13 last-minute Valentine’s Day gift ideas
Somehow, we knew you’d end up here. Valentine’s Day is tomorrow and you forgot to get something for your boo. The stores are running out of options and you’re running out of time.
Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered. We’ve tracked down simple, yet effective last-minute Valentine’s Day gifts that you can use to impress your special someone.
Here are 13 ideas for all you procrastinators out there:
If you’re not terribly good at giving presents, you can give a gift that literally keeps on giving. A monthly box subscription from CrateJoy is a great way to please the bae for Valentine’s and even covers other special occasions for you for the rest of the year, in case you’re the forgetful type. This particular box has recipes for cocktails and even includes the particular alcohol for each recipe, because what special occasion can’t be celebrated with cocktails?
If your boo is a bit of an online shopper, then why not feed their obsession with an Amazon Prime account? The membership can get you free two-day shipping on millions of products and lets you stream movies and TV shows on Amazon instantly.
For anyone who likes to cook, the worst part (after cleanup) is always the planning. A HelloFresh subscription lets you create a plan based on how many people you’re feeding and how often you’d like them delivered. It then sends you unique meals based on your plan, with ingredients from ethically-sourced suppliers. There’s a good chance your Valentine will even share their meals with you.
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Gift cards are usually a safe and effective present for anyone, significant others included. A gift card from Amazon is a great way to help your boo get something they really want off of their Amazon wishlist. For Valentine’s Day, you can even get a nice gift box like a Gold Hearts box or a themed box of your choosing for a personal touch.
We all want a relaxing day at a spa, and your valentine definitely deserves one. Get a gift card for them so they can spend a refreshing day off at their preferred spa location.
Groupon can keep your valentine up to date on awesome deals around you, and with a gift card, whatever they want is on you. Whether it’s a romantic dinner at a nice restaurant, a fun activity in your area, or a fancy gadget, Groupon’s got them covered.
Give the gift of Alexa for any room in your house. With the Echo Dot, you can have Alexa do thousands of tasks for you, from choosing a Netflix show to ordering a pizza for those lazy dates at home. It’s even 20% off right now.
Immortalize any of your romantic memories with retro photos. This camera comes with a set of instant film so you can have the instant gratification of phyical pictures to punctuate every date.
If your boo happens to be a Potterhead, then they’ll need a wand for their Hogwarts classes. This wand can be programmed to control various devices in your house using your own gestures. It’s basically magic.
This cute-looking beanie has built-in Bluetooth capabilities, so it functions as wireless headphones that help you listen to music and answer calls — while also keeping you warm.
Valentine’s Day or not, chocolates are the perfect gift for just about any occasion. Lindt chocolates in a heart-shaped box are sure to be a a perfect treat for your boo (or yourself, if you’re so inclined).
Who says Valentine’s Day happens only once a year? This mug comes printed with classic candy heart phrases so that your morning coffee can be a bit more romantic every day of the week.
If you’re looking for something a big stronger, this flask could be just what you need. It’s a quirky, romantic way to get a little buzz going. (Please drink responsibly.)