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Old    ajmac            02-11-2010, 6:31 AM Reply   
Hey everybody, I'm sure this could be a thread that could help some people out, including myself. What are some good, original ideas for gifts and dates on Valentines day?

I'm trying to come up with things that can last a little longer than flowers and chocolate. My girl really likes incense sticks to burn and coffee, so I may try and get some stuff like that.
Old    Adam Curtis (acurtis_ttu)      Join Date: May 2004       02-11-2010, 6:40 AM Reply   
http://www.excitations.com/
some good ideas.
Old    E.J. (deuce)      Join Date: Mar 2002       02-11-2010, 7:00 AM Reply   
If you don't have someone that cleans your(her) home....that....

Set up someone to come into her house/apartment and clean once a week(every 2 weeks, whatever) for the next year.... Best gift you could ever give her...
Old    Flack (flackpack)      Join Date: Feb 2004       02-11-2010, 7:22 AM Reply   
I had to laugh about this very subject. My daughter was watching the morning news with me looking for school closings due to snow. While we were watching the news, a Walgreens ad came on advertising a Valentines personnal shopper. Follow the link - www.walgreens.com/valentines

Now you can shop for her on your drive home from work.

(Message edited by flackpack on February 11, 2010)
Old    Brett W (brettw)      Join Date: Jul 2007       02-11-2010, 7:23 AM Reply   
His/Her massage at some spa or other massage place.
Old    Benjamin (bendow)      Join Date: Sep 2005       02-11-2010, 7:23 AM Reply   
EJ, that's a great idea...how much would something like that cost?
Old    Benjamin (bendow)      Join Date: Sep 2005       02-11-2010, 8:00 AM Reply   
what the hell guys? I need ideas too, but how about some ideas for guys who aren't highrollers and don't want to spend over $100 on a gift. I called about the maid service...that was $530 for 6 months. Adam's link didn't have anything in San Antonio I can't afford to throw down $1000+ for those vacations.
Old    Eubanks (eubanks01)      Join Date: Jun 2001       02-11-2010, 8:04 AM Reply   
Ben - Just do a one time maid service. If she is like most women she would really benefit from and enjoy that.
Old    Paul (psudy)      Join Date: Dec 2003       02-11-2010, 8:09 AM Reply   
Ben, you live in San Antonio? Just go to home depot. There should be a large group hanging around the front. Ask them if there wives need any work.
Old    Elizabeth LaMarca (lizzyb)      Join Date: Sep 2005       02-11-2010, 8:10 AM Reply   
I don't know.. I would hate something like that. I would much rather that money be used for a vacation, a concert, etc.

A massage is a good idea, if she's into that sort of thing.

I've, in the past, framed pictures for valentines day, given tickets to an event, bought a massage (probably his favorite)..

What about a manicure/pedicure?
Old    Benjamin (bendow)      Join Date: Sep 2005       02-11-2010, 8:11 AM Reply   
That's an idea Eubanks.

Paul, I would like them to clean the house, not clean out her jewlery box
Old    Paul (psudy)      Join Date: Dec 2003       02-11-2010, 8:15 AM Reply   
lol, yeah I hear ya.
Old    Tony Prevatt (dixiebmxer)      Join Date: May 2009       02-11-2010, 5:19 PM Reply   
I got me an my girlfriend tickets to the Daytona 500. Is that selfish lol? It will be her first race.
Old    C.I.E. J-Rod (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       02-12-2010, 6:35 AM Reply   
I'm riding my dirtbike
Old    Benjamin (bendow)      Join Date: Sep 2005       02-12-2010, 8:39 AM Reply   
^^^I hate you...

and I hate Valentine's day...it's a giant marketing scam
Old    Melissa (psych3060)      Join Date: Sep 2002       02-12-2010, 10:25 AM Reply   
My husband is normally on a guys trip to Big Sur for camping and surfing this weekend and I can't remember the last time we celebrated V-day. This year we will be in Fresno with family and may give the 3-year old some candy. Romantic, eh? Yeah we are not so much the commercial holiday couple so no help there.
Old    Akadirtbikingdad (wakeboardingdad)      Join Date: Aug 2008       02-12-2010, 12:31 PM Reply   
It is a marketing scam ben. I'll boycott it if you will. :P

(I am going by Walgreens on the way home though. Just in case you bail.)
Old    Brett W (brettw)      Join Date: Jul 2007       02-15-2010, 7:57 AM Reply   
Wifey got a fancy new mixer for V-day.Upload
Old    PAUL (pnichols)      Join Date: Jan 2007       02-15-2010, 9:46 AM Reply   
^^^lol....best gift ever. Do they have one in yellow and black?

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