The most romantic day of the year is finally here, yes ladies, it’s time for Valentine’s Day. It’s the perfect time to shower your loved one with gifts, amazing dinners and surprises galore. But what about you, how are you showing yourself some love? It’s time for us to redefine love this Valentine’s Day to include more than just our significant others.
As moms it’s easy to think about everyone else, even on Valentine’s Day. The minis get little chocolates and our baes get flowers and gifts, but rarely do we include ourselves in the love fest. Mom guilt will have even the best SugaMama putting her needs last, but no more! We’re going to love on us this holiday – guilt free. No waiting for someone else to shower us with loving (though we won’t be mad at a little of that too), we’re going to make this day special for ourselves. From setting the mood and bringing sexy back to indulging in sweet treats and yummy treats, we’ve rounded up a few Valentine’s Day gifts that you can get for yourself to show that you care. After all, self-love is the greatest love of all, and we can all use more of that.
Harlem Candle Company Josephine Lover Bundle
Nothing sets the mood for love like dimming the lights and lighting a sexy, fragrant candle. Show yourself how much you care with this V-Day ready bundle from Black-owned Harlem Candle Company. The opulent set, dedicated to the legendary Josephine Baker, features the company’s signature candle and room spray, which will envelop your home in vibrant blends of bergamot, Moroccan Rose and Indian Jasmine. We just know that you’ll find the set as exquisite as Josephine herself.
SDot Beauty Trinity Bath Salts
We’ve talked about how real mom guilt can be, but the good thing about Valentine’s Day is that you don’t have to worry about any of that. February 14th is a love on yourself guilt-free day, and these heavenly Trinity Bath Salts from SDot Beauty are perfect for soaking all your cares and worries away. The detoxifying salts were created to relieve sore and tired muscles while also relaxing you so that you can have a restful sleep or calming start to your day.
Adore Me Jasmine Corset
Ummm who said you can only wear sexy lingerie for a bae? Valentine’s Day and every day is the perfect time to get sexy for yourself. Remind yourself that SugaMamas still got it going on by slipping into a little something that would make you want to stop and stare at yourself. The Jasmine Corset from Adore Me provides the right amount of sultry sexiness, and is perfect for enjoying a night with your favorite person in the world – you.
Sugarfina Pucker Up Set
There’s nothing sweeter than a kiss, well, that is unless it’s a sweet kiss from Sugarfina, of course. Pucker up to this mouth-watering set filled with two of the brand’s favorite lip-smacking gummies – Sugar Lips, sweet and sour gummy lips dusted in sugar crystals and Peach Bellini All-natural gummies are filled with a juicy peach center. It’s the absolute perfect treat to add a little sugar to your day before you get a little spicy at night.
Elephants Deli DIY Pizza Night Kit
You what Valentine’s Day is perfect for? A cheat day! Oh yes SugaMama, we don’t worry about calories and waistlines on the most romantic day of the year. V-Day is a day for showing ourselves some love and guilt-free grace by indulging in the yummy foods we enjoy – and who doesn’t love a good homemade pizza? Instead of stressing over how to make the dough or waiting by the door for a delivery person, order this DIY Pizza Night Kit and make the pizza of your dreams. Go crazy with the cheese and pile on the extra toppings, don’t worry you’ll still love you in the morning.
This Black history month, we’re talking all about storytelling with multi-award winning author, Alicia D. Williams and her new picture book Jump At The Sun that chronicles the life of writer and storycatcher extraordinaire, Zora Neale Hurston. A friendly reminder that you are not the default in somebody’s story. You can learn more about Alicia’s book, Jump At The Sun here and listen to our episode with Alicia below