Valentine’s Day, like any other holiday, can get pricey pretty quickly. With that said, I love giving a little gift to my family and friends to show them how much they mean to me.

For example, I always get my kids a little something to open on the holiday. When Trevor was little, I usually gave him a Lego set or those Lego figures. He loved his little “guys” and played with them constantly. These days, I like to give him a new piece of red Phillies gear.

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Kylie is a fan of soft, cozy things so a pair of fuzzy socks or a throw blanket is a go-to for her. But when she was younger, I always got her Breyer horses so she could play with a new “pony.”

None of these Valentine’s Day Gifts are big, but they appreciate the little token.

If you’d like to give a little something to your loved one this holiday, I have a perfect list for you. It’s filled with some affordable and meaningful gifts that you can share with your children, spouse or best friend.

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If Your Valentine Needs To Relax

Help your dear family member or friend relax with a few of these picks. I’m sure we could all use some time to unwind!

Find the candles HERE.

Whenever I’m trying to relax, I’ll always have a candle lit nearby. And back by popular demand is this Valentine’s Day candle duo from the Just Jill Shop!

These candles each burn for approximately 75 hours and when they run out, you can turn the jars into pot holder for plants.

Find the slippers HERE.

When the weather is cold, there’s nothing I love more than dressing in a robe and slippers. Since I’m a fan of UGG in general, I wanted to show you these UGG Koolaburra Faux-Fur Slippers.

They come in a few colors but the red makes them perfect for Valentine’s Day.

Find the shower steamers HERE.

For the ultimate evening of pampering, gift a set of shower steamers from Musee.

Just turn on the shower, allow the room to fill with steam, place the steamer on the floor of the shower and you’re ready for an incredible aromatherapy session!

Find the gelato cream HERE.

You can get this Clinique Happy Gelato Cream for any friend looking to unwind after a long day. It’s designed to leave skin lightly scented and super soft.

What a treat after a tough week!

Find the diffuser HERE.

Plenty of people like using essential oils. But if you have a friend or loved one who still hasn’t tried them, you can jumpstart their interest with this Pure Enrichment Essential Oils Diffuser.

It changes colors when it’s turned on and comes with a two-year warranty.

Valentine’s Day Gifts For The Kids

Gift your kiddos something that will make their eyes light up. I found a few ideas that may work for your little one as well!

Find the lip balms HERE.

I selfishly recommend these Lip Smacker Lip Balms because I loved them as a kid. I also gave them to Kylie for years!

This set includes 10 flavors from cotton candy to vanilla. If you ask me, any young girl will love them.

Find the kit HERE.

But if they’re a bit crafty, they can make their own with this Mad Gab’s lib balm-making kit.

It makes 10 tins of lip balm and each one is made with organic shea butter.

Find the set HERE.

Keep them warm with this adorable Hearts Checkerboard hat and glove set.

Great for that little snow bunny in your life!

Find the play-doh HERE.

What I love about Play-Doh is it gets kids’ imaginations running.

This Play-Doh Super Color 20-Pack features all the colors of the rainbow — perfect for creating buildings, little masterpieces and more.

Find the string lights HERE.

For some reason, teenagers LOVE having glowing things in their room. (Remember the hype around lava lamps?)

These red fairy lights are made with a bunch of LED lights that are sure to brighten up their Valentine’s Day.

Find the children’s book HERE.

I remember the days when I read a book to my kids every night before they went to bed. I didn’t realize it at the time, but those are some of my fondest memories over the years.

If you have a young child or grandchild, I recommend the Llama Llama I Love You by Anna Dewdney as one of their Valentine’s Day Gifts.

The rhyming is so fun and the meaning behind the words is even better.

Gifts For The Person With A Sweet Tooth

We all have one. Well, at least most of us… Plus, Valentine’s Day is made for all those sweet treats!

Find Scamps HERE.

Scamps Toffee is so good… you might just keep it to yourself!

Our Scamps offerings include milk chocolate toffee, white chocolate toffee and dark chocolate toffee. But we also have gift bundles if you’d like a variety of snacks and flavors!

Find R&J Toffee HERE.

Have more than one toffee lover on your list?

We also carry R&J toffee—a handcrafted toffee brand that started over 60 years ago and continues to win awards for impeccable tasting candy.

Find the chocolate HERE.

Kylie is my chocolate and caramel girl so I always gave her something to help those little cravings. These Ghirardelli Chocolate Squares seem like a good option for Valentine’s Day because they’re speckled in pink and have a tasty combination of white chocolate, dark chocolate and strawberry!

Sweeteez Baker's Dozen Cookies
Find the treats HERE.

If your loved one isn’t a huge fan of candy, you can still give them a sweet gift this Valentine’s Day.

Try the Baker’s Dozen from Sweeteez for a taste of heaven in each bite! This 12-treat bundle includes cookies, brownies and rice crispies.

Find the truffles HERE.

Looking for some decadent chocolates that won’t break the bank?

You can gift this Lindt Gourmet Truffle Heart which is sure to hit the spot for any chocolate lover.

Bauer's Candies Modjeskas Gift Box 1 lb.
Find the modjeskas HERE.

You’ll find another decadent treat when you take a taste of Bauer’s Candies Modjeskas.

These are caramel-coated homemade marshmallows and they melt in your mouth. Plus, the box makes them ideal for Valentine’s Day gifting.

Find the Trolli gummies HERE.

Okay, the only reason I recommend these sour gummies is because they’re Trevor’s favorite.

His palate is the opposite of Kylie’s but he sure has a sweet tooth as well.

Cooking Gifts For The Chef In Your Life

If you have a cook or a want-to-be cook on your list, you can find some Valentine’s Day kitchen essentials below.

Find the waffle maker HERE.

Dash is known for their useful kitchen gadgets and their most popular product is the Dash Mini Waffle Maker.

It comes in an assortment of colors but I can’t take my eyes off this red one. I also love that it only takes a couple of minutes to heat up!

FInd the bags HERE.

I’ve made the decision… WanderFull HydroBags are the ultimate accessory for 2023!

This pink and black style is a great Valentine’s themed gift idea. But we have 12 more colorways to choose from!

Find the towel set HERE.

I almost added a few of these Kitchen Towel Sets to my cart when I saw them. I mean, look at that adorable pattern!

This set comes with two towels made with absorbent cotton. And if you ask me, you can use them year-round!

Find the blender HERE.

Gone are the days when you had to lug out a massive blender to make your favorite smoothie.

Now, you can opt for the Mueller Personal Blender which is compact, easy to use and rechargeable.

Other Valentine’s Day Gifts I Found

Per usual, I couldn’t stop browsing! So I added a few more gifts to make this holiday a memorable one. Enjoy!

Find the nail polish HERE.

Isn’t this red-tone gorgeous? I sure think so.

Essie created a whole line of Valentine’s Day polishes (including a pink and a deep purple), but my favorite is this Burning Love color.

Find the mug HERE.

Does your Valentine enjoy a cup of joe in the morning?

If so, their early-morning routine is about to be even more enjoyable with this XoXo mug.

Find the lumbar pillow HERE.

Decorate your home with this Heart Lumbar Pillow. I can see it working with everything from rustic to farmhouse decor.

Did this give you some good ideas for Valentine’s Day Gifts? I sure hope so! I already have my eye on the Blendjet and those kitchen towels. Which ones are your favorites?

From my home to yours,


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