unbound Box includes 3-5 products, an informational card and an online magazine that enhances the Unbound experience with helpful how to’s, deeper product information, original erotica and themed playlists. An Unbound subscription retails for $65 (plus shipping) and the value of the boxes ranges from $75-100 per quarter. Use code datingadvicegirl15 for 15% off!!
CATE MCNABB RETRO RED GIFT SET
http://catemcnabbcosmetics.com, Twitter @CateMcNabb, FB-CateMcNabb
Cate McNabb is a line of mineral cosmetics that are paraben-free, cruelty-free, non-pore clogging and derived from natural ingredients. Uncompromising on color and coverage, this line is made for those who are “Bold by Nature.” Free of waterproof polymers, impurities and other agents, Cate McNabb Cosmetics is ideal for those with sensitive and/or acne-prone complexions.
You can’t go wrong with a classic red lip or a crisp, perfected liner. Whether you girl has a date with McDreamy or is spending the night out with you and your gals, you’re set with this classic Retro Red gift set. The Retro Red Gift Set comes with our All Pinned Up Lipstick, Black Gel Eyeliner, Eyeliner Brush, and Volumizing Mascara. http://www.catemcnabbcosmetics.com/product-category/collections/
CAMPFIRE GUITAR LESSONS
http://www.campfireguitarlessons.com/, Twitter @CampfireGuitar, FB-CampfireGuitar
Campfire Guitar is the perfect gift for the man you love this Valentine’s Day! He will be able to serenade you
with a love song in no time!….very sexy!!
Did you know most men attempt to learn guitar 3.5 times in their life? Most guys sit there struggling to learn with poor quality YouTube content. With Campfire Guitar’s premium online lessons your man will learn how to play all his favorite songs on guitar easily and quickly with just 1 hour of high-quality content designed especially for beginners.
Our premium online lessons are under $50! For $49 your man will get unlimited access! He will learn to play his favorite songs from artists like the Beatles, Bob Marley, Ed Sheeran and Maroon 5.
And if your man needs an awesome guitar we also sell a beautiful
studio-quality acoustic guitar and unlimited lesson access for just $249.
https://doshapops.com, Twitter @DoshaPops, FB-DoshaPops
Dosha Pops are handmade lollipops with ingredients that support a healthier lifestyle based on your Ayurvedic dosha. We use herbal tea recipes that blend the flavors of different botanicals with the most highly regarded Ayurvedic spices – such as turmeric, ginger, and cardamom to name a few – resulting in a variety of herbal infusions that taste great!
We think that our Wishful Pinking lollipops are great Valentine’s Day gifts for everyone. They are made with pink rose petal tea, which is chock full of vitamin C! These yummy lollipops are sold in 6-packs for $15. Dosha Pops will also be featured in the coveted 2015 Oscar Nominee Gift Bags!
www.genbamboo.com, Twitter @GENbamboo, FB-GENBamboo
These are perfect Valentine’s Day gifts this year because there is a growing demand of consumers who are mindful of our environment. Our watches are eco-friendly, as they are made from sustainable bamboo that comes from managed forests (meaning our bamboo source is replenished at the rate it is depleted). We also donate a portion of our profits to the National Park Foundation and the National Park Trust.
http://www.sendfuzz.com, Twitter @FuzzTherapy, FB-SendFuzz
Some things are meant to be kept close to your heart forever. Give a sweet gift this Valentine’s Day that they can snuggle, cherish, and enjoy for a lifetime! *Fuzz Therapy* is a super cute company that offers gift sets centered around a teddy bear. You start by going to www.sendfuzz.com and selecting one of *the *softest and plushest teddy bears you will ever find. Then add a gift set and personalized greeting card. Fuzz Therapy will package it all up in a gorgeous keepsake gift box and ship it directly to the recipient. Fuzz Therapy gift sets range from chewy gourmet caramels to signature Bear Necessi-Teas, a tender book and love quote cards, a lavender anti-stress ball, or the ultimate nap kit complete with a cozy blanket to
snuggle with. Prices start at $89. Check out Fuzz Therapy online at
BEAU TIES LTD
http://www.beautiesltd.com, Twitter @BeauTiesGuy, FB-BeauTiesLtd
Beau Ties Ltd. of Vermont is the premier source of silk bow ties, neck ties, menswear, accessories and more. Made in America, our handcrafted bow ties are available in a full range of styles and sizes: Freestyle (tie-it-yourself), Clip-on and Pre-Tied ties neck styles, as well as a full range of tie widths (standard, butterfly/jumbo, diamond-point, batwing and very slimline) and lengths (13.5-23.5 inches, and even shorter or longer custom sizes).
www.sloanemen.com, Twitter @SloaneMen, FB-SloaneMen
The age-old issue that millions of men continue to face, has now been beautifully solved. Inspired by the Bespoke Tailors of Sloane Street in London, Sloane Men’s Invisible Undershirt has successfully tackled the following six key problems: • Visibility through the over-shirt • Visible crew neck • Baggy/boxy fit • Uncomfortable material • Sleeves that are too long • Resorting to wearing a white sleeveless ‘wife-beater’.
Crafted from a unique fabric blend of Siro Micro Modal and Spandex to maximize comfort, the Invisible Undershirt is offered in three color options, Sand, Scotch, & Smoke, to match a variety of skin tones. It is designed to fit snugly without compression, is both breathable and lightweight with a slight stretch to prevent it from hanging loose after numerous washing cycles, and incorporates a longer length to ensure it stays tucked in all day without bunching above the belt line.
THE MOOD SIGN
http://www.themoodsign.com, Twitter @TheMoodSign, FB-TheMoodSign
Valentine’s Day is all about expressing love and romance but it should not stop that day. Many couples in a long term relationship want to communicate their love and romance throughout year.
The Moodsign is a small non-descript device with two arms that can be lit up in different colors to signal your partner that you are in the mood for love. It is designed to increase the non verbal part of relationships which by itself constitutes 90% of all relationship communication. It provides also couples with an alternative way to initiate sex throughout the year that fits between being totally spontaneous and totally planned.
An optional spicy sex game can played with the Moodsign on Valentine’s Day and beyond.
http://equalityvodka.com, Twitter @EqualityVodka, FB-EqualityVodka
The recently launched brand is an ultra-premium vodka with a simple agenda: Equality for all. For every bottle purchased, Equality Vodka will make a donation to a nonprofit organization recognized for advancing the equality movement for the LGBT community. Those who gift Equality to their loved ones are honoring the LGBT community and the fight towards equality for all.
Equality Vodka is an ultra-premium brand with a simple agenda: Equality for all. For every bottle purchased, Equality Vodka will make a donation to a nonprofit organization recognized for advancing the equality movement for the LGBT community. Using only the finest ingredients, Equality Vodka is made from top quality grain and specially filtered water. The 80-proof vodka is bottled and distilled in New York and goes through a multi-distillation process to ensure a smooth finish.
XXIV KARAT SPARKLING WINES
http://www.xxivkarat.com/, Twitter @XXIVKarat, FB-XXIVKarat
XXIV Karat is the first California sparkling wines with indulgent 24-karat gold flakes. Sourced from their vineyard in Mendocino, California and bottled in Lodi, XXIV Karat is the result of an exhilarating and exciting sparkling wine blended with multiple varietals, vintages and California Coastal appellations to assure the consistent quality of every bottle. True innovation sets XXIV Karat apart with its gold flakes that dances with the effervescence of bubbles, and an LED light that illuminates the bottle from within. XXIV Karat turns every occasion into a special one, reinforcing the
brand’s philosophy to Live Life All In™.
http://www.dormify.com, Twitter @Dormify, FB-Dormify
Between shopping for cute Valentine’s Day gifts that are all about love and romance, to those that are a little more Anti-Valentine’s Day, or shopping Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him/Her, there is a lot to look for. We even have gifts for those that are showing themselves a little love this Valentine’s Day. No need to stress, we have made shopping for the best Valentine’s Day gifts a breeze! Check out their cool apartment furnishings. http://www.dormify.com/gifts-kits/valentines-day-gifts
http://www.mantraband.com, Twitter @MantraBand, FB-MantraBands
Live What You Love Mantraband is a reminder to create a life you love, engage in relationships that you cherish, and do work you are passionate about. Because life is to be enjoyed, not endured. So, follow your dreams, embrace change…
Because positive thinking leads to a positive and happy life. That’s what we want for ourselves and everyone else on this planet. We do this by promoting a lifestyle of optimism, positivity, and mindfulness. Mantraband bracelets are made to inspire. They are the reminders to choose happiness, to live what you love and to be present in every moment.
http://thesisbeauty.com, Twitter @ThesisBeauty, FB-ThesisBeauty
For a special bonding time for couples, Thesis can offer amazing organic and vegan body scrubs – in Chocolate and Coffee flavors.
Let’s face it, how often do guys treat themselves to a spa experience? Hardly ever, because it maybe sounds like a girl thing to them. But they will totally jump on board if the girl initiates a celebratory spa time and the products are right 🙂 Our scrubs offer just that – indulgence for both, with edibly organic ingredients and scents that are not too feminine, nor too masculine to appeal to both partners. I mean, who doesn’t like coffee or chocolate??http://thesisbeauty.com/coffee-organic-body-scrub-100.html http://thesisbeauty.com/chocolatiers-gift-organic-body-scrub.html
http://www.savvysleepers.com, Twitter @SavvySleepers, FB-SavvySleepers
Luxury 100% pure Satin Pillowcases. They’re ultra-smooth for hair & skin and perfect for couples because they are anti-aging for men and women with a secret pocket for jewelry, love notes, etc. 🙂
Couples love them and they are a simple Valentine’s Gift to make the bed more romantic and sexy.
http://www.sprinkles.com, Twitter @Sprinkles, FB-Sprinkles
Feeling pressure to find the perfect gift? Let Sprinkles deliver cupcakes to the office and her coworkers will (enviously) declare you the Valentine’s Day hero!
Newly single? Sprinkles has you covered, too.
Proposing? Take inspiration from a Cupcake ATM proposal or ask in the most irresistible way possible!
And finally, for those who tend to forget Valentine’s Day, get out of the doghouse on February 15!
SMART IREACH SELFIE STICK
http://smartireach.com, Twitter @smartechrocks, FB-SmarTechRocks
The Smart iReach is the next generation selfie stick. Learning from the mistakes of its competitors, the Smart iReach is made from tough-quality carbon fiber, is compact and extremely portable and no assembly or remote required.. The Smart iReach is ready to go right out of the box – minus a quick charge to the battery.
The Smart iReach extends the reach of your arm so you can capture everything and everyone in your photo or video. It’s compact enough to fit in a purse, pocket or backpack, weighs less than a pound and comes equipped with Bluetooth technology that easily syncs up with your phone. Simply click the button on the stick’s handle and “SNAP!” awesome picture taken. No apps to download, no extra remotes to carry. Everything is right there when you need it.
www.touchstonecrystal.com/chele, Twitter @CheleStanton FB-TouchstoneCrystalChele
Let Chele Stanton make your Valentine’s Day jewelry shopping a Breeze with Touchstone Crystal by SWAROVSKI!!! Why wander the malls for hours when you can order online, or contact her directly and get Gorgeous Sparkling Affordable Quality High End Jewelry delivered right to your door?!!! It’s Fun, Fast, and Easy… And our Sparkle is truly Out of this World… SPECTACULAR SWAROVSKI!!!
Place your order with me or online TODAY for Guaranteed Delivery by Valentine’s Day! Go to: www.touchstonecrystal.com/chele For online orders, select “Chele Stanton” as your Host and “Valentine’s Sparkle” as your party!!!
Prices Between $16 to $299, 90 Day Money Back Guarantee, Lifetime Warranty
CASETIFY (formerly Casetagram) MEDIA DEVICE CASES
http://www.casetify.com, Twitter @Casetify, FB-Casetify
Casetify is a social design service based in Los Angeles & Hong Kong and is loved by celebrities like Lionel Messi, Jamie Oliver and Hilary Duff. Casetify turns your Instagram, Facebook and personal photos into custom cases for mobile phones and tablets. Casetify app is available on App Store and Google Play Store.
www.hatch.co, Twitter @HatchCo, FB-HatchHQ
Every product is made by people who care. We’ve created a community of the best professional makers who can customize any product and have it made for you just the way you like it. (We were recently named one of Time Magazine’s Top 10 NYC Startups!).
Welcome to Jumpin Jammerz home the original Adult Footed Pajama. Single handedly started the adult footed pajama movement, Adult Onesies, One-piece Feetie pajama craze over 16 years ago. Although seems like we are often imitated our Jumpin Jammerz brand has become a household name and synonymous with Footed Pajamas and onesie Pj’s worldwide. In 2011 Jumpin Jammerz was on the Ellen DeGeneres Show with Ryan Gosling where 450 Footed Onesies were gifted out. Ryan Gosling quoted: “They are Wildly comfortable” he ended up gifting Jumpin Jammerz to his whole family and entire Audience. In other words Jumpin Jammerz Footed pajamas make great gifts for that hard to shop for person.
We offer Batman Footed Pajamas, Spiderman Onesies, Iron Man adult onesies. You can even rock out in KISS Footed Pajamas as well our Tuxedo adult Onesie pajamas. Whatever your Onesie attitude is Jumpin Jammerz has you covered with over 250 styles of Footed Sleepwear. All made from cozy soft polar fleece and cotton.
MAN CANDY AND CUPCAKES
www.babescott.com, Twitter @TheLazyHostess, FB-LazyHostess
Add some sizzle and spice to your romantic life this Valentine’s Day by making your sweetheart some delicious treats from the brand new cookbook *Man Candy and Cupcakes*. Babe Scott’s new book features 40 of the most seductive and mouth-watering cupcake recipes paired alongside 4 simply irresistible and shirtless, hunky bakers who really know how to heat things up in the kitchen.
Get down on one knee and pop the question with the Six-Carat Cupcake – it’s a delectable carrot cake recipe with an edible ring on top. Or tell your sweetie how much he means to you with the I’m Nuts for You cupcake with Reese’s peanut butter cups mixed in. For the lonely hearts this Valentine’s Day, don’t be sad, just indulge yourself with the Lonesome Cowboy Cupcake –
this salted caramel cupcake is the perfect combination of salty and sweet. These recipes and so many more are featured in the book at www.babescott.com
Fiverr is offering affordable gifts this Valentines Day! Fiverr is an freelance online marketplace with Gigs starting at $5. This year they have set up two web pages dedicated to Valentines Day gifts for both women and men. Everything starts at $5!
For The Gals
With Valentine¹s Day and the highly anticipated premiere of 50 Shades of Grey fast approaching, we¹d love for you to consider sexy apparel and costumes by 3WISHES.com
for any stories you might be working on. There¹s even a collection of pieces inspired by the movie now it¹s your turn to be Anastasia Steele!
And, who said costumes are just for Halloween? Spice things up in the bedroom anytime with 3WISHES lingerie and costumes all perfect for acting out fantasies! 3WISHES has more than 10,000 products not sold anywhere else. The best part is everything can be ordered as late as the day before and still arrive in time!
JR EWING BOURBON
Southfork Bottling Company and Warner Bros. created the bourbon to pay tribute to one of the most beloved characters in television history, played by the late Larry Hagman. J.R. Ewing had a taste for the best in life and his namesake bourbon is the perfect gift for a man with discerning tastes.J.R. Ewing Bourbon is a partnership between Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Warner Bros. Television Group, in collaboration with Southfork Bottling Company. Distilled in the heart of Kentucky’s bourbon country, the 4-year-old, 80-proof light amber-colored bourbon is distributed in 35 states with plans for full national distribution by September 2015. Plans for international distribution are already underway as well. The brand is marketed to distributors around the United States by Prairie Creek Beverages, a national wine and spirits marketing company, and internationally by Melchers Group, a producer and exporter based in The Netherlands.
Whether a girl is single or has been newly coupled, a fun and exciting gift for Valentine’s Day is an excursion to nearby Pechanga Resort & Casino. It’s kind of like having Vegas in Southern California… only it’s only a little more than an hour away and you don’t have to deal with traffic.
Single girls can treat themselves to a pampering spa experience – massage, manicures, pedicures, haircuts/style, lounging by the pool, plus checking out the nightlife – a rooftop nightclub, live music, etc. The resort has a large, luxury hotel and the group can go wine tasting in the nearby wine country the next day.Couples can try their luck in the casino (largest in the state), take in a concert or comedy show, have a romantic dinner (11 restaurants on site), get a room for the weekend, visit the spa, go wine tasting and a lot more.
HARVARD SWEET BOUTIQUE
A delicious treat from Harvard Sweet Boutique is the perfect gift for the ones you love this Valentine’s Day! This all-natural, gourmet bakery offers fresh, made-from-scratch goodies with *zero* artificial flavors and only the finest ingredients. Harvard Sweet Boutique even carries gluten-free and low-carb treats! Packages start as low as $11 and can be bought online and shipped anywhere in the U.S. for Valentine’s Day gifting made easy!All products arrive in gorgeous, whimsical boxes that can be customized from the wrapping to the goodies that go inside. Check out some of our Valentine’s Day favorites
, Boston Marathon Cookies
benefitting Boston Children’s Hospital (a heart-shaped gift that gives back), Anti-Valentine’s Day Cookies
, Manly Brownie Sampler
, Sweetheart Shortbread Hearts
, and the Queen of Hearts Deluxe Tower
The Strawberry Liquid, Warming Liquid and X Silicone Liquid are particularly popular, sexy and affordable Valentine’s Day gifts and can be seen at this fun landing page inspired by a certain kinky new movie: http://www.astroglide.com/find-your-shade/#2
Happy Valentines Day!!!! xoxo