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It's true what they say: it's the thought that counts. You don't need to go into the red in March just to buy a nice gift for your loved ones on February 14. There are plenty of fantastic cheap last-minute Valentine's Day gifts under $25 on Amazon that you will receive on time for everyone on your Valentine's Day list.
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We've compiled a list of affordable Valentine's Day gifts under $25. Many in this roundup cost even less than that. Whether you're searching for the best gift ideas for him, her or the youngest Valentine's in your life here are 18 great cheap Valentine's Day Gifts under $25 to let them know you care.
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Best Valentine's Day gifts under $25 on Amazon for her
1. Sony SRS-XB01 compact portable Bluetooth speaker
This charming Bluetooth speaker is small enough to fit in most palms making it incredibly portable. It syncs up to any Bluetooth-enabled device to pump out tunes, podcasts or whatever the occasion calls for. You can even use it to take calls with its built-in microphone.
2. Dove extra large Valentine's assorted chocolate candy gift box
Chocolate is an excellent gift for Valentine's Day as long as it's not bought in a panic at the last minute from a drugstore bargain bin. This Dove assorted candy gift box contains milk and dark chocolates and truffles in an attractive heart-shaped box.
3. Kate Spade New York black ink pen set
Everyone has a favorite pen and all five in this set are worth swooning over. Each click pen has a charming black and white design and writes smoothly and precisely. They also feature a clip to secure them to notebooks and pocket sleeves.
4. The Original MakeUp Eraser
There's nothing the Original MakeUp Eraser won't strip away. It cleans off mascera, eyeliner, lipstick, blush and even lashes along with their glue. The eraser exfoliates as it cleans and is even machine washable to use over and over.
5. Zippo rechargeable candle lighter
Matches are so last century. This rechargeable candle lighter by Zippo lights candles, stoves, and even barbecue fires with the power of electricity. It's built to last and safe to use thanks to its bendable neck.
6. Mrs. Meyer's soy aromatherapy candles, lemon verbena
Some candles practically flood a room with calming scents including this aromatherapy candle from Mrs. Meyers. It burns for 35 hours and provides any room with the same clean scents Mrs. Meyer's is famous for. This one is lemon verbena scented but there are other scents including basil, honeysuckle, lavender, peony and rain water.
Best Valentine's Day gifts under $25 on Amazon for him
7. My Arcade Data East Hits Pico Player
This arcade cabinet is perfect for anyone with happy memories of the coin-op past. It's fully playable and contains Data East classics like Burger Time, Bad Dudes and Side Pocket along with 100 retro-style games. It's perfect for any game room or as an accent on any desktop.
8. OXO steel single-wall cocktail shaker
For the guy who loves mixology this cocktail shaker is a perfect Valentine's Day gift. It contains two silicone gaskets to make a leakproof seal so you can shake cocktails without wasting a drop. Parts also separate easily to dispense drinks or to clean.
9. Genuine Fred Pot Pinchers
It may be impossible to make oven mitts manly but we can at least make them goofy. These pot pinchers look like two lobster claws and can grip hot cookware with ease. It's an excellent Valentine's Day gift for cooks, bakers and grillers alike.
10. QuntionSt camping multi-tool
A good survival tool is perfect for any handyman or active outdoorsman. It's got ten tools in one convenient place including an axe, hammer, bottle opener and even a nail file. There's even a holster to keep it at arm's reach when out in the wilderness.
11. Genuine Fred circular saw pizza wheel
Power tools and dudes go together like pizza and ranch. This pizza wheel slices through pie like a saw through particle wood while looking like a power tool. If power tools aren't your guy's thing, they may enjoy this monkey unicycle pizza wheel.
12. Mike's Hot Honey
Like many great condiments, Mike's Hot Honey is simple but packs a tasty bite. Mike's Hot Honey is great on pizza, burgers, barbecue and even ice cream. This combo comes with two bottles, one regular for everyday use and one extra hot for heat seekers.
Best Valentine's Day gifts under $25 on Amazon for kids
13. Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty gift set bundle
Putty is one of those timeless toys and kids of all ages love the inspired putty's made by Crazy Aaron. This pack contains four different kinds of putty with a tactile feeling and unique look. Kids can bounce, knead, snap and stretch to their heart's content.
14. Sour Punch Hearts gummy candy
Valentine's Day isn't just about chocolate. These Sour Punch gummies are shaped like hearts to celebrate the holiday of love. This pack contains 25 individual packages featuring watermelon, fruit punch and strawberry lemonade sour gummies.
15. Lego Minecraft The Mushroom House
Playing with Lego is a rite of passage of childhood and few video games adapt to brick-building toys quite like Minecraft. This set recreates a scene from the mega-hit video game and is cool enough to pull gamers away from their screens.
16. Spalding Street outdoor basketball
This charming basketball sporting Valentine pastel in its design is perfect for getting kids active and outside. It's sturdy enough to last for years while looking more striking than the typical basketball.
17. Jenga Super Mario Edition
A game of Jenga is an easy avenue to cheap thrills, but throwing Mario into the mix makes an already fun game even more addictive. Players must climb the Jenga tower and dethrone Bowser while keeping the whole tower from tumbling down. It's perfect for Jenga veterans and Nintendo fans alike.
18. "Marvel Encyclopedia, New Edition"
Youngsters may be surprised to know that all the superheroes from their favorite movies started out in comic books. This engrossing encyclopedia contains thorough information on 1200 classic and brand-new Marvel heroes, villains and tertiary characters. It may serve as a jumping-off point to reading actual comic books.
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