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    25 Gifts That Say "I Love You" For People Who Aren't Romantic

    Things that'll show you care, so you don't have to.

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    1. A subscription to Care/of, which delivers personalized vitamins based on health concerns, diet, and lifestyle. Nothing says "I want to be with you forever" like a blend of fish oil, probiotics, and vitamin B12.


    They personalize your daily vitamin pack according to your needs — just fill out the quiz and they'll come up with a suggested vitamin regimen. They even include information as to what the benefit of each supplement is and what studies there are to back it up!

    Subscriptions start at $5 per month.

    Check out a BuzzFeeder's full review here.

    2. A nagging notepad that'll let the recipient nudge you repeatedly to do that thing you said you would do but still haven't yet even though it was totally on your way home from work!

    Because picking up the dry cleaning is a true act of love.

    Get it from Amazon for $3.37.

    3. A pair of socks accompanied with a lifetime guarantee that, if they're wearing these, you'll *actually* bring them a glass of the good stuff. Maybe these'll stop them ~wine-ing~ that you never do anything for them.

    The writing is non-slip, so after a glass or two they won't fall down on those shiny floors!

    Get them from Amazon for $11.95.

    Promising review: "Bought these for my wife. She smiled BIG when she saw them and loved wearing them. I was expecting low quality thin gimmick socks but these are thick, great quality sicks. My wife had fun testing the grip bottoms, again well designed. Recommend these as a good quality gift." —B. Brown

    4. A 16-pack of collagen and vitamin E-infused sheet masks that'll almost be a substitute for that spa gift certificate you definitely can't afford.

    Even better if you wear them together!

    Get the 16-pack from Amazon for $10.59.

    Promising review: "I love that there are so many varieties here! I can choose the one that will best fit my skin's temperament for that day. After using any of these masks, my skin feels so soft and supple, and the small wrinkle on my forehead —a byproduct of my college days— looks almost non-existent. I'll definitely keep buying these, and what a great gift to give!" —Kjmwv

    5. A ribbon or two to show off their greatest accomplishments. In a totally non-passive-aggressive and loving way, of course!,

    Get them from Fairgoods on Etsy for $5 each: the snorer one here and the dishwasher one here.

    6. A pair of insanely cozy slipper socks with a sherpa lining and non-slip soles, because making sure someone is cozy and warm (and that they haven't fallen on the ground) is one of the nicest things you can do. (Plus these are one of Oprah's Favorite Things!)

    Get them from Amazon or Walmart for $24.99. Available in 10 colors and patterns.

    Promising review: "Really fabulously warm and fluffy, these just feel luxurious. My hope is that these will also wash well, but so far they seem very good quality and are nice and warm. Very happy with this purchase!" —Kayasei

    And be sure to check out our list of 33 of Oprah's Favorite Things You Can Afford Even If You Aren't A Billionaire!

    7. A flippable Belgian waffle maker with a promise to whip up a fluffy batch for your own Leslie Knope the morning after she's had a bit too much Snake Juice.

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 or Walmart for $29.99.

    Promising review: "I love this waffle iron. I've had it for four years now and have bought one for two of my friends who were in the market for a waffle iron. I love that it has the flip feature thus making sure that the batter gets distributed throughout the iron giving the waffle an even crisp on both sides. I've also made brownies and hashbrowns in my waffle iron with no problems and delicious results. Another thing I like about it is that it has a timer built in. So I never have to worry about undercooked or overcooked waffles again. I could not be happier with this product." —Amazon Customer

    8. A personalized microwavable heating cushion you can customize with YOUR OWN FACE! That way they can cuddle with you when they don't feel well without getting all up in your business. Just microwave it for a few minutes and it'll stay toasty for hours!

    Upload your picture on Firebox and it'll help you crop the oval and show what the final product'll look like.

    Get it from Firebox for $20.19.

    9. A box full of giant plush microbes for the only person you're willing to ~share your germs with~.

    This box comes with MRSA, pneumonia, norovirus, Flu, and C. Diff.

    Get this box from Amazon for $26.95. There are also tons of other themed boxes — check out the full selection here! There's even a Christmas stocking-themed one with a sore throat caroler and stomach ache gingerbread man!

    10. A blanket (or two) so they can let you know they need some space — or let you know they want to cuddle... without getting all gooey.,

    Get the "leave me alone" blanket from Envy Art on Society 6 for $49.99+ and the Frenchie cuddle blanket from So Pup on Society 6 for $49.99+.

    11. A ~grandma's kitchen~-scented candle to say "You shouldn’t have to eat my terrible baking, so smell this candle instead." It has notes of butter, apple, cinnamon, clove, and a hint of sugar cookie.

    It'll burn for up to 80 hours! That's longer than it takes to eat a whole apple pie anyway.

    Get this Homesick Candle by BuzzFeed from Amazon for $29.95.

    PSST!...BuzzFeed makes money if you buy this!

    12. A pair of long distance touch lamps to literally light up each other's lives — without the need to pick up the phone or say a word. They're connected to WiFi, so if one person touches their lamp to turn it on, the other lamp will glow, no matter how far it is away.

    Get them from Uncommon Goods for $75 each or the pair for $150.

    Promising review: "My daughter and I can keep in touch everyday. When she sees her lamp lit she knows I am thinking of her and vice versa. Perfect gift for those that are apart and have busy school/work schedules. You are 'keeping in touch' even when you don't have time or energy for a text, phone call or email. It's a perfect gift and a wonderful idea." —GFD

    13. A rocks glass ice liner mold for a perfectly chilled cocktail every dang time. Time to enjoy happy hour together!

    It creates a very thin layer of ice attached to the inner wall of your rocks glass, keeping the temperature of your drink as close to freezing as possible, without dilution. It's the small gestures that really matter.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.62. Also available in a version for martini glasses for $19.66.

    Promising review: "Really cool product. Pun intended. Perfect for middle of shelf single malts!" —Pen Name

    14. A Corgi butt mug for anyone who reverts to Tina Belcher quotes when trying to be romantic.

    Get it from Rabbit Print on Etsy for $14.99+. Available in two sizes (11 oz. and 15 oz.).

    15. A bulk bag (we're talking 21 ounces!) of cereal marshmallows, because they're always after your Lucky Charms! Well, the marshmallow pieces anyway.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.76.

    Promising review: "I am your #1 skeptic! As hesitant as I was about ordering these cereal marshmallows online, I decided to give them a try because I LOVE extra marshmallows in my cereal! Honestly, these marshmallows are so fresh and tasty, they taste better than the ones in the cereal boxes!!! These marshmallows are so crisp (not soggy or soft) and VERY tasty!" —Lynn Ronczy

    16. A Nicolas Cage-themed mood board tee to make staying in touch with your feelings easier than ever. Don't worry about saying "I love you" — you can just say "You're the only person I'd want to steal the Declaration of Independence with.",

    Get it from Headline Tees for $24. Men's sizes S–3X available here and women's sizes S–2X available here.

    Promising review: "Hilarious shirt and very well made! The fabric is soft but sturdy the images printed well. Washed it several times looks perfect still. Love it!!" —Leeza

    17. A pair of wireless, noise-canceling headphones so they can truly, TRULY tune you out. Now that's a gift.

    Get them from Amazon for $35.99. Available in four colors.

    Promising review: "Bought for my daughter who has thanked me about 100 times for it. This is not her first rodeo with wireless headphones, and she finds this to be the best that she has used. She is a professional musician with a very discerning ear, but not a lot of money for the really high-end headphones. She loves the clarity, ease of operation, the clear indicator lights, and the fit." —Statgirl

    If earbuds are more your thing, get a pair of noise-canceling ones from Amazon for $45.99.

    18. A colorful pencils to give them sporadic compliments and encouragement throughout the day, since you're not so good at that mushy stuff.


    Usefulness + good feels = the perfect gift.

    Get the set of 10 from Bando for $10.

    19. A shiatsu back and neck massager with a built-in heating function and three different speeds to knead away soreness... because your hands are tired and you don't feel like giving a massage right now. Or ever.

    Get it from Amazon for $49.86 (available in three colors).

    Promising review: "Wow! I just took this out of the box, and I don't ever want to take it off! The pressure is just right in my tense shoulders and sore lower back. Why didn’t I get this years ago?! As a full time working mother of two, this is a piece of luxury that I will enjoy every day." —Lynn Blake

    20. A bulk package of their favorite food with an accompanying note that ways: "I solemnly swear to eat none of these whatsoever."

    Have you ever eaten so many goldfish your tongue started to hurt from the saltiness? No, just me?

    Get a box of three stay-fresh bags of Goldfish — totaling 66 ounces (that's 4.1 pounds!) from Amazon for $15.23. You can also get a 45-count of Goldfish snack bags from Jet for $14.23.

    Promising review: "Goldfish by the handfuls! For so long! This is a whole lot of snacking right here. Great product. Buy some! You won't regret it." —TheReviewmaster

    21. An adorably be-sweatered hot water bottle. And if you really want to go the extra mile, fill it up and stick it under the covers before your boo heads to bed so they're surprised with preheated and oh-so-cozy sheets.

    In addition to toasting up the sheets, hot water bottles are wonderful for period cramps.

    Get this two-liter hot water bottle with the ADORABLE fox sweater cover from Amazon for $14.99 (available in seven designs).

    Promising review: "This bottle is my new best friend. It is similar to a heating pad but is safe for sleeping with tucked under the covers. It helps with cramps, sore muscles, and keeping warm cold nights. It even feels good for sinus headaches. I heat up water in the microwave and fill the bottle easily. It stays warm for several hours. So far it hasn't leaked after leaning on and sleeping with it." —Swef

    22. A wireless shower speaker for anyone who is willing to put up with their partner's terrible rendition of "Total Eclipse of the Heart" while shampooing.

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ or Walmart for $20.99. Available in four colors.

    Promising review: "Awesome sound from a sturdy little machine! I am so impressed by the sound of this speaker. It produces pretty rich, true sound, especially considering its size and waterproof capabilities. Bought this for my fiance to use in his dusty workshop for entertainment during his many projects and I tried it myself in the shower and liked it so much I think I may be borrowing it quite a bit. The suction cup is also surprisingly effective, has been used several times in wet conditions and has never slid or fallen off. Actually seems to have pretty impressive distance range that well exceeds the 30 feet it promises. No lagging or weird breaks like I've experienced with similar speakers. We actually liked it so much for the price we bought a second one for a gift for a family member, and I'm thinking of buying more while the price is so good. I have experienced several similar Bluetooth speakers, more and less expensive than this one and none , besides perhaps a Bose, surpassed the quality of this one, and none of those had the durable qualities this one boasts." —Lily Kristen

    23. A Squatty Potty to prove that your SO going #2 is your #1 priority.

    If you somehow still don't know what a Squatty Potty is, it's a toilet stool that keeps your feet raised while pooping. ~Going~ in this position is supposed to fully relax your Puborectalis muscle, meaning you have an easier elimination, with no straining. And if you think that's TMI, just try it and see.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    Promising review: "Oh Squatty Potty,

    You fill me with endless joy,

    Yet leave me empty." —Wm. Jonathan Bradshaw

    If you want a ~prettier~ one for your bathroom, Squatty Potty also makes a teak wood version ($59.99) and a Bamboo version ($79.99).

    24. A Roku HD-capable streaming player that'll make finding a show or movie you BOTH want to watch incredibly easy.

    And it sets up in no time flat, so it's not like embarking on a whole project. Just plug the player in with the included HDMI cable and get going!

    Get it from Amazon for $41.32.

    Promising review: "Wow! I had my Roku up and running in under 10 minutes. It works perfectly. I really love the fact that there's no cumbersome big box apparatus. I attached mine to the bottom of my TV and I can barely see it. Excellent value, too!" —Linda

    25. And a set of rainbow TV planner stickers with an area where you can write in the name of the show so no one gets AHEAD since you're supposed to be bingeing Westworld TOGETHER.

    Get a set of 48 stickers from Jump To It Designs on Etsy for $2.45.

    While you're playing it cool on the outside, these'll scream:

    New Line Cinema

    The reviews in this post were edited for length and/or clarity.

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