Valentines Blog Post

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with some sweet or savory goodies, meaningful gifts, or by supporting a partner duo! To help you out, we’ve created a list of some of our StreetWise™ ‘MBA’ alumni to consider buying gifts for your special someone.


Sweet Lydia’s 

  • Specializes in their one-of-a-kind s’mores, a great gift for V day! And good news — you can purchase the treats online as well! Sweet Lydia’s specialty s’mores come in 5 different flavors, or you can even make your own.

Bon Bon Bon 

  • Bon Bon Bon is offering a box of sweets as their Valentine’s Day Collection, with 13 different flavors of chocolates inside! Recently recognized as a Forbes 30 under 30 finalist, Bon Bon Bon is challenging the status quo in the chocolatier industry.

Support a Love-Inspired Partnership!

McCrea’s Candies 

  • Celebrate Valentine’s Day the right way by supporting a couple’s renowned caramel business! Jason and Kate McCrea run McCrea’s Candies, whose specialty is individually wrapped caramels, with 11 different flavor infusions to choose from.

The Hot Chocolatier 

  • Get your chocolate and gourmet pastry fix on Valentine’s Day from Wendy and Brandon Buckner, a Chattanooga couple whose storefront has glass walls around the kitchen to allow customers to look on as the chefs prepare the goodies.

Q’s Nuts 

  • This husband-wife duo sells mouth-watering roasted nuts that are perfect for a special someone who prefers savory to sweet, and provides a vegan, gluten, soy and/or dairy free option!

Specialty Gifts!

Ali’i Kula Lavender 

  • Give a lavender product that evokes joy, rejuvenation, comfort and serenity! Made using natural, botanical and organic ingredients. AKL offers lavender bath and body, culinary, and aromatherapy products, or even a tour of the lavender farm in Maui!