Practical Valentine’s Day Gifts

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My husband and I do not do anything big for Valentine’s Day. In years past he would send me flowers to my work. Which is always a winner. The other girls would ohh and ahh over them. I love flowers, but don’t want to have to spend a fortune. There are a lot more companies that offer more affordable or even going to your local florist or grocery. They have beautiful flowers.

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Chocolate is always a winner. Have you seen Shari’s Berries? They have some yummy looking chocolate covered strawberries. Fruit and chocolate! Each one is only 90 -100 calories each! They also have some other wonderful Valentine’s Day goodies. A great gift for my husband would be the mini cheesecakes. That’s his favorite! You can even get a coupon for Shari’s Berries for 20% off or $10 off your order. They have these cute Love Bug Cake Pops for the kids.

 

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A manicure or pedicure is one of my favorites. A pedicure is what I would like this year. Hint, Hint!! I don’t do them routinely, I usually do my own, but it’s just so nice to sit and relax in those massage chairs and have my toes done to perfection! Here are my toes last year. I love getting the flowers done on them!

A house cleaning service. I know, not very romantic. But who wouldn’t want their house cleaned for them for once? Me!!

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For my children this year, I’m going to take them to Build A Bear Workshop. My daughter have never made one and even though my son is 12, he wants another one as well. I think it’s better than candy and I have a coupon!!

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What are you doing for Valentine’s Day this year?

 

 

 

 

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I'm a mother of 2 who likes to get involved in too much! Besides writing here I started a non-profit, I'm on the PTO board, very active in my community and volunteer in the school. I enjoy music, reading, cooking, traveling and spending time with my family. We just adopted our 3rd cat and love them all!

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  1. All are cute ideas!

  2. No big plans this year…. I love the cake pops idea though, that looks fun!

  3. I would love to get my nails done.. 🙂

  4. JDaniel loves his Build A Bear!

  5. I would love to get a mani pedi for Valentine’s Day!

  6. I love the ladybug pops!

  7. I want a mani and pedi!

  8. I’m in desperate need of a pedicure, so I’d love that!

  9. I’d love any of those! &We need to go to Build a Bear, it’s been too long!

  10. love the toes! We don’t do anything big for Valentine’s either

  11. Tami Vollenweider says:

    I usually cook my Husband up something special he likes!

  12. These are all great ideas, but I would definitely take a pedicure!

  13. I’m not sure what I’m going to do. I may follow suit and take the kids to Build-a-Bear.

  14. The Build A Bear shop would be the perfect gift for my grandson, too! Thanks for the idea!

  15. I’m treating myself to a pedi soon . I’ll just write it off as a Valentine’s Day treat to myself :).

  16. Olivia Rubin says:

    I think it’s nicer to recieve flowers at work on feb 5 over the 14th or march 8 just because. Because you are loved and appreciated and not because it is a Hallmark holiday with jacked up prices on the same roses that were close to 50% cheaper 2 weeks earlier.

  17. Love your toes!!

  18. Love the toes and the chocolate.

  19. Cute ideas!

  20. Great ideas!! I want a mani and pedi!!!

  21. We really don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day, but I will get something for the kids!

  22. I actually ordered those love bug cake pops this year and they were absolutely delicious!

  23. A mani is the perfect gift any time of year 🙂

  24. I can’t believe Valentine’s Day is coming up so quickly!

  25. Manicure is a great idea, I’d much rather get that than more (fattening) chocolate!

  26. Great ideas!

  27. Some wonderful ideas! Probably a nice dinner 🙂

  28. A big old hug from my little sunshine will do for me 🙂

  29. those cake pops are so cute!!!

  30. How cute! We usually go out to dinner, or make a fancy dinner at home together if we can’t find someone to watch the kids.

  31. love getting a pedicure but I think I love Turtles More

  32. Skip the flowers for me. Just bring on the Dove chocolates!

  33. I love Shari’s Berries and I would die for a pedicure right about now.

  34. My husband has gotten much better about giving me practical gifts, that I really can use, and love! 🙂

  35. Since my son is not little, I don’t do anything for Valentines Day. But, I am hinting to hubby that I would like a gift certificate for a massage instead of flowers.

  36. I love Valentine’s Day! Plus, it’s so close to my wedding anniversary. 🙂

  37. These are very good ideas!