(This giveaway has closed. Thanks to everyone who participated! Our winner is Sherri L.)
This Valentine’s Day, forget about the overpriced generic cards and fancy flowers. We’ve picked some awesome products that are budget friendly and memorable!
Isabella’s Cookie Company
Grab a full cup of (skim) milk before biting into these cookies! Isabella’s Cookie Company is a delectable dessert perfect for Valentine’s Day. Made with all-natural ingredients and no preservatives, these cookies will satisfy anyone’s sweet tooth. The bags of cookies come wrapped in a pretty package, and there are many different variations to check out including a vegan line. We sampled the chocolate and vanilla Sugar Rush cookies. The chocolate one tasted like a moist brownie…so delicious! So grab a bag, and get ready to share! The cookies come in a bag of 5 “bites” for $3.75 and a bag of 10 for $6.50.
Credit: Isabella’s Cookie Company
Kernel Season’s Popcorn Seasoning
Forget the traditional super salty and buttery popcorn. Kernel Season’s Popcorn Seasoning is the new go-to for popcorn flavors. There are so many different flavors that all look delicious! We tasted the pizza, bacon cheddar and chocolate marshmallow seasonings with our fat-free popcorn. It really adds a kick to that boring popcorn taste that we’re all used to. You can even add these seasonings to other food, too. It’s tempting to do so! Each package costs $3.99. This would be fun for a girl’s night in movie night anti-Valentine’s Day festivity! Did someone say Disney movie marathon!!
Credit: Kernel Season
Not only is Maria Sharapova a superstar on the tennis courts, but she’s also tapped into the entrepreneurial world by launching her new candy line, Sugarpova. These vibrant gummy candies make a great Valentine’s Day gift for a friend, boyfriend and even yourself! Choose from flirty, cheeky, and sassy candies (among others!). Purchase online or at your local Macy’s for $5.99 per pack.
Do you know someone who needs a dose of cuteness? Monkey Love is an adorable gift to give to that special someone on your mind. The set includes a soft plush monkey with a bar of dark chocolate. $15 per set.
Credit: Monkey Love
There are always a plethora of fun and unique items on Etsy for a low cost. Check out the various items related to Valentine’s Day. There are SO many products to browse- we’re obsessed! (Cost varies for each item.)
Credit: Bright Red Ceramic Heart Spoon – Small Measuring Spoon ($18)
Peace, Love and Cameo Nouveau
These eye-catching KITSCH hair ties by Cameo Nouveau make a great gift for your besties this Valentine’s Day. They’re cute and definitely stand out when you wear them. The hair ties double as a cool bracelet too! Choose from a variety of Valentine’s styles for $14 each. ((Elysa got to try some of these out thanks to Birchbox!))
Credit: Cameo Nouveau
Aromatherapy with Poo~Pourri
Whether you’re going on a date this Valentine’s Day or hanging out with the girls, don’t leave the house without Poo~Pourri’s No. 2 Pink Deodorizer. I like this item because it’s small enough to fit in my purse, and it has a classy scent…nothing like baby powder deodorant. Poo~Pourri offers a full collection of smell-good products sold for less than $20, so it’s worth checking out. Additional products are also targeted toward college students, men and kids. Everyone will dig the aroma!
***The Singles book giveaway***
“For anyone who has found themselves attending a wedding solo…” – Amazon reviewer
The Singles: A Novel, written by Meredith Goldstein, is full of humor and heart. The guests of the married couple-t0-be invite many guests, including their single friends. The friends take this event as a moment to second guess their own relationship statuses. This clever book is romantic and makes a great addition to your reading list! Retail price- $15.
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