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    Updated on Feb 13, 2019. Posted on Jan 31, 2019

    38 Valentine's Day Gifts For The Person You Just Started Dating

    Because we don't LOVE you, we just really, really like you!

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    1. A gilded scratch-off map so you can make the most of future trips you two take together. Now might be the time to share you *only* like beach vacations.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I was very eager to see how it worked so I started scratching off the state of Alabama where my son was born. It scratched off very easily and revealed beautifully colored states with roads and major cities. I was also impressed by the landmarks the map has for each state (Alabama Battleship, for example) which are also listed at the bottom of the map, where you can also scratch-off to mark that you visited those." —Quilting Artist

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99.

    2. A dozen hand-dipped chocolate strawberries to give some ~sweets to your sweet~ without going overboard. You're about to learn if they're good at sharing their dessert.

    Mrs. Fields

    They'll get 12 chocolate-dipped strawberries!

    Get them from Mrs. Fields for $44.99.

    3. A set of movie-themed crew socks for celebrating the fact you both have excellent taste in films. OBVIOUSLY, Titanic is the greatest love story of all time. Count us in, minus the ending.

    Amazon

    The only person more excited to get these would be Dobby. They have scenes from Harry Potter, Titanic, King Kong, and Léon The Professional.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love these socks. They're great for a fan of these movies. They are also super comfortable. I would buy more of these if the made them for the other movies, too!" —Sean Nidetch

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $9.99 (available in six styles).

    4. A thick cable scarf, because "stay home with me forever so I can keep you warm" may be a little too much, too soon. This'll meet you right in the middle.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a great scarf and you can't beat the price. It's a perfect size for east coast winters, because it's wide enough to fold over, and long enough to double wrap. You can even wrap it around your neck and over your head in a makeshift hood fashion. And it has a nice look so I can wear it with my Harley jacket or my dressy wool coat. Typically scarves of this quality are about twice this price, so it is really a bargain. It's wide, it's warm, it's a wrap!" —BK

    Get it from Amazon for $19.98 (available in six colors).

    5. A ~cheeky~ photo album to fill with wholesome memories, only! Get your head out of the gutter!

    Urban Outfitters

    It's best for Intax pictures! Each space has room for a caption with the picture.

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $29.

    Feeling splurge-worthy? Get them an Fujifilm Instax Mini camera from Amazon for $49.99 (available in five colors).

    6. An initial necklace in both 18K gold and sterling silver that'll keep your new S.O. on-trend without having to splurge on the far more expensive version available in just about every boutique and department store.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a very attractive necklace. It's surprisingly good quality at a great price." —DebbieVan

    Get it from Amazon for $10.97 (available in letters A-Z and in silver and gold).

    7. A mini cast iron skillet so you can make sweet desserts together for years to come. Plus, they're so cheap you can buy 'em as a set!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love these. I use them for individual cast iron skillet cookies. They make a great presentation, and the best thing is I can cheat and use the refrigerated cookies so its a quick on-hand dessert. With a scoop of ice cream, you are a star." —Cabinlife

    Get it from Amazon for $7.58.

    See what won best cast iron skillets on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    8. A wine aerator for making your future at-home date nights feel super sophisticated, even if you two drink exclusively grocery store wine.

    Amazon

    Why, you say? The attachable aerator will infuse oxygen to release any inexpensive wine's ~aromas~ and bolden the taste right out of the bottle — so basically you’re about to become a sommelier.

    Promising review: "These wine aerators are FABULOUS! I do wine demos for different wineries and I don't always have time to let a bottle of wine breathe properly before a demo starts. These greatly enhance the flavor and it makes all the difference in the world. My sales numbers increased greatly. And you can't beat the price!" —Ash Bash

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    9. A pair of heart-shaped sunglasses, because your honeymoon stage isn't over and everything is still looking *rosy*. This'll make sure that lasts.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love these! They're great quality! These are just like the YSL style ($420). These are big lenses, which I love! They're comfy to wear, too." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $9.91 (available in 16 styles).

    10. A pair of ear hooks that'll keep their Apple EarPods and AirPods securely and comfortably in their ears, even when they're working out. Will they feel indebted to you forever, no matter what happens? YES.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I run half marathons and have bought three or four pairs of earbud headphones that claim to stay in your ears. These, however, have been the only thing that I can find that don't slip. I've used them to train and through three races. I only wish that I found them before I bought several other pairs of expensive headphones that claimed to not fall out while running. Great purchase!" —CJ Taylor Assent

    Get them from Amazon for $11.95 (available in three colors).

    11. A leather accordion wallet so you can gift them luxury without having to blow the bank. Your first Valentine's Day together will be ~in the bag~.

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    Plus! It has three internal gusseted card slots and one external card slot so they can fit lots (and lots) of credit cards and cash. They owe their new organizational skills to YOU.

    Get it from Dagne Dover for $28+ (originally $65; available in 12 styles).

    12. A set of rose gold stainless steel straws perfect for anyone who just really freaking loves the turtles — yes, you HAVE been listening to their impassioned speeches. You just won major points, my friend.

    Amazon

    This set comes with two cleaning brushes, and they're dishwasher-safe!

    Promising review: "I'm so excited to finally get my hands on these! They're great quality and I love that they come with a little pouch for travel! I would definitely recommend to someone who is looking to use less plastic." —Toshiko Martin

    Get a pack of eight from Amazon $11.97 (available in four colors).

    13. A set of lightweight bamboo pajamas for gifting your favorite hot sleeper the ability to get a good night's sleep. No more sleeping next to a sweaty mess (though it may be too soon to flat out tell them this).

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I will never buy another pair of warm weather pajamas again other than these. I am a thirty-something, post-baby woman and with my hormones paired with living in Arizona, I needed pajamas that were cool and comfortable. These silky soft pajamas have been going strong for months now through countless hot flashes and heat waves. If you are a hot-blooded person and need to cool down, I can't recommend these enough. I literally never leave reviews, but felt compelled to preach to others the good word of these." —Margery

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S-3XL and 13 colors).

    14. An overnight cold-brew filter bottle, because this won't spill the tea on how much you actually spent if you're looking to play it safe. But it WILL reveal your sophisticated taste.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I'm very satisfied with the purchase. I use it for cold-brew green tea. It definitely makes drinking cold tea easier because it's more accessible. I recommend it and think it would be a lovely gift for tea lovers." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $19.25+ (available in two sizes and four colors).

    15. A collection of The New York Times greatest crossword puzzles that'll start a new romantic Saturday morning tradition — as long as one of you isn't too competitive. *Cough, cough*.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I crave tough crosswords. This collection gave me fits, but also satisfaction. If you want to challenge yourself, start here." —Lee Hill

    Get it from Amazon for $7.40.

    16. A subscription to BootayBag to give them the gift that keeps on giving — at least when it comes to chic undies. You can even choose a three month package so you don't feel too ~committed~.

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    You can choose to send either one or two pairs of underwear each month for three months, six months, or one year. Plus! You'll select which styles best ~fit~ their preferences: only thongs, never thongs, or both.

    Gift a subscription to BootayBag for $39+/month.

    Get 25% off this month's Mix It Up Bag with our exclusive offer. Just click through this link to access the deal!

    17. A bottle of hot honey so you can keep things spicy long after the honeymoon stage is over. At least when it comes to their pizza.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I tend to shy away from spicy foods, but I couldn’t resist the opportunity to try a new condiment to liven up snacks and recipes with. I was afraid the spice would be overpowering, but it’s actually quite mellow and smooth; just the right touch of heat. So far, I’ve enjoyed this on fruit salad with cottage cheese and drizzled on the original Chick-fil-A sandwich — so delicious!" —Sleeps in Rain

    Get it from Amazon for $9.11.

    Check out our review of this spicy honey some delicious ideas!

    18. A set of Game of Thrones tarot cards for settling once and for all who will sit on the Iron Throne (my bet is on the literal mother of DRAGONS, but what do I know). Nothing like angry debates to bond you guys.

    ModCloth

    Get them from ModCloth for $10 (originally $25) or from Amazon for $18.

    19. A pair of druzy tassel earrings, because they're now officially your favorite *head turner* and it should show. Will they think you got these at a fancy department store? Yep.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These earrings are exactly what they look like! They are light and vibrant and went perfectly with my dress for graduation. They are not falling apart or shedding like other similar earrings had earned reputations of doing (based on reviews). They hang at a good length and did not tickle my neck or annoy me by hitting my shoulders. I am glad I chose these earrings!" —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $14.99 (available in 27 colors).

    20. An insulated wine tumbler cup that'll be a fantastic excuse to take these with you wherever you go. Is it really a romantic stroll without wine? Not really.

    Amazon

    The lids have a rubber gasket seal and an open/close slider to keep your wine in the cup. Also, they won't shatter like wine glasses.

    Promising review: "Fun and colorful. These allow wine drinkers to have their wine in situations, such as on a boat, where spills are common and cup holders are used. Having different colors means you know which glass is yours." —KZen

    Get a set of eight from Amazon for $24.99.

    21. A gorgeous floral bouquet with roses, alstroemeria, and more to give them a pleasant surprise at work. You can officially consider yourself their favorite person.

    FTD Flowers

    Just pick the location and date and FTD will take care of the rest!

    Get it from FTD Flowers for $35+ (originally $40+; available in three sizes).

    22. And! An instructional book on how to draw gorgeous florals so you can take classic flower arrangements to the next level. Future Valentine's Days are about to get very competitive.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought this book, because I needed to learn the foundation of drawing flowers. I was never terrible before, but it was always a hit or miss. Often times I'd be sitting there staring at my page thinking I don't know what I'm doing at all. But I bought the book and saw results that I would have never DREAMED of, and the funny part is that they were instant. Most how-to books give you some tips and it takes time, but this book somehow dummy-proofed this and it blew my mind! Seriously, amazing!" —Lo Zukowski

    Get it from Amazon for $20.39.

    23. A Kaja lipgloss stick with a heart-shaped tip for a cute, noncommittal gift that's so much more unique than typical sweetheart candy. There's even a shade called ~be mine~!

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    Promising review: "I love this gloss stick! I use the top of the heart to stamp out the shape of my cupid’s bow and rub it in with my finger. I found that the color lasts on me if I’m not eating or drinking anything, and it’s super comfortable on my lips." —joylee911

    Get it from Sephora for $17 (available in four shades).

    See what won best matte lipsticks on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    24. A pair of lightweight mesh sneakers, because these'll look great with literally everyone's personal style (especially useful for anyone who's still figuring out their S.O.'s ~look~).

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love these shoes. They're super light and comfortable and it almost feels like I'm wearing socks with a solid base. I bought them for work and I'm honestly thinking about buying a second pair just to wear around. They're super great quality for the price. Two days of wearing them and I've gotten several compliments. People always ask me where I got them." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes 6-12.5 and 11 colors).

    25. A gemstone and dandelion poster that'll bring them sparkly jewels and bouquets of flowers *without* the financial commitment.

    Amazon

    Promising review (for the dandelion poster): "Wow. I'm so pleasantly surprised! The quality of these prints is akin to something much more expensive! The paper has a bit of a pattern on it that makes it look as if it were an old canvas — just lovely!" —pam d

    Get them from Amazon: the gemstone poster for $8.19 and the dandelion poster for $8.28.

    26. A ceramic dinosaur planter so you can merely IMPLY that you'd like your relationship to never go extinct. Too soon? Too bad.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "It's super adorable and well-made. I bought some fake little succulents and it looks so good. It's durable and just as described." —etsully7

    Get it from Amazon for $16.93 (available in two colors).

    27. A 3D puzzle of the Weasley family home or Diagon Alley for spending the afternoon recreating the book you two definitely talked about your entire first date, aka the reason you guys are even together.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    "WE CAN'T BOTH BE GRYFFINDOR," you yell tearfully.

    Promising review (for the Weasley home): "My husband and I finished our burrow tonight! We had so much fun putting it together. We’re huge Harry Potter fans and plan to glue it together. The directions were adequate, but still a bit challenging. The finished product was exactly as pictured. We spent about six days over two weeks working on it. It's a great product and worth the price." —tabichu

    Get them from Amazon: Diagon Alley and the Weasley's home for $31.50.

    28. A cuddly mini sloth with an included ~sloth guide~, because you may not be planning on taking them to the orphanage in Costa Rica just yet, but you can still give them unlimited hugs.

    Amazon

    This lil guy comes with a book filled with fun facts about sloths!

    Promising review: "It's funny, last year, my dad said he wanted to hug a sloth for his birthday. We called the zoo and they said no. So when I saw this, not only did I laugh a little to myself, but I ordered it. I knew full well he would love it, and he did. Whoever came up with this idea, thank you!" —Kim Wolf

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    29. An incredibly plush faux fur blanket that'll make every future movie night feel extra luxurious. Warning: you're about to learn if they're a blanket hog.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is a SUPER soft throw! This throw is so soft and cozy that my whole family fights over it. The color is beautiful and it looks and feels much more expensive than it is. I have other much pricier throws and this one beats the expensive ones in every category. This throw is softer, warmer, bigger and so much prettier in person. I want one in every color. Based on the way my family is fighting over it I might need one in every color! So far the cat is winning." —Kathy

    Get it from Amazon for $29.98 (available in six sizes and 17 colors).

    For more about this, check out "This Impossibly Cozy Blanket Is Everything You Need This Winter".

    30. An adorable mini tin filled with individually wrapped buttercream frosted heart cookies, classic sugar cookies, and more to truly get to their heart through their stomach. To be honest, I don't believe there's any other way.

    Cheryl's Cookies

    They'll get an assortment of ten cookies!

    Get it from Cheryl's Cookies for $24.99.

    31. A stainless steel French press so you can upgrade from your initial coffee dates to daily fancy-feeling brews. Hopefully by now they've figured out that you don't speak before caffeine.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "For coffee aficionados, you really can't go wrong with this. As someone who enjoys a good cold brew but finds it difficult to find a place that serves it exactly as I like it, I found that this French press absolutely meets my needs and then some. With a smooth, minimalist design, its simplicity doesn't really illustrate how good a cup of joe this thing makes. A common complaint that I've seen is that there's that 'grit' that comes with it not removing every bit of ground coffee from it. Not so with this one. The filtration system keeps the grounds out when you press down." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $25.95.

    32. A set of fluffy headbands for making your new nighttime routine feel extra cute (because you will obviously be using one, as well). I suggest you wear these in your first picture as a couple.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Absolutely love these. Perfect for keeping your hair out of your face for your facial routines or while applying make up and it is super cute." —RC

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $10.99.

    33. A VR headset, because this'll solve any gifting concerns if you're dating a techie. Affordable + futuristic = happy everyone.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "i didn’t really expect to enjoy VR this much. Because the price was good, I thought i would give it a try. I am seriously hooked. The straps make it super comfortable and I have really deep-dived into the whole experience. The little stick that they sent with it makes sure that my phone is put in properly, which is really helpful." —Ruthi Ariel

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99.

    34. A personalized jar filled with pretty date idea tokens that'll finally nix the whole "I don't know where I want to eat, but I also do, please just magically guess it." That was already getting old.

    Clara and Macy / Etsy

    "NOT THAT PLACE, I mean sure!" It comes with 15 foiled tokens with great ideas like, "phones off, it's board game time." Just fill out your names in the personalization section for the jar. For extra, you can add 10-20 blank tokens to fill out yourself and have it gift wrapped!

    Promising review: "I got this idea jar for my partner as just a little 'why not' gift and he loved it! They say it’s such a clever idea. We can’t wait to use them!" —jeelyse

    Get it from Clara and Macy on Etsy for $24.52+.

    35. A pack of Vosges chocolate with flavors like mint matcha, *bacon*, and pink Himalayan salt so you can establish early on that you know better than to settle for corny candy.

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    Promising review: "As a child I hated dark chocolate. As I got older I knew it was better for me so I tolerated it. But then I found this dark chocolate yumminess from Vosges and I am hooked! The dark chocolate is not bitter and the combinations they have are amazing! The price is higher then store-bought chocolate, but it’s really superior and typical for high-quality chocolate. I have tried lots of brands and this is the best!" —melinda williamson

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $14.99 (available in 17 flavors)

    36. A lace nighty or chiffon babydoll for switching it up from your usual nighties. I know you guys already have a routine, but they'll still be waiting for you tomorrow. I promise.

    Free People, Torrid

    Get the lace nighty from Free People for $58 (available in sizes XS-L and two colors) and the chiffon babydoll from Torrid for $48.90 (available in sizes M-6X).

    37. A headphone jack splitter with independent volume controls, because this'll prevent any fights over whether your show is too loud or soft. Ah, romance.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This works well when we travel on a plane and we watch a movie together on my tablet. We can both use our earphones at the same time. I like that you can adjust the volume on either side of the splitter, as I listen to mine much louder than she does." —cloudman

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    See what won best bluetooth headphones on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    38. A two-person picnic backpack that'll inspire charming dates on the beach, your living room, WHEREVER. Behold: a low-budget, super easy staycation you can take anytime.

    Amazon

    The cooler section keeps food fresh and the backpack is stocked with: a plaid blanket, two stainless steel knives, two forks, two spoons, two BPA-free dinner plates, two plastic wine glasses, and two washable cotton napkins. And! Salt-and-pepper shakers, a serrated butter/cheese knife, plastic chopping board, and a corkscrew with a bottle opener. BON APPETIT.

    Promising review: "This is a super nifty little bag. The plates, glasses, etc. are of good quality and well worth the price. The cooler section is plenty big for food items and is well-insulated. The backpack is comfortable to wear and has padded shoulder straps for when you want to carry ALL THE FOOD." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $36.99.

    Two minutes after you agree to take it slow:

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