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Top 10 Awesome Gifts for Your Valentine

February 06, 2017 Choose ToDo

Valentine's Day is just around the corner (T minus eight days to be exact... yikes!) and you might be scrambling to get some special gifts for your significant other. Although you can show your love in many different ways all throughout the year, it is alway nice to sprinkle a little bit of extra loving in for February 14th. Rather than defaulting to the regular combo of chocolate and flowers or gift cards galore, we wanted to give some alternative options (under $100) for both him and her. We stumbled upon this great list online and took the liberty of highlighting some winners:

For Him:

1. Herschel Supply Co. Novel Duffle Bag ($85) 
With motivation for exercise at the highest point this time of the year, this bag is the perfect gift for him. It has a separate compartment just for shoes and is big enough to double as a weekend getaway bag. Plus it doesn't hurt that it is super stylish as well. 

2. BEDDI Intelligent Alarm Clock ($100)
Remember when we said we wanted to wake up early? This is the device to to help us accomplish just that. It has an integrated white noise generator to help you sleep, and can also be connected to Spotify to play that morning motivational song to wake you right up!

3. Groomsman Personalized Toiletry Bag ($70+) 
A water-resistant toiletry bag to hold all his bathroom nick nacks for a trip to the gym or a little weekend get away. With a personalized monogram, it's the perfect gift for this special occasion. It's the little details that matter.

4. Sonic Beer Foamer ($30)

For beer lovers, this is a super fun gift that will bring out the best flavor in any regular beer. Perfect for when he doesn't have the luxury of getting a craft beer, plus you get to have extra time with him in the comfort of your home!

5. Roku Streaming Stick ($50)
 
This stick can stream HD content from all your favourite streaming services like NETFLIX or HULU, and it's extremely portable too, so you can take it with you on the go and stay entertained. 

Honorable mentions:  
- Jacques Torres Wicked Hot Chocolate Gift Set ($42)
- Art of Shaving Starter Kit ($30)
- Iron Gym Total Upper Body Workout Bar ($30)

For Her:

1. LuMee Two Illuminated Case for Iphone ($54+)

Selfies and personal glam shots have been all the rage lately. This illuminated case is one of the must-have items for taking flawless pictures and making long-lasting memories with friends and loved ones.

2. Slip Silk Eye Mask ($45)

There's nothing sexier than the feeling of silk on skin. In a cute and flirty baby pink satin, she will feel like the princess that she is while some getting well-deserved beauty sleep.

3. Parsley Eco Planter ($30)

For the eco-friendly chef in your life, this foolproof herb planter is the perfect combination of health and chic. Looks great on your counter and tastes great too!

4. Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Camera ($70)

Want an instant way to liven up a room and transform the doecor? Take some fun pictures together or with your significant other, your friends (or your pet) to put on your wall or anywhere you desire. The camera also comes in a variety of fun colours to choose from!

5. Stadler Form Jasmine Aroma Diffuser ($59) 

Keep your home smelling nice and fresh with this smart-tech diffuser. It can be set to release your favourite scent at certain intervals and the sleek design adds a little something to your home decor.

Honorable mentions:
- Portable Chargers (Symbols of Power Emoji Charger, $45)
- Candles (choose a scent your lady will love... this one ($65) is very fresh!)
- Rebecca Minkoff Cable Knit Tech Beanie (Sale! $36)

Happy shopping! We hope you enjoy this holiday of love and spend some time with the things, animals and people that you love (maybe not in that exact order!) Next up, we will continue to explore how we #choosetolove in our lives...  please feel free to share your favorite things with us, and how you plan on showing some love to those around you this month!




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