The Valentine’s Day countdown has begun. With less than four shopping days left until the most romantic day of the year, you may be struggling to find the perfect gift for the number one man in your life. If you’re stumped in the gift-giving department, have no fear! Below are six original presents -- all under $50 -- your boyfriend/fiancé/husband would surely love to recieve this Feb. 14:
Sassy and Sweet Popcorn -- $47 from GarrettPopcorn.com -- If you want to give the man in your life a sweet and salty treat this Valentine’s Day, considering gifted him Garrett Popcorn’s handcrafted Lover’s Mix. The popcorn comes with smooth dark chocolate CaramelCrisp and spicy CheeseCorn bites. It is available in 1-6.5 gallon tins and the site offers a wide variety of tin designs.
Love is Art Kit -- $36 from UncommonGoods.com – Give your man the unforgettable experience of artist Jeremy Brown’s Love is Art Kit this holiday. The kit helps you and your partner create a unique piece of art “through abstract expressionism.” According to Uncommon Goods' description, the item is “an original newlywed gift or an exciting idea to capture an anniversary through a shared masterpiece."
Heated Travel Mug -- $49.99 from SharperImage.com – Help your loved one keep his Valentine’s Day hot without causing an accident by gifting him the Retro Heated Travel Mug. This mug – which comes in Valentine’s Day red –comes with an analog temperature gauge which allows you to know exactly how hot your beverage is before taking a sip. It also comes with a plug so you can keep your morning beverage warm on the go.
Message in a Bottle-- $39.99 from 1800Flowers.com – If you want to make a statement this Feb. 14, consider gifting your loved one a love letter in a bottle. This 1-800-Flowers gift allows you to pick Corinthians 13:4-7 from the Bible or Robert Burns’ “My Love is Like a Red Red Rose" poem to be placed inside the glass. Personalized comments can also be included. The bottle – a keepsake in itself -- also comes equipped with silk rose petals.
Exotic Jerky-- $39.99 from ManCrates.com – If you're man is a vegeterian, you may want to avoid this gift idea. However, if you're loved one prefers meat over Valentine's Day chocolates, you could buy him the Exotic Meats JerkyGram from Man Crates. The box comes with a unique selection of jerky, including Buffalo Trapper, Wild Boar, Alligator, Kangaroo and Ostrich. “Get your ‘Critters-I’ve-Eaten’ passport out, you’re about to get some new stamps,” touts the company.
Power-Up Pint Glasses-- $19.99 from ThinkGeek.com – If your man enjoys a good pint and also happens to be a gamer, ThinkGeek.com's exclusive Power-Up Heart Pint Glasses might just be that perfect present you were searching for. The set comes with four glasses and each pint glass comes with three color-changing hearts. The hearts “power up” when cold liquids is added.