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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2021

January 29, 2021

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Is Valentine’s Day a made-up holiday? Good news is, I don’t really mind. Winters in Idaho are quite long, and Valentine’s Day is a fun little celebration to get us through the cold months. Chris and I do a little gift exchange to ya know, keep the romance alive. Plus we love surprising the girls with a little something to make them feel special and loved. I think a lot of people feel pressure around Valentine’s Day to go all-out, but I think a thoughtful gift can go a long way.

We thought it would be fun to put together a little gift guide, and there’s something on here for everyone, whether you’re shopping for your partner, friend, kid, or yourself (because who doesn’t buy gifts for themselves?)

1. FaceTory Skincare Fridge $150 – Earlier this week, someone mentioned that I could fit a skincare fridge in the tower storage in our new bathroom and I haven’t been able to stop thinking about it ever since!

2. Heart Cashmere Sweater $135 – The most subtle heart to wear on your sleeve all year.

3. Spark Ideas Box $12 – Cutest little matchstick box with little romance ideas written on them for every time the mood strikes….ha..ha.

4. Massage Cube $55 – This massage cube is ready to smooth and soothe, thanks to hemp-infused organic plant butters and oils. Yes, please! This $17 massage oil is really good, too!

5. Classic Fairytale Pop-up Book $35 – The sweetest pop-up book to make the classics come alive.

6. Homesick Candle $34 – A candle to remember where you had your first date or kiss or honeymoon!

7. Ponto Short $74 – Sweatshorts to say, “I love you just the way you are.” (Chris loves these dupes, too!)

8. Hearts Socks $8 – I think every holiday I get my girls cute socks and every holiday they squeal with delight.

9. Love Earrings Pack $24 – Tiny hearts to wear all year.

10. Vanity Planet Facial Steamer $47.99 (with this discount link) – My weekly facial with this thing is legitimately something I look forward to.

11. Herringbone Chain Necklace $32 – A simple, statement necklace to wear every day and think of you.

12. Reasons I Love You Valentine’s Day Card $6 – To sum up your last year together and to fill with all the other reasons you love them, too.

13. Heart Box of Chocolates $60 – Growing up, my dad would get each of his 5 daughters a box of chocolates on valentine’s day. Our very own. It made me feel so special and grownup, even at 7.

14. Always Pan $145 – The pan with a cult following and the prettiest colors. The. pan. of. the. year!

15. Wish You Were Here Sweatshirt $45 (20% off this weekend!!!) – A Unisex sweatshirt for the Valentine you’re not near.

16. Bathtub Caddy $71 – Throw in some bath salts, a candle, a good book and putting the kids to bed, too. ;)

 

See more Valentine’s Day gift ideas (all under $30!) here!

What do you think?

  1. Cute! I need to get a few things for my boys- that pop up book is the cutest!!

  2. Kelly says:

    So many good suggestions! And I love the individual images above the links and descriptions. No more zooming in on the grid and scrolling back and forth!

  3. Amy says:

    You definitely need a skincare fridge. I love mine from Vanity Planet.

  4. Lacy Ellsworth says:

    I’ve been curious if Chris has tried the Always pan and what he thinks of it?

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