Show a Little Love This Valentine’s Day With These Last-Minute Ideas

Need some flowers? Or something sweet? We’ve got you covered

V1 Staff |

Valentine’s Day always falls on Feb. 14, but every year it seems to sneak up on some of us. If that describes you, don’t despair: Below is our guide to the businesses in the Chippewa Valley where you can get some flowers and/or something sweet for your special someone. You can thank us later!


A SECRET GARDEN FLORAL & GIFT • 1416 Main St, Bloomer • (715) 568-1037 • • Serving the Bloomer area.

AVALON FLORAL • 504 Water St., Eau Claire • (715) 838-8880 • avalonfloralso@gmail.comflowersbyavalon.comDelivering personalized, custom, convenient floral gifts.

BRENT DOUGLAS • 610 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire • (715) 831-0997 • Provides a vast array of rich and bright bouquets for any color palette or theme.

CHIPPEWA VALLEY FLORAL • 507 South Barstow St., Eau Claire • (715) 839-7673 • Serving the Eau Claire and surrounding area.

CHRISTENSEN FLORIST • 1210 Mansfield St., Chippewa Falls • (715) 723-2251 • Serving the Chippewa Falls and surrounding area.

COLBY’S FLOWERS & GIFTS • 12930 10th St., Osseo • (715) 597-3442 • Serving Osseo and the surrounding area.

CREATIVE TOUCH FLORAL • 148 W. Lincoln St., Augusta • (715) 286-5591 • Serving the Augusta and surrounding area.

EAU CLAIRE FLORAL • 1824 Brackett Ave, Eau Claire • (715) 834-2901 • Serving the Eau Claire area.

ELE’S FLOWERS • 224 N Broadway St., Stanley • (715) 318-2838 • Serving Stanley and the surrounding area.

FOREIGN 5’S BRIDGE STREET FLORAL • 123 N. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls • (715) 723-6389 • This full-service garden and floral shop showcases a generous supply of floral décor and arrangements for any taste or style.

FOUR SEASONS FLORIST INC. • 117 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire • (715) 834-2017 • Serving the Eau Claire area.

GEHRKE FLORAL & GREENHOUSES • 515 E. Main St, Mondovi • (715) 926-4931 • Serving the Mondovi area.

HIVE & HOLLOW • 809 Wilson Ave., Menomonie • 715-231-3133 • • Wedding florist and full-service flower and gift shop serving the Menomonie + Eau Claire area with a focus on sustainability. Shop flowers, plants, gifts, and more online for local pickup, delivery, or shipping.

MAY’S FLORAL GARDEN • 3424 Jeffers Road, Eau Claire • (715) 836-8220, (800) 422-6297 • Customized with your favorite flowers and colors. . From a vintage look to exotic, they cover it all.


AUGUSTA BAKERY • 144 W. Lincoln St., Augusta • (715) 286-4700 • •  Cupcakes, traditional pastries, cookies, breads, and award-winning donuts.

THE BAKE SHOP & MORE • 216 W. Main St., Durand • (715) 672-8775 • Fruit pies, donuts, cakes, and cupcakes.

BLOOMER BAKERY • 1415 Main St., Bloomer • (715) 568-3321 • A classic hometown bakery specializing in quality donuts, danish, breads, and cakes.

CASEY’S CREAMERY • 4740 Keystone Crossing, Eau Claire • Hand-dipped ice cream, small-batch fudge, gourmet popcorn, candy, chocolate-dipped goodies, Wisconsin cheeses, gift baskets, and more.

CHIC SWEETS DESSERTS • 1120 122nd St., Eau Claire • 715.864.3285 • Cupcakes, cake pops, and other desserts.

CHIPPEWA CANDY SHOP • 322 N. Bridge St., Chippewa Falls • (715) 861-7880 • Select from a massive assortment of candies, chocolates, and coffee. They’ve got weigh-and-pay soft-serve ice cream, too!

C&J’S CANDY STORE & SCOOP SHOPPE • 342 Main St E, Menomonie • • A plethora of candy, modern, unique, nostalgic, exotic, international, bulk, and more. Serving scoops of Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream.

DESSERT FIRST • 2425 Seymour Road, Eau Claire • (715) 833-8440 • Cupcakes, mini-cupcakes, colossal cupcakes, mini-cheesecakes, and cookies. A massive amount of flavor options for your custom order.

EM’INENT Find it on Facebook Emily makes wedding cakes, cupcakes, macarons, candy cakes, cake pops, and more with a wide array of varieties like chocolate ganache, fruit fillings, butter-cream frosting, and more.

THE FRENCH PRESS BAKERY • 2823 London Road, Eau Claire • (715) 598-7017
thefrenchpresseauclaire.comDessert offerings include sheet cakes, cupcakes, bakery, french macarons, cookies, brownies & bars, pies, crostadas, tarts, crisps, cheesecakes, and unique creations.

GLADYS’ DAZZLING DESSERTS • Menomonie • (715) 309-8117 • Famous for signature chocolate misty mint bars Czech kolaches, mini-bundt cakes, tartlets, pies, cookies, and bars. Contact for a consultation.

HY-VEE BAKERY • 2424 E. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire • HyVee’s bakery can do cakes, cupcakes, pies, donuts, and more.

IFS & BUTS CANDY & NUTS • 331 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire • (715) 598-1849 • An all-around candy metropolis, with fan-favorite candy bars, Mayana Chocolate, nostalgic candies, Abba-Zaba, Turkish Taffy, candy necklaces, saltwater taffy, bulk candy, lollipops, craft sodas, and more.

JOSEF’S CHEESECAKE • 29 W. Spring St., Chippewa Falls • Serving made-to-order cheesecake cupcakes, full cheesecakes, cupcakes, cakes, macarons, sticky rolls, and more.

MICHAYLA’S SWEETS • 715-214-6559 • Buttercream cupcakes, custom sugar cookies, and custom dessert tables (which can also include macarons, pretzels, dark chocolate brownies, cake pops, and more).

NOSTALGIC BEAN • 1403 Lynn Ave., Altoona • • Fresh baked goods suitable for any occasion. Macarons, lavender shortbreads, madeleines, cream scones, cakes, tarts, sweet rolls, spice cakes, sables, galettes, and seasonally changing favorites.

SUE’S DELUXE BAKE SHOP • 1319 Birch St., Eau Claire • (715) 552-3931 • Find in on Facebook A neighborhood favorite, Sue’s mostly homemade items include custard angel foods, decorated cakes, buns, breads, cookies, Danish kringle sand sweet rolls, bars, sweetbreads, and more.

SWEET DRIVER CHOCOLATES • inside Artisan Forge, 1106 Mondovi Road., Suite 115, Eau Claire • Serves European-style crafted couverture chocolates. Truffle availability changes regularly and has included strawberry, maple, peanut butter, coffee, mint, coconut, praline, Italian, liqueur, and more.

TAKE THE CAKE • (715) 828-9864 • Take the Cake offers a variety of delicious cheesecakes, ranging from the traditional New York to the more exotic Espresso. With pride in their homemade quality, they use only the freshest ingredients. Each cake is made to order, from scratch, by hand, and fresh.