Buying Valentine’s Day gift can be tricky, as you have to think of something romantic and special, because, obviously, you can’t show up empty handed.
Chocolates, wines and flowers are fine, but this year enchantment and uniqueness should reign in the atmosphere of love.
As Kenyans we tend to operate best in the last minute rush, with only few hours left, here are 12 weird but romantic presents you can gift your beloved one this Valentine.
Today being International Condom Day, prior to Valentine’s it is important to remind your partner of how much you not only care but think about both of your healthy sexual lives and a planned future.
2. Customized Handcuffs
This is not a common gift one receives during various celebrations through the year. Handcuffs portrays that you are imaginative, bold and open minded to try few new tricks to spice up your love life to kill the boredom or routine.
3. A wrapped pregnancy test
This is the best gift you can give your man this Valentine, keeping in mind your relationship has grown and you are ready to start a family. Given the size of the gift, you can have it in your pocket and dish it out in the car, at home, on the walk lane or in the restaurant.
4. Coffee maker
We have matured in this century to understand long-lasting gifts are better than temporary surprises that fade within days. A coffee maker eases making breakfast in the rush of morning preparations. It is in such instances of many mornings your loved one will appreciate your thoughtfulness of gifting them with such a machine.
5. Religious books (Bible, Quran, Bhagavad Gita)
These books teach us one or two things about love and marriages for instance the poems and love songs in the book of Songs of Solomon. Not so a common gift to be expected, but the insights the texts provide shape the way we view and understand the love between man and woman in accordance with respect to relationships.
6. Household Shopping
Ladies, we all know a way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. Do household shopping for him, well, because, we know men are so poor at having food stuff in their houses. Dear men, shop for your ladies and prove you can take care of her basic needs in the next stage of your relationship.
7. Customized Socks or Stockings
Please, let us break the matching outfits for couples this Valentine, it is too common for 2019. Instead buy customized socks or leggings for your partner patterned with either their favorite fruit, cartoon character or whatever they like so much.
Thanks to the ever trending fashion, there are suitcases that come together with cute color matching handbags, purses and bag packs. This gift is not only long-lasting but they came in handy when one has a short trip, business, work or leisure, to make.
9. An umbrella
Remember Rihanna’s popular song ‘Under my Umbrella Song?’ As we approach the short rainy season, an umbrella will keep your loved one covered from the rains and a reminder of your protective love during ‘rainy period’ in your relationship.
10. Home made Blankets and Wines
Guys, girls taking home a bottle of wine and a bouquet of flowers is old and honestly boring. To spice up a Valentine celebration at home domesticate the Blankets and Wines festival. Cook variety of good food, reset the normal home outlook with a tent, wear something gorgeous or provocative and if you can, hire a band or street singer, or play good music to complement the celebration of love.
To start with, where did Samantha the Doll go? Anyways, guys, this gift will throw your woman off balance. Different reactions will come and to confuse her more make a dramatic speech when giving her the present to remove the weirdness of the gift. Like the handcuffs this portrays open mind and creates room to try new tricks in the bedroom.
12. Uno Card Game
This is an indoor game like the normal card game of spades and hearts, but it has different rules. Since it will be a new concept in the house, it will also intrigue the lovers to learn new life skills in real life. Uno card game also will break the monotony of watching movies and eating popcorns.