Best Ideas and Gifts (Him, Her, Kids!) to Celebrate Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day is just days away. Bless you, if you are prepared and way ahead of the game. For the rest of us, it might be tempting to just ignore the day altogether and assume our spouses, kids, grandkids, friends, family, and co-workers, will think we forgot and give us a pass. I do not recommend that, however! The way I see it, we still have time, and that means options.
Make sweet treats
You have plenty of time to make sweet treats in your kitchen befitting the day. Check out Yummy Sweets to Make for Valentine’s Day.
Plan a date with your love, even if your wallet is a little thin. Get creative to find reasonable and fun alternatives that require only pocket change—or with any luck, some that are absolutely free. I have a few ideas for you in Great Dates for Couples on a Tight Budget.
Plan a Fun Family Party
Here are 8 Fun Family Games for Valentine’s Day to get you started.
Give a gift
Find the perfect little something for those special people in our lives—big and small—there is still plenty of time to do this, too. What follows are great gift ideas that are sure to please but won’t break the bank, divided into three categories. You can click on one to jump to that category or read straight through. Enjoy!
Best Valentine Gift Ideas for Her
Best Valentine Gift Ideas for Him
Best Valentine Gift Ideas for Kids
Best Valentine Gift Ideas for Her
Fruit Infuser Water Bottle
This beautiful deluxe infused water bottle comes in an equally beautiful tube-shaped gift box that nearly screams luxury. And such a pretty shade of blush.
Pink Luggage Tags
These attractive luggage tags are made of faux leather with cut-proof steel loops. The identification card with her personal information is hidden in the back cover to protect her privacy. While this pink shade is lovely, there are many other colors to choose from.
Wine Glasses for Red and White Wine
Stemless wine glasses have insulated walls filled with cooling gel that works as a wine chiller when frozen. Pop a tumbler in the freezer for white wines or cool in the fridge to keep red wines at cellar temp.
2 Metal Plant Hangers with 6-inch Pots
This minimalist hanging planter set will brighten up any room with its gently modern simplicity. Comes with the two metal hangers, pots, and cotton cord for hanging (no plants included). Choose gold, black, or white.
Set of Four Mini Round Cocottes
Mini round set of cocottes made of stoneware with an enamel finish. Perfect for single servings of casseroles, mac n’ cheese, pot pies, cobblers, and other hot dishes. Oven Safe. Microwave Safe. Dishwasher Safe.
Infinity 925 Silver Charm Bracelet
Pretty sterling silver adjustable bracelet with infinity design and choice of the color heart charm.
Le Creuset Whistling Teakettle
A classic whistling tea kettle is and will forever be a thoughtful Valentine’s Day gift, especially for the tea-sipper who enjoys a good brew. And there is none better in quality and style than Le Creuset. Available in ten colors including red, teal, and matte white, this durable Le Creuset whistling teakettle enamel-on-steel will last for thousands of cups to come.
100% pure mulberry silk protects her hair while sleeping and assists in anti-wrinkle and acne care. Hidden zipper and comes in a beautiful gift box. This Colorado Home Co Silk Pillowcase for Skin and Hair is made of high-grade mulberry silk, it is temperature regulating and breathable. A really nice gift.
Electric Wine Bottle Opener
This is so slick! Rechargeable Electric Wine Bottle Opener easily removes corks in seconds. Compatible with most wine bottle sizes. Open up to 30 bottles on a single charge. Easy to use—simply place on top of your wine bottle, press a button, and ta-da! your wine is open and ready to serve. Every time I use mine, I am amazed by how easy (fun!) it is. Makes a fabulous gift.
Sterling Silver Heart Earrings
Pure .925 sterling silver polished heart pull through hoop earrings are so lovely. Simple, elegant, and sure to be adored by your recipient. Anti0microbial and nickel free, these earrings are ideal for sensitive skin.
Coffee Case for iPhone
Coffee is a good thing. In fact, for many of us coffee = love. So does this fun Coffee Case for iPhone with graphic gnomes. The phone case is a super cute gift option available for iPhones only that unabashedly signals your favorite connoisseur’s caffeine obsession.
Knitted Tweed Throw
Super soft, plush with a textured look and feel, this 50 x 60″ decorative throw will become her favorite year-round blanket. The beautiful Home Soft Things Throw gets softer and softer after each wash without fading. Available in a wide range of colors and two sizes at a remarkably reasonable price. Such a lovely gift!
Porcelain Heart Tea Cup, Filter and Lid
Porcelain Tea Cup with Filter and Lid come with easy-grip handle and beautiful heart design, made of first grade ceramic and stainless steel, durable, harmless, attractive, holding huge capacity, perfect for home or office.
Vertical 3D Personalized Necklace
This super popular style features a 4-sided vertical bar of .925 sterling silver. Made with any name. Includes sterling silver chain and cleaning cloth. Choice of four chain lengths. Choice silver or gold plated silver. Really cool.
Heart Waffle Maker
Makes a heart-shaped waffle that comes out perfect every time! Easy to use: Simply plug it in, wait 1-3 minutes until preheated and when the indicator light shuts off you can begin cooking.
Pandora Knotted Heart Sterling Silver Bracelet
This Pandora Knotted Heart 925 Sterling Silver Bracelet is just beautiful—a very special piece. The heart-embellished toggle slips through the largest link to close. Complete for wear without additional charms.
Journal and Pen Set
This beautiful gift set is a beautiful way to inspire young and adult women with kind words of encouragement. The cover is made of high-quality microfiber synthetic leather, Touch texture is better than most leather covers, with exquisite workmanship, soft feel, good wear resistance, and good elasticity. includes 120 sheets of high-quality paper. It makes for a great journal or organizer. Paired with a unique black gold signature pen that is attached to the gift box.
Best Valentine Gifts Ideas for Him
Greeting Card Box (Set of 4)
This is so clever! Four 6-pack boxes (beer not included) and greeting cards in one! You fill with his beer or other beverage of choice. Love cards for him—write a special note on the inside of the card.
Survival Gear and Equipment Kit 14-in-1
The kit contains includes: a 3-mode flashlight, Handy Firestarter, Wire saw, Multi-functional saber card, Paracord bracelet, Water Bottle Clip, Emergency blanket. With over 1000 uses combined, this expertly assembled kit is the smartest and most compact survival kit of its kind.
BLACK DECKER Cordless 20V Max Drill & Home Tool Kit
This 68-piece tool kit includes a 20V Lithium drill for a variety of home projects. Also includes a carrying bag for easy portability and storage.
Hangry Kit Mega Essentials Snack Box
The ultimate box of snacks assortment. Sweet, savory, and salty options. Practical and fun, too1
Scratch Off Deluxe Travel World Map Poster
The most detailed and beautiful World scratch-off map on the market, this map features vibrant colors, accurate cartographic details, country flags, and landmarks. Printed on thick art paper and laminated.
Crazy Hot Sauce Dice Game Set
Includes: 12 – .75oz – bottles of the hottest hot sauces, peppers and powders in the world. Each Crazy hot sauce adds an additional ingredient to the recipe to increase the heat level for a total of 12 sauces. Try all 12 if you dare! HOW TO PLAY: This is pretty much a twisted version of the classic game of dice but with a set of the hottest hot sauces around. Just roll both dice and taste the hot sauce that number corresponds to. Challenge yourself to try all the sauces or play with others until there’s 1 crazy left standing!
Fogless Shower Mirror
Sure to become any man’s favorite thing ever. Allows for fogless shaving in the shower, no batteries required; no suction cups either. Guaranteed to be fogless for life. No annoying fog-free sprays ever. Easy mounting with removable silicone adhesive and double-sided tape. Amazing, which makes the Fogless Shower Mirror a great man’s gift.
A front pocket minimalist wallet is really hot these days among the hip and cool guys. It’s very thin and compact, designed to fit in a man’s jeans front pocket, making it more secure and comfortable. 100% genuine leather.
Bose Audio Sunglasses
In your choice of two styles, these cool sunglasses include built-in Bose speakers that produce rich, immersive sound for your Valentine, while others hear practically nothing. Open-ear audio allows him to stay aware of his surroundings while enjoying his music. Integrated microphone for clear calls and access to his phone’s virtual assistant.
Personalized settings, access to future updates, and more available through the Bose Connect app. Bluetooth connectivity for easy pairing. Lenses block up to 99% of UVA/UVB rays. Not cheap, but oh what a great gift!
Beard Grooming Kit
You know what they say about beards, “They grow on you!” But at some point he’s going to need to do some manscaping otherwise he’ll start looking like a caveman. This all-in-one kit has everything he’ll need to help maintain his scruffy beard.
All products and tools pictured are packed in a luxury metal gift box and include a beard shaping tool, beard shampoo, oil, balm, brush, comb, scissors, and more. Great gift for your bearded Valentine!
Swiss Army Pocket Knife
He will add functionality to his keychain by attaching this Victorinox Swiss army pocket knife. This pint-size yet very capable pocket knife boasts a small blade, a nail file, and a pair of sharp scissors. Choose from 31 colors.
Best Valentine Gift Ideas for Kids
Princess Necklace Activity Set
She can design her own Disney Princess necklaces with this fun, easy-to-use jewelry kit. Simply slide on the beads and character charms. So cute! Age 3 – 10.
From the original Tokidoki characters, Aurora Valentino unicorn has beautiful and detailed embroidery on her right side. Val also has hearts and a cupid bow embroidered in red and pink. About 7.5 inches and just as adorable as can be.
His full name is Bearington Lil’ Cutie and the most cuddly Valentine’s day 14-inch stuffed animal imaginable! Makes a perfect I love you or Happy Valentine’s Day gift for boys, girls—kids of all ages.
Chunky Jewelry Set
This chunky bubblegum bead jewelry pair is both fun and fashionable for young girls not only for Valentine’s Day but all through the year, too.
Oh, I Love You Just Like This!
In this sweet little book of love, Elmo’s mommy wants to tell Elmo “I love you” in as many ways as she can. Join Elmo and his friends as they learn about expressing love, joy, and gratitude for loved ones. Age: 3 – 7 years.
Big Sprinkle Donut Reversible Sequin Pillow
This magical color-changing pillow cover is a great gift for most kids and younger teens. Super fun!
Oh, this is so much for anyone age 5 years and up. Much like color or paint by number, each design is divided into dozens of spaces. Each space has a number that corresponds to a sticker. Find the sticker, peel it, and place it in the right space. Watch as a full-color image emerges from the original unfinished illustration. Age: 5 – 99 yrs.
Love Frog Stuffy
Cutest little Webkinz limited edition stuffed frog ever, with love and kisses all over it. Super cute! Good-sized stuffy for the kids at 7-inches and not overstuffed, which makes it cuddly for kids of all ages.
Big Sleeping (Hugging) Puppy Pillow
This plush puppy is supersize and extra soft! At 20-inches long, he’s the perfect size for hugs and cuddles. Puppy has embroidered paw prints and eyes and such a cute sleepy, lazy expression on its face. Absolutely adorable, practical, too.
Roses Are Pink Your Feet Really Stink
Love to hear your young readers giggle? Whether they read it themselves or you read it to them, this cute story about Gilbert, a fuzzy-looking woodland creature who comes up with “nice” rhymes for his classmates will bring out the laughter while teaching about kindness and forgiveness.
Perfect Sock Monkey
This 20-inch soft plush sock monkey is adorable and quite funny, too. Choose from the traditional brown, or a dozen other colors. Prices range from $17 to $26 depending on your choice.
Happy Valentine’s Day Blank Sketchbook
Kids of all ages love to doodle and draw. Here’s a fun sketchpad that will let them keep their creations together in a safe place. No kid can ever have too many sketchbooks!
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