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Valentine's Day Gift, Outing Ideas in Carrollwood and Northdale

If you're looking to spend locally and give whole-heartedly, this is the list of ideas for you.

Cupid's big day is a month away, and Carrollwood Patch is here to inspire some unique options to choose from around the area.

Whether it's a handmade gesture or a fine dining experience at a Tarpon-based restaurant, keeping your dollars local will please your valentine and your neighbors.

Ideas Around Carrollwood

Make dinner reservations at one of Carrollwood's finest establishments like Carmel Cafe & Wine Bar, Grille One Sixteen or The Melting Pot.

Or vhave a more informal outing like a movie at The Tampa Pitcher Show or a show at Side Splitter's Comedy Club.

Simply Fun Ideas 

Create a customized scratch off for your valentine with options like a "free back rub" or a "cook you dinner" surprise.

Set up an "Army of Love" around the house by taking a handful of army men and attaching notes of sweet thoughts.

This bundle of affection will bring a smile every day for an entire year with 365 reasons you love the one you're with.

Breakfast in bed is a great alternative for couples wanting to stay away from the dinner crowd. Heart shaped bacon or cinnamon rolls is sure to brighten your valentine's day.

From Money Savvy Michelle: recreate your first date or write a love letter.

Use an assortment of your love's favorite treats for a candy bouquet made by you.

Make your own soap and add some creativity for a pleasantly surprising Valentine's Day gift.

This trendy idea reveals to your valentine 52 reasons why you care about them in a one-of-a-kind package.

Prepare your special someone their favorite meal or dessert and include a bottle of wine that will add to the flavor. Use this list of pairings for help.

You can't go wrong with the traditional approach of a bottle of champagne. Add a personalized note for added appeal.

What was your best Valentine's Day? Tell us in the comments.

Maew Maewlaay January 17, 2013 at 03:42 PM
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