Valentine's Day Candy
Though Valentine's Day has been
celebrated since the pagan times, the tradition of giving flowers and
candy has cropped up only since as late as the nineteenth century.
Today candies are an integral part of any
Valentine's Day celebration. A Valentine's Day candy can melt anyone's
heart, more so when the recipient is your special flame. So it's quite
popular to gift candies to one's beloved on Valentine's Day. More than
36 million candy boxes are sold on Valentine's Day according to a report
by the Chocolate Manufacturers Association. A Valentine's Day candy may
speak your heart this February 14--whether you want to let your long
time sweetheart know how you feel or you want to tell your latest crush
just how 'crushed' you are in his/ her love--Valentine's Day candies can
be much helpful. So go ahead and gift them that perfect Valentine's Day
candy that will sweetly convey all your thoughts. Apart from being a
royal treat, candies are winning ideas for Valentine's Day gifts too !
There are many varieties of Valentine's Day candy available around
February 14 and if you know your partner's taste, then it should not be
too hard to pick out that perfect box of candy for her. For instance,
strawberries are always a symbol of love and passion, and to make the
mood irresistibly romantic, you can gift your sweetheart a big chocolate
coated strawberry candy box. Yummy thought for sure ! Apart from the
actual candies inside, the packaging is often a tad bit more appealing.
Around the fourteenth day of February, you can find all kinds of
Valentine's Day candy boxes hitting the stores. Though mostly found in
heart shaped boxes, the Valentine's Day candy boxes come in other
interesting shapes as well. You can find candy boxes in the shape of
alphabets, flowers and teddies. So it's not only about the taste of the
candy any longer--it's the total combo of the candy and the candy box
taken together that brings out the best presentation of your feelings.
Talk of being spoiled for choice ! Candies not only make for great gifts
on Valentine's Day, they often serve as good decorations too. It's
common to place candies in long wine glasses at a Valentine's Day party.
But predictably, these decorations are short lived because hard as it is
to resist the temptation of popping a candy, the guests soon give in to
these alluring Valentine's Day candies ! So whether you decide on a
heart shaped candy or a rose shaped candy or go for rose shaped candies
in a heart shaped box, make sure you find the perfect Valentine's Day
candy to give to your sweetheart this February 14 ! A bunch of flowers
and a candy treat is always a sweet Valentine's Day bonanza and if you
want to score some love points, do go for it !
About the Author
Sean Carter writes on holidays, Valentine's
Day and world events. He is a writer with special interest in ecard
industry and writes for 123greetings.com.
He is an active blogger at Valentines