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Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts

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If you’ve waited until now to look for a Valentine’s Day gift, you’re not alone. 45% of people don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day, and the ones that do, often struggle to come up with the perfect gift for their partner. There are so many ways to show your love for someone you care about. You can say it with a card, with candy, flowers, or even a special trip or gesture. Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be the type of holiday that costs you a lot of money. There are lots of inexpensive gift ideas out there, as well. If you’re watching the clock, and counting down to the day of love. but still need a gift, consider some of these ideas.

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Send or bring a gift to your partner at work. If your partner works in an office, or a similar setting, where you’d be allowed to pop in and surprise them, why not take your gift along to the office? If you have a knack for arranging flowers, you could shop with your local florist and purchase some fresh stems to make your own bouquet. If there are special things that the two of you like, you might add in some whimsical pieces to decorate within the flowers. If flower arranging isn’t your thing, don’t worry! 1800Flowers has so man gorgeous flower gifts to choose from! There’s still time to get an order in, and right now, you can save 15% on Valentine’s Day flowers and gifts.

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If your partner has a sweet tooth, why not bake them something special? You could very easily make them a heart shaped cake for Valentine’s Day. All you need are two cake pans: one round, and one square. Cut the round cake in half, and place on either side of the square cake to make a heart shape. Ice and decorate the cake as you like. Chocolate is a popular cake flavor for Valentine’s Day. You could go with a healthier option and make a heart shaped tart, filled with fresh fruit, instead of overloading with frosting. Making a tart might take a bit more effort, but the outcome will be beautiful! If you’d rather not try your hand at baking, you could just order some sweet treats for your Valentine, instead. Mrs Fields has delicious cookies and cookie cakes. Save 20% off for Valentine’s Day!

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Wine and chocolate are a wonderful idea for a gift. Select a nice red wine from a local wine store. You could even select a nice bottle at the nearest grocery store. As for chocolate, the more exotic, the better. Look for unusual types of chocolate, or stick with something you know to be considered a favorite. If you’d like to make your own chocolates, chocolate truffles are easy and inexpensive to make. They are melt in your mouth delicious, and they can be stored in the fridge for a few weeks, and enjoyed a little at a time.

Other inexpensive gifts for Valentine’s Day might take a little planning, a hint of imagination, and may not require going very far. You could plan a nice drive out to the country and take along a picnic. Wine and cheese with French bread and fresh fruit are perfect pairings for a romantic picnic. If you don’t feel like going out, order some takeout food, and rent a good movie. Sometimes there’s nothing better than staying in, and spending some time together, cuddled up on the couch.

Regardless of the gifts you give this Valentine’s Day, just be sure to take the time to tell your loved ones that you love them. That’s the greatest gift of all.