Sure, the historic snow storm that roared through the region over the weekend could be used as an excuse to why you didn't get a Valentine's Day gift for your significant other yet, but, it's a stretch.
Head downtown this morning as soon as the stores open and net a perfect, one-of-a-kind last-minute gift for your Valentine with a little help from this handy Salem guide.
GIFTS FOR HIM
1. SOMETHING TO WARM UP HIS COLD WINTER NIGHTS
2. THE WRITE IDEA
The Scarlet Letter Press & Gallery offers fine paper and stationary for all his important hand-written documents, which with any hope will include a love letter or two – to you!
5. THE WAY TO A MANS HEART…
GIFTS FOR HER
1. BIG THINGS IN LITTLE PACKAGES
and Bernard's Jewelers offers affordable trinkets for every style. Perfect for something shiny this time of year.
2. DATE NIGHT
3. PRETTY AS A PICTURE
Give her something as beautiful as she is. Consider a piece of original art from one of Salem's many artists. Choose something from the heart and hers will be delighted.
4. CAN’T FIND THE RIGHT WORDS?
Consider a book of love poems or a classic love story. The folks at the Derby Square Book Store have a wide selection of literary gifts to tickle her funny bone or play on her heart strings.
5. GO TRADITIONAL.
Above all, remember: it's truly the thought that counts!