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Tasty Gift Ideas for Valentine's Day

Publisher Picks from Locally-owned Businesses

Article by Laura SanchezQuan

Photography by Provided

Originally published in Cypress Lifestyle

The Flour Petal Bakery 

Offering beautiful and delicious goodies year round, The Flour Petal Bakery loves to use fresh flowers to adorn delectable treats to make them an extra special gift for your loved ones. Owner Courtney Nguyen is now offering fun cake decorating classes to build long lasting memories. Take your Valentine, or make a Galentine's night of fun!

ElevEats Graze and Charcuterie

Owned and operated by Cypress resident, Monika Singh, an attorney by trade, who turned her hobby into a business and is growing and thriving in Cypress! Delectable Valentine charcuterie boards are available for Valentine's Day gifts, and newly offered in 2023, couples workshop where you and your partner can learn to make a charcuterie board together. A fun date night gift idea!

Freeze Dried Farms 

Try something unique from Freeze Dried Farms. Freeze-drying is the removal of moisture from food, making these candies light and crunchy, with intensified flavor. Owner Alysha Kelley always enjoyed making freeze-dried soups and dips, so upon becoming a mother she sought more flexibility in work and was excited to expand into sweet treats, as well as freeze-dried fruits and vegetables. Always made fresh locally.

Cookie Gram

Get your sweet-loving Valentine some decadent and stunningly gorgeous custom cookies from Cookie Gram. Artistically hand-crafted sugar cookies; always beautiful and delicious. Cookie decorating classes taught by Cookie Gram owner and Food Network contest winner, Velma Perez are also now available. 

Sleek Creperie & Cafe - Fairfield

A luxury chocolate shop, a coffee barista and a Creperie all wrapped into one. The chocolates and treats are hand-crafted, beautiful and oh so decadently tasty. Look for their special Valentines Day collection and impress your special someone.

Cinnaholic Gourmet Cinnamon Rolls - Cypress

Located in Fairfield, their Sweetheart Boxes make a perfect gift for your special someone. Everything is made from the highest quality ingredients, and are 100% plant- based, dairy & lactose-free, egg-free and cholesterol-free.

  • Publisher Peggy Garner

When you are looking for a tasty gift for your special valentine, think local. These are some of my favorites. Each of these businesses are owned and operated by Cypress women. From handmade chocolates, cookies and cakes to vegan cinnamon rolls, artful charcuterie and even freeze-dried treats, there is something for everyone to enjoy! Perfect for Valentine's Day or every day!