While Valentine’s Day is often associated with romance, it’s also a special occasion to celebrate the many loving relationships in your life. After all: Whether you’re in a relationship or not, nothing beats a day that’s 100 percent devoted to love.
This year, make the day extra sweet by surprising your loved ones with thoughtful, charming gifts. These 10 Valentine’s Day gift ideas will help you check everyone from your kids to your coworkers off your Valentine’s Day shopping list.
1. For the Young Kiddos: Fannie May 13-Piece Frosted Cookies in Wrapped Box
Your six-year-old will delight at the sight of this heart-shaped box, which is filled with six delicious buttercream-frosted cookies. The cookies themselves are also heart-shaped, for a gift that’s as Instagram-worthy as it is sweet ($19.99).
2. For Your Teenager: Rifle Paper Co. Assorted Tapestry Notebooks
It might be like pulling teeth to get your teen to open up out loud, but a journal will give them an outlet to vent and express privately. This three-pack of pretty, 64-page notebooks is the perfect place for your teen to journal the many thoughts running through her head ($15).
3. For the Hostess: Fannie May Mint Meltaways in Flutter Heart Wrap
If only all boxes of chocolates were this decadent and rich. You can’t go wrong gifting these candies, a twist on after-dinner mints. Each one is filled with a cool, creamy milk chocolate center, hidden beneath a milk chocolate or mint-green pastel shell. Yum! ($24.99)
4. For Your Special Lady: Burt’s Bees Natural Moisturizing Lip Balm
‘Tis the season for having the most kissable lips. Tie this four-pack of super hydrating lip balms—scents include pomegranate, mango, coconut and pear, and pink grapefruit—up with a bow for the lady in your life and you can bet she’ll keep these in her purse (and car and office drawer) year-round ($10).
5. For Your #1 Guy: Red Love Heart Umbrella
This subtle nod to the holiday is perfect for the guy in your life. It’s also super practical, thanks to a strong and lightweight frame—seriously, it weighs just about one pound—and UV coating. The best part? It’s also wide enough to cover two—how romantic! ($35)
6. For Far Away Family: Fannie May Sweetheart Tower
Box upon box of a variety of sugary goodness—this gift will tell your far off loved ones that they’re on your mind this Valentine’s Day. This sweet tower contains Fannie May classics including Mint Meltaways, Trinidads, Pixies, Dark Vanilla Buttercreams, and Solid Milk Chocolate Hearts.The best part is that it comes all packaged up with Valentine’s wrapping and ribbon for a gift that’s ready to go ($39.99).
7. For Your Work Bestie: Red Pashmina
Your work bestie—or any female colleague who finds the office temperature unreasonably cold—will appreciate the Valentine’s-themed (and reasonably priced) gesture. After all, everyone loves a wrap that’s warm and soft, not to mention one that comes in a classic color that can be worn all season long ($9).
8. For the Whole Office: Fannie May Solid Chocolate Hearts
The bottom line on Valentine’s Day: Chocolate, FTW. This collection of premium milk chocolate hearts that are individually wrapped in bright red foil are great to bring to the office to surprise your coworkers and share the love…and to earn you long-lasting office hero status! ($16.99)
9. For Family Fun: Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Camera
A crowd-pleaser for kids and adults—or a fun party trick to have on hand for your Valentine’s bash—this camera prints Polaroid-like pics right on the spot. Just be sure you stock up on plenty of film in advance ($60).
10. For Your Girls Night Crew Classic Mystery Date
All hail the throwback board game! Gather your single friends for a hilarious game of Mystery Date, the vintage board game—seriously, it came out in 1965—where the goal is to score a date with Mr. Desirable versus the Dud. It will give your gal group a laugh, and is way less daunting than their IRL mystery dates (from $20).