Around this time of year, we may feel a little pressure to be truly passionate or do something spontaneous or inspiringly romantic.
It's a daunting task. So until Valentine's Day arrives, I shall do my best to give you some interesting options, and let you know about any promotions or offers that may be of interest when preparing for Feb. 14.
Here's one to start you off.
If you're looking for something really different, Ethnika Home Decor and Antiques is having a Valentine's Day sale from Feb. 3 to Feb. 17.
"I have items from all around the world—over 10,000 to choose from," said Yvonne Jean Rabie, co-owner with her husband, Daniel Carranza.
The couple travels the globe looking for interesting inventory to offer their customers. And from the look of the Web site, their store is unique.