30 Great Valentines Day Gifts He'll Actually Want

Valentines day is coming up in  11 days! I don't know about you but I love V-day. It's that extra day in the year I get to give some extra love to my man... just a reminder that he's my priority.

But sometimes ideas run dry.

Let me help you.

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A fun cuddly shirt...

Something sweet to wear...

Something to keep his beer (or soda) cold for hours...

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A bad-ass watch that could save his life... (Gave one of these to Lover, he thinks it's the coolest thing ever)

Some of the best (and most affordable) headphones I've ever tried...

Essential Oil blends just for him...

Any variety of pretty things...

DIY Gifts

One year I made Lover some etched beer glasses with his favorite video game images. I got the idea from this blog post. I ended up drawing out designs on contact paper, cutting it out with an X-Acto knife, and brushing on glass etching cream. They came out amazing!

Image from I Am Momma Hear Me Roar

DIY Scratch-off card.
You're in charge of what you put down on those hearts... tutorial here.

DIY Magnetic Wristband from Hometalk for the handyman in your life
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Activities and Outings

Valentines Day is on a Tuesday this year, but that doesn't mean you can't do something fun!

Bike Pizza Cutter + Pizza Gift Card + Movie

Breakfast in Bed - start the whole day off right!

Volunteer at an animal shelter for a few hours, and then pet animals! One of the best dates we ever had was going to an animal shelter for a few hours and just petting dogs. We can't adopt one, but we still need a dog to cuddle every once in a while!


Something to keep him busy while he drives all day...

Something to look forward to when he gets home...

Something to keep his belly full...

An amazing delivery service...

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Or a different surprise each month!

Gifts that don't cost anything

Letters for every month, stage, or event coming up in your lives together...  (no link, just a photo!)

Coupons that he actually wants... (from Buzzfeed!)

A journal that you take turns writing in...  

A Fantasy journal... full of your thoughts, dreams, and fantasies of him. 

Thanks for reading! What are you planning for Valentines day?


  1. I felt like I was in another world reading this. One of peace and happiness. Good job!

  2. This list is amazing!! I love like everything on here!! Brilliant!

  3. I love the snuggle monster Tee; the essential oil blends look great too.

  4. Men are so hard to buy for! This is really helpful!

  5. My hubs is SO hard to buy for. He has everything he could possibly want... I'm intrigued by the mens oils...

    Chelsea || www.binkiesandbaubles.com

  6. I have yet to go shopping for my husband. These are great ideas.



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