Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2013!

Gifts for Her

 

Cheesecake Factory eGift CardIf you’re scrambling last minute to come up with the perfect gift, eGift Cards are quick and easy and can help you out of your bind. With so many different choices of cards available, you can pick out something she’ll love! I know for me, I absolutely love cheesecake, so I would be beyond thrilled to receive an eGift Card to The Cheesecake Factory! A gift to a restaruant like that is even like giving another future date as you’ll already have dinner paid for and planned or head out for desserts only. You are even able to customize the eGift Card with a personalized message or add your own photo. Then, pick exactly what value you want the card to hold and then you can just check out and print the eGift Card to deliver it yourself or email directly to your recepient.

 

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Best of Warner Bros. 20 Film Collection Musicals would be a great gift idea for your loved one this Valentine’s Day!  Warner Home Video will release two new DVD box sets early this year as part of their 90th Anniversary celebration. The Best of Warner Bros. 20 Film Collections: Best Pictures (January 29) and The Best of Warner Bros. 20 Film Collections: Musicals (February 12) are the first two followed by many more throughout 2013. Here are the 20 movies included: The Jazz Singer, Broadway Melody of 1929, 42nd Street, The Great Ziegfeld, The Wizard Of Oz, Yankee Doodle Dandy, An American in Paris, Show Boat, Singin’ In The Rain, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, A Star Is Born, The Music Man, Viva Las Vegas, Camelot, Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, Cabaret, That’s Entertainment, Victor, Victoria, Little Shop Of Horrors, and Hairspray.  This can be pre-ordered on Amazon for $70.53.

 

Cookie Lover's Cookbook

Cookie Lover’s Cookbook

What’s more fun than a cookbook dedicated to cookies? The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen Cookie Lover’s Cookbook includes 250 of the most luscious cookie, brownie and bar recipes all in a handy ring binder. The cookbook is loaded with more than 200 color photographs and easy step-by-step instructions as well as techniques and tips for baking and decorating. If your special someone doesn’t like to cook or bake, maybe she’ll love a practical guide on organization like Good Housekeeping Clutter Rescue! This book will easily guide her with organization and decluttering tips with suggestions that can be done in as little as just 15 minutes! She will enjoy the suggestions for setting up zones and finding a specific place and home for all her favorite things. You can find these two great books, and many other fantastic cookbooks, organization guides, and books on other helpful topics by Sterling Publishing at your favorite book retailer.

 

Leading Lady Bras

Leading Lady Bras

Pick something that will make her feel beautiful, comfortable, and confident! Leading Lady bras can do just that, and be fun for him, too. They have styles for pregnancy, nursing, plus sizes and other intimates available. The Leading Lady Lace-Cup Bra is a great style for Valentine’s Day. Select from three great colors and wirefree or underwire styles. Or, start with the cute Shirred Front Nursing Chemise that will let a nursing mom feel sexy while staying comfy. I have loved every style of the Leading Lady brand bra’s I’ve been able to try. They are super comfortable and really pretty, too. Visit Leading Lady online to browse all their available styles to pick something perfect for your lady!

 

Elite Tarot Readings

Elite Tarot Readings

If your special someone loves astrology and horoscopes, a Tarot Reading would be a really unique and fun gift to give her this Valentine’s Day. A professional tarot reading can unlock your subconscious by shedding light onto a situation or question you have in mind. Help find guidance to questions you have been secretly worrying or wondering about such as career decisions, finding love, home buying and selling questions or others. Readings are available nationwide over the phone or through Skype. You can purchase a Tarot Reading by Elite Tarot online with readings starting at $35 for a 15-minute session which typically covers 1-2 tarot cards.

 

Riders by Lee

Riders by Lee

Help your lady feel comfortable, stylish, and slim in a new pair of Riders by Lee jeans! They have many fun capris, Bermuda shorts, and pant styles available with most of their styles retailing for $20 or less! Your lady will love to wear something you’ve picked out for her and will also appreciate Riders by Lee’s innovative features like the tummy-control panel and no-gap waistband! She will be pleasantly surprised with the patent-pending SlimNet mesh net technology that has a built in compression typical of shapewear built right into the jeans with no sacrifice to comfort! The new styles still have the amazing slimming features women have come to love while introducing several new cuts and a range of fun vibrant colors to choose from. Start with the Core Belted Capris or Signature Boot Cut Jeans that are pictured or one of the other great Riders by Lee styles.

 

Rejuvenescenes

Rejuvenescenes

Instead of the traditional candle gift, share a new way of spreading a fragrance into your home bathrooms with her. With Rejuvenescence, you’ll be able to automatically release a gentle scent each time you pull off a sheet of toilet paper making the scent activate when it’s needed most. Plus, it takes up no additional space anywhere! You simply replace your standard toilet paper holder rod with a Rejuvenescence. Then, the 100% natural essential oils scent is released when activated by the motion of rolling the paper towel rod. Plus, Rejuvenescence is made in the USA using recycled materials and with no additives. You can find Rejuvenescence in three scents including: Wild Orchid, Moonflower, and Spice available for $12.99 each.

 

Wraptastic

Give her something practical that will help make her time in the kitchen a bit easier! Wraptastic is a wrap dispenser that makes cutting wax paper, plastic wrap, or aluminum foil easier! With the spring loaded system, it is simple to pop in a roll of wrap. Then, you can just pull out how much of the particular wrap you need, press down on the dispenser to cut, and then wrap up your items. Wraptastic has steady rubber feet that hold it in place and its slim design that isn’t much bigger than traditional boxes fits in most kitchen drawers. Plus, you’ll appreciate that the stainless steel blade is recessed and hidden to protect fingers from cuts! Wraptastic is just $10.99 plus a $6.99 process and handling fee.

 

Perfect for Him

 

Box Full of Kisses

Box Full of Kisses

Make gift giving simple with a ready to gift box full of.. well.. kisses! Each Box Full of Kisses includes five products which focus on one of the five different senses and designed specifically towards kissing! Inside you’ll find: Eau du parfum and cologne for your sense of smell; Body Lotion (in the Box for Her only) for touch; Book Full of Kisses when teaches the basics and tips on 36 different smooches; Mouthful of Kisses breath mints (in the Box for Him only); Kissing Game deck of cards; and Kissing Card Coupons. All the contents come beautiful presented in a nice keepsake box that can be used for other mementos and heartfelt letters he can save down the road. Box Full of Kisses can be purchased as a Box for Her or a Box for Him and retails for $36.

 

Pure Romance

Pure Romance

Get ready for a romantic night in with your sweetie with Pure Romance beauty products. Start with their Kiss & Tell Lip Gloss that is specially formulated to make soft, slow kisses even better. It gives you a great boost of color while also hydrating your lips and adding in a bit of tingle that both partners will love! Kiss & Tell Lip Gloss retails for $14 and comes in a variety of shades. When you’ve finished getting made up for the evening, add a scent to lure him in with a Scentuality portable perfume stick. These are package in a slim tube that easily fits in your purse or pocket so you can reapply throughout the day as needed. Use it to apply your scent of choice to your wrists, neck, or other areas with a no messy, easy to apply formula. Scentuality retails for $9 and a tube will last you for months.

 

Wrangler Jeans

Wrangler Jeans

Give your man a pair or two of sturdy Wrangler jeans that have long been trusted for their comfort and durability. Plus, Wrangler bottoms are built with a standard U-shape construction where other brands use a V-shape. This gives more room where men need it the most with out the binding and tightening around the crotch of the pants leaving him with superior comfort. These Wrangler jeans will be able to handle the wear and tear of everyday use without breaking the bank. You’ll be able to find many styles of jeans, pants, shorts, shirts, and accessories all for around $20 or less! The two pairs of jeans pictured here, Lantoe Jeans and the Hitchcock 2 Relaxed Boot Jean, are both great styles and are just $21.97 a pair!

 

CVS SnacksGive your sweetie something yummy to snack on for Valentine’s Day! They’ll be great to enjoy while watching his favorite sports on TV, to take with him to work, for road trips or just for a lazy afternoon. CVS offers a line of products under their Gold Emblem branding. These products are all high quality and absolutely delicious while keeping prices low! We were able to sample a selection of Gold Emblem products and we were all amazed with their quality! Everything we’ve sampled was really good! Our favorite of the treats was their Black Cherry flavored Sparkling Water which was SO good! The best sparkling water we had ever tried! You can pick up Gold Emblem snacks at your local CVS, making them perfect for a last minute gift!

 

Wedding Ring

Wedding Ring

Renew your symbol of commitment and love with a new wedding band. Maybe his old band has been lost, stolen, dinged up, or no longer fits. Amazon offers a huge assortment of rings to choose from with over 3,000 styles offered at under $25! Their most affordable rings are made with Tungsten Carbide, a material that is a 9 on the hardness scale (Diamonds are a 10!). This means you’ll find a ring that is nearly unscratchable and will look beautiful for years to come. They are also hypoallergenic so those with sensitivities to metals won’t have to worry. Do note, Tungsten rings cannot be re-sized but with Amazon you’ll enjoy hassle free returns.

 

Something for the Kids

 

Hallmark Until We Hug Again

Hallmark Bear

When you can’t always be near those special children in your life, Hallmark has an adorable Until We Hug Again bear or bunny. You can record your own personalized 30-second message and lock it to be saved and played each time the bear is hugged or record new messages often for a fresh special message for your little one! The Until We Hug Again plush characters feature Hallmark’s Voice-Save Technology so even if the batteries die, the message will preserved. This is a perfect way for grandparents, aunts, uncles, and parents that have to often travel to share with their children this Valentine’s Day! You can choose the Until We Hug Again as a Bear or Bunny. They are available online or at your local Hallmark store for $29.95.

 

Laughing Giraffe Books

Laughing Giraffe Books

Laughing Giraffe Books makes gifting easy! Choose a pre-assembled book set based on fun themes and sorted by ages. You’ll find favorite and award winning titles that will be a pleasure to read and enjoy together with your children. All books come individually wrapped and include a game and a prize. All book sets ship free, too! I was able to check out Laughing Giraffe’s “A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words” book collection that included five high quality books. Together, my kids and I loved reading and enjoying all these books. Their favorite was “Don’t Let Pigeon Stay Up Late!” which the all thought was funny! All of the included books were really funny, though, and have been come my kids most requested bedtime stories. The search and find game can get you talking about the stories and get a dialogue started about what the stories shared mean. Visit Laughing Giraffe Books and pick out a set of books for the children in your life or start a Book of the Month club for them which sends one book for the selected collection each month until all books have gone out.

 

Snapper Rock UV Swimwear

Snapper Rock UV Swimwear

Share something with your child that is fun, functional and can be used for many months down the road. Snapper Rock Swimwear gives you all three in one! Their adorable swimming suits are made for ages 0 to 12 and features UV50+ protection! With their range of sizes and styles, you’ll find something right for your children. One of their suits that is perfect for the newest little ones in your life is their one-piece sunsuits! They are quick drying and lightweight. Plus, they will block 98% off all harmful rays keeping your baby’s skin safe! The sunsuit is easy to open with a front zipper and a zip protection flap that will make any necessary diaper changes and getting the sunsuit on and off a breeze. Check out all the different styles available by Snapper Rock on their website!

 

Kids ii Taggies

Kids ii Taggies

The Taggies line of products by Kids ii are adorable and fun and perfect for infants and toddlers ages newborn and up! Taggies offers a plush puppy and elephant Tag n’ Play Pals that feature tags on their ears, feet, and legs that add color, texture, and so much playtime fun! The puppy is super soft, adorable, and has a fun rattle inside. My little boys have loved snuggling up with him and giving their new little puppy hugs and kisses. Start the love of reading early with a soft cloth I Love You book that has fun ways to play with tags on every page for lots of interaction! You can find Taggies products at Target, Toys ‘R Us, and Amazon!

 

Knot Genie

Knot Genie

Little girls will appreciate a Knot Genie hair brush that promises an easy way to get rid of knots quickly and easily. Their brushes are made with different lengths of teeth that will bend just right to detangle while you brush. You can use the Knot Genie on wet or dry hair, curly or straight. You The unique cloud shape of the Knot Genie makes it easy for little hands to hold and start learning to brush their own hair. The Knot Genie has lots of different colors available and comes in both the original Knot Genie size ($19.99) and a Teeny Genie size ($14.99) perfect for kids hands. You can find Knot Genie on their website or shop on Amazon.

 

Pigs in Love

Pigs in Love

Show your tots how much you love them by snuggling up on the couch to read a book together. You can pick up a board book for the youngest kids in your life. Time for a Hug shares with kids that anytime is the right time for a nice warm hug. Pigs in Love shares the story of pigs celebrating Valentine’s Day sharing their love for those they care for including their parents, siblings, sweetheart and buddies! Bright red foil can be seen throughout the book adding in a fun hint of texture and a shiny splash of color! Keep kids ages 4-7 busy and having fun with Richard Scarry’s Best Busytown Games & Activity Book. This is one book loaded with games, puzzles, activities, mazes, color-by-numbers and more. As a bonus, the book also includes over 100 playing cards that can be collected, traded, and enjoyed in hours of card game playing fun! Look for these and other enjoyable books by Sterling Publishing available at your favorite book publisher.

 

Ready Pac Disney

Ready Pac Disney

ReadyPac offers convenient pre-packaged foods with a focus on health. They have a great line of products that showcases kid’s favorite Disney characters including Phineas and Ferb, Mickey, Princesses, and more! The line includes Salads and Mini-Meal kits that have been designed with kids taste preferences in mind and are packed with fun surprises like a character sticker or temporary tattoo that will make meal time even more fun! It can be difficult to encourage kids to pick healthy foods but these fun and attractive lunch packs make kids excited to give them a try! Ready Pac products are available at Target, Walmart, Sam’s Club, Costco, and many local grocery stores.

 

LeapFrog Movies

LeapFrog Movies

Give the kids something educational and fun with one of the new LeapFrog movies! In LeapFrog: The Magnificent Museum of Opposite Words children will be challenged to build their vocabulary and learn all about opposite words and synonyms as they watch the pets enjoy a fun wordplay game. Then, in LeapFrog: Adventures in Shapeville Park children can develop early math skills by building a playground with shapes! Kids will join in on the adventure of learning how to measure different shapes, sizes and dimensions to built the perfect playground.  These two movies are available now and can be found at your favorite local movie retailer or on Amazon. The DVDs have a SRP of $14.98 or look for the Digital Download and On Demand versions also available. Visit the links included to watch a trailer of these titles for a sneak peek!

 

CVS Photo Cards

CVS Photo Cards

Kids love being able to hand out Valentine’s Day Cards and treats to their classroom pals. CVS offers a wide variety of fun cards to choose from with favorite characters including Angry Birds, Disney Princesses, Sponge Bob, Hello Kitty, Star Wars and many more. These card packs are paired with fun add-on’s like temporary tattoos, pencils, buttons, wristbands or 3D images. Include a fun-sized candy treat with your child’s Valentine’s Day cards like M&Ms or Skittles to really please the crowds. The card packs are a great value at just $2.99. While you are shopping at your local CVS, you can even pick out a nice chocolate box for your child’s teacher. Then, make something special for the grandparents and other friends and family with a personalized photo greeting card. You can save 25% off all photo cards between February 7th and 14th online at CVSphoto.com with the coupon code 25OFFVAL.

 

Stretch Island Fruit Chews

Stretch Island Fruit Chews

Give your cuties a sweet treat that they will love, and so will you! Stretch Island Fruit Co.’s new Fruit Chews are made with 100 percent real fruit and natural ingredients. Each package provides one full serving of fruit and contains no artificial sweeteners or preservatives! Plus, there are three great flavors available: Oh So Very Strawberry, Very Cherry and Razz-Mataz Raspberry. You’ll be able to find the new Stretch Island Fruit Chews in stores nationwide beginning in February!

 

Celebrate With Clifford

Celebrate With Clifford

Everyone’s favorite BIG red pal, Clifford, is celebrating a BIG birthday! He’s been around for 50 years full of great times, fun adventures, and memories. Now, you can join in on the adventure in his new DVD, Celebrate With Clifford. This title includes seven fun Clifford tales in the first DVD release in two years! Plus, it comes with a free bonus disc as well called Happy Birthday Clifford! My boys loved watching the Clifford they’ve loved from reading his books come to life on the screen. They enjoyed watching stories about learning it’s okay to be who you are rather than trying to be something you’re not as T-Bone discovers it’s okay to be “sweet”. Celebrate With Clifford is available at local retailers and can be found on Amazon with a SRP of $14.98.

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This Valentine’s Day be sure not to forget about your pet when you are looking for gifts!  PetSmart has an entire line of Valentine’s Day themed products that your dog or cat will love!  This is the first year their Luv-A-Pet collection is available beyond the holiday season.  When you purchase an item from this collection, PetSmart donates 10% of the sales of these items to PetSmart Charities in the US and Canada to help save homeless pets.  These toys start at just $3.99 and can be purchased at your local PetSmart store!

 

Now, it’s your turn to share. What is your favorite gift that you have ever received on Valentine’s Day?

Disclosure: Product sample(s) of the items featured above have been received for consideration and inclusion in this gift guide. No other compensation was received. Opinions are my own. Affiliate links are being used.

About Janel

Hi, I'm Janel! I'm the owner and lead blogger here at A Mom's Take. I have four little boys age 7 and under. I am a Phoenix based mom blogger and love the sun. I love to travel and have been known for planning trips specifically to hit the roller coasters! I also love digital scrapbook and design and I'm obsessed with board games.

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2013! — 13 Comments

  1. I love the “Until We Hug” Bear. I think it would help my girls when they’re having a long day at daycare. I’d make mine say, “I love you and I’ll see you soon!”

  2. These are some great Valentine’s gift ideas. I especially liked the Laughing Giraffe Books. I would like to get theses for my 2 year old grandson. Thanks for sharing!!!

  3. I loved all these items. The Cookie Lover’s cookbook, Riders by Lee and the amazing Rejuvenescence. I can do away with all the sprays and candles I get. Thanks so much for posting all these wonderful ideas.
    Carol L

  4. I love all of the ideas in your gift guide. Thank you for featuring Laughing Giraffe Books’ book of the month collections and book sets!

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