Under $50 Galentine Gifts

For the past few years, I’ve used Valentine’s Day as an opportunity to say “LOVE YOU!” to my friends.

This year, it feels more appropriate than ever. I don’t know a single woman that doesn’t need a pick-me-up. And with many dear girlfriends scattered across the country and no getaway on the calendar to look forward to, I’m missing them big time.

So this week, I’m making up some V-Day packages to send out to stay connected. The good news is you can be thoughtful and just a little over-the-top, without spending more than $50.

Under $50 Galentine Gifts

 

Under $50 Galentine Gifts

I very much enjoy the process of gift-giving, from selecting the perfect item to packing it up beautifully. But what I love most is the idea of connection. That when the recipient opens it and uses it, they remember who it came from and how much they are loved.
Below are some thoughtful ideas, many I’ve given for years, some I’m sending out this week. There is a little something for everyone you love, from a practical coffee mug to an indulgent sleeping mask.

Morning Coffee


Yeti Rambler

Yeti Rambler, $44

What makes a gift great is striking a balance between thoughtfulness, practicality, and keeping within your budget. Between 6 am and noon, I am never without my Yeti Rambler. It would be a welcomed surprise for your coffee drinking, on-the-go, busy mom friend. Round out the package by adding her favorite blend and a handful of chocolate. 

Journal Instead of a Card

Let That Shit Go Journal

Journal, $9 

Instead of sending a card, send this journal (that I mentioned in yesterday’s post). It’s cheeky and thoughtful and perfect for the time we’re living in. You can order directly from Amazon and have it delivered right to your friend’s door.

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Chocolates – Duh!

Champagne Truffles

Champagne Truffles, $38

I discovered Valerie Confections, a LA-based chocolatier, years ago and have since sent her sweets to almost everyone I know. They are fantastic around the holidays as a corporate gift or if you have an extensive list to acknowledge.
These champagne truffles (15 pc) are a decadent indulgence for under $40. But my hands-down favorite are the rose petal petits foursholy molly – order them for yourself and do not consider sharing. 

Grown-Up Friendship Bracelets

Gorjana Aura Bracelet

Aura Bracelet, $38 

When there is a physical distance between friends, it’s sweet to have a regular reminder of one another. Send this out to your crew and layer it on your wrists with your other everyday pieces, like a grown-up version of a friendship bracelet.

Satin Pajamas

 

Satin Pajamas

Satin Pajamas, $26 

These Reader Favorite satin pajamas are a no-brainer. Send them to your mom, sister, daughter, best friend … I don’t know a woman who wouldn’t be delighted to receive them.  I wear these every night. The quality is great, the price is fantastic, and they run true to size in dozens of colors and patterns. 

Match Cloche and Candle 

Match Cloche and Candle

Match Cloche, $30 and Candle, $10 

It doesn’t get more unnecessary than a match cloche, which is precisely why I like it. Box up this darling cloche from Ballard and include a small size of Volcano in Capri Blue with a note encouraging your friend to take a zen minute for herself. And keep this idea in your pocket because it makes a lovely thank you or hostess gift too. 

Stainless Steel Face Roller

Stainless Steel Face Roller

Stainless Steel Face Roller, $35 

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Your beauty obsessed bestie will go crazy for this stainless steel face roller. I use mine everyday and adore it (see my tutorial here). 

Silk Sleep Mask 

Silk Sleep Mask

Sleep Mask, $50 

I’m starting to run out of people to gift this to. You might be thinking that $50 for a sleep mask is silly, and you’re probably right. Here’s the thing, I’ve tried the “knock-offs” of this, and nothing compares to how luxurious this one feels. There are several benefits to using a silk sleep mask (or the more expensive silk pillowcase), like preventing sleeping lines, wrinkles, and puffiness. It also just feels fantastic, which is all that matters after another long and ridiculous day.

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Under $50 Galentine Gifts

7 thoughts on “Under $50 Galentine Gifts”

  1. Thanks honey, I might have bought every item on this list (and multiples of some) as they are the perfect gifts for Valentine’s Day, hostess gifts, and ‘just because’ gifts.

    A girlfriend bought me several of the Gorjana bracelets and I wear them every day.

    So appreciate you curating all these resources for us all the time. You save us so much time and help us keep glamor in our quarantine experiences. xo

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  2. Oh my gosh i just love you Megan! Love these ideas, especially the rose chocolates and the match cloche!!!!! Totally needless but good for the soul! Happy Galentine’s Day!

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  3. I loved these ideas. I can picture some of my best friends enjoying the yeti tumbler, the sleep mask and candle. These are perfect! Thank you for the ideas. I’m embarrassed to admit that sometimes I just went with candy! Haha

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  4. Bought the PJs for my 20-year-old daughter and myself. Absolutely love them! Thank you for all you do. Every day your email brings a smile to my face. So useful and fun at the same time!

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