Updated: Jan 20
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Whether that fact makes you grin or groan, there’s
no doubt that, after the year we just experienced, we all deserve a killer Valentine’s Day.
We’re making it easy to help your special someone – whether that’s your partner, your parent, your sib, your galentine or yourSELF – feel loved this year. When you shop local, you show someone that you took the time to select a thoughtful gift. AND you help support a great small business. Win, win!
Here are some of our favorite local stores and restaurants you can order from across Ohio:
Gourmet Girl Custom Cakes – Cleveland, OH
Capture your unique story with Gourmet Girl Custom Cakes. They specialize in creating Pinterest-worthy cakes for the sweetest memories. (Such as Valentine’s Day!)
Order your dream cake here: gourmetgirlcustomcakes.com
Cleveland Heights Shop and Delivery Priced Upon Mileage
Lane And Kate – Cincinnati, OH
Lane & Kate is here for you this Valentine's Day to make your loved one swoon. Try one of their Valentine Gift Sets, which will be available for pick-up on Feb. 13-14.
Shop for jewelry for your loved one here: laneandkate.com
Cincinnati shop and nationwide shipping
Coco Cat Bakery & Chocolates – Columbus, OH
Coco Cat has an adorable selection of fruit & flower bouquets, heart boxes, and chocolate strawberries. Offering pick-up in Columbus and delivery state-wide!
Shop for your unique Valentines’ treat here: cococatconfections.com
Local pick-up or nationwide delivery available
Catlin Naturals Luxury Body Care – Cleveland, OH
Make this Valentine’s Day extra special with this natural body care collection for men and women. There is a wide variety of luxury body care items, including body butter, bath tea, salve, beard oil, soap, and more.
Pamper yourself or a loved one: catlinnaturals.com
Free ground shipping on all domestic orders of $50 or more
Nostalgia Wine & Jazz Lounge – Cincinnati, OH
Don’t miss out on this Over-the-Rhine wine bar featuring minority- and women-owned wines and spirits. They are hosting the perfect early Valentine’s date (or Galentine’s celebration for the girls!) with their “Rhythm & Wine” guided tasting series on Feb. 13 at 3:00 p.m.
Make a reservation here: nostalgiaotr.com
Located on Vine Street in Cincinnati
Growlers Dog Bones – Columbus, OH
Pets deserve Valentine's Day love too! Treat them to healthy, hand-made dog bones made from local brewery spent grains, peanut butter, farm eggs, and brown rice four. They even have a wheat-free option, and a catnip treat. Spoil your pup (or kitten) with these Growler’s Dog Bones or, alternatively, impress your date with a gift for their beloved fur baby this Valentine’s Day.
Order your furry friend a treat here: growlersdogbones.org
Delivery in Columbus area and nationwide shipping
Marla’s Flower Truck – Toledo, OH
This woman-led business is a mobile flower shop “petaling” around Northwest Ohio & Southeast Michigan. They have a Valentine’s Day bundle between three local businesses for only $40!
Pre-order a beautiful bundle here: marlasflowertruck.com
Pick-ups on Feb.13 in Toledo
Unique’s Passion – Cleveland, OH
Spoil yourself or a loved one with a love bird box, chocolate-covered strawberries, or a fruit bouquet. These colorful fruit arrangements are a no-brainer to brighten someone’s day.
Order your perfect treat here: uniquespassion.com
Delivery available for local Cleveland area
Daves Artisanal Cheesecakes – Columbus, OH
Looking for a mouth-watering dessert? Nationwide delivery is now available for these special-occasion cheesecakes! Try the Red Raspberry Swirl, Neapolitan, or Bailey’s Irish Cream Cheesecake. There are cheesecake styles for everyone, including gluten-friendly.
Order your perfect cheesecake here: davesartisanalcheesecakes.com
Delivery in Franklin County and nationwide shipping available