Sweets for Your Sweetheart

Saturday, February 13, 2016 | 1:04 am

Valentine’s Day or Galentine’s Day — they’re both just excuses to shower love on the people you appreciate in your life. Spread the smiles with these sweet gifts.


What could be more iconic than chocolate? Indulge in your sweet tooth with a specially curated assortment of chocolates from Mignon. Choose from their normal selection of flavors as well as their limited edition Valentine’s Day flavors.

There are chocolate lips filled with champagne cream that are hand painted red and heart chocolates with champagne filling, strawberry filling and a blend of both flavors.

On the healthier side, Mignon also offers chocolate dipped strawberries, blackberries and raspberries.

Fill a heart-shaped box with your favorite selections.

Mignon is located at 6 East Holly Street. Call (626) 796-7100 or visit www.mignonchocolate.com to place a custom order.

Lush 3rd


They saw that looking good is the best revenge but smelling fantastic is pretty good revenge too.

Prince Charming shower cream will sweep you off your feet. Just like its namesake, this pretty pink sudser has everything you’ve been dreaming of: an intoxicating fruity perfume, skin-softening oils and a gentle touch. Get in a lather and luxuriate in the indulgent blend of fresh pomegranate juice, fair trade vanilla pod infusion and fair trade organic cocoa butter. You’ll emerge with royally soft, beautifully moisturized skin—it’s almost too good to be true!

The two Hearts Gift Set is filled with traditionally sensual treats.
Forget flowers and chocolates; we’ve handpicked three indulgences that are guaranteed to keep the romance alive long after Valentine’s Day has come and gone! With aphrodisiac ingredients like jasmine) and rose plus a heart shaped honey-chocolate Soft Coeur Massage Bar for sharing, this pretty package is sure to get hearts beating faster.

The Kiss lip gloss adds subtle color and plenty of shine to complete your date night look.This limited edition gloss is vegan, self-preserving and leaves behind a pretty pink color and loads of shine. Its whipped buttery base of shea butter and coconut oil melt on to soften and hydrate lips, and almond and tangerine oils leave a lip-smacking flavor behind.

LUSH is located at 24 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91105. Call (626) 792-0901 or visit www.lush.com.

Sugarfina XoXo Bento Box


What could be sweeter than a little box of joy from a husband and wife candy company? Choose a few flavors or splurge on the XOXO Bento Box.

“True Love” Milk Chocolate Sweetheart Caramels are dipped in premium milk chocolate, these 100% all-natural caramels are made with real sugar and farm-fresh dairy cream.

“Love You a Bunch” Royal Roses bloom with all-natural flavors of strawberry, raspberry, cherry, and black currant. The “Love You a Bunch” edition is packaged in a heart-shaped, pink and gold foil label. Coordinates perfectly with our XOXO bento box collection.

XOXO 8-piece Bento Box
This signature Valentine’s Day gift, this XOXO Bento Box includes eight lucite cubes of love-inspired candies with cheeky messages.
“Kiss Me” – Sugar Lips
“Love You a Bunch” – Royal Roses
“Pucker Up” – Peach Bellini
“Olive You” – Martini Olive Almonds
“You’re Berry Sweet” – Sweet Strawberries
“You’re My Sweetheart” – Cherry Sweethearts
“Cheers to Us” – Champagne Bears
“True Love” – Sweetheart Caramels

Sugarfina is located at 20 Hugus Alley, One Colorado. Call (855) 784-2734 or visit www.sugarfina.com.

Mrs. Fields Happy Valentine's Day Cookie Cake

Mrs. Fields

Grab a cookie or two and spread some heart-shaped cheer to the dessert lovers in your life.

Share an iconic Happy Valentine’s Day Heart Cookie Cake made with fresh ingredients. Choose from eight flavors like Triple Chocolate, Cinnamon Sugar, Chocolate Chip or Peanut Butter and personalize your cookie cake with a sweet message.

If you can’t decide on a flavor, choose The Love Tote – a cute canvas tote bag filled with 30 bite-sized Nibblers cookies.

Mrs. Fields is located at 330 E Colorado Blvd, Paseo Colorado. Call (626) 844-8783 or visit www.mrs.fields.com to place a custom order.

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Amara Cafe

Enjoy chocolates, churros and dessert-worthy drinks at this cozy South American cafe.

Enjoy crispy, heart-shaped churros with a steaming cup of hot chocolate for dipping. The rich Leche con Chocolate is traditionally served with churros and is made with whole milk. Try the Venezuelan Old World Chocolate for an indulgently rich and slightly savory chocolate drink accompaniment to these festive churros.

Amara will also offer two new chocolate truffle creations. The Isabella is made with 61% Dark chocolate ganache, imperial prunes and crispy Applewood bacon. The Mila contains award-winning Icoa White chocolate, mango and Parmigiano Reggianno. These unique, flavorful chocolate truffles are sure to delight the foodie in your life.

Amara Cafe is located at 55 South Raymond Avenue, Pasadena. Call (626) 710 – 8831 or visit www.amarachocoalte.com for more details.


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