Present Perfect: Local Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts

In case you hadn’t heard, tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. Whether you love or loathe the holiday, it’s a nice excuse to show your significant other a little extra love and appreciation. And what better way to do that than with a token of affection? We’ve rounded up an assortment of local last-minute Valentine’s Day gifts–from an artful floral arrangement to a simple but sweet card–sure to knock the socks off your main squeeze (and maybe even some other articles of clothing…).

Bold Blooms from Olive & Cocoa
Before you lay down for a dozen so-so roses from your local grocery store, listen up: All orders placed before 2 p.m. MST today from SLC-based Olive & Cocoa will arrive in time for Valentine’s Day! Our pick: the “Le Couer,” red roses arranged in a heart shape. 800-538-5404, oliveandcocoa.com

Love Notes (S.W.A.K.) from The Write Image
Stop by this stationery and gift boutique in SLC, and pick out a Valentine for your Valentine. One of our faves: “Bullseye” by Mr. Boddington’s Studio. The store also stocks an assortment of gifts, including Millcreek Cacao.¬†Cards and chocolate in one fail swoop? Major score. 2205 East 2100 South, SLC, 801-485-1909

Raspberry Marshmallows from Les Madeleines
Forget slaving away over a five-course meal–we’ve got an easy recipe for romance: Pair pastry chef Romina Rasmussen’s homemade mallows with a chunk of locally made Amano chocolate, place between two graham crackers, cozy up to your fireplace, and voila! Ooey gooey berrylicious s’mores. 216 East 500 South, SLC, 801-355-2294

Pretty Little Things from Katie Waltman Jewelry
What gal doesn’t love a shiny new trinket every now and then? She’s sure to fall for these dainty gold necklaces from Salt Lake City’s Katie Waltman Jewelry. Place an order online or schedule a local pick-up. katiewaltman.com

Table for Two at Log Haven
It’s hard to go wrong with an eatery Travel and Leisure voted, “One of America’s most romantic restaurants.” Unsurprisingly, Log Haven is all booked on February 14. But, the restaurant’s Valentine’s Day Extravaganza–featuring a special menu and live music–kicks off today and runs through the 16th, and lucky for you reservations are still available tonight, Friday, and Saturday. 6451 East Millcreek Canyon Road, SLC, 801-272-8255

Tub for Two at The Kura Door
Relax and rejuvenate at this Japanese-style spa tucked into a cozy pocket of the Avenues. The “Lovers Retreat” includes a traditional Ofuro bath and 60 minute massage a deux. After, lounge in plush bathrobes and sip tea or take advantage of the spa’s steam room and sauna. 1136 East 3rd Ave, SLC, 801-364-2400

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