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A New Yorker’s Guide To Last Minute Valentine’s Day Shopping

Congratulations, you already found the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day. It’s all wrapped and you just need to find that last minute “stocking stuffer” to put it over-the-top. Luckily, our Elf Squad are experts thanks to our work with Santa. Here are a few unconventional places to look for some great last minute Valentine’s Day gifts.  CHOCOLATES This one may seem pretty basic but we are not talking about the standard heart-shaped box of candy you can get in any corner store. New York City is home to some of the finest chocolatiers and patisseries in the world. While a box of Lindt or Godiva is always nice, they will be 75% off next week at CVS. Visit  Jacques Torres,...

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In A Christmas Pickle

According to legend, there is an old German tradition to hide a small glass blown pickle ornament on your tree the night before Christmas. Come Christmas morning, the first child to spot the pickle receives a special treat - either an extra gift or the distinction of opening the very first gift of the day. While its true origin is not really known, the history of this tradition is still quite interesting

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