Take a look through this gallery of affordable gift ideas and save your energy for spending time with the people you care about. That is the point after all, right?
A giant 1-pound Snickers bar, because the fastest way to anyone’s heart is to their stomach, and this will probably get there wayyyy faster than most.
A zodiac sign ring dish that make a perfect little V-Day pick-me-up for everyone on your squad, since even far apart your love for each other outshines the stars ✨.
A hot sauce gift box so the romance on the Zoom chat won’t be the only thing bringing the heat to their Valentine’s Day dinner.
A bottle of Mike’s Hot Honey for anyone who has a sweet *and* spicy tooth. Not only will this add a unique depth to their favorite dishes, it pairs quiiiite beautifully with all the Valentine’s Day fare (read: heart-shaped pizza, Ben & Jerry’s, and strawberries).
A Baby Yoda Bluetooth speaker complete with a lil’ strap so they can pin him onto their backpack and take him wherever they roam 😭. Pair it with a playlist full of romantic V-Day bops, and you’re raring to go.
A truly iconic tortilla blanket so the Chipotle fan in your life can achieve what is arguably the most romantic aspiration of them all: becoming a human burrito.
An “Among Us” composition book you can use both as a gift *and* an alibi — you couldn’t be the impostor! You were writing them socially distanced love letters in this gift the whole time!
A set of Bluetooth-connected long-distance touch bracelets you can pair so that when one of you is thinking of the other, you can tap the bracelet, and the corresponding one will vibrate and light up in the color of your choice 🌈.
A bunch of teensy macaron boxes they can use to add a little bit of Parisian romance to so many little corners of their life, whether it’s storing pills, jewelry, cash, or just as a cute display in a pastel room.
An entire platter of gummy sushi, because when it comes to Valentine’s Day candy, this is one of the most delicious ways to ~roll~.
A fill-in-the-blank book you can send them with references to all of the sweetest memories you have of each other, so you can spend Valentine’s Day reliving the magic ❤️.
A silicone Nutella AirPods case to gift in honor of their one true Valentine, which is, of course, anything with Nutella slathered on it.
A Drinking Animals Coloring Book complete with recipes for themed cocktails on each page, so you can spice up Zoom date nights by making matching Llamaritas together.
A spooky skull-shaped ice mold to let everyone know that y’all are taking the whole “ride or die” part of being each other’s Valentines seriously, no matter the distance.
A ginormous 1-pound bag of cereal marshmallows they’ll love so much that uhhh, whoops. It might actually emotionally replace you as their Valentine.
A Mickey Mouse-inspired wallet so they can put a little whimsy into running their errands with just enough room for coins, credit cards, and, of course, a lil’ photo of you.
A box of 100 conversation starters so your Valentine’s Day Zoom date night can be spent talking about something genuinely meaningful instead of just a cycle of, “Not much, how about you?” over and over again.
Plus a compact milk frother to make everything they drink taste like it was lovingly handcrafted by the Starbucks mermaid herself.
An affordable cooling weighted blanket made with natural glass beads on the inside with weighted pressure that some reviewers say helps with insomnia and anxiety — the perfect solution for snuggling when you can’t be there to snuggle them yourself!
A “Hug This Pillow Until You Can Hug Me” pillowcase to keep you company (and keep all your hugging muscles flexed and raring to go for next time!).
A compact mini donut maker for anyone with a sweet tooth — truly, can you think of anything in this universe more swoon-worthy than a warm homemade donut?? I’ll wait.
A bathtub caddy that will turn their bathroom into an oasis. Pinot? Poured. Candle? Lit. That travel series where Zac Efron wears a ton of beanies? Queued. Now all they have to do is calmly explain to everyone that they live in a tub now.
A braided leather USB bracelet that’s (gasp) secretly also an iPhone charging cord, so they can tug it off to FaceTime you even when their battery is trying its best to die.
An Amazon Echo Show 5 enabled with a camera screen for calls, so you can keep all the people in your heart connected for some socially distanced cross-country chats.
A Bluetooth-enabled record player you can pair with a record that means something to both of you, whether it’s a concert date you went on or the album that has your ~couple song~ on it.
A smart LED lightbulb set they can sync with home devices like Alexa and Google Assistant (or just Bluetooth!) to finally get light at their *precise* Zoom happy hour aesthetic, whether it’s a group hang with their friends or a romantic one-on-one all lit up in red.
A mirrored skincare fridge they can use to store the serum, moisturizer, and jade roller they’ve come to love *almost* as much as you.
A variety pack of Reese’s candies for the person who doesn’t like random doodads but who will never say no to chocolate — especially peanut butter-laced chocolate.
A pair of Ugg Fluff Yeah slippers to treat their toes to some of the coziest cushioning on Earth.
A marble cheese slicer to level up your weekly charcuterie board dates even if your Two-Buck Chuck isn’t going anywhere fast.
An Amazon Echo Flex smart speaker for your partner or “special” friend so neither of you have to fumble around searching for the Spotify app on your phone when the mood strikes. 😉
An admittedly cheesy but still really cute novelty tee emblazoned with everyone’s favorite Jedi master and a sweet little love note.
A vintage Kate Spade kettle caffeine drinkers are sure to adore. If they have a thing for matching sets, you can also get accent plates, mugs, trays and more in the same darling design.
An easy-to-learn board game that will have you tuning in to each other’s mental ~wavelengths~ and getting to know each other a little better with every round!
Or, if you want to double up on board games, Azul, a tile placement game that’s exceptionally pretty (it’s inspired by Moorish art) and super simple to pick up.
A plush donut pillow sure to win over any sweet-obsessed friends. If strawberry isn’t their favorite, donut worry — it also comes in chocolate.
A Dash mini waffle maker capable of making a ton of mouthwatering (and heart-shaped) meals from your basic waffles and hash browns to fancy paninis and even griddle pizzas.
A pair of light saber chopsticks for an out-of-this-world mealtime experience any Star Wars fan will love! A set comes with two pairs, so any food battles you two have can be settled the Jedi way.
A pancake breakfast gift basket for the loved one who really misses going out to brunch. Bring along some champagne and OJ for bonus points! Either way, they’ll have everything necessary to enjoy a delicious breakfast.
A house-shaped tissue box cover because the best gifts solve mundane problems, like transforming their unsightly tissue box into enviable decor.
And a deck of monochrome playing cards so they can ace their next game night, or make their next round of solitaire extra *aesthetic*.
Add a fun urban vibe to your wall with this unique fire escape shelf. From books to potted plants this shelf will add a unique touch to any home or apartment. Made from epoxy coated steel this 25.5 inch tall shelf if easy to install with included hanging hardware (7/32″ drill bit required).
You still have time to beat the best gift-givers you know.