Monday, February 6, 2012

Valentine's Day Gift Ideas: All About the Ladies!

Happy Monday!!!

Time is flying by so fast (as usual!) and Valentine's Day is a week from tomorrow!

I don't normally give out Valentine's Day gifts to my Mom, sisters, and best friends... but since I have some extra money to spare, I decided that maybe I should give little gifts this year -- a Hershey bar for each special person in my life, perhaps? After all, they are all my Valentine! ;)

What about you? Are your Valentine's Day gifts ready?

If not, here are some ideas (from www.usmagazine.com) to help you come up with the perfect gift for the special women in your life:

1. Tackle Box (dylanscandybar.com, $24) - 

The Sweetest Valentine's Day Gifts : Tackle Box

Who wouldn't want to receive a box full of favorite treats from Dylan's Candy Bar?!
My friends and I like to share a heart-shaped cake every Valentine's Day -- maybe this year, we can share this instead. :)

***Bonus Tip: If you want to save more money, you can get different candies and chocolates and put them all in a cute box to share with your friends.***

2. Starbucks Gift Card (starbucks.com, price varies) - 

The Sweetest Valentine's Day Gifts : Starbucks Card eGift

I'm pretty sure everyone would appreciate a Starbucks gift card. ;)

***Bonus Tip: Arrange a Starbucks date with your Mom!***

3. Valentine's Day Collection Nail Polishes (butterlondon.com, $14 each) - 

The Sweetest Valentine's Day Gifts : Valentine's Day Collection Nail Polishes

You can't go wrong with nail polish. ;)

(If you want to try a different brand of nail polish, you can check out Dr.'s REMEDY® Valentine's Day Collection.)

***Bonus Tip: Mani/Pedi day with the sisters? I think that's perfect!***

4. Strawberry Champagne Cupcakes (georgetowncupcake.com, $55 per dozen) -

The Sweetest Valentine's Day Gifts : Strawberry Champagne Cupcakes

Almost everyone I know wouldn't say no to cupcakes! ;)

***Bonus Tip: I'm sure these are delicious, but if you're looking to save some money while still giving a thoughtful gift, I think you'd be better off baking your own cupcakes -- you can pick the ingredients that will go into them and you can personalize the design!***

5. Valentine's Day Cards (hallmark.com, price varies) -



Nothing beats a simple Valentine's Day card with a handwritten note inside -- let them know you love and appreciate them!

***Bonus Tip: Include something special inside the card -- like a photo of you and the card's recipient, for example.***

I hope you liked these Valentine's Day gift ideas!

Do you have anything to add to this list?
Which of these would you like to give to the special ladies in your life?

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54 comments:

  1. lovely ideas! I especially like the bonus tips :)
    I think it would be nice to give one flower to each
    of your friends, family, sisters. You can pick out
    the flowers that they personally like :D not a dozen
    but maybe just 1-3, along with their favourite candy lol

    I don't do much for Valentine's day, I miss giving out
    cards and receiving candy, when I was a child in school :(

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    1. aww, i'm glad you liked it! and your idea is really cute and thoughtful, i like it! :)

      p.s. i miss that too! ;)

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  2. these are great ideas! I always make homemade valentines and maybe make some baked goods for the man!

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  3. we can't go wrong with baked goods, i love giving and receiving them. ;)

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  4. Such sweet ideas! Love the Starbucks!

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  5. Love the ideas! Dylan's Candy Bar is one of my favorite places in the world, so I know who I am rooting for off of this list!

    Lilly
    pancakesandbeetjuice.blogspot.com

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    1. i really wanna go there when i visit new york again. :)

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  6. to be honest....i always forget about Valentine's Day (terrible me). but I love these ideas Mimi!

    xoxo

    http://rambleswithreese.etsy.com
    http://rambleswithreese.blogspot.com

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    1. aww, yay i'm glad you love them! :)

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  7. Im not really big on Valentines Day but any day would be a great day to get some candy :)

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    1. me either, but i just think it'd be nice to give little gifts this year. :)

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  8. I haven't gotten my boyfriend anything for Valentine's Day yet! But that Starbucks gift card reminded me to tell him what I want (a Starbucks gift card.) lol

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    1. hahahaha, i'm glad this post reminded you to tell him you want a starbucks gift card. ;)

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  9. Awesome ideas! And i like your bonus tips!

    --Olivia :)

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    1. aww, yay, i'm glad you liked it! :D

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  10. oooh! Great tips. I'm gonna make a little hamper with homebaked goodies andrich red homemade strawberry jam. Gorgeous butter London nailpolishes.

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    1. oooh, that's a really good idea! i would love to try homemade strawberry jam! :D

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  11. My bf and I have a rule that no gifts, just quality time spent together. Our ritual for 3 years now has been to grab a nice bottle of red, some fish and chips and we go and spend time at the river laughing about the past years and getting excited about the future - in saying that though I did cave this year and have bought big red heart chocolates for all my work colleagues haha I loved all your tips though.

    Anna xo

    http://lifesshinyprettythings.blogspot.com.au/

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    1. awwww, i think that's a really great way to spend valentine's day! i think i'd do it that way too. :)

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  12. These are all great gift ideas. I would love to receive all of them haha especially the cupcakes! I totally agree with you on baking them yourself. It's more thoughtful that way. <3

    Lots of love, B
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    1. haha, i would love to receive all of them too. ;)

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  13. Oooo I want to give my boyfriend a box of those sweets they are really cute!

    www.allylae.com

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  14. These ideas are so fantastic! I love V-day and now I'm even more excited!

    xRachel

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  15. Great ideas! Now if only boys were easy to shop for. I still have nothing planned for Vday this year and it's our first. Probably should get on that!

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    1. i'm sure you'll think of something fantastic! :)

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  17. Some awesome tips for V-day! :D I especially like the sharing a box of chocolate (so genius!! I will do this next time!), the cupcakes and date with loved ones ;) I think I might just make a chocolate cake for my family :D Sharing some chocolate love with the family ^^,

    x0x0

    lifelittlesurprises.blogspot.com

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    1. ooooh, chocolate cake sounds good to me. ;)

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  18. Aaaa, this tackle box is so adorable! Is it bad to buy myself something for V-Day? HA

    xo

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  19. mm this first suggestion is the best(ofcourse together with starbucks!), i wish we can buy these candy bars here in my country!
    Dolly, xo
    Unicorns, Heels and American Dreams

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    1. i really like the first idea too, i love chocolate and candies! ;)

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  20. Thanks for the lovely comment on my blog!
    It made my day!

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    1. you're welcome! and thanks for stopping by my blog too! :)

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  21. These are great ideas, absolutely love your blog! Keep it up xx

    Emma x

    http://teacupsandmakeup.blogspot.com

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  22. That's a lovely V day wishlist. Nothing could steal my heart more than a box of sweets and a cute V day card. Heart-warming. Knowing that someone take the hassle to show their love for you :)

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  23. My favorite idea is a heartfelt note and a photo. But I wouldn't complain if I received some sweet treats too. :)

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  24. I really like the box of treats idea! I think I'm gonna do that this Valentine's Day!

    Love, Belle

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    1. i'm sure you and your friends are gonna have a blast sharing a box of treats. :)

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  25. These are great ideas! Love the nail polishes such pretty colours!

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  26. Good list of presents, I may accidentally forward a link to Mr. Boyfriend! Have fun with your friends! XxxX http://thesecondhandrose.blogspot.com/

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    1. i wish you and your boyfriend a happy valentine's day! :D

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  27. i would totally love some cupcakes! wahhhh. and some chocolates.

    :)
    Carrie
    http://readmylifeascarrie.blogspot.com/

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    1. i would love some chocolates too! ferrero rocher to be exact, haha! ;)

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