#hellofromnoco If you are anything like me then you too have left your Valentines Day shopping until the last minute! Well, have no fear! I have compiled a list of amazing and heartfelt gifts that are carried at the North Country Showcase for nearly anyone in your life!
For the one who loves to be pampered
And really, who doesn’t? From Balsam Springs we have an amazing relaxing “Pure Romance” bath set. This includes one bath bomb, one heart shaped bath bomb, one bar of soap, one soap tray, and one hand and body lotion all in the Pure Romance scent already packed for you in a cute little reusable bathtub shaped bucket. All of this for $35. Balsam Springs also has other scent options available in smaller gift sets!
For the one that loves to sparkle
She puts a twinkle in your eye so why don’t you put a twinkle on her neck (or wrist!) North Country Showcase has hundreds of gorgeous pieces of jewelry to fit any style and budget. Displayed we have: Bracelet ($20) from Judy Rose Shuts, multicolored pearl necklace ($30) from Corky Originals, large stone pendant necklace ($55) from The Silver Studio, and the Roman glass necklace ($72) from JoCi Jewels. And don’t forget a beautiful handmade jewelry box to put it in. The one displayed if from Bruce McDonald and is a steal at only $25.
For the one who has a sweet tooth
Does your sweetie have a sweet tooth? Look no further than this adorable sweet basket set! Included is peanut butter truffles, aloha brittle, butterscotch jawbreakers, sea salt caramel sticks all from The Nut Shoppe International and a bag of maple candy from Sweeter Creations all in a handmade Amish basket. The whole set is only $54.50! Some of the flavors not appealing? Put together your own basket from the many different flavors we offer you are sure to find something they would like! And don’t forget yourself as well! We won’t tell!
For the carnivore in your life .
Do you have a meat lover in your life? Then this is the gift for them! This basket includes two packs of beef snack sticks, one package of old-fashioned beef jerky, one jalapeño and cheese summer sausage, one old-fashioned summer sausage, one “hot as hell” mustard from Adirondack Smoked Meats and a bottle of ADK’s spicy ketchup! All these products are just $52.20! Although the basket in the picture isn’t included you can find an amazing container for this gift right in the store!
The North Country Showcase is now selling freshly frozen pork from Pat and April’s Pork. Check out their in-store freezer for an amazing selection and pick up some pork chops for a special Valentine’s Day dinner or some bacon, because nothing says I Love You better than bacon! No? Just me? Well, pick some up anyway for a special breakfast treat!
For the one who loves to read
Nothing is more romantic than bringing home the classic romance of Romeo and Juliet, retold by Adam McKeown for only $17. Although this book is geared towards younger readers this is something that every book lover would enjoy. And really? Who wouldn’t enjoy a book about two teenagers falling in love against their parents will and running away together and then finally killing themselves? Wait, that just took a turn for the worse…well, anyway this is a beautiful gift to give any reader just don’t try this at home. #spoiler
For the man in your life that is impossible to buy for
We all either have someone like this in our life or know someone like this! Luckily for you, we have an amazing Balsam Springs kit for guys! It includes beard oil, beard balm, shampoo, and a small beard comb all for $38. Balsam Springs also offers smaller kits with just the oil and comb, just the balm and comb, and a beautiful shaving soap and brush set for the man who doesn’t want the beard! There is something for every man in your life!
For the wine lover in your life
Now for the winos in your life, we have the most beautiful gift that you can personalize to your lushy lover’s tastes! Made by Bruce McDonald for only $25 is a beautiful wine glass and bottle display. The glasses and the empty bottle (pictured) are not included…because, well, who would want to give a wine lover an empty bottle of wine (they probably already have plenty of those!) So this gift could be personalized with their favorite bottle of wine and a set of beautiful new wine glasses or given as is for them to display their wine glasses!
For the whimsical one in your life
For the child-at-heart in your life, we have this beautiful light-up Fairy House made by Gretchen Dane for $55. Legend has it that if you put a fairy butterfly home and leave it in your garden, you might attract a fairy into your domain! This is a wonderful gift to be displayed all year round.
For the one you want to be with forever
These beautiful forever roses made by Ryan’s Mobile Welding Service are only $60 a piece and will last forever! While a dozen roses will cost you $75 and will die within a week (or two days if you have my black thumb!) These make the grand statement that “my love for you will only die after this rose does.” This is definitely a heartfelt gift that he or she will treasure for a lifetime.
For the four-legged love of your life
Now, there is no way to have a Valentine’s Day gift guide without including the most loyal and most loving creature in your life! So for our four-legged friends we have these amazing homemade doggie cookies with all natural ingredients from Puppy Style Treats & More. You get 4-5 cookies (depending on the package) for only $10.95 and you know that your furry friend is worth it! There are different designs available at the Showcase now!
The perfect gift for your Valentine not on this list? Come into the store and ask Bonnie for help. She is THE EXPERT and will help you find that perfect gift! With over 100 vendors in one place, you are sure to find that special one-of-a-kind gift for your one-of-a-kind Valentine!
Or is your Valentine more of a shopper? Get them the ultimate gift of a North Country Showcase gift certificate. Because what is more romantic than taking them out to dinner and presenting them with an opportunity to shop for something they will LOVE (and they will find something they love!)? Honestly, I can’t think of anything better! (HINT HINT to you-know-who-you-are!!!)