Do you get butterflies in your stomach every time you see your Valentine? With Valentine's Day just days away, the time to pick up something that will bring a smile to her face is almost gone. So here are our suggestions:
1. For a little piece of the East End, look to HAMPTONS Handpoured
($12 to $28, www.hamptonshandpoured.com
), a locally made candle company. With scents covering Sayville to Montauk, you can purchase her favorite town and help her humble abode become even more homier. HAMPTONS Handpoured is available at stores in Southampton, Bridgehampton, Sag Harbor, Sagaponack, East Hampton, Montauk, Sayville, Westhampton Beach, Quogue, East Quogue, and Hampton Bays. For the complete list, visit their website.
Yuzu Rose Lip Gloss and the Kindred Cord (PRODUCT)RED Heart in red. (Courtesy Photo)
2. We all love a chic gift that gives back and this February Alex and Ani has teamed up with Aids Organization (RED) for the Kindred Cord (PRODUCT)RED Heart Bracelet
), which supports (RED). Available in dark pink, light pink and red, for every Kindred Cord (PRODUCT)RED Heart sold, Alex and Ani will donate 20 percent of the purchase price to (RED), providing 14 days of lifesaving medication to pregnant moms living with HIV.
3. Need a subtle reminder to make sure she's always on time for your romantic dates? Get her the Citizen Silhouette Crystal Watch,
available at Macy's
($195, 190 West Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays, www.citizenwatch.com
), which features a hint of bling from Swarovski crystals, as well as a stainless steel case and bracelet with a beautiful cobalt blue dial, and date feature.
Dempsey & Carroll Typewriter Love Note and Citizen Silhouette Crystal Watch. (Courtesy Photos)
4. Is she the type to proclaim her passion with a love letter? Declare that she's your type with the Dempsey & Carroll Typewriter Love Note
). Each card is engraved with "You're my type" and a typewriter motif.
5. Roses top the flower choice of many, but unlike the beautiful buds, the SpaRitual Yuzu Rose Limited Edition Collection
($19 to $45, www.sparitual.com
) will last for more than just a few days. You can mix and match her favorite products from the collection, which includes lip gloss, bath salts, body butter, body wash, body oil, body scrub.
Origins Energizing Essentials Set. (Courtesy Photo)
6. Chances are this weird winter weather is not doing wonders for her skin. Give her radiance a boost with the Origins Energizing Essentials Set,
) which features Origins GinZing™ Energy-boosting moisturizer, GinZing™ Refreshing scrub cleanser, Original Skin™ Renewal serum with Willowherb, Original Skin™ Retexturizing mask with Rose Clay and 100% Recycled cotton wristlet bag.
Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com
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Southrifty Drug is a small, neighborhood pharmacy with limited shelf space, and we have to be very selective about which over-the-counter items we carry. As a result you'll find a no nonsense concentration of very effective, high quality and useful products on our shelves. In this new section, we feature a number of these products that we feel are especially worthy of your consideration.
New York Title Abstract Services, Inc.
We are a title insurance services company dedicated to promptly delivering fully compliant and accurate reports, and title insurance, for residential and commercial real estate throughout New York State. Headquartered in the Hamptons, our professional team has extensive real estate experience and understands the business from all sides including title insurance, legal, sales, governmental, banking, and lending regulations.
Aimee Fitzpatrick Martin, Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker
Considered a West of the Shinnecock Canal expert with a 5-star Zillow ranking, Aimee specializes in the luxury and waterfront markets in Quogue, Westhampton Beach, Remsenburg, East Quogue and Hampton Bays. With exceptional communication skills and a buttoned-up approach to every deal, she is highly skilled in the art of the negotiation process. Understanding the nuances of buying and selling waterfront homes, especially on Dune Road, is a specialty.
As the owner’s representative our practice encompasses all aspects of a project from pre-purchase property due diligence, program development iterations, advisement on systems, analyze contracts/vendors, critical path analysis, feasibility and schedule. The strength of our approach is in facilitating organized communication. We strongly analyze all representations and warranties for the protection and benefit of our client.
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