Here’s a fun chance to win a Valentine-themed basket, thanks to a great idea for cooperation between a group of small, Wilton-owned businesses. The total value of items in the basket is $250, from eight local business:

SouthernYankee:  06897 monogramed dish towel ($10)
The Painted Cookie:  gift certificate ($15)
Nod Hill Soap:  soy candle ($16)
A Single Strand:  heart earrings ($15)
Wilton Artisans:  necklace ($30)
Emmy Starr Designs:  earrings ($40)
Judee Beardsley Framing:  gift certificate ($100)
Blue Star Bazaar:  gift card ($25)

According to one of the organizers, Jennifer Angerame of Southern Yankee, anyone can enter simply by submitting an email address online, here, and email addresses will be shared only with each of the participating businesses. The winner will be chosen and notified on Tuesday, Feb. 9 and the prize will be available at Blue Star Bazaar.