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    35 Valentine's Day Gifts Your Partner Won't Want To Return Behind Your Back

    I'm so confident they'll love these gifts, I DARE you not to keep the receipt! (Just kidding, probably still keep the receipt just in case.)

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    1. A scratch-off map so you can both chronicle your many travels together. We'll always have Paris (but in a happy way, not a sad Casablanca way)!


    Promising review: "I love the map! It’s so fun to sit down with loved ones and scratch off where you have been! It also shows you there are a ton more places to go!" —emily wright

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in two sizes).

    2. A set of high-quality Prismacolor colored pencils for unleashing the creativity they've kept pent up since their high school art class days.


    Promising review: "Without a doubt Prismacolor pencils are the top of the line, best colored pencils you can get inside of the US. The colors are rich and smooth, highly pigmented, they fully saturate the paper leaving no white space behind when used firmly, and they blend as well as alcohol markers. They may seem pricey for first time buyers, but I can promise they are 100% worth it! I got a small pack as a gift once and thought the giver was crazy for spending so much on colored pencils, but after using them I became hooked and never looked back!" —Leslie Delp

    Get them from Amazon for $23.83+ (available in packs of 48, 72, 132, and 150).

    3. A fill-in-the-blank book to tell your partner how you really feel: absolutely, positively full of love for them!


    The book has 112 pages, and comes with a plastic sleeve for safe-keeping. Prompts such as "You deserve the ______ award," and "You have the greatest taste in ______," guide you towards some sweet sentiments. May I suggest, "You have the greatest taste in partners."

    Promising review: "I got this for my boyfriend for Valentine’s Day. Even though it’s full of little funny things, it definitely made him cry. He keeps it in his drawer in our nightstand and reads it every once in a while and gets teary eyed. He still talks about how it’s the best thing I’ve ever gotten him." —Brittany P.

    Get it on Amazon for $7.30.

    4. A pair of Star Wars-themed art prints that simply tell it like it is. These have definitely earned a spot in your home considering all the time you've spent debating which is the best movie.


    Get them from TypologiePaperCo on Etsy for $10.20+.

    5. A sleep mask with Bluetooth headphones so they can snooze while listening to music *without* that pesky headphone cord wrapping dangerously around them! The mask portion will also ensure you can leave the light on to read guilt-free now. Win-win!


    The headphones last for eight hours on a single charge. That's a full night of listening to soothing music *or* an audiobook so boring you can't help but stay asleep!

    Promising review: "I have trouble sleeping without music playing, and it’s frustrating because earphones are uncomfortable when I sleep and the wires get tangled. This product is amazing because it’s so comfortable and the audio is great. I really enjoy the fact that it has Bluetooth because I don’t have issues with wires, and I can stream music from my laptop. I highly recommend this if your sleeping ritual requires music and want a product that will enhance your sleep." —headphonereviews

    Get them from Amazon for $23.99.

    6. A ravioli-shaped spoon rest because pasta is the thing they love most — after you, of course.


    Promising review: "My husband is OBSESSED with pasta. I bought this as a gag gift for Christmas, but we use it every day (it also gets washed every day). So far it's been easy to clean — hand wash or dishwasher — is durable, and is able to withstand high temps. We love the ravioli and get compliments from friends all the time!" —Anna S.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.08 (also available in a pillow shape).

    7. A copy of Salt, Fat, Acid Heat that will bring your favorite show to watch together to life. After all, your partner is the salt to your fat, the acid to your heat.


    Promising review: "This book is amazing! I bought it as a gift for my husband after we watched the Netflix show. The book is very practical and has a lot of great tips that have greatly improved our cooking! Simple things like spreading olive oil on a pan first makes roasted veggies more crisp. Highly recommend for anyone looking for cooking tips and techniques as well as recipes. Easy to read and simple to follow. Definitely a game changer." —Reviewer

    Get it from Amazon for $22.53.

    8. A miniature tetherball set to keep them entertained while at work (much to the dismay of their coworkers).

    Get it from Amazon for $8.96.

    9. An electric wine bottle opener so they can open any bottle of wine with little to no elbow grease. It's not that they don't have elbow grease, but a dinner party with the in-laws just might not be the best time to bust it out.


    Promising review: "Picture the scene: It's Saturday afternoon, you have discovered a fresh bottle of wine in the fridge and you have absolutely no responsibilities for the day. You go to the drawer to get your corkscrew and your osteoarthritis says, 'OH HOLD UP! GO GET YO MAN TO OPEN THIS FOR YOU!' ...except your man is at a friend's house helping install a ceiling fan. The horror. The devastation. But wait! Enter the Oster electric wine opener. All my dreams came true. Simple and sleek design takes up little counter space. It works flawlessly and with ease. Be still, my wine-soaked heart. True love does exist." —Allison S.

    Get it from Amazon for $16.19.

    10. A minimalist cement toothbrush holder that is both stylish *and* a subtle hint that they should just put their toothbrush away in the right place already. 🙃


    Get it from Vivaljo on Etsy for $8.50.

    11. A customized Create-A-Drawer from Basic Outfitters to give their collection of everyday basics a little refresh. Nothing says "I love you" quite like nice, clean underwear.

    The small drawer comes with your choice of four basics: socks, underwear, tops, and "wildcard." The medium comes with six basics and the large with eight.

    Get it from Basic Outfitters for $70+.

    12. Everything but the Bagel Seasoning because they haven't been able to get their hands on this stuff since college! They may not live near a Trader Joe's now, but that doesn't mean they should be deprived of the Certified Best Seasoning.

    Promising review: "My friends were right. This stuff is amazing. I have been putting it on all types of food and have yet to be disappointed. While it is a lot cheaper if I were to get it from Trader Joe's, the fact is that I don't live near one so I don't mind paying the extra price here for it." —PAN66

    Get it from Amazon for $6.14 or a four-pack for $19.20.

    13. A 25th anniversary Goosebumps book collection with five best-selling books with original covers and a collector's tin. This is the perfect gift for any '90s kid Valentine *or* for anyone who wishes R.L. Stine was their boo.


    This spooky collection comes with Monster Blood, Why I'm Afraid of Bees, A Night in Terror Tower, The Beast From the East, and Legend of the Lost Legend as well as a collector's tin.

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99.

    14. A Vanity Planet skin facial kit so they can treat themselves to a spa night whenever they please. They deserve it!


    The kit comes with a a two-speed facial cleansing brush as well as three heads for exfoliating, cleansing, and cleaning for sensitive skin.

    Promising review: "This brush is amazing! My skin is a combination and has improved tremendously! It works IN the shower (even with the water RUNNING over it), and the battery lasts a long time! It has two speeds and is really easy to use. I haven't used anything else for my face other than this and my face wash because it is so good! I definitely would recommend this product for ALL skin types." —Marissa Wilson

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in three colors).

    15. The Big Activity Book For Couples that's full of quizzes, games, and puzzles for you to work on and giggle over as a couple. Fun for road trips, date nights, or just down time at home, reviewers say this cute book helped them learn a little more about each other while sharing quality time.


    Promising review: "Totally worth the money. My boyfriend and I live two hours away and both have full time jobs. It's difficult to find time to spend together. We're always trying to come up with creative long distance games or activities to do together. This book is perfect for that. We both ordered one, and either talk on the phone and do one together, or choose a page and do it alone and take pictures and send it to each other. This book is just awesome. Highly recommend to long distance couples, and even couples living together. You will have a lot of fun." —Stephanie

    Get it from Amazon for $10.23.

    16. A Gudetama beauty blender featuring everyone's favorite lazy yolk. Now they can ~beat an egg~ while they ~beat their face~.


    Promising review: "I bought this because of Gudetama, but it actually works pretty well! it doubles in size when it's wet, and it's very soft. I don't own the original beauty blender, so I can't compare them, but it's definitely better than the cheap sponges you can get at the grocery store for the same price." —Pip

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    17. A miniature copy of Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown so they can hold their favorite Valentine's Day tale in the palm of their hands.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Amazon for $8.18, Urban Outfitters for $5.95, Barnes and Noble for $4.95, or from a local bookseller through Indiebound.

    18. An adorable cactus diffuser to help them relax with some aromatherapy. The clay cactus slowwwly soaks up fragrance, gently diffusing it while looking cute as can be. This set also comes with oils to get them started!


    Promising review: "This is literally heaven in a diffuser. I have it on my desk at work and once the scent fully absorbed into the clay cactus, it put off the most amazing smell. Not too strong and pungent but very light and sweet and floral. And above all else, it’s cute as hell! Love it and will probably be getting more soon!" —Siearra

    Get it from Amazon for $32 (available in three styles).

    19. A bubble tea kit for making their all-time favorite treat in the comfort of their own home. The same refreshing taste without, ya know, having to leave the apartment., Amazon

    The kit comes with Thai tea mix, two bags of tapioca pearls, and 100 wide boba straws.

    Promising review: "My husband and I LOVE boba tea, and the only shop in town that sold it has closed. We were so sad. But now I can make a pretty close imitation right from home! It is really refreshing. Just a heads up, the kit comes with way more servings of tea and straws than boba. We will have to buy another bag of boba to go with the remaining tea, although I bet we can get another three uses out of the boba before having to do so. If you haven't tried making this tea yet from home, get a kit and try it! You'll love the experience and the end result." —YVONNE CATHERINE BUSSELL

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99.

    20. A pocket blanket so you can go on spontaneous outdoor trips together and rest without getting your bums wet. This blanket is perfect for festivals, camping, hikes, or just some good old fashioned backyard stargazing.


    The blanket is 63"x44" and has built-in, rust-proof ground stakes to keep it secure.

    Promising review: "I've never been able to find a sizable, yet packable, waterproof blanket for festivals, hiking, picnics, etc. until coming across the Matador pocket blanket. This far exceeded expectations. The material is high quality and soft to the touch — not plastic and crinkly like the other waterproof blankets I've used — which is perfect for hotter days. I was also impressed with the ease of re-packablity, and the stitched folding guide is great. I was easily able to get the blanket back in its tiny pouch, which folded up it's no bigger than my wallet." —goofio

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in two colors).

    21. An adorable stationary set because what else are they supposed to write you love notes on? Normal, non-kissy paper?! That simply will not do.


    The set includes twenty-four push pins, five lip-shaped paper clips, ten metallic stickers, one small notepad, one large notepad, and three packs of sticky tabs.

    Get it from Anthropologie for $22.

    22. A customized heart-shaped puzzle that is SO EXTRA I CANNOT HANDLE IT. Keep in mind that while a romantic photo may be a good gift, a terrible photo of you two is probably an even better one.

    Personalization Mall

    Get it from Personalization Mall for $12.79.

    23. A Nintendo Switch so you can have a grand old time playing games together on the TV *or* they can transition to hand-held play and leave you to watch Chopped for ten hours straight.


    Need some games to go with? Try Snipperclips or Overcooked 2, games you can play together! <3

    Promising review: "This console is so awesome! It seems like Nintendo hits it right on every console since the N64 — the Switch is another home run. The ability to dock or take it on the go is a huge convenience. Many nights I've wanted to continue playing, but don't want to stay out in my living room — no problem with the Switch! The motion controls take a little bit to get used to, but make it even more fun once you've figured them out. I'm 100% satisfied with my purchase as of today." —Ty C.

    Get it from Amazon for $299 (available in two colors).

    24. A Coffee and A Classic subscription that will deliver them a timeless book, the beverage of their choice, and some items themed with their title. The gift that keeps on giving.


    Each box includes a classic book (choice of literature, nonfiction, or a children's book), a beverage (choice of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate), and two bookish items!

    Get it from Cratejoy for $28.49/month+.

    25. A circular saw pizza cutter for adding a little more *oomph* to your Friday pizza night. They may not be great with power tools, but their HGTV-loving hearts will swoon when they get to cosplay as Chip Gaines.


    Promising review: "Bought this as a gift for my husband and so far it's been great. Takes a bit to get used to holding it right, unlike the ones with the handle. But it's really cute and the blade is sharp." —Do-It-Yourself Danielle

    Get it from Amazon for $15.29.

    26. Fog of Love, a two-player board game whose game play replicates a unique romantic comedy. Players meet, fall in love, and go through the trials and tribulations of making a roller-coaster ride of a relationship work. TOTALLY JUST A GAME, RIGHT?!


    The game comes with a comprehensive tutorial to play through so you can easily learn the ins and outs of the rule book before being turned loose. And as if this game didn't sound fun enough, there are paranormal romance, it will never last, and trouble with the in-laws expansion packs!

    Promising review: "I have no idea how they’re making money on this game. The pieces are so high quality and the box is so unique. It's great that they’re already prepared for expansions. I love the game play and I’m always trying to show it off to whoever I can. Absolutely love." —Jessica

    Get it from Amazon for $61.10 (also comes in same-sex couple versions).

    27. An ENO double nest hammock so you can snuggle up like lovebirds. This hammock can be set up virtually anywhere and is the perfect perch for two.,

    Reviewers recommend also getting the ENO Atlas straps for simple set-up!

    Promising review: "My most treasured item! Has seriously changed the quality of my life! I use it for backpacking, day hiking, taking naps, car camping. Fun to go backpacking with friends who all have ENO hammocks too! The Atlas straps are a must! Comfy with my boyfriend in it too." —--

    Get it from Amazon for $41.97+ (available in 55 colors).

    28. A stainless steel pocket multitool because no task is too big for this little instrument. Let's be real, it's basically 11 gifts in one!


    The multi-tool includes a can opener, bottle opener, 4-position wrench, 2-position wrench, butterfly screw wrench, direction ancillary wrench, knife edge, saw blade, screwdriver, ruler, and keychain hole.

    Promising review: "This multi-use pocket tool is just what a gal like me needs! The best thing about it is that, unlike other multi-tools, it is flat and fits in your wallet! They also provide a carrying case so you can store it in your bag. With the stainless steel material, the tools are actually sharp — a pleasant surprise. This won't break with average use." —Johann Christine Alcaraz

    Get it from Amazon for $4.88.

    29. A subscription for a Birchbox beauty or grooming box to give them the gift of curated cosmetics without having to become a beauty influencer first in order to make the perfect selection. Leave that to the professionals!

    Get a three-month beauty subscription for $30/month or a three-month grooming subscription for $30/month from Birchbox.

    30. A homesick candle from their home state. It'll take them back and also give *you* the chance to get a glimpse into their home before you get a chance to visit Bachelor-style.


    Get it from Amazon for $21.50+ (available in 51 scents) or Homesick for $29.95.

    31. A variety pack of flowering tea that puts a whole new spin on traditional Valentine's Day flowers. As the tea steeps, the blooms inside unfurl, creating a delicious and beautiful drink, especially when paired with a glass teapot.,

    Promising review: "This makes a beautiful and unique cup of tea! Watching the small bud literally bloom in the cup (highly recommend a clear one) is pretty amazing. It's both beautiful and delicious. I bought some for Christmas gifts this year and have no doubt that they will be as amazed as I was watching their tea come to life. Almost too pretty to drink!" —Suzie

    Get them from Amazon: the tea for $19.95 and the teapot for $16.99.

    32. A customized embosser for officially laying claim to their precious book collection. The Library of Your Sweetheart is officially open!


    My partner got me one of these, and can confirm: it's the sweetest and most thoughtful gift.

    Promising review: "This was a surprise for my spouse. It arrived sooner than expected, and it's a big hit. I ordered adhesive gold foil stamps which can easily be embossed and then placed on the page. If you want to forego the stamps, the design looks great on the page as well." —jamesosews

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99.

    33. A gift card to Winc, a wine subscription service that will delivers a curated collection of wines each month based on their taste preferences. It'll make them love you a mer*lot*


    Get a gift card from Winc for $60+. When choosing your amount, note that subscriptions start at $13/month.

    Check out a BuzzFeeder's review in This Wine Subscription Service Will Change Your Life.

    34. A heart-shaped Winky Lux lipstick because we all know heart eyes are a thing, but heart lips should be, too! This hydrating duo-core formula makes this lippie perfect for February's cold weather, as well as all year round.

    Free People

    Get it from Free People for $14 (available in two colors).

    35. An un-beet-able card and sweatshirt to commemorate another year of love and the time you stayed in the irrigation room at Schrute Farms.

    Etsy, Amazon

    The card also comes with an envelope!

    Get the card from CardinalCreativeCo on Etsy for $4.46 and the sweatshirt from Amazon for $24.95+.

    Happy V-Day bbs! Hope it's the best one yet.

    Lee Mendelson Film Productions

    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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