Coastal Ohio is expected to experience temperatures below the 20 degree fahrenheit mark for Valentine’s Weekend. Forecasters are even predicting lows of negative three degrees.
Which means love birds will need to heat the scene up across the shores of the entire lake. Of course a Caribbean Cruise is the creme da la creme and the
Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show takes place this weekend at the Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin.
If you can’t reach the South Florida spot for everything nautical and nice and still want to give the gift of love look no further than the Ohio Turnpike. There are red hot items to entice everyone and everyone’s budget. Here’s a glance at gifts to grab for your flame to ensure the mercury for romance really races off the charts. WARNING: There’s a lot of chocolate mentioned and this list is for the ladies.
This $2.9 M dollar item is all about the Lake Erie Love and views of the islands. Tops on our list this year is this 13 acre property listed with Sotheby’s International Realty. There aren’t any properties left on Catawba Island where the lawn backs up to Lake Erie. There is enough room on this 13.14 acre property for an ocean of its own. There are two homes that share the space. A three bedroom, one and a half bath and a two bedroom one bathroom cottage. Call Danis Putzbach at 419.797.4400 for more information or to schedule a trip to the Lake Erie Islands.
Red is the color of passion. When she likes her toys to have four wheels this is the vehicle to kick start her engine. Audi of Bedford has a German engineered piece of machinery ready to cruise the Ohio scenic highways. Priced at just $35,975 the 2.0 liter 4 cylinder engine gets 33 MPG on the highway. The ride is Turbo Charged and comes nicely equipped with black leather heated seats to keep her cozy. However, if you have a few bonus bucks and you’re just looking for a second or third car, the convertible 2016 A3 2.0T Quattro sticker price is $44,650.
Set her heart on fire with this Hearts on Fire Atlantico Wave Cuff from Leo Marks Jewelers on Secor Road in Toledo. This 18k rose gold bracelet is inspired by the ocean waves. With over three carats of diamonds (3.25 Ctw) all she’ll be seeing is brilliance in your buying capabilities. Twenty Gs, or $19,900 will surely, set her heart on fire.
What is made of steel, gold, chocolates and diamonds and will last more than one lifetime? This Rolex 26 mm Lady-Date Just Oyster Perpetual Watch can be purchased at Kleinhenz Jewelers in Williamsburg Square on Detroit Road in Westlake. The most distinctive feature is the cyclops lens magnifying today’s date. The chocolate dial adds a special sweetness to the piece she will treasure for years. Show her how much she means on February 14 by placing this timepiece on her wrist. $10,100 from Cleveland’s Authorized Rolex dealer.
For the holiday all about love, devotion and diamonds gift buyers can find brilliance away from the city at Diamond Collection, Norwalk’s Finest Jewelry Store. February 14 is the most notable holiday to profess your love for her. This Diamond Emotions setting (style ER3149) has over 100 diamonds that create a .57 Cts setting. Available in 14k, 18k, or platinum, the platinum option retails for $2,800. This price is BEFORE you choose a solitaire. This setting will fit a .5 – 1.0 option. The cut and clarity and additional price is the choice of casanova.
Puppy love can come in a living, four-legged new friend. Pond Valley Labradors, a breeder in Napoleon, Ohio is ready to send the last male member of their latest litter to his new home. Pictured is the nine-week old English male for $850. Commitment to him will be about 16-years. Make sure she’s the one and have extra money on hand for veterinarian bills, food and plenty of chew toys unless you plan to buy her a new shoe wardrobe in addition.
Why buy flowers that won’t last to the end of February when for $350 you can give her relaxation forever on this chaise lounge. Sold at Encore Furniture in Maumee, this flower power has all the pop for the holiday to last all year. She’ll love relaxing on this fun piece. Add a book and you’ll forever be her number one.
Hit a home run by showing her you know she loves her Tribe. Doesn’t matter how much she says she loves YOU, all women on Ohio’s North Coast dig Jason Kipnis. Show her you recognize her love for the game and favorite player with this Kipnis 22 jersey from MLB.com. The Women’s Majestic Jersey is just $99 which leaves you room for tickets to opening day.
Nothing is sexier than sweat. We headed to Tower City in downtown Cleveland and hit the Victoria’s Secret for this Knockout Front-close Front-zip Sports Bra in Hello Lovely Pink. Priced at just $65.50 you’ll have money left to buy her a private training session to put some steam in the season.
If she’s your KO prove your passion with Everlast’s Pro Style Ladies Training Gloves. For just $39.99 this white hot pair will show her what’s she’s made of in and out of the ring. Visit everlast.com to order, or pick them up at Dick’s Sporting Goods in Legacy Village on Cedar Road east of Cleveland when you have a chance.
She wants to leave the country, so make her take you with her. This baby pink passport holder by ban.do will have her packing her bags before you can say, “February 15.” They have them at the Blue Envelope Boutique on Erie Street in Historic Downtown Willoughby. At just $24 you will be able to afford an international soiree. Add the matching luggage tag for $10.
The inside screams “Take me somewhere. Somewhere nice and warm. Ohio is freezing.” Plus, the posh item has plenty of room for business and credit cards.
The Mermaid’s Tale, a fashionably, fun boutique nestled in downtown Amherst on Church street is home to dozens of desirable designers. We love this 24 kt Spartina 449 Mermaid Hinged Bangle. You will too at the $36 price point.
Quite possibly the most luxuriously underpriced find we could muster for Valentine’s Day 2016 Coastal Ohio. These Coco Chanel signature earrings are from Great Taste, a casual Chinese take-out restaurant located on the corner of 12th and Chester Streets in downtown Cleveland. For just $5 (this is not a typo: five dollars) any gift giver will have money left to buy a lavish dinner of Egg Drop Soup and Bar-B-Q Spare Ribs. Head to Tower City and visit the jewelry kiosks if you prefer the $200 pair.
This is the gift to give when you want to give the gift of childhood memories. We found a 1980s Wear-Ever Popcorn Pumper from Encore Furniture in Maumee. Owner Rachel White shows off the aesthetic appeal for your girl hooked on popping a healthy snack. Or, opt to give away to the little ones, who can not be given more candy! For just $1 (yes, one dollar) you’ll skimp on calories and win for uniqueness.
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