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Last Minute Valentine’s Gift Guide for Everyone on Your List

by Kelcey Bridges 14 February 2011 929 views No Comment E-mail Kelcey Bridges

It’s Valentine’s Day and you’re stumped for special ideas, huh? Either you forgot about the holiday completely, it just slipped your mind or you had hoped that we could just skip it altogether this year.

Don’t let the time crunch get you down! Valentine’s Day is a great time to make a point to do something special for the entire spectrum of ‘special someones’ in your life.

This year, why not do something nice on V-day not just for your Valentine – but for any one you care for in general. Show love to your brother, sister, mom, pop, niece, nephew, best friend, gal-pals and yes, even your  funny little Valentine. That’s what today is all about, right? Letting people in your life know that you love and care for them (…and eating chocolate too).

Despite waiting until the final hour, fear not, sometimes the best gifts are the simple and spontaneous kind.

Whether you’re single or have already been hit by cupid’s arrow – here’s a list of great last minute gifts for anyone on your list.



How perfect are they for V-day? Put the box of chocolates aside and try something new this year – yummy, decadent cupcakes. Quick – run into the nearest bakery (or cupcakery) and pick up a dozen for your sweetie or go deliver a few to your best gal-pals. These little sugary monsters are always a hit!

Homemade cards

Make something! The time and effort that you spend on that says more then going out and picking up some mass produced card at Hallmark. Plus, if you make something, you won’t feel like you’re contributing to the commercialization of Valentine’s Day. Huzzah! Stick it to the man.

Gift cards

This is the perfect quick idea for anyone in your family. I do Starbucks gift cards every year for my older nephews, cause they’re kinda over the whole teddy bear saying, “I love you beary much” thing. I love coffee, they love coffee and it’s a common love that we all share, which makes it a cute V-day present, while still being considered cool (I hope!)

Flowers & Balloons

It might seem cliche, but one balloon and one red rose can mean a lot to your special Valentine. Remember: simple is special (especially wen you’re down to the wire and empty-handed). It doesn’t have to be anything gaudy and elaborate – although it totally could.

Go somewhere!

Where? Anywhere! That’s up to you, pal. Destination unknown maybe? That will showcase the sense of adventure and spontaneity that you rock, while making up for the fact that you don’t really have a plan of attack.

One final tip: Do make the effort to do loving things all throughout the year and not just on February 14th.

Now get out there and spread the love!

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