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    35 Valentine's Day Gifts That Are Both Amazing *And* Under $25

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    1. The Unofficial Disney Parks Cookbook, aka an easy way to bring the magic of Dole Whip into their kitchen. This treasure book features over 100 Disney-inspired recipes that are definitively better than a FastPass — think Mickey macarons, the perfect churro, and (of course) DOLE WHIP.

    2. A DIY scratch-a-sketch for the person who hates writing lengthy cards and has not one romantic bone in their body. I get it. Pass 'em a penny and this personalized note for a gift that at least *feels* pretty darn sappy.

    the sketch notes in red and silver

    3. Reusable glowing chopsticks because the force is with both them *and* the takeout meal they just ordered via Seamless. These BPA-free lightsabers are officially the only utensil they'll want to use at dinner. Knives and forks = boring.

    4. A Bodum pour-over coffee maker that any coffee snob will l-o-v-e. This heat-resistant borosilicate glass carafe is designed with a permanent filter that makes a smooth serving of joe, is dishwasher-safe, and can make up to eight cups at a time.

    the clear coffee maker

    5. Stackable rings that comes in a perfectly presentable gift box that won't require tape, wrapping paper, scissors, or patience.

    6. A multi-use Glossier skin salve perfect for hydrating their lips *and* those irritatingly dry areas (we're all looking at you, pointy elbows and peeling cuticles). All the flavors are decadent, but our personal suggestion: birthday cake.

    the birthday lip balm

    7. A star projector to transform everything — their car! their bedroom! their bathroom! — into what looks like a galaxy far, far away.

    8. A Shakespeare planter that implies ~to buy or not to buy: that's not even a question~. If they love books but hate greenery, they can use this kitschy decor to store makeup, dish sponges, keys, and more. The possibilities are endless.

    the white planters

    9. A novel-tea set complete with loose peppermint chamomile tea and a Mr. Darcy bookmark you'll surely feel ~pride~ upon gifting. (Psst, Novel Tea Tins shop on Etsy offers a ton of similar gifts for various works of literature!)

    the tea tin and bookmark

    10. A reed diffuser designed so elegantly, one would assume it costs upwards of $50. Surprise! It doesn't. I wish you luck on the journey that is deciding between lavender and eucalyptus, bergamot and jasmine, or rose and sandalwood.

    the black diffuser

    11. A "Date Deck" filled with conversation prompts capable of turning dull at-home dinners into romantic date nights.

    the cards

    12. An alphabet poster inspired by all the wonderful worlds created by Wes Anderson. Throw the whole "N as in Nancy" premise away — in this house, N is for Ned Plimpton.

    the poster

    13. A contoured sleep mask because — and gird your loins here — afternoon naps CAN be better. This helps alleviate pressure and prevents daylight from ruining their snooze, plus the seamless elastic means it won't snag their hair in the process.

    14. Eat What You Watch by Andrew Rea of “Binging with Babish,” a cookbook inspired by iconic movies that any cinephile would drool over. Literally. This outlines how to recreate the birthday cake from Sixteen Candles, Courtesan au Chocolat from The Grand Budapest Hotel, and more.

    the book

    15. A universal StopShroom so they can enjoy that so-pricey-it-hurts Lush bath bomb to the fullest knowing that their soak won't sneak back into the drain after *checks watch* three seconds. What's that I smell? Relaxation. And perhaps a hint of lavender.

    reviewer photo of the blue tub stopper in bath full of water

    16. A W&P Porter ceramic mug as gorgeous as it is useful (I mean, this screams Pinterest board). This is reusable, has a protective silicone sleeve, and comes with a secure lid press that makes this the perfect companion for daily morning strolls.

    the black mug

    17. A gift assortment of Popbar hot chocolate sticks to upgrade their favorite winter beverage and holiday tradition into something slightly more luxe than Swiss Miss (no shade to Swiss Miss). 10/10 would swirl this around in my coffee, too.

    18. A personalized floral stamp that I guarantee made any bibliophile casually scrolling through this list stop and gasp. Floor-to-ceiling bookshelves aren't in the realm of possibility for them yet, but this delightful accessory puts their mark on any novel...guaranteeing that the books they've lent will safely make their way back to their personal library.

    the personalized stamp

    19. A three-pack of color drip candles to turn the act of a birthday wish come true into a work of Picasso proportions. Reviewers swear that all they'll need is an empty wine glass (or old candelabra) to begin their foray into art.

    reviewers drip candles in antique candelabras

    20. A moon-shaped handheld light so they can reenact that iconic It's a Wonderful Life scene: "I'll give you the moon, Mary." They can simply tap the moon to adjust its brightness, plus it lasts for up to 10 hours on a single charge.

    21. Monstrous: The Lore, Gore, and Science behind Your Favorite Monsters, a gorgeously-illustrated hardcover for children and adults alike. This chronicles iconically spooky figures (think Bigfoot, Dr. Frankenstein, and vampires et al) with entertaining facts they'll want to tell everyone about. Have a friend who prefers "Monster Mash" to "Silent Night"? This is for them.

    the book

    22. A cubic zirconia ring cleverly designed as a fidget spinner, which is great to wear whilst they watch nerve-wracking TV: long-awaited Oprah interviews, scenes in which the swamp lady is mentioned during The Haunting of Bly Manor, etc.

    23. The Wand, a mini histamine and sulfite filter that they can swirl around in their Ikea wine glass to halt hangovers in just 20 seconds. They can resume their SVU marathon with some red in hand, knowing they won't wake up to a monster headache.

    The wand

    24. A pack of Friends-inspired socks that will be there for you[r friend]! Until they chuck them into the washing machine, that is. They will probably vanish into thin air after that.

    25. Taiyaki double pan for whipping up decadent fish-shaped waffles guaranteed to make them feel like they're brunchin' in Japan; they'll just have to fill 'em with custard, chocolate, cheese, red bean paste, sweet potato, and the extensive list truly goes on. Reviewers recommend Morinaga hotcake mix for the batter!

    reviewer holding the fish shaped taiyaki
    reviewer showing the inside of the taiyaki

    Promising review: "Great pan, very non stick, and easy to clean! Made delicious taiyaki just like I had growing up in Japan!" —Shannon Y Nelson 

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    26. Reusable silicone straws so they can guzzle down their iced coffee with gusto. The secret perk of this particular set? Cleanliness! Snap closures mean they can open the straws in half to ensure they're dry and gunk-free! They'll just have to give 'em a good wipe down. No more "cleaning" brushes required.

    27. Fleece-lined leggings described by one reviewer as a magical furry leg dream and wow, what a compliment. These babies will keep them warm in freezing temperatures best described as "I can see my breath."

    reviewer wearing the black leggings

    28. A bottle of La Tourangelle white truffle oil because read my lips: homemade salads that don't suck. A light drizzle of this luxurious White Alba truffle blend adds a flavorful punch to any meal they make... because they thought baguettes were good before? Get ready to alter their life forever.

    the oil

    29. An acupressure and pillow mat set for a spa experience that doesn't actually require, well, going to a spa. These are intentionally designed to target sore muscles and reduce built-up tension, very much a necessity if they spend 10+ hours a day hunched over a laptop.

    Model lies down on pink and white acupuncture mat and pillow

    30. An I Dew Care wash-off mask that smells (and looks!) as delicious as a Funfetti slice. Sending them birthday cake skincare with moisturizing hyaluronic acid and squalane > an actual birthday cake, and I mean that with every ounce of my being.

    the mask with positive reviews pasted on top

    31. A silicone popcorn maker capable of making 15 cups of popcorn in under four minutes. They'll just have to add in some kernels, ~pop~ it in the microwave, and their movie marathon feast is now ready to be devoured.

    32. Character socks dubbed the ~David Toe-wie~ socks which is brilliant in and of itself. They'll feel like a rebel rebel whenever they slip these over their hooves.

    model wearing the David Bowie socks

    33. Vinyl record coasters to keep their Ikea furniture protected in style. Music buffs will rejoice at the idea of their coffee mugs being graced by the likes of Pink Floyd, Elton John, and The Beatles.

    34. LAPCOS sheet masks available in a variety of formulas to tackle different skincare concerns. We highly recommend the red wine and escargot masks, the latter of which uses snail filtrate and chamomile flower to soothe irritation. Talk about ~slimy yet satisfying~.

    the wine, escgargot, and pearl sheet masks

    35. A digital alarm clock so chic that I think they may have just... become a morning person? ::insert image of Grinch's heart growing three sizes here:: This even has three USB ports, aka perhaps they'll actually remember to charge their phone so that it's *not* at 3% by the time they hit snooze.

    the alarm clock on a reviewer's nightstand

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