Abundance Day Spa Massage Therapy Give your loved one the gift of massage. Abundance Day Spa and Massage Therapy at 106 Stillwell Ave. in Tillamook offers a relaxing oasis in your Valentine’s busy life. He or she will emerge from an hour-long massage, or the luxurious hour and a half Hawaiian hot stone massage, feeling like melted butter. “Melt the heart of your Sweetie with a Hawaiian hot stone massage,” said Danielle Hurd, LMT, license # 3609. Daniel has been in business in Tillamook for 16 years and “I still have the best prices around. I love my job. It’s the best job in the world. I get to help people feel better. If you come in,” said Danielle, “You’ll love it.” Abundance massage gift certificates are always the perfect size, color, and style, they never expire and they’re transferrable, so you can’t go wrong. Danielle says, “Massage is so delightful, yummy, and delicious, it’s perfect for Valentine’s Day, and yet it is not illegal, immoral or fattening!” In addition to massage, Abundance has lotions music, locally crafted soaps, and hand made hot and cold packs, which Danielle is modeling here. Visit abundancedayspa.com online, like them on Facebook, and call at 503-842-3202. If Danielle is in session, the Blades Salon next door to Abundance sells her gift certificates.
Anderson Florists Anderson Florists at 202 Main Ave. in Tillamook will create and deliver stunning floral arrangements for your Valentine. Owner and floral designer Robin Faber encourages customers to order early for the best selection, “but we’ll still be taking orders on Valentine’s Day,” she said. They will have pre-made bouquets for walk-in customers, chocolates, bears, balloons, everything to make your Valentine smile. Anderson’s has decadent Seattle chocolate truffles; and with the largest walk-in cooler in town they’re sure to have roses, lilies, Gerbera daisies, tulips and more. Anderson Florists is also featuring a brand new line of Jenteal soaps, lotions and oils, in fun scents like ‘Kiss me all over,’ ‘Butterfly kisses,’ and ‘Mom da’Bomb,’ perfect for Valentine’s Day. They also have a new selection of Camille Beckman French Vanilla lotions, soap and perfume. There is also a large selection of plants, bird feeders, and silver necklaces and earrings, so you’re sure to find the right gift for your Valentine. Anderson offers complimentary gift-wrapping. Check out their floral designs and place your order on the website, at shopandersonflorist.com, or call 503-842-2556.
Tillamook Meats Incorporated If food is love, Tillamook Meats has you covered for Valentine’s Day. The family owned and operated butcher shop at 405 Park Ave. is offering gorgeous thick-cut heart shaped rib eye steaks for two for Valentine’s Day, with jumbo prawns just for the holiday. Offer your Valentine the mouth watering Tillamook Meat version of Surf and Turf this year, cooked with love. The Freehills, Matt and Vicki, sons Derrick and Garrick and daughter Erica treat everyone who comes through the door of Tillamook Meats like family. They’ll season your meat for you, give you recipes, and tell you how to cook it; Matt Freehill said they’ll even cook it for you given enough notice. “We sell the very best we can buy on a regular basis – not just for specials and holidays – and we cater to families’ needs.” Like grilled steak? Smoked meats? For the ultimate cooking experience Matt Freehill recommends the Green Mountain Pellet Grill, (available at the shop) which he and sons Garrick and Derrick are displaying here with a giant rib eye for two. It’s an electric grill that burns hardwood pellets for a “total kitchen outdoors.” Visit the website: tillamookmeat.com, check them out on Facebook or call 503-842-4802. In addition to their outstanding customer service, and high quality beef and pork, the Freehills specialize in custom smoked meats. Their hams, bacon, sausages are all made onsite, perfectly seasoned from secret family recipes, with “no fillers, just meat and spices.”
Five Rivers Coffee Roasters The Pelican Pub family of businesses took over Fiver Rivers Coffee Roasters at 3670 Hwy. 101 North, across from the cheese factory, in June of 2012. They are maintaining the Five Rivers tradition of excellent freshly roasted coffee beans, and have added a few new signature blends. They’re now serving lunch fare including a delicious grilled salmon sandwich, a towering vegetarian sandwich, Pelican clam chowder, and other meaty selections. Call to reserve the newly remodeled meeting room provided for the community’s use at no charge. You can purchase Pelican Pub beer at Fiver Rivers, freshly roasted coffee beans, Tsunami Stout artisan bread and Seattle chocolates, making it a destination for fulfillment of cravings. Visit Five Rivers Coffee Roasters for a Valentine gift certificate, or have the staff build a custom gift basket like the one displayed here by store manager Sara O’Neil, filled with the things your Valentine loves. Five Rivers Coffee Roasters is open 7 days a week from 6 to 6. Check them out on Facebook or call 503-815-2739.
Fat Dog Pizza Fat Dog Pizza at 116 Main Street in Tillamook has a new owner, Ray Jacobs. Ray owns the building, lives upstairs, owns the coffee shop next door, and he loves Fat Dog pizza, so it was a natural move for Ray to buy the business from Jordan Maier and Alex Hamalian, who opened Fat Dog a few years ago. “Jordan is going on to bigger and better things,” said Ray. “He’s continuing his Culinary Arts education. Jordan started this up and he did a good job,” said Ray, “we’re going to do our best to maintain it.” Ray hired Joey Cavanaugh as Fat Dog’s manager. Joey has been Jordan’s assistant, and worked at Fat Dog for a year and a half, so he’s a friendly, familiar face, and he makes a beautiful pizza. Ray and Joey are considering expanding the menu to include a few new items, like soup and Chicago-style pizza, so stay tuned for fresh choices. For a Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Special Fat Dog is offering two slices, six bread sticks and two sodas for $8.00, or $2.00 off a whole pizza or calzone. Fat Dog gift certificates are a hot item for the pizza lover in your life. Check them out online at fatdogpizza.com, on Facebook or call to order, 503-354-2283.
Sunflower Flats at 217 Main Ave. in Tillamook is gearing up for the single biggest day of the year. Sunflower Flats will have 3-4 delivery vans on the road for 10 hours to deliver your Valentine bouquets and gifts. Five designers will create special floral designs featuring roses and all kinds of flowers in a range of prices. Flowers and Moonstruck Chocolates are a very popular combination. Sunflower Flats also caters to the men and kids on your list with snack attacks (gifts of snack foods), candy bar bouquets and Valentine cookie bouquets, delivered to work or school. Sunflower Flats has lovely Valentine gift cards for everyone on your list. This year Sunflower Flats is offering a spa package featuring Pacifica body butter, perfume and body wash in a cool, printed canvas tote. Pacific products are 100 percent natural, vegan, developed by surfers and produced in Oregon and they smell fabulous. Sunflower Flats will customize gift baskets with artisan soaps, candles, stuffed animals, jewelry, inspirational books; co-owner Cindy Gardner said they’ll even go out and get gift certificates to other businesses to include in your personalized gift basket, so if you wanted to include a gift certificate for massage, for example, they’ll pick it up for you, given a day’s notice. Gift certificates to Sunflower Flats are also a great gift idea. Please order early, in person, by phone or online at sunflowerflats.com, 503-842-4411. Check them out on Facebook.
Diamond Art Jewelers Diamond Art Jewelers at 307 Main Ave. in Tillamook is featuring sterling silver birth stone necklace or earrings with diamond, your choice, for $69. The chains are delicate and pretty and birthstones are a lovely personal gift. The April selection in white topaz is shown here by Cindy Perkins; a similar necklace in diamond would cost thousands of dollars. To wow your Valentine consider a 14 karat rose gold and diamond band for $2,350. The rose gold is pleated to catch and reflect the light, wrapped with circles of fine diamonds. This ring is dazzling, like sunshine on her finger. Diamond Art is open Mon. through Sat. Visit the website at diamondartjewelers.com.
Hidden Acres Greenhouse Latimer Quilt and Textile Center Latimer Quilt and Textile Center at 2105 Wilson River Loop in Tillamook is a local gem and a Mecca for fiber artisans of all kinds. Quilters, knitters, spinners and weavers all find a home here. There is a repository for antique quilts and textiles, and regular sessions for people to gather and work together. Latimer Quilt and Textile is a community of creative individuals who come together to share their craft. There are monthly themed exhibits of world-class fiber arts. The museum is full of beautiful and fanciful one-of-a-kind handmade gifts for your Valentine, ranging from charming owls made from repurposed sweaters, to original jewelry, woven tea towels, quilted trivets, colorful hats and scarves, gorgeous shawls, an, handmade quilts and woven blankets. Latimer Quilt and Textile manager, Linda Machuta, will help you find a wonderful Valentine gift, or sell you a gift certificate, so that your Valentine will have the pleasure of wandering the rooms of the center and choosing his or her own gift. Another terrific option is a gift membership, which supports the museum and will provide your Valentine with the gift of belonging. Visit the website, latimerquiltandtextile.com, check out their Facebook page or call 503-842-8622.
Hidden Acres Greenhouse at 6760 South Prairie Rd. in Tillamook is offering arrangements of a dozen roses delivered (in the city of Tillamook) in a vase for $49.99. “These are big, beautiful blossoms,” said owner Jill Johnston, “twice the size of normal roses Jill and her daughter Hillary go to the flower market and pick the blossoms out themselves. “We’ll have a variety of colors, red, yellow and pink roses and tulips and asters, something fun in each bouquet. Last year a customer told me that her roses lasted two weeks and every one opened up. I can’t wait for Valentine’s Day,” Jill said. Hidden Acres will deliver single roses with a balloon for $9.95 to schools. They also make candy bar bouquets popular with men and boys. Hidden Acres Greenhouse is gearing up for the growing season, everyone in the Johnston clan is hard at work planting and building, cleaning and repairing greenhouses damaged in last year’s windstorm. Some of their biggest sellers are hanging flower baskets, and soon there will be hundreds to choose from. Customers come back year after year for Jill’s hanging baskets. They also return their empty baskets each winter to have Jill replant them and start them in the greenhouse. Jill recommends gift certificates for hanging flower or strawberry baskets, rosebushes, spring bulbs and trees both exotic and native. Visit their Facebook page to see some of Jill’s designs, and call to order, 503-842-1197.