30 cheap but thoughtful Valentine’s Day gifts that aren’t chocolate and a card


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  • Valentine’s Day is about appreciating your loved ones, but it can be a strain on a budget.
  • We found 30 great Valentine’s Day gifts, all for under $25, fit for nearly any kind of Valentine.
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Today, it seems Valentine’s Day is synonymous with fancy dinners, giant teddy bears, Hallmark cards, and lots of chocolate. That’s all well and good, but at the core of it, Valentine’s Day is about showing the people you love that you care about them — you don’t have to spend a lot of money to do that.

To save you the shopping stress, we scoured the web to find 32 great (yet affordable) Valentine’s Day gifts. Whether you’re shopping for your girlfriend, husband, new fling, or best friend, this list has something for everyone. The best part is everything is under $25.

The 30 best Valentine’s Day gifts you can get for $25 or less: