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    Jan 31, 2018

    27 Delightfully Mushy Gifts For Anyone Who Loves Love

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    1. Our Q&A a Day, a three-year journal that asks you and your partner a question every day of the year (including "What does your partner's laugh sound like?" and "What do you want more than anything?"), so you can see how your answers compare and how they change over three years' time.

    penguinrandomhouse.com

    Promising review: "This is such a great book. My husband and I have been writing in it nightly and it's something we both look forward to doing. It's a great way to connect at night instead of just staring at the TV or your phones and letting the night get away from you. Some questions are very simple, some are more humorous, and some are more meaningful. Your answers are intended to be short, so it makes it easier to stick to. Because of this book, my husband actually decided to sign up for college courses because of a discussion we had based on one of the questions! This is a great book for couples who are looking to reconnect after being in the 'married rut' we all get stuck in at times!" —CM33

    Get it from Amazon for $12.79.

    2. The Love Game, a card game version of the famous 36 Questions for Falling in Love, because nothing says Valentine's Day like emotional vulnerability plus four minutes of uninterrupted eye contact.

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    Questions like, “What is the greatest accomplishment of your life?” and, “What is your most treasured memory?” will definitely up the intimacy with your partner.

    Promising review: "My fiancé and I rang in the new year playing the Love Game and it was the best ever! We laughed, cried, bonded, and REALLY got to know each other on a different level. The Love Game allows you to learn the intimate, innermost thoughts of your partner." —Sharon

    Get it from the Grommet for $20.

    3. An adorably affectionate set of elephant salt-and-pepper shakers, because you're trunk in love.

    modcloth.com

    Promising review: "How cute are these? So cute. I get compliments on them all the time." —bm138105

    Get them from ModCloth for $15.

    4. A plush heart, because they already have yours (but giving that one a hug is anatomically problematic).

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    Promising review: "Love this heart plush! It's perfect as part of my boyfriend's Valentine's Day present. It is well made with sturdy stitching and seams. It is a great size, it was actually bigger than I thought it would be in the mail. My boyfriend loved it when I gave it him and showed it to all of his friends too. I would definitely recommend this product; it's a quirky and different idea and perfect as a gift!" —Sarah R.

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99 or Uncommon Goods for $18.

    5. A personalized engraved metal wallet card so your feelings about them will always be close to their heart (or at least their butt).

    etsy.com

    Promising review: "This was a gift to my husband on our wedding day. He is a huge fan of music and rose gold was our color theme, so I chose to have the chorus of our first dance engraved on one side and the chorus of the song I walked down the aisle to engraved on the other side, along with a small heart and the date of our wedding. He was amazed at the gift and kept it in the pocket of his tuxedo on our wedding day. He often mentions how much he loves the card and how thoughtful it was." —jnugent89

    Get it from the Copper Mint on Etsy for $17.91+ (available in four fonts and three metals).

    6. An insulated picnic bag — equipped with two acrylic wine glasses, two napkins, a corkscrew, a bottle stopper, a cheese knife, and a cutting board — to make ~romantic picnics~ even easier than ordering Seamless.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "We have had this for a year and it gets a lot of use, mostly on the beach. The zipper and fabric are still like brand new. It has three separate compartments that will hold three bottles if you don't bring the glasses. We put a small blue ice in it to keep white wine cool for many hours. We also will use one compartment for wine, one for food, and one for blue ice to have a complete picnic." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in eight colors).

    7. What I Love About You, a pocket-sized, fill-in-the-blank book so you can give them a mushy piece of your mind with 50 prompts, including, "When we are apart, it makes me happy to think about _____," and "If you were a holiday, you'd be _____."

    knockknockstuff.com

    Promising review: "Great gift idea. My wife really enjoyed it and has it displayed in our bedroom. This gift is great for those who want a more personal gift but aren't the best at arts and crafts. It is all made for you, all you have to do is add all the sweet, fun, intimate things about your special someone. It really is an awesome book and will make you really think as there are so many answers to fill in." —WhoDatNation4

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    8. A bamboo tray for serving the most romantic meal of them all: breakfast...IN BED.

    amazon.com

    It's also pretty great for Netflix in bed.

    Promising review: "Bought this out of pure laziness — my boyfriend and I love to eat and watch movies in bed. This tray is very sturdy and can hold a lot of weight! Really pretty finish too, and eco-friendly. Overall, a good product I would recommend." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $17.40.

    9. A book of love poems by Rumi, because sometimes the feelings are so strong that only a poet can truly capture them.

    amazon.com

    "I can't explain the goings,

    or the comings. You enter suddenly,

    and I am nowhere again.

    Inside the majesty."

    ☝️☝️☝️

    Get it from Amazon for $3.42+, Barnes & Noble for $4.09+, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

    10. Long-distance touch lamps, which sync to Wi-Fi and change color when one is touched, so you can give yours a tap and let your far-flung cheeseball know they're on your mind.

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    Promising review: "Even though my friend and I can call or Skype at any time, there is something so magical when my lamp activates. This is one of the best gifts I have given (and received) in years. It's so easy to set up, so beautiful to own, and so heartwarming to use. This feels like the best combination of technology and thoughtfulness that money can buy." —gb4875

    Get a set of two from Uncommon Goods for $150.

    11. A romantic French cooking class you two can take together to give you some actual fromage with your proverbial cheese.

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    You'll learn to cook French onion soup, seared chicken with mustard and bacon, and roasted winter vegetables. Oh là là! The class is offered at Sur la Table stores around the country.

    Get it from Sur la Table for $85/person.

    12. A BuzzFeed Homesick candle that captures the very scent of ~love~ (roses, candy hearts, holding hands, and love letters, per the product description), so love will be in the air everywhere you look around.

    homesickcandles.com

    What does hand-holding smell like?? I have to know!

    Get it from Homesick Candles for $29.95.

    Psst! BuzzFeed makes money if you buy this.

    13. A plush Pusheen cupid, for an adorable upgrade to the cheesy classic "teddy bear holding a heart."

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "ADORABLE!!! I love love love love it — it's tiny and cute and fits perfectly on the top of our piano. She's the cutest little cupid ever! Definitely worth the buy." —Mathias Sergent

    Get it from Amazon for $11.57.

    14. A set of delightfully punny mugs, for double the pleasure and double the cheese.

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    And double the coffee — these hold 20 ounces.

    Get them from Nordstrom for $49.

    15. A customized framed diorama, the perfect tribute to the love of any Potterhead couple who lives for being a little dorky together.

    etsy.com

    You can choose from Harry, Ron, and Hermione figurines and personalize the names and date on the background.

    Promising review: "It's just perfect! My boyfriend absolutely loves it. It's very well made and was packaged quite nicely. It arrived in great condition despite the careless nature of the postmen in my area. You can easily tell a lot of love went into it! I couldn't be happier with it." —Kida Whelan

    Get it from Through Creation on Etsy for $27.79+.

    16. The World's Most Romantic Destinations, a travel book with 50 destinations worthy of The Bachelor, so you can plan your next visit to the Fantasy Suite together.

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    :updates bucket list accordingly:

    Get it from Amazon for $3.94+, Barnes & Noble for $8.12, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

    17. An otter-ly adorable throw pillow perfect for a playful couple (whose couch is their river).

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    Get it from When Guinea Pigs Fly on Society6 for $29.99.

    18. A delicate necklace with a message spelled out in Morse code beads so you can tell them how you feel in multiple languages.

    uncommongoods.sjv.io

    You can personalize the necklace with a word or message of up to 13 characters.

    Promising review: "I got this as a gift for my best friend and she loved it! It's very delicate and pretty. She's already gotten compliments on it and been told what a cool idea." —Susan

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $65.

    19. A pair of silhouette prints to commemorate the greatest movie romances of all time (Kate Winslet and those hats, obviously).

    etsy.com

    Bonus: These are printable digital downloads, so you can wait until basically the last second and still look very thoughtful.

    Get them from the Seventh Art Shop on Etsy for $16.

    20. A gorgeous bouquet of flowers, because flowers are nature's way of saying "I love you."

    21. OR a bouquet of corgis that says, "You're more cor-geous than any flower."

    thinkgeek.com

    Get it from ThinkGeek for $49.99.

    22. A heart-shaped umbrella to make their heart sing (in the rain).

    uncommongoods.sjv.io

    Promising review: "Absolutely the best umbrella I've ever owned. Large enough to keep our dog and me dry on walks! It's beautiful and sturdy. It flipped inside out in blizzard winds and there was no damage to the veins or the fabric." —Marian

    Get it from UncommonGoods for $32.

    23. A customizable photo clipboard that's the perfect blend of cheesiness and sweetness for couples whose love story began on their phones.

    etsy.com

    You can also get a custom message on the back for a little extra mush.

    Promising review: "Great quality, fast shipping, and such a great gift! My boyfriend loved it so much! Thank you for making our one year anniversary something we'll always remember." —chris24james

    Get it from 213 Designs on Etsy for $21.95+ (available in over 30 colors).

    24. A heart-shaped box of assorted chocolates, which is a classic for a reason.

    sees.com

    Nothing says, "I love you, please share with me," like a full pound of See's milk chocolate.

    Get it from See's for $26.25.

    If See's isn't your bag, 1. you are incorrect, and 2. here are some more places to buy chocolate online.

    25. A pair of spoons that will whisper sweet nothings when it's too early for you both to form words.

    etsy.com

    Promising review: "Perfect anniversary gift! The seller even customized it with our initials and it arrive super fast. Excellent service!" —Heather Leopard

    Get a pair of spoons from Sweet Thyme Design on Etsy for $30.

    26. A pretty pair of heart-shaped earrings, so thoughts of you will always be near.

    catbirdnyc.com

    Get them from Catbird for $48.

    27. Heart-shaped bath bombs infused with rosebuds for the mushiest, most romantic bath in the history of human hygiene.

    etsy.com

    Promising review: "Love the heart shape, and it smells like a flower garden full of roses!" —emmasowlnest

    Get them from Virginia Street Co. on Etsy for $4.99+ (available in sets of two, four, six, eight, and ten).

    I don't know about you, but my favorite tennis score is love-love.

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    Some reviews in this post have been edited for length and/or clarity.

    Looking for even more Valentine's Day gift ideas? Check out all of BuzzFeed’s Valentine's gift guides here!

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