Top 10 Unexpected Valentine Gifts


Get Classy

Get Classy
Get Classy

What could be more loving than giving or sharing the gift of creativity - what could be more loving? Whether you and your significant other are looking to try a new activity together or you want to give them an experience all their own, booking classes or events can be a really thoughtful Valentine's Day gift. Below are just a few ideas, but check your local alternative newspaper, town newsletter or community center for more!


Momma needs a new pair of sexy shoes to go with those salsa lessons you're giving her, right?


The gift looks tiny. It's a paintbrush. But once your significant other has made it through a few classes, be prepared to go searching for deals on canvases, charcoals and other artistic goodies.


Maybe you two want to learn how to have a Mediterranean tapas party, master the art of cupcake baking or know all you can about Southeast Asian cooking. Classes like these are popping up all over these days, from grocery stores and cooking supply shops to local restaurants and universities.

Mind and Body

Trends come and go, but physical fitness is always a healthy gift. Most Pilates and yoga studios have gift certificates for sale or will allow you to buy a card of classes. Not up for crazy sweating? How about signing you and your sweetie up for partners' lessons in Tai Chi, meditation or massage?