There are lots of ways to show someone you care about them without buying a present — like sending them a note or calling to say hi. But if your partner’s love language is receiving gifts, or you just want to surprise a friend with a little something, there are many personal (and affordable) Valentine’s Day gift ideas on Amazon for under $25. Below, we sought out the best cheap gifts for a range of valentines — from the tea obsessive to the dog parent, and of course the valentine who’d just like a (beautiful and ethically manufactured) chocolate bar.
For the valentine who buys the good vanilla
This vanilla extract comes recommended by pastry chefs like Natasha Pickowicz.
For the valentine who buys the good sardines
For the valentine who thinks Hallmark cards are insulting
A book of love poems from Rachel Rabbit White.