Valentine's Day - What to get & where to get it

Because we are all looking for something last-minute (don’t deny it), here are some great options if you’re having trouble figuring out what to get your loved ones.

CCStoness love Collection

381844_155470674561275_100002950292631_215055_4342184_n CCStoness’ new love collection can be found online at  There are some other color combinations, including a yellow stone one that we LOVE (go figure)!  CCStoness will also be at the We Love Astoria Pop-Up Marketon Thursday 2/9/12 if you don’t have time to wait for shipping.

Macaroon Trinket Boxes from SITE NYC

MacaroonBox I can’t help it – they’re so cute!! You might just have to buy the whole box. SITE NYC has tons of other gift options as well like Chocolate Bon Bon Lip Gloss and Conversation Hearts Soaps. You can shop online at or you can stop by the store 35-11 34th Avenue in Astoria.

Jewelry Box from The Gift is Love

giftislovejewelryboxFor something different, head to the Gift is Love in Rockaway. They have this colorful jewelry box / catch-all with drawers to fit all of your favorite things! Stop by the store at 223 Beach 116th Street, Rockaway Beach.

Monkey Barsoaps

il_fullxfull Nothing says Valentine’s Day like champagne and strawberries. Make them last longer by getting these strawberry champagne vegan bathbombs from Sunnyside-based Monkey Barsoaps. Shop on their etsy site  They will be at the We Love Astoria Valentine’s Day Pop-Up Market on Thursday 2/9/12 as well!

Jewelry at Top Drawer

bracelet top drawer Top Drawer in Bayside is the place to go if you are looking to get some pretty jewelry, purses, and frames.  They also have really cute perfume bottles that you can fill with you favorite fragrance.  Head over to their store at 39-36 Bell Blvdto see for yourself!

jax + jack at Matted LIC

jax+jack Can’t forget something for the guys too! jax + jack put ties and cufflinks in vintage-inspired glass bottles (the tiny bottles contain small sterling earrings). Find them at Matted in Long Island City. Although a custom frame shop at heart, Matted has a unique collection of jewlery, t-shirts, gifts. Check them out on Facebook or stop by their store at 46-36 Vernon Blvd on Saturday & Sunday for a special pop-up retail event.