Spread the Love With These 11 Low-Cost Valentine’s Day Gifts

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Whether you think Valentine’s Day is the greatest day of the year or something dreamed up by greeting card companies, it’s a difficult holiday to ignore.

Heart-shaped balloons and little candies wrapped in red foil are everywhere, reminding you that the (perhaps manufactured) national day of romance is just around the corner.

If you’re looking for affordable gift ideas for your sweetheart, your kid or even your favorite pet, this guide can help. Just remember: No chocolate for the pooches.

Valentine Gifts for the Special People in Your Life

The best presents come from your heart not your wallet, so don’t feel like you have to take out a small loan to afford an expensive gift for your valentine.

Try these ideas instead.

Lisa McGreevy is a staff writer at The Penny Hoarder. Keep the balloons — give her the foil-wrapped chocolate.

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