February is the month of lovers and it’s time to make lovely memories with your loved ones. Valentine’s Day, which has eventually turned into a seven-day affair, which includes Rose Day, Propose Day, Chocolate Day, Teddy Day, Promise Day, Hug Day and Kiss Day followed by the big V-Day. Celebrated on February 9, Chocolate Day is the perfect occasion to savour sweet treats and indulge in cocoa desserts with your partner.
Well, a packet of delicious chocolates is always an easy choice, however, if you want to make their day special here are few special gifts. From a packet of personalised chocolate bars to cakes and museum visits — friends and lovers gift and relish different kinds of chocolates on this day. Here are few gifting ideas for you to choose from, so you can make the day special for your loved ones.
Dedicate a handcrafted and personalised chocolate box
Life is a box of chocolates, and you never know what you’re going to get. That’s one of the most famous lines from Forest Gump, but there is infinite truth in it as well. This Valentine’s Week, you can choose from a whole range of such handmade chocolates available online and offline, and even go for some personalised versions as well. Be it the wrapper with your names on it, or even the actual chocolate bar embossed with a special message – the possibilities are endless. The gifts start at around Rs 1,000.
Get a Chocolate Spa
During winters there can be nothing as comforting as a hot aromatic bath. Chocolate has many rejuvenating and healing properties, which is why chocolate spas are one of the more exotic and indulgent spa treatments one can get. Which is why this is a great day to gift your special someone a luxurious chocolate spa treatment at their favourite spa. And better yet, go for a couple deal. You can also choose to buy a chocolate spa kit online and spend some quality time together at home. Treatments usually start at around Rs 1,200.
Chocolate Lip Balm
The goodness of chocolate is not just a treat or your taste buds but also for your skin. Especially during winters, people tend to suffer from chapped and dry lips. Much like a spa, chocolate balms make for lovely, aromatic and tasty lip balms so that your next kiss can be so much more interesting. So this Chocolate’s Day, gift your Valentine an organic chocolate lip balm.
Bake a chocolate cake
It’s simple. It’s a classic. And that’s exactly why very few things beat a self-baked chocolate cake to impress your partner. So, what are you waiting for? Take out your chef hat and make some delicious chocolate cake for your loved ones and friends.
Visit the Chocolate Museum
The M&N Chocolate Museum in Ooty, Tamil Nadu, would make for an interesting visit for any chocolate lover, with various chocolate sculptures and a brief history of chocolate thanks to a guided tour, which ends at the shop where you get many varieties of chocolates to take back home as souvenirs.
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