We know you haven’t selected a Valentine’s gift for you or your sweetheart yet. With all of the advanced hype, selecting the perfect gift usually happens the day of, or a few days before. So instead of standing in a long line at Sees Candies or visiting Sprinkles in search the perfect cupcake, we’re proud to announce the 2012 Cyber-Dating Expert Irresistible and Romantic Valentine’s Gift Guide. Indulge yourself if you’re single. Spoil your Valentine if you’re taken.
Some of the gifts are so irresistible, well you just might want to keep them for yourself.
1. Valentino Couture Bow Pump
Put them on your wish list today. Cost: $645 Neimans Marcus
2. Tiffany – Heart Lock Pendant
Who wouldn’t enjoy opening a blue box with a white ribbon this Valentine’s Day? Tiffany’s Heart Lock Pendant will make a memorable impression without breaking the bank. Cost: $125 at Tiffany & Co.
3. Beats by Dr. Dre
For him, or her, enjoy these over-the-top and over-the-ear headphones.Perfect for listening to tunes while he’s watching the game, or for him to wear to tune her out and still keep smiling. Cost: $299 at Amazon. Beats Studio by Dr. Dre – Hi-Def Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones,Red
4. Rescue Me Tote
Shouldn’t your four-legged loyal puppy be celebrating Valentine’s this year? Even if you’re pet-less, you’ll love this foxy feline Rescue Me Tote in pink, white, or red. Shop or dine in style while keeping your puppy happy. It gives a whole new meaning to puppy love. The signature paw-ware purse feet are too adorable for words. Cost $209.95 JCLA
5. Little Black Book of Big Red Flags
Sure, I’m friend with the authors, but it’s only because they wrote this awesome book. A great gift to give to your single girlfriends instead of staying home and male bashing alone.The Little Black Book of Big Red Flags: Relationship Warning Signs You Totally Spotted… But Chose to Ignore on Amazon.
6. Devil Made Me Do It Body Polish
Toss out the calories this Valentine’s and instead, indulge yourself with this chocoholic’s dream come true body scrub. The Devil Scrub exfoliates, softens, moisturizes and leaves your skin healthy, smooth and silky while emitting a beautiful and tantalizing aroma. Devilish indeed and only $12.50 at
7. Scarlet Fever Pochette
Designed by Deborah Sawaf, recipient of Fashion International Group’s Rising Star award, the Phone Pochette features a single chain with a leather shoulder strap for your iPhone, credit cards, and keys. He’ll be happy you won’t be hauling a suitcase as a purse on date nights. Cost: $120 ThaleBlanc.com
This brings new meaning to “Lost Without Your Love,” not. No matter where your sweetie travels, let him or her know you’ll be there when they come home with this fine pewter heart compass. One side carries the sentiment “my heart will guide you home,” the other side holds a compass. Cost $18.00. My Heart Will… Pocket Compass
9. Hanky Panky Thongs
Warning: This gift is for you to give to your guy for Valentine’s Day. Forget ties and cufflinks, oh so boring.
Give him the Hanky Panky Signature Lace Low Rise Thong 5-Pack Panty set an I.O.U. card, and he’ll be dreaming about your for days to come.
Cost: $90. Bare Essentials.
10. 15 Magic Minutes
Julie Spira is an online dating expert and bestselling author of The Perils of Cyber-Dating: Confessions of a Hopeful Romantic Looking for Love Online. Follow Julie on Twitter @JulieSpira and at Facebook.com/CyberDatingExpert.
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Ho, Ho, Ho, It’s Here! The Cyber-Dating Expert Holiday Gift Guide
We’ve selected our top 10 favorite romantic gifts for the Cyber-Dating Expert Holiday Gift Guide to take you from the kitchen to the bedroom.
Enjoy and Happy Holidays!
Jewelry for Her
Return to Tiffany Bead Bracelet
Inspired by a Tiffany key ring from 1969, this celebrated collection bears a hallmark that reminds one that there’s no place like Tiffany. Small heart tag in sterling silver on a black onyx bead bracelet. 7.5″ long. Beads, 8 mm.
Jewelry for Him
He’ll Always Know Where to Find You With These Compass Cufflinks
Actual working compass will send him home right into your arms.
It’s Still Chanel
My favorite cologne for decades will never go out of style.
If I had ten stockings this holiday season, I’d be happy with ten bottles of Chanel No. 5.
Michael Buble – Let It Snow
Winter, spring, summer or fall. Michael Buble’s music is wonderful all year long. This CD will certainly get you in the mood for the holidays.
In the Kitchen
Flirting While Dining
These hand-painted lipstick-red rimmed plates read, “hey, handsome!” and “hi, beautiful!”
They are meant to stir those butterfly feelings from a couple’s first in-home dining experience.
A Candle for a Scandle
A Scandle? Why Not?
Back by popular demand! The Scandle is a candle that burns at 2 degrees above body temperature to produce a soothing oil for romantic massage. Made with 100% natural ingredients, it’s an ideal gift for a romantic setting and is a gift couples can share.
Cost $ 22.95
For the Flirt in You
2010 will go down in history as the year of the flirt cards. Here are my top picks when just a flirt and smile will do.
Cheek’d cards. 50 Cards. 1-month membership. Cost $25.00
Flip Me Dating 20 cards. 3-month membership. Cost: $24.99
Single Tease 12 cards. Cost $12.00
Naughty or Nice?
No need to worry about getting coal in your stocking this year. The Naughty weekender kit will be enjoyed by the two of you, after the holidays are over. Kit includes chocolate warming massage oil, sizzling body candy, sensual body balm, satin eye mask, four mood setting tea lights and a spinner game. With sexy scenarios and suggestions just a spin away, this kit will ensure any couple has a weekend full of sensual pleasures. Contents: Spinner game, massage lotion, tea lights, sizzling body candy, satin eye mask, bliss balm & satin storage pouch “
Books for Love
For the Hopeful Romantic in You
We’d be remiss if we didn’t suggest our online dating book, still on the Amazon bestseller list for 22-months.
You’re Still a Baby….Doll
This baby doll eyelet lingerie by Victoria’s Secret in holiday red is guaranteed to steam up the bedroom.