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Roses are Red

Our gift guide for a rosy Valentine's Day!

Red roses are the gold standard for Valentine's Day. We asked our friends at Hamilton Flowers how to be a smart consumer. They offer roses in various colors so of course, red is not the only choice. Instead of roses they do mixed arrangements with hydrangeas, roses, stock, and just a very nice upscale mix of flowers starting around $125. You can always add on a box of chocolates starting around $20.

"To get the most of your fresh flower arrangement, make sure to change out the water on a daily basis. Also, cut the stems about 1/4 inch every other day when you do change the water out," says Irina of Hamilton Flowers Luxury Events.

"The best time to order flowers for Valentine's Day is the first week in February," she says. "The closer it gets to the holiday our costs go up, therefore the prices are subject to change!" 

There has been a global flower shortage this year and it has been a struggle to keep up with the demand so think ahead and then, think outside the box about other gifts for the one(s) you love most.  

Chef Brulee Chocolates is a small business owned by Natalya Shapiro. After finishing her education at a chocolatier school, Natalya set off to create beautiful hand-painted chocolates and truffles drawing customers in from Roswell as well as nationwide. Chef Brulee has a wide variety of candies ranging from caramels to fruits to nuts and other exotic flavors from around the world!

For the outdoor chef, may we suggest a shiny red smoker from Kamado Joe? For the adventurous chef, a tomato red pasta machine.

A cherry red BMW iX offers cutting-edge performance, technology, and luxury – with the comfort of a midsized SUV. 

For the couple that likes to keep things hot: an infrared sauna that can be added to your home gym!

Love a cozy movie night? Wrap up in a deliciously light but warm camping blanket from Voited. 

Happy Valentine's Day!


Hamilton Flowers, 969 Canton St 

Atlanta Grill Co, 1275 Upper Hembree Road

Williams-Sonoma, 8180 Avalon Blvd, Alpharetta

BMW of Gwinnett Place, 3264 Commerce Ave, Duluth 

Lowe's, 10580 DUKE DR, Alpharetta