Valentine’s Day Gifts Your Significant Other Will Actually Love

Skip the generic jewelry and the bouquets of flowers. We’re here to tell you what your significant other really wants for Valentine’s Day.

1. A good book, and a tub caddy to hold said book. (Prices vary)

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Courtesy Amazon.

2. A chocolate subscription box from Seattle-based Chococurb. The most satisfying thing to receive in the mail. ($20+)

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Courtesy Chococurb.

3. A membership to the Tacoma Arts Museum. ($50+)

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The new Benaroya Wing. Renderings courtesy Olson Kundig.

4. A bottle of bourbon from Gig Harbor-based Heritage Distilling Co. ($55+)

5. A succulent subscription box from Renton-based Urban Sprouts. Almost guaranteed to live longer than a bouquet of flowers. ($10-$148)

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Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash.

6. A blend-your-own wine class at Chateau Ste. Michelle. ($95-$125 per person)

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Photo by Rafael Barquero on Unsplash.

7. Something adorable from one of our favorite South Sound Etsy shops. (Prices vary)

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Photos courtesy each brand. Illustration by Morgan Garduno.

8. A staycation in Renton, SeattleTacoma, or Issaquah. (Prices vary)

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Courtesy Hotel Theodore.

9. A weekend trip to somewhere warm. ($170 per night)

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Palm Springs Dream Home. Photo courtesy airbnb.

10. A float membership to Urban Float in Tacoma. ($35+)

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Photos courtesy Urban Float and Josh Mackey.

11. A night out on the town to one of these hot South Sound date spots.

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Illustration by Alex Schloer.

12. A gift for your dog, who, let’s be honest, is the best kind of valentine. (Prices vary)

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Photo by Laula & Co on Unsplash.

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