But that old saying about it's the thought that counts is not really a superficial sentiment. Gifts need to be a genuine expression of love and well thought out. They need to come from the heart, not out of a sense of obligation or duty.
Back in November I announced the winners of the 2011 Giftee Awards in 10 categories. You could say, and you would be right, that I was thinking ahead when I chose Best Romantic Gift as a category. I knew you would need some Valentine's Day gift inspiration after the post-holiday lull.