Picking the perfect present

Friday, February 8, 2008 | 3:47 p.m. CST; updated 11:48 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Only three days left to grab the right gift for your sweetie. Here are some ideas.


Beer of the Month Club

$123.80 at

Twelve bottles of different premium microbrews are delivered four times a year. The beer of the season from small regional breweries arrives every third month.

Customized Nikes

$110 at

Nike builds a pair of customized kicks with initials, nickname or whatever you want to put on the shoes.

North Face Windwall Fleece

$99 at The Alpine Shop, 1102 E. Broadway

Wind-resistant fleece, available in an assortment of colors and sizes and designed to keep him warm and dry.

Valentine’s Day Movie Night Package

$34.95 from

This gift idea is for the movie buff. It includes popcorn, a tub, soda, candy, chocolate hearts, heart lollipops and a new DVD of your choice.


Pink Digital Camera

$249.99 at Best Buy

This Fujifilm Finepix camera with 8.0 megapixels is hot pink and a possible gift selection for anyone who is gadget savvy.

Couple’s Chocolate Oil Massage

$140-$150 for an hour at Hacienda Perdomo Wellness Spa, 3712 I-70 Drive S.W.

This Valentine’s Day special includes a one-hour Swedish massage for a couple. Essential oils in the aphrodisiac blend may be used as well. It ends with a selection of chocolates and champagne.

Murval Carry-On Luggage Bags

$65 and up at Calhoun’s Accent Furnishings, 911 E. Broadway

These stylish luggage bags come straight from Paris. My favorites are the red quilted patent bag ($64.95) and the flocked red duffle ($79.95)

Love Candy Hearts Martini Glass

$24.95 at Hallmark stores

This hand-painted martini glass has candy hearts with special messages. Designer Tracy Lolita Yancy included a recipe for the drink on the bottom of the glass.

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