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Valentine's Day: Gift Ideas for that Special Someone

From flowers to jewelry, Patch has got you covered!

With Valentine’s Day just a few short days away, many are scrambling to look for the “perfect gift” for their loved one.

Here at Berkeley Heights-Mountainside Patch, we’ve decided to once again come to the rescue with some last-minute displays of affection that will show your better half just how much you care.

For flowers, in Mountainside offers a wide variety of roses to suit just about anyone’s taste. Some popular items include:

  • Red Roses: With Valentine’s Day being a largely traditional holiday, few could go wrong with this classic. Customers at Christoffers seem to agree, as red roses remain a popular choice around this time of year. “Red roses are at a premium price, since there’s such great demand," said shop owner Kurt W. Christoffers.

Christoffers’ Price: $80/dozen boxed, $95/dozen with a vase arrangement

  • Esperance Roses: An item that has gained a “dedicated following," these roses are an old-fashioned cabbage rose. Ivory in color with a pink lip, these beautiful flowers also have a long lifespan. “I frequently get reports that these last anywhere from ten days to two weeks or more,” said Christoffers.

Christoffers’ Price: $65/dozen boxed, $80/dozen with a vase arrangement

  • “Big Fun” Roses: The difference between these and the Esperance Roses are simply a matter of taste, since both are the same price. Hot pink, peach, and coral in color, these are sure to open up beautifully just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Christoffers’ Price: $65/dozen boxed, $80/dozen with a vase arrangement

What if your Valentine doesn’t care too much for flowers? Not to worry, because you have other options. If your Valentine loves the sparkle of a new piece of Jewelry, J. Michael’s Jewelers in Berkeley Heights has got what you’re looking for.

  • Diamond Earrings: Who doesn’t love a nice pair of diamond earrings for Valentine’s Day? J. Michaels Jewelers has a wide variety of diamond earrings, depending on the style your Valentine prefers. “It’s all fashion,"said Michael Bernardo of J Michaels as he displayed an elegant pair of 1 Karat Total Weight diamond hoop earrings.

J. Michaels Jewelers Price: $1400 for 1 Karat T.W. Diamond Hoop Earrings

  • Chamilia Bracelet: If you’re looking for something more out-of-the-box this Valentine’s Day, J. Michaels also offers Chamilia Bracelets. The stylish bracelets are not only a good gift for Valentine’s Day, as the beads you select for your significant other’s bracelet can vary in color and style and reflect any occasion.

J Michaels Jewelers Price: $85 and up

wazeer February 11, 2011 at 11:55 AM
its a nice gift
stam use February 12, 2011 at 05:14 PM
Or you can spend $1 and get her this iPad app http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/valentines-day-soundboard-hd/id413450928?mt=8 it was cute, funny and original (did not replace our Monday plans, but definitely put her in the right mood).

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