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Atypical Gifts for your Valentine


'Tis the season of love....and an endless amount of flowers, chocolate, and for some, wine. We are closing in on Valentine's Day and although chocolate and flowers are appreciated by many, some prefer the not so traditional gifts from their loved ones! This year, we have compiled a list of gifts that are atypical on Valentine's Day.

Murray Donuts Heart Shaped Donuts

(Photo from Chheng Muoy)

Who wouldn't love to wake up on Valentine's Day to a heart-shaped donut? Murray Donuts has perfected the glazed, long john, and even maple bacon donut. But they have stolen our hearts with this one...pun intended!

Playhouse in the Park Tickets

(Photo from Playhouse in the Park Facebook)

February 14-24, Playhouse in the Park is performing Jesus Christ Superstar that follows the last week of Jesus' life with the addition of a live orchestra. The show would pair well with dinner for a romantic night out on the town!

Accessories from Dan's

(Photo from Dan's Facebook)

For the men: Dan's, a men's specialty store in Murray, has gifts in addition to their typical clothing options. Sunglasses, wallets, money clips, and ties are just a few of the items that all men would appreciate!

Gift Certificate to Pamper

(Photo from The Essential Day Spa Facebook)

Luckily in Murray, we have two wonderful businesses offering the gift of relaxation! The Essential Day Spa and The Retreat have gift certificates available for purchase to pamper your Valentine this year.

Eagle Tours in LBL

(Photo from Land Between the Lake Facebook)

For the adventurous type: Take a trip through Land Between the Lakes and make time for the eagle viewing tours throughout the month of February, peak season for eagle movement and a popular activity in the Kentucky Lake Area!

Diamonds from Gold Rush

(Photo from The Gold Rush Jewelers Facebook)

The saying "Diamonds are a girl's best friend" runs deep within some women. Gold Rush Jewelers showcases brilliant diamonds for every taste, for every woman!

Yarn from RedBugs

Red Bug Yarn & Gifts = crafter heaven! Fuel your significant others' hobby and treat them to a trip to Red Bugs to purchase necessities for their next project. Be sure to talk to the ladies there, yarn connoisseurs and fun to be around!

Valentine's Day Dinner at Artisan Kitchen

(Photo from Artisan Kitchen of Murray Facebook)

No dinner plans? On Saturday, February 16, Artisan Kitchen is hosting a Valentine's Day Dinner from 5 - 9 p.m. Make sure to reserve your spot soon, they are filling up quickly!

Pandora from Plantation Place

Aside from diamonds, Pandora jewelry is the next best thing. Plantation Place, known for their fine gifts and bridal registry options, sells the popular Pandora jewelry line with many romantic pieces to choose for your Valentine!

Boutique Clothing Spree

(Photo by Robin Pizzo)

Gentlemen, take your girl on a shopping spree to one of her favorite locally-owned boutiques in town. You won't regret it, and she will appreciate your thoughtfulness to spoil her! Find a complete list of our local boutiques, here.