Valentine’s Day is coming up shortly! If you are anything like me, you have waited until the absolute last minute to pick up your loved one’s gift. Well, here are a few tips and shortcuts to make sure that your loved one feels appreciated, you don’t have to feel bad about picking up the gift last minute, and it won’t break the bank. So, keep in mind that all gifts don’t necessarily have to have huge monetary value; it’s the thought and the sentiment that count. On that note, there are several crafty items on Pinterest that may fit the bill.
It may seem a bit corny, but the “Love Coupons” are always a thoughtful gift: Valentine's Day Coupon Book. Now, this is just an example of how to put a ‘Love Coupon’ booklet together. If you go this route, make sure to include items that have value to you and your partner with the option of redeeming the item or service at any time. *hint* don’t make the items all about you! * This should be fun for the both of you.
Other quick and thoughtful ideas, is to simply order out. Amazon has some fun and witty gifts available for him & her. If you are a Prime member, the expedited shipping is a bonus and provides you with an option to get the gift before or on the big day. For extra brownie points, get your loved one’s work address and have it shipped to the J.O.B. That’s bound to have ‘bae’ with stars in their eyes, soon as you get home from work!
If your money is low, but your love knows no bounds, you may try to create an out-of-town oasis right in the privacy of your own home. Turn off the lights. Pull out those candles you were saving for an electrical outage, and cook bae’s favorite dish (or whatever is in the freezer and pantry) for a Valentine’s Day night to remember. Throw in a personal full-body massage *by bae, for bae*, and it’s sure to be a love holiday home-run!
Bottom-line the $$$ attached to the gift is not what makes you boo love you. In fact, the idea of providing gifts that are thoughtful and just a bit time consuming, as opposed to expensive, is all you need to get you loved one in the mood! Have fun, be safe, and be well!!! Here are more gift ideas.
Happy Valentine’s Day!
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