Chocolates, jewelry, wine - you name it - you'll find that special Valentine's Day gift in Estherville.
For roses that last, Simply Unique at 610 Central Ave. in Estherville has real roses lacquered and covered in 24 carat gold, plus sterling silver and crystal earrings and a box of chocolates for $99 - something that's sure to make a hit. The rose alone is normally $70.
Simply Unique also has a wide variety of gold, silver and gemstone jewelry with prices starting at $69 and up.
They also have Seiko and Pulsar watches.
"You don't have to go out of town to find real jewelry," said Brian Reichart, who owns and runs the store with his wife, Tina.
If you like chocolate, it's all at Estherville Drug at Sixth and Central. And there's even some in the heart-shaped boxes that are sure to please your Valentine.
Fifth Street Gifts also offers jewelry and other gift items and Fifth Street Salon has gift certificates available for manicures, pedicures and highlights.
Heartland Americana on South Sixth Street also has a nice selection of jewelry plus a great selection of native Iowa wines, including Tassel Ridge from Leighton, Little Swan Lake Winery from here in Estherville and John Ernest Vineyard & Winery from Tama.
And of course Heartland Americana also offers great home decor items.