Make Valentine’s Day Romantic With a Couples Night In

Make Valentine’s Day Romantic Again; Avoid the Restaurant Chaos, Crowds and Costs

Valentine’s Day is the holiday dedicated to romance and love. It’s a special day to show admiration for your loved one and reflect on all the things you are grateful for in your precious and unique relationship. However, with all the hype leading up to the big day, the true meaning can get lost in the pressure to create the perfect date. Every year, restaurants get more crowded, prices get higher and the romance gets buried in all the hassle and stress. This year, skip the strenuous scramble with these stay at home Valentine’s Day ideas.

Escape the Stress this Valentine’s Day with a Romantic Dinner for Two at Home

There is nothing less intimate than a crowded restaurant where the service is scattered, the atmosphere is staged and the ambiance is excessively loud. Valentine’s Day is about commemorating your love with your significant other, not the masses. The best Valentine’s Day dinner idea is to stay home with your loved one and celebrate in your own way.

One of the best ways to appreciate a Valentine’s night in, is to create a fun tradition for you both. For an option that allows you to act as a team, we love this steak sampler pack. Regardless of your favorite cut of meat, this romantic steak dinner idea allows you to pick and choose your desired style, ensuring satisfaction for everyone! Perfect for splitting and sharing, this fun and flirty option makes Valentine’s Day dinner at home more personal and customized to each of your different tastes. For an option that contains more variety, this grilling combo pack includes all the classic grill favorites, full of rich flavor and hearty taste.

If you’re looking for a slightly more extravagant and sensual Valentine’s Day idea for staying in, we love this elegant hickory smoked quail platter, delivered right to your door! A true delicacy, this tender and flavorful bird satisfies even the pickiest palettes. This stress free meal comes perfectly prepped, pre-cured and hickory smoked, allowing more time for the two of you to spend quality time with each other. Simply heat with the included instructions and enjoy! While your meal heats, nibble on these tempting twosome meat and cheese appetizers from a variety box filled with enticing and generously sized snacks.

Try our hickory smoked quail for a new twist on Valentines' Day dinner Get everything you both want with our steak sampler platter
Perfect for snacking, try our Tempting Twosome meat and cheese appetizer before dinner Try all of the classics with our Grilling Combo Pack

Complete the Home Date Night with These Perfect Valentine Desserts for Two

It’s not Valentine’s Day without some sweet treats and delectable chocolates. To perfectly round out your romantic meal at home, this assortment of decorative cookies is the best way to say ‘be my valentine’ to your sweetheart. For a chocolatey indulgence, this festive heart-shaped box contains a luxurious selection of exquisite chocolate covered cherries, perfect to share. For the fudge lover in your life, a great Valentine’s Day dessert idea is this simply irresistible fudge. Available in a variety of classic favorite fudge flavors, you’re sure to capture the heart of someone special with the creamy, nutty, chocolatey richness that fudge lovers crave. Savor your Valentine’s Day dessert stress-free and comfortably with these delightful delicacies, delivered right to your door!

Celebrate Valentine's Day with an assortment of delicious cookies Discover the perfect combination of cherries and creamy milk chocolate with our chocolate covered cherries Choose a double chocolate, walnut, or maple fudge treat in a heart shaped tin

Make the Night Memorable with a Meaningful Valentine’s Night In

This Valentine’s Day, avoid making reservations and skip the crowds. Enjoy the celebration in the comfort of your own home, spending quality time with your loved one. You’re sure to create lasting memories and new traditions with these romantic stay at home Valentine’s Day ideas. So set the mood with some gorgeous silk red roses and cherish your unique and special couple’s night in.

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Make Valentine’s Day Special with Personalized Gifts

Forget Cupid; Create Your Own Spark with a Personalized Valentine’s Gift

Every year on February 14th, countless couples commemorate their love and appreciation for each other. This annual tradition, often observed in routine ways, rarely leaves any room for surprises or lasting impressions. Seeing as it comes every year and is celebrated by an infinite amount of couples on the very same day, this holiday, dedicated to love and romance, seems to have lost its special spark. This year, make Valentine’s Day one to remember with a personalized gift that’s meaningful and memorable.

Bring Back the Romance with Custom and Cute Valentine’s Day Gifts for Her

When choosing a personalized valentine’s gift for the special lady in your life, it’s important to start with something meaningful to her. If she’s a fan of teddy bears, she’ll love this irresistible Bear Hugs Gift Basket. The cute bear sits atop an assortment of sweet treats and includes a custom lollipop with her name on it.

Another memorable Valentine’s day idea for her is a gift that keeps on giving. She will be thrilled when she receives this adorable mug, customized with her name and packed with gourmet goodies! Not to mention, she’ll be reminded throughout the year of how special she is to you.

For the woman in your life who likes to be wooed with romance, this heart shaped vase not only comes personalized, it also contains a single everlasting rose to symbolize your never ending love and admiration for her. A favorable sentiment and heartfelt gift, this memento is sure to leave a lasting impression.

Personlized Bear Hugs Basket with assorted chocolates and treats Personalized Warm My Heart Mug for Valentine's Day Personalized Heart Rose Vase

Make it Personal with a Unique Valentine’s Day Gift for Him

Trying to find the perfect Valentine’s gift he’ll love can be exhausting! If you want to make it special and memorable for the man in your life, here’s a piece of advice: Give him something he wants. And who says you have to stay on theme? It doesn’t all have to be roses and hearts. Try this monogrammed beer set to complete his home bar needs. Complete with personalized coasters, bottle opener, and beer glasses, he’ll be filled with gratitude every time he cracks open a cold one. To stay on the holiday trend, show him how nuts you are for him and pair the beer set with these classic mixed nuts, a perfect bar snack. This unforgettable combo is sure to demonstrate your love in a cute and clever way he won’t forget.

Give personalized pilsner beer glasses as the perfect Valentine's Gift for him. Give delicious mixed nuts as the perfect Valentine's gift with peanuts, cashews, and pistachios.

If you’re looking for the real way to his heart, nothing speaks to him more than personalizing his favorite sugary snacks. For the classic candy lover, this heart tin is custom printed with his name and packed with an assortment of traditional fruity and sour favorites. For the chocolate connoisseur, these rich and delectable petits fours are made to order with the letters of his name spelled out on each one.

Give him his favorite candies in this personalized Valentines tin Personalized Valentine's Petits Fours are a delectable gift

Remember What It’s All About

Regardless of the gift, let’s always remember what Valentine’s Day is truly about. It’s easy to overthink Valentine’s ideas for her or unique Valentine’s Day gifts for him, but really it is about our love and gratitude for the wonderful people in our lives. Often the most meaningful items are the ones that come from the heart. These custom Valentine’s gifts are sure to spread the love in a simple way that won’t be forgotten. So make a toast to that special someone in your life with one of these elegant monogrammed wine glasses and recognize the true meaning of Valentine’s Day!

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The Unique Christmas Gift Baskets Everyone’s Really Been Wanting

If There Were a Thirteenth day of Christmas, Give Them What They Really Want – a Christmas Gift Basket

Besides the fact that whomever it was that gave all these gifts to their true love had an unlimited budget (FIVE golden rings), probably owned a farm (the first eight days are all animals), and had their own personal set of performers, they definitely did not realize what their true love probably wanted all along – food. Not many have the stamina to make it through four whole days of watching ten lords a’leaping and listening to twelve drummers drumming. That’s enough to make anyone want to ditch a day and hangout on the couch watching Netflix with chocolate and some snacks.

Luckily, we thought of adding a thirteenth day of Christmas. This is a day your recipient can have to themselves with our selection of Christmas food gifts and unique gift baskets.

On the Thirteenth Day of Christmas My True Love Gave to Me…Thirteen Holiday Treat Carousels

Chocolate Carousel with chocolate, toffee, and peanut butter Holiday Favorites Carousel with Cashews, Mixed, Nuts, and Candies 12 Candies of Christmas

Day thirteen would consist of English butter toffee, peanut butter cups, and chocolate chip cookie dough bites – all found in our Chocolate Carousel. For something a little more unique, our 12 Candies of Christmas tin contains tasty Lemon Drops, rock candy, ribbon candy and more. Once they indulge in two or three of these delicious tins filled with their favorite candies and treats, they will for sure want to sleep the rest of the day away. How’s that for an exciting Christmas gift?

On the Thirteenth Day of Christmas My True Love Gave to Me…Thirteen Wisconsin Meat and Cheese Gift Baskets

The Holiday Feast Gift Box is a variety pack filled with delicious cheese, meats, and spreads. We've mixed sweet with savory in the Chocolate Greetings Gift Box The A+ Snack Selection has 10 treats, sure to delight anyone

As a best seller on our list nearly every year, the Holiday Feast Gift Box is one of many Wisconsin meat and cheese Christmas gift baskets they could never say no to. Cheddar cheese, pepper cheese, and Monterey jack are among the many types of Wisconsin cheeses you’ll find this year in our selection of unique Christmas gift baskets. For something a little sweeter to go along with the delicious meats and cheeses, check out our Chocolate Greetings Gift Box or the A+ Snack Selection which include a variety of chocolates and sweet treats.

On the Thirteenth Day of Christmas My True Love Gave to Me…Thirteen Nut and Snack Gifts

Cheesy Dip and Crunchy treats for dipping come in this delicious snack gift Santa's Trail Mix includes mixed nuts and chocolate covered treats Chocolate covered pretzels are a delightful treat and some are covered in sprinkles!

It is well known that anything in a tin will be gone fast. There’s something about a festively decorated container holding all the snacks that makes your gift recipient appreciate it more and think, “these have to be gone before the end of December”. Also, a tin filled with healthy nuts, like cashews and almonds, means they won’t feel terrible after spending all day snacking. But, if you are going to give something sweet, there’s nothing more satisfying than a tin full of milk chocolate covered pretzels.

We hope you enjoyed our Christmas gift giving guide this year, Happy Holidays!

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Should I Give a Christmas Gift to My Coworkers?

Ask Yourself These Seven Questions When Considering Giving Your Coworkers or Boss a Gift During Christmas

Question 1: Does my company have a policy around gift giving?

This is the easiest place to start. Some larger corporations may have a policy against gift giving in general, or have some limitations on what you can give (homemade food items, for example). Check with HR and see if there is a policy you can reference, or some anecdotes they can share with you from their time there.

Question 2: Does my company do a “sponsored” gift giving activity?

This would be along the lines of a White Elephant party or Secret Santa and would be announced to the company as a whole. Since these are optional, it is best etiquette to engage in this office activity. It’s only fun when everybody participates and in general the cap for Secret Santa or White Elephant office gifts is around $10-$20. If your company has not declared a cap, suggest to whoever is organizing the event to institute a cap as it puts everybody participating more at ease.

Question 3: My office is doing a Secret Santa gift exchange, what should I get?

Keeping your budget under $20 is always a safe bet, unless your office communicates otherwise. Stick with general items that everybody can appreciate, like food gifts or gift cards, if you don’t know the recipient that well. Sometimes an office will let everybody write down a few interests of theirs on their name card, so that when they are chosen from the hat, you’ll have an idea of what to get that person. Suggest this to whoever is organizing the event if there are a lot of new faces in the office, or if you are in a large office with a lot of employees who wouldn’t otherwise know each other that well.

Question 4: My office is doing a White Elephant gift exchange, what should I get?

White Elephant exchanges can be a great time, but depending on your company culture, be wary with how witty and comical you are willing to get. Remember, a White Elephant gift does not have to be outrageous, just…well, tasteful.

Question 5: Should I give my boss a gift for Christmas?

In general, there is no expectation for an employee to give their boss a gift. While you might think it is a nice gesture, you don’t want your coworkers to know you were the only one who did so – it makes them feel bad and might seem like you are trying too hard. If you are a real holiday spirited gift giver, consider writing a well thought out card saying how much you appreciate your boss’s help throughout the year and wishing them and their family a happy holiday.

If you work on a small team, sometimes a coworker might suggest doing a group gift for your manager. If you have any concern over budget, make sure the group is clear with how much everybody is comfortable spending.

If the group opts for a combined gift, consider something that can be easily appreciated and in festive spirit, like a Christmas cookie gift basket, or a gift card to their favorite lunch spot.

Question 6: I am a manager, should I give my employees a gift?

There is no expectation for you to give your employees a Christmas gift, unless it is clearly part of your company culture. However, it is a nice way to show your appreciation for their hard work because in some fashion their work is a reflection of how well you are doing your job. If you have many employees working under you, doing something simple like a personalized handwritten card can really have a positive effect.

If your company has an inventory of affordable items like company swag, including coffee mugs or pens, these make great compliments to a personalized card. Or a small gift card to the local coffee shop usually bodes well with people.

Question 7: Ok. I’m going to get my coworker a Christmas gift, where should I start?

If you have never shopped with us before, Figi’s is a great place to start! We have lots of fun and festive food gifts, food gift baskets, and Christmas collectibles that are safe bets for an office gift.

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Shop Our Christmas Gift Guide for Difficult People

How to Christmas Shop for Difficult People

Oh, the holidays… there’s just something magical about them. Maybe it’s the family and friends, or maybe the never-ending Christmas songs. And when the time comes to find those perfect gifts, every person has that Mom, Dad, or special someone who is impossible to shop for – but fear not! Figi’s has a Christmas guide filled with gift ideas for your tricky Mom, Dad, or significant other. You don’t even have to leave the comfort of your home. Shop online at Figi’s and have gifts delivered right to your door!
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3 Ways to Cook & Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner Delivery

Why Should I Have My Thanksgiving Meal Delivered?

Let’s face it: hosting Thanksgiving may sound fun, but it’s a LOT of work. The Thanksgiving turkey is stressful, beginning with the battle royale in the grocery store for that last turkey, and sometimes (knock on wood) ending with it being tragically burned in the oven. Instead of a horror story, look into having a Thanksgiving dinner delivered right to your doorstep, with simple cooking instructions that will ensure a tasty turkey and succulent side dishes. Check out our meal ideas and pairings below for three full-sized and delicious Thanksgiving options that will leave you less stressed, and give you more time with your family.
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How to Give the Best Thanksgiving Host Gifts

Why Should I Bring the Host a Thanksgiving Gift?

If you’re asking this question to yourself right now, we’re betting that you’ve never hosted a Thanksgiving dinner party before. The Thanksgiving hostess is the personification of patience and preparation. There’s the endless planning, the ceaseless cooking, and, of course, trying to organize everyone’s travel. It’s a small wonder one of the most popular Thanksgiving hostess gifts is a bottle of wine. Chances are, though, that your host or hostess will have enough bottles by the end of the night to last them quite some time, so read on for some thoughtful Thanksgiving gift ideas that they’re sure not to forget.

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Save Your Teeth This Halloween & Snack on These Sugar Free Halloween Treats

Why Choose a Sugar Free Halloween?

The choice is easy and the benefits are plentiful. For those of us who need to be careful about our sugar intake, whether you’re counting calories or saving your teeth, Figi’s has all your favorites, sans the sugar! This year you don’t have to feel like you’re missing out on any of the Halloween fun. Our sugar free and no sugar added sweet treats and gift baskets let you enjoy all the tasty delights that come with the holiday, without the sweet-tooth guilt.

Here are a few of our favorite sugar free items…
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DIY Halloween Gift Baskets for Kids 2016

Why A DIY Halloween Gift?

Every year parents spend more and more on Halloween, to the point where last year the average person planned on spending $77.00, according to a U.S. News report. Each year, thousands of parents spend tons of money on expensive, bland Halloween gift baskets that go untouched throughout the holiday. A DIY Halloween gift is a cheaper, more personalized way to celebrate the holiday, and your kids will be sure to enjoy a delicious Halloween gift basket that nobody else at school can get. While some parents make everything from scratch, you can save a lot of time by buying some creative Halloween snacks from Figi’s.
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3 Incredibly Easy Halloween Snack Ideas for a Party

#3: Halloween Trail Mix Recipe

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5 minutes
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