It’s February and love is in the air with Valentine's Day just around the corner! Are you maybe in a new relationship, a newlywed couple, happily married for years, or simply just eyeing someone special? This Valentine’s Day, practice the timeless tradition and express your love with romantic, thoughtful gifts. In this blog, we'll not only explore heartfelt gift ideas for every stage of your love life, but also show you how to make the best of those purchases with a little extra love using your bsmart card.


“Thank you for reminding me what butterflies feel like.” - UNKNOWN
Nothing beats the excitement and joy that comes with a new relationship. In this phase of a relationship, a thoughtful gift will go a long way to showing your affection and intention. Here’s an idea… Think about making a personalised photo album filled with your favourite memories or prepare in advance for the winter months with a cosy blanket and some of your favourite snacks. Look no further than our retail partners, Woolworths and Clicks. They have loaded up the shelves with creative and fun Valentine’s goodies.


“When I look at you, I can feel it. I look at you and I’m home.” - DORI, FINDING NEMO
Newlyweds, right now, every day is like Valentines Day to you. But remember, just because you are married now, does not mean you can’t continue the romance. Build your connection and life together with a romantic weekend away, a cooking class or perhaps a shopping date where you hunt for something specific for your new home. If it’s a piece of furniture, remember to pop in at our retail partner OK Furniture. After all, home is where the heart is.


“A good marriage is one where each partner suspects they got the better deal.” - UNKNOWN
After years of shared laughter, tears, and countless adventures, together you are the light and example to those just setting out. For you we think a romantic date night at home is the perfect idea. It’s time to pause and reflect on your journey together and celebrate your successes as a couple. Plan your meal, go shopping at one of our retail partners, Food Lovers or Checkers. Both have a wonderful deli section. Don’t hold back - splash out on all your favourites. Then dress for the occasion, pop some bubbly and enjoy time with your best friend.


“When you love somebody, you go deaf, dumb and blind.” - THE WAY WE WERE
Are you love struck? Let’s help you out. Out of all the relationship stages, Valentine's Day was made for you, so don’t lose out on this perfect opportunity to get noticed and appreciated for how amazing and thoughtful you are. The way we see it, you have two choices; A subtle expression, like a bouquet of flowers from one of the florists in our retailer network or be bold with a beautiful piece of jewelry from one of our jewelry partners Sterns or American Swiss.


Love is a journey and expressing it through thoughtful gifts can make every step even more memorable. This Valentine's Day, let your heart guide you in choosing the perfect token of affection for your loved one. And don't forget to maximise the joy by using your bsmart card at partner retailers. Join bsmart and keep on shopping at the places you know and love, turning each purchase into a celebration of love and savings. Happy Valentine's Day!