Valentine’s Day for most people is a day to show love and appreciation for your loved one. Typically, it is done through sweet words or kind gestures. The oversized teddy bear, a box of chocolates, or flowers are the mainstream gifts that people give.
But, what does something like that cost? Oversized teddy bears range from $37 to $105 on Google, while boxes of chocolates from Godiva range between $28 and $100. The National Retail Foundation informs readers that U.S. consumers are expected to spend an average $192.80 on Valentine’s Day in 2023, which is an increase from last year’s $175.41. So, what are more inexpensive options for those who want to “ball on a budget”?
A PTMoney article shares some gift ideas with a creative twist:
Have you forgotten about mixtapes? Making a mixtape can be fun to do. It gives you the opportunity to reminisce about your favorite memories with your loved one.
This collection of your favorite songs can be enjoyed forever and has become easy to make with enhanced software. This is a beautiful gift idea because it is personalized to just you and your loved one.
No one will ever have the same mix tape. It is one of a kind. To add to this gift, buy a pair of new earbuds to go along with your musical memories.
RELATED: GET GORGEOUS: 5 Tips To Wow Your Valentine’s Day Date
Flowers and snacks, are two things that you cannot go wrong with on Valentine’s Day.
A fun twist on this gift idea is that these “flowers” are not flowers at all! You can make edible “roses” from strawberries. Simply stick skewers into the strawberries and place them upside down into a jar to resemble a flower bouquet. You can also dip strawberries into melted chocolate to add decoration.
Cooking one of your loved one’s favorite meals can be a very sweet gesture.
If you rarely cook for your loved one, this is a great way to show your love and appreciation by doing