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Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

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Valentine's Day Gift Guide!  Looking for unique gifts for that special person in your life? Check out these great ideas.


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Gnomlins
$8-$24; AuroraGift.com
Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and before you know it love will be in the air everywhere. How will you show that special someone just how much they mean to you? Sure, candy and flowers are great but you can’t cuddle them…. So, why not give the gift of Aurora World? Aurora has 11 new Gnomlin styles to collect featuring festive sparkly hats and even a cupid-inspired one. Available in an assortment of sizes.


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StickerBeans
$3.50 & Up; StickerBeans.com

This year, give your Valentine something that says, “Thanks for ‘sticking’ around.” These rhinestone works of art can be added to gifts inside a Valentine’s card or can be attached to everything from cell phones, laptop cases to tablets, notebooks, and more. StickerBeans are available in two-inch, five-inch and two-feet sizes.


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IFROGZ Impulse Wireless Headphones
$59.99; Zagg.com

The new IFROGZ Impulse Wireless Headphones are designed to free you from cords and wires, and are foldable for travel-friendly convenient storage. They feature on-ear music and call controls, built-in mic for quick and easy calls on the go, 40mm drivers that deliver rich, premium sound, up to 12 hours of battery life on a single charge, 3.5mm audio jack option and aeroFoam ear pads that provide comfortable listening and passive noise isolation. The IFROGZ Impulse Wireless Headphones are available in 2 color varieties.

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Brazilian 4 Play Moisturizing Shower Cream-Gel
$25; Sephora.com

Brazilian 4 Play Moisturizing Shower Cream-Gel is infused with naturally powerful ingredients from the Amazon, including a blend of nourishing cupuaçu butter, skin-conditioning coconut oil, and the antioxidant superpower of açaí. This lathering wash also makes an excellent shaving cream. It leaves a deliciously addictive pistachio-caramel fragrance lingering on skin all day.


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C.A.S Handmade Bolsa de Dias Day Bag
From $99; CAS-Handmade.com

Designer Cara DesJardins created C.A.S Handmade handbags to not only represent the unique style of the wearer, but also to convey an aesthetic that can make a mark on the fashion industry. Each custom handbag is made of all-natural hand painted linen and leather.  Unique and innovative, each carefully crafted bag can transform into a fashion staple without being coated in chemicals or dye.  Fashion forward and high quality.



yetiThe Rambler
$29.99; Yeti.com

The perfect addition to your rough commutes, day hikes, or kayak sessions, this insulated water bottle has the power to keep your water cold (or coffee hot) until the last sip. Features a No Sweat™ Design to keep your hands dry with double-wall vacuum insulation to lock in temperature. Its 18/8 stainless steel construction stands up to even the toughest of conditions, and you’ll find the leakproof, 3-finger grip, insulated TripleHaul™ Cap protects your truck cab or day pack from spills.


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Garden Veggie Chips Mini Hearts
$ 5.99 for 5 oz./12 count bag; Target.com

These sea-salt flavored chips are made with no artificial preservatives or fillers, non-GMO, contain 30% less fat than the leading potato chip and are the perfect better-for-you treat to share with friends in the classroom or coworkers in the office.


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ISlide Customizable Athletic Sandals
$49.99; ISlideUSA.com

ISlides are fully customizable. Match the design to the personality and you have the perfect gift of self expression to stand in what you stand for. ISlide has the country buzzing and has received a ton of celebrity love from Madonna, Justin Bieber, Kim Kardashian, Chelsea Handler, Diddy, and so many more.



beanieBeyond Beanie
$39; BeyondBeanie.org

BeyondBeanie is an up-and-coming social clothing company that makes awesome beanies and accessories. Every time you make a purchase, you are supporting the work of a talented artisan in Bolivia who proudly hand-signs her work while helping to provide meals, school supplies, school uniforms and dental care to children in need. Carefully crafted beyondBeanie offers a myriad of fashionable products that will make any wearer feel the love and kindness that everyone deserves. Choose from warm wool beanies, cute bags, ponchos, headbands, gloves and colorful bracelets. With collections designed to accommodate any aesthetic, any one of your loved ones can help make the world a better place through their unique style.


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Watchitude
$21.99; Watchitude.com

Watchitude super fun slap watches offers brightly colored designs and fun prints that are just as unique as your youngster. Exciting and funky, kids will love to play around and stack their arms with these whimsical watches. They can even swap and trade with friends, making the number of combinations infinite!


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Common Ground Shoes - Progress
$70; Common-Ground.com

Clean, classic design lines combined with world-class materials deliver style and comfort. Canvas upper for great comfort and durability. Fully lined microsuede interior. Highly flexible and responsive underfoot support. Sponge rubber sole with tactile grip lugs provides comfort and durability. Take time to walk in the other shoe and build an understanding of another's viewpoints and feelings. Use that understanding to engage in positive and productive discussions. Find the Common Ground you share with others and use it as a foundation upon which progress can be built.


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Robert Matthew Jordan Tote
$195; RobertMatthew.com

The Jordan Tote is the ideal “take everywhere” bag for whatever you planned. And it will go with anything your fashionable heart desires to wear. Robert Matthew’s designer handbags come in a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes, and gives you high-quality designs for a reasonable price. Ranging from totes, shoulder bags, cross body, wristlets and wallets, each design is made with the intention of creating a luxurious accessory to add to any outfit, yet remain vegan friendly.


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Beckmann Urban 30L Backpack
$120; Beckmann-us.com
One of the company’s most popular bags among college students, the Urban is comfortable and stylish. Shaped to fit your back, this well-designed backpack offers the wearer stability and support where needed. It features several spacious pockets and compartments for your PC or iPad.



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Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Kiss Cupuaçu Lip Butter
$18; Sephora.com

The Brazilian Kiss Cupuaçu Lip Butter hydrates and nourishes lips for a plump, supple, and gorgeous pucker. Cupuaçu Butter is the Amazonian super fruit fave and packed with soluble super nutrients to deeply nourish lips. Also infused with Açai, the powerful and protective anti-oxidant, and Coconut Oil to sooth and condition.



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Cuddle Tails
$35-$50; FinFunMermaid.com

For mermaid wannabes that want to stay on dry land, Fin Fun has their very cozy Cuddle Tails mermaid blankets - perfect for holiday travel, sleepovers or family movie night. Each Cuddle Tail mermaid blanket is made of double-sided soft plush and comes gift-sized in a neat nylon pouch. Two festive color themes include Pink Dream - a bubblegum pink with pink and aqua scales, and Aqua Dream - an ocean blue with blue and purple scales. Sizes include toddler, youth and adult for moms who want to get their mermaid on.


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eStories
Subscriptions start at $11.95/month; eStories.com

This audiobook subscription service makes a great gift as it allows book-lovers them to enjoy all these stories on-the-go. eStories is fully-loaded with features and 90,000 titles. eStories works with all devices from all brands. One account can connect to up to 10 devices. Provides unlimited cloud storage so you don’t need additional storage and you can even transfer and upload your existing library to your new eStories account. Books are all DRM-free, which is a huge deal for a lot of people, meaning you can do whatever you want with the audiobook once you purchase it.


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Meural Canvas
$595-$695; Meural.com

This digital connected canvas lets people stream art and photography directly to their walls. Housed in a frame, the canvas mimics the texture-rich, lifelike quality of traditional art – almost as if you brought it home from the museum/gallery. The canvas is equipped with gesture control, allowing you to swap out the paintings/photos uploaded to the frame by quickly swiping your hand left or right – matching the image with the mood/lighting of any room. With thousands of pieces of art available, Meural's frame allows the average person to enjoy art in their home without breaking the bank.


Published: January 2017