Valentine's Day is coming, and you want to give your partner, BFF, single co-worker (or yourself!) a little something to show you care. Sure, a card might do the trick, but if you want to do a little more, we've assembled eight thoughtful gifts that your wallet can handle — and your special someone will cherish.
Keeping tabs on your budget? No problem — these items are all less than $25. And if you want to find out how your holiday spending is affecting your finances, you can take a look at your free credit report snapshot, with updates every 14 days, on Credit.com. Checking your credit won't harm it one bit, and you'll get tips on what areas you need to improve for better credit scores down the line.
Here are the gifts to give someone for this upcoming holiday.
1. Lizzy Shaw Studio Love Tokens
Surprise your Valentine with this sweet little pouch of love tokens. The organza bag comes with silk flower petals and 14 assorted handmade shrink-film tokens. Perfect for sprinkling around as a surprise, perhaps? Get the tokens for $12.00 at LizzyShawStudio.com.
2. Chatbooks Photo Books
Create a keepsake with photos from a recent trip, event or your year together. Using their site or app, you can pull photos from social media or your phone, and even include captions and dates if you choose. Chatbooks start at $8 for a 30-page volume — you can get started on Chatbooks.com.
3. Kiss My Pumps Desktop Notepad
If your Boss Lady valentine could use a little order in her quest for world domination, this 52-week planner may help. Great for to-do lists and grand ideas, a portion of the proceeds benefits Girl Up, a campaign from the United Nations Foundation. Get yours for $13 on PaperEpiphanies.com.
4. Cabeau Fold & Go Blanket
This ultra snuggly blanket is the best way to stay cozy on planes, trains and car rides. When folded into its case, it can be used as a pillow or for lumbar support. When not in use, it can be attached to luggage with its velcro handle. Available in gray and blue, it costs $19.99 at Cabeau.com.
5. Tzumi Pocket Juice 4,000mAh Solo Portable Charger
Don't be fooled by the price — this slim charger provides an impressive six hours of additional talk time or 48 hours of audio. It has built-in prongs for wall charging or it can be charged by USB. Get yours for $8.88 at Walmart.com.
Want more gift ideas? You can see our full list of Valentine's Gifts for that special someone in your life on Credit.com.
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