Must-Have V-Day Gifts for Under $50

A dozen roses might mean romance, but the best gift is more time together—not necessarily more money, right? Here, a list of gifts under $50 that will help you have fun with your honey.

marinara kitGrow Your Own Marinara Kit ($29, Uncommon Goods)
This nifty kit includes everything you need to grow tomatoes, basil, and oregano for a delicious pasta sauce. Plant ’em, nurture the little guys, and then reenact that scene from Lady & the Tramp.
table topicsTable Topics ($16.99, Orange & Pear)
Table Topics are conversation-starters that encourage a deeper level of intimacy than you get sitting on the couch, watching The Office.
winerdWinerd: The Wine Tasting Game ($35, Spoon Sisters)
Compare your wine knowledge with Winerd—a game that encourages you to polish off a couple of bottles together and bandy around some oenophilia. Or just make up new varietals of kissing.
scene it!Scene It? 80s Deluxe Edition ($21.88, Amazon)
Relive your neon-colored glory days with this interactive TV trivia game. Test your memory on everything from Pac-Man to Pop Rocks, then drag out old photo albums and laugh at his denim jacket and popped collar.
erin human custom cardsCustom Cards & Keepsakes by Erin Human ($7-$40,
Immortalize (or at least cute-ify) your love with one of Erin Human’s custom hand-drawn cards and keepsakes. Just email her a photo, and she’ll send you your own personal work of art.

‘Tis better to give. What are you getting your Valentine this year?

Amanda Waas is the creator of the You’re Welcome gift blog.

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