Homemade Chocolates! Make your own chocolate truffles, or melt chocolate and pour it into candy molds to make specialty-shaped chocolates. Place the cooled chocolates into mini-muffin cups arranged in a box, and then tie the box closed with a red or pink ribbon for a classy finish.
Creative Gift Baskets! Turning an ordinary basket into a glowing
Valentine gift is simple: Line a basket with a tablecloth or cloth napkin; carefully arrange your homemade delectables inside; and fill any extra space with colorful fruits, homemade bon bons or even candles. With a pink or red ribbon, secure a Valentine card to the basket and then present your gift with pride!
Book of Love. Tempt your Valentine with a little preview of what will appear on the evening's menu. A Valentine gift booklet of the recipes that you will be preparing for the evening will surely whet your partner's appetite: Simply print out your favorite Allrecipes gift card and all of the recipes for the upcoming meal, tie them together with ribbon and (voila!) you're ready to woo!
School Packs. Send your littlest Valentine off to school with cellophane-wrapped cookie pops to give as Valentine's to all their pals -- or surprise them with a Valentine-inspired lunch box filled with red, pink and white-colored foods.