Jennifer Lopez famously proclaimed that “Love Don’t Cost a Thing.” While you certainly can’t put a dollar sign on affection, a thoughtful token on Valentine’s Day will never go amiss. That being said, Valentine’s Day can pose a real challenge to anyone on a budget. Not only does it seem like you just went holiday shopping (because, you did), but jewelry is rarely cheap, prices on flowers go up, and even cards can cost as much as an artisanal beer. So skip the obvious and opt for these budget-friendly yet unique under-$50 Valentine’s Day gifts instead.
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