How to plan the perfect Valentine

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Valentine is almost here and boy does the world need some love right now. There is no denying the pressure we’re feeling all around. If we’re gonna get one day to remind ourselves that there’s still some love left then let’s do it right.

“But sis, there’s still 12 days left.”  Exactly! That’s more than enough time to plan the (near) perfect one.

I’m well aware love is not measured merely by material things but it’s still a measure worth putting thought into. And valentine isn’t the only time to show love but ’tis  the season so why not, right?

Valentine Squad

Forgive the cheesiness. I was going for a ‘Suicide Squad’ typa feel.

Ok, so if you’ve noticed, my “Buy Naija, Grow the Naira”spirit is hella hype. So I looked at what a typical mushy val’s celebration would be like and made a list of Nigerian brands to get you just that! Also for the not so mushy ones (lol), there something in here for you too.  These guys? All budget friendly, I promise.

So ladies and gentlemen, meet the squad…

  • Eleanor Des Fleurs

Need beautifully groomed flowers for your special someone? Then Eleanor Des Fleurs has got you 100 %.

This is a Nigerian florist company that offers products and services on all things flowers. From single roses to boxed or  bouquets, wedding arrangements and the likes.

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Business is run from Abuja but delivery to your location can be discussed. Plans looking up yet? there’s more!

instagram : eleanordesfleursc

contact no : 09025552094

  • RetrocOde

The first time I heard this guy review a perfume, I just wanted to buy it, stick a straw in it and drink it. I kid you not.

This guy knows his fragrances and ingredients so well he makes his own stuff! Best part, you can customize your fragrances , for yourself or that special someone. Name a fragrance after them and melt their hearts , why dontcha? 😉

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Plus he delivers everywhere!

Do you see how I look out for you?

instagram : retrocOde

contact no : 07038783699

  • Cakesbyneka

Ever had cake so good you want to eat the board it came with? No? You may judge me now but wait till you try it.

I looked at her business page and there’s a part that says “We make the edible incredible.” I was like “wow, show off.”

Then I proceeded to save her number and stalk her page. (Don’t judge me.)

Your special someone deserves cake that good. You won’t regret it, I promise!

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instagram : cakesbyneka1

contact no : 08185608532

  • Loshes Chocolate

What if I told you you could get chocolate made to your  taste for that special someone? Personal message, wrapping designed to suit your preference, the whole nine. Just typing this I can smell the beans already.

From white to dark chocolate and even cocoa powder, can’t pass this up.

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instagram : losheschocolate

  • Odds And Pieces

This online store has the cutest pieces and gift items ever! There’s literally something for everyone. It’s why I included it here.

Items from this store are as thoughtful and functional as thoughtful and functional can get. I love it.

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instagram : odds.pieces

contact no : 08185635218

  • Chopped Bistro

Now this part here I must say is just for the Abuja folks.

Any restaurants in your city you wanna suggest for valentine’s day?

Drop a comment below.

Chopped Bistro is this cute restaurant I’ve been wanting to try out for a while now. But the reviews gotten from trusted foodies, it is definitely a place I’d suggest for a valentine’s day dinner (or lunch).

They serve salads, pasta, chops, cocktails and fresh juice. They could also hook you up with a mean grill.

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instagram : choppedbistro

contact no : 09054374363

  • Bookings Nigeria

Didn’t think I wouldn’t hook you up with a chance at a getaway, did you? 😉

For your travel plans; flight and hotel reservations, give us a call and let’s fix you up.

Call us : 08189416000

or

log on to https://bookingsnigeria.com/

Also check out other  stories on our blog for tour sites, travel inspiration and other amazing content.

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  1.  Flowers
  2. Perfume
  3. Cake
  4. Chocolate
  5. Gifts
  6. Dinner
  7. Getaway

And that’s about it. Put this all together with a heart full of love and you’re good to go! 😀

 

p.s.

Remember you can always share your travel stories and photos with us on here. Just send me a mail. 😀 iwuese.ahua@steadsmart.com

Photo credit : Brand instagram accounts

2 Comment

  1. Mngohol says: Reply

    Wow! Awesome

    1. Iwuese Ahua says: Reply

      Thank you very much!

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