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5 Last Minute Valentine's Day Gift Ideas: Him and Her

Now that the roads are usable following the blizzard last weekend, it might be time to start thinking about the Valentine's Day gifts that need to get bought before tomorrow.

Sure, the historic snow storm that teared through the region could be used as an excuse to why you didn't get a superb Valentine's Day gift for your significant other, but, it's a stretch. Why bother going through the hassel?

Head downtown this morning as soon as the stores open and net a perfect, one-of-a-kind gift for your Valentine. 

GIFTS FOR HIM

1. SOMETHING TO WARM UP HIS COLD WINTER NIGHTS

Consider a fine sipping liquor for your gentleman. Gordon's Fine Wine & Liquors can recommend something great, including old favorites, new finds, and a few distilled locally.

2. AHHHH!

Consider the gift of relaxation and stress relief with a 60-minute gift certificate for a massage. Try Massage Envy at the New Main Street Marketplace.

3. HOME IMPROVEMENT

Need to check off some items on your list of home improvements projects? If so, head to Home Depot or TrueValue.

4. CARS

S & J Auto Detailing offers car detailing. If you're not sure what your guy would like, a nice gift certificate to an auto store could work, too.

5. THE WAY TO A MANS HEART…

Why cook? Select a complete gourmet dinner at one of Waltham's many restaurants. 

GIFTS FOR HER

1. BIG THINGS IN LITTLE PACKAGES

You can't go wrong with jewelry. Check out Marcou Jewlers.

2. DATE NIGHT

Why go out on a cold winter’s night? Instead surprise her with a romantic movie date at Embassy Cinema. Check out their schedule for upcoming films here.

3. DAY OF RELAXATION

Give her a day of relaxation with a gift certificate to one of Waltham's many spas and salons.

4. CAN’T FIND THE RIGHT WORDS?

Consider a book of love poems or a classic love story. The folks at Back Pages Books  have a wide selection of literary gifts to tickle her funny bone or play on her heart strings.

5. GO TRADITIONAL.

CVS has the traditional Valentine's Day chocolates and goodies. If you're looking for a something a bit fancier, check out Edible Arrangements.

Above all, remember: it's truly the thought that counts!

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