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Valentine's Day gifts for your sweetheart

Love is in the air, and it's time to start picking out something sweet for your Valentine. Here are some romantic, practical and silly gift options for the special someone in your life.

Nest Sugar Cookie collection

Smart cookie: Fat-free, yay, but with the delicious
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Smart cookie: Fat-free, yay, but with the delicious aroma of Tahitian vanilla bean and bourbon-infused caramel, the Nest Sugar Cookie collection fills the air with the scent of freshly baked sugar cookies, $16-$44 at nestfragrances.com.

Love Hearts Wrapped Gift

Treat yourself or someone special this Valentine's Day
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Treat yourself or someone special this Valentine's Day with the Love Hearts Wrapped Gift box from Lush Cosmetics. This box is essential for a night of relaxation. The box includes: Rose Bombshell Bath Bomb, Tisty Tosty Bath Bomb, Love Boat Bath Bomb, Unicorn Horn Bubble Bar and the Whole Lotta Love Bubbleroon. INFO: $49.95 at Lush Cosmetics

Three Nights Wine Box

Celebrate the big and small moments with the
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Celebrate the big and small moments with the Three Nights Wine Box. INFO:$130 at UncommonGoods

Macaron bath fizzers

Macarons for the bath: Four scented fizzers turn
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Macarons for the bath: Four scented fizzers turn bathing into an effervescent affair, $10 at select Macy’s stores and macys.com.

Cook--for date night

Instead of a restaurant gift certificate, treat your
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Instead of a restaurant gift certificate, treat your partner to a night of cooking a restaurant-level meal. At the "Date Night Amazing" class at A la Carte Cooking School in Lynbrook, you'll be coached through a five-course meal that includes bacon-wrapped shrimp with passion fruit, warm mushroom-goat-cheese salad, braised chicken with leeks and lemon cream sauce, butternut rice pilaf and chocolate amaretti cake. After you've enjoyed the meal, A la Carte takes care of the cleanup.
INFO $225 per couple; 516-599-2922, alacartecs.com

Latitude Longitude Custom Rings- Set of 2

Lovers can have the latitude and longitude of
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Lovers can have the latitude and longitude of a special location etched on these silver rings. INFO: $160 at UncommonGoods

Enchanted Rose Medley

Roses are red, violets are blue and your
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Roses are red, violets are blue and your love will thank you for this Valentine's Day bouquet. INFO: Starting at $74.99 at 1800flowers.com

Sugar lips

Pucker up: For maintaining that kissable kisser, this
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Pucker up: For maintaining that kissable kisser, this lip treatment moisturizes, conditions and smoothes. Mwah! $24 at select Nordstrom stores and nordstrom.com.

Gummy lights

Gummy chums: Light up their life with these
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Gummy chums: Light up their life with these LED light-up bears (sold individually), which glow with a squeeze of their belly, $27.99 at uncommongoods.com.

Sucker socks

Sock it to her: Adorable heart lollipop socks
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Sock it to her: Adorable heart lollipop socks are a fun nod to Valentine’s Day, $6 by Hot Sox at select Lord & Taylor stores and lordandtaylor.com.

Forget-me-Knot tie

Forget me Knot: This cheerful forget-me-not printed tie
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Forget me Knot: This cheerful forget-me-not printed tie will liven up any wardrobe (added benefit, 20% of all proceeds go to The Nantz National Alzheimer Center, dedicated to fighting Alzheimer's disease by raising awareness & developing resources to treat it), $85 at select Vineyard Vines stores and vineyardvines.com.

Candy pillow

Heartfelt: Candy heart pillow is a sweet addition
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Heartfelt: Candy heart pillow is a sweet addition to any room, $44.99 at select Nordstrom stores and nordstrom.com.

Chambers Hydrocotton Bath Robe

Lounge like a king or a queen this
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Lounge like a king or a queen this Valentine's Day in the Chambers Hydrocotton Bath Robe. This lightweight, absorbent robe is made with Turkish cotton and can be personalized with a monogram. INFO: $79.20 at Williams-sonoma.com

Valentine’s Day Print Boxers

Get a
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Get a "pizza" your significant other's heart with these cheesy boxers. INFO: $14.95 at gap.com

Bradshaw Gold-Tone Smartwatch

The Michael Kors Bradshaw Gold-Tone Smartwatch might be
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The Michael Kors Bradshaw Gold-Tone Smartwatch might be the perfect addition to your significant other's wardrobe. The watch allows users to view emails, texts, calls, notifications and track fitness goals. INFO: $395 at Amazon.com

Candy heart studs

Mix and match: Sweet or sassy, darling little
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Mix and match: Sweet or sassy, darling little candy heart studs allow her to express herself, $25 by Vinca at modcloth.com.

Winston Shave Set

Start date night off right with a fresh
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Start date night off right with a fresh shave. The Winston Shave set includes: one Winston Razor handle, one foaming shave gel, three German engineered blade cartridges and one travel blade cover. INFO: $25; Engraving handle option additional $15 at harrys.com

Chill out in a salt cave

Salt caves are popping up across Long Island,
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Salt caves are popping up across Long Island, from Nassau County to the East End. Lie back on a zero-gravity chair and breathe in the soothing Himalayan pink salt-infused air Among the options: Healing Grotto in North Bellmore, where $99 buys three 45-minute sessions (516-21-7258, healinggrotto.com) and the Port Jeff Salt Cave, pictured, where 45-minute sessions cost $45 (631-938-2102, portjeffersonsaltcave.com). 

Flower power

Flirty shirty: Add flowers and flourish to his
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Flirty shirty: Add flowers and flourish to his wardrobe with this tailored dress shirt in Italian Liberty print by Paul Smith, $295 at select Bloomingdale's stores and bloomingdales.com.

Heart Aviator Sunglasses

These heart-shaped glasses will make you a believer
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These heart-shaped glasses will make you a believer in love at first sight. INFO: $15.95 at ae.com

Sephora Favorites Glow For It

The special woman in your life deserves the
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The special woman in your life deserves the superstar treatment this year. Sephora Favorites Glow For It set includes seven deluxe everyday essentials everyone needs in their makeup bag. INFO: $40 at sephora.com

Kate Spade New York Uncorked Wineglass Collection

If you're celebrating
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If you're celebrating "Galentine's Day" this year, gift your best pals with these cheeky wineglasses, great for a girls' night in. INFO: $19 each at bedbathandbeyond.com

A World of I Love You

The traveler in your life will love this
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The traveler in your life will love this gift -- a map featuring the phrase "I love you" translated into 50 languages. INFO: $25 at Uncommon Goods

Sleep at a vineyard

An overnight stay at Shinn Estate Vineyards and
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An overnight stay at Shinn Estate Vineyards and Farmhouse combines the joys of wine-tasting and the creature comforts of a B&B. Sample four wines in the rustic farmhouse tasting room, then bed down for the night in a room with a view of the vineyard. Your stay also includes a happy hour with more wine -- and cheese -- and a farm country breakfast to send you on your way. 
INFO $259-$359 at 2000 Oregon Rd., Mattituck; 631-804-0367, shinnestatevineyards.com.

Plush Bouquets

If you want to skip the traditional bouquet
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If you want to skip the traditional bouquet of roses, gift your loved one with a plush bouquet with adorable unicorn characters, corgis and more. INFO: Starting at $39.99 at Thinkgeek.com

Warby Parker Moore Sunglasses

Have your favorite guy looking top-notch in these
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Have your favorite guy looking top-notch in these Warby Parker shades. INFO:Starting at $95. Info: warbyparker.com.

Cupcake charm

Your little cupcake: Darling pink enamel and sterling
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Your little cupcake: Darling pink enamel and sterling silver cupcake charm is enhanced with crystal sparkles and will make a sweet addition to any charm collection, $50 at pandora.net.

Wine of the Month Gift Membership

Give the gift of wine straight to the
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Give the gift of wine straight to the front door with this Wine of the Month Classic Series Gift Membership. INFO: As low as $39 a month wineofthemonthclub.com.

Kate Spade New York Live Colorfully Gift Set

A great gift for the woman who brings
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A great gift for the woman who brings color to your life, this gift set includes rich scents like florals, citrus, vanilla, and touches of coconut water. INFO: $98 at jcpenney.com

Poplin PJ Pants

Lounge around in these comfy, love-inspired PJ's this
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Lounge around in these comfy, love-inspired PJ's this holiday. INFO: $34.95 at gap.com

Star Wars I Love You / I Know Stemless Flute Glasses, Set of 2

Tell the
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Tell the "Star Wars" fan in your life how you really feel with these "I love you" stemless flute glasses. INFO: $19.99 at Thinkgeek.com

Us Polo Assn. Long Sleeve Checked Button-Front Shirt

Dress up for a night on the town
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Dress up for a night on the town or a relaxing night in wearing this casual button-down shirt. INFO: $29.99 at jcpenney.com

Candy kiss pendant

Seal it with a kiss: A perfect replica
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Seal it with a kiss: A perfect replica of a candy kiss in sterling silver and crystal is a perfect nod to Valentine's Day, $125 at select Kohl's and  kohls.com.

Women's Let's Stick Together Valentine's Day Socks — Xhilaration

Celebrate the holiday of love with these
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Celebrate the holiday of love with these "Let's Stick Together" Valentine's Day socks. INFO: $4 at target.com

A rosy bath

Soap petals: In lush notes of bergamot, rose,
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Soap petals: In lush notes of bergamot, rose, vanilla and cedarwood make for a decadent and relaxing Valentine’s Day treat, $20 at uncommongoods.com.

Polarized aviator sunglasses

Give the gift of trendiness with polarized aviators
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Give the gift of trendiness with polarized aviators from Jessie James Decker's collaboration with DIFF Eyewear. The woman in your life will love the effortlessly cool style of these modern sunglasses. INFO: $85 at shop.nordstrom.com.

Blooming watch

Timely: A Valentine's bouquet that will always be
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Timely: A Valentine's bouquet that will always be on hand, this lovely watch features blooms and a leather strap, $125 at select Nordstrom stores and nordstrom.com.

Bon bon bag

Shimmery crossbody in fuchsia is inspired by a
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Shimmery crossbody in fuchsia is inspired by a hard candy, $68 at betseyjohnson.com.

Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera

The Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera prints memories
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The Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera prints memories in an instant when capturing all your important life moments. INFO: $99.99 at Amazon.com.

Floral Birkenstocks

Slip on in: Your Valentine will love slipping
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Slip on in: Your Valentine will love slipping into these classic Birkenstocks with a gorgeous floral update, $140 at freepeople.com.

Fossil Q Gen 3 Smartwatch - Smoke Explorist

Dress up his wrist and stay connected with
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Dress up his wrist and stay connected with the touch screen functionality Fossil Q Gen 3 Smartwatch. INFO: $275 at Fossil.com

Cheryl's Valentine Gift Tower

Cheryl's Valentine Gift Tower is the ultimate package
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Cheryl's Valentine Gift Tower is the ultimate package of delicious goodies if you're looking to impress your sweetheart. The gift set includes: buttercream frosted cutout cookies, strawberry chocolate chunk and chocolate cookies, butter shortbread cookies with sugar, gourmet drizzled pretzels, foil wrapped chocolate hearts and gourmet cookies. INFO: $59.99 at 1800flowers.com

Gentleman's Box

The Gentleman's Box subscription lets men discover new
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The Gentleman's Box subscription lets men discover new fashion brands, accessories and trends monthly starting at $25. Members receive a free 1-year subscription to GQ magazine, and boxes feature sunglasses, watches, wallets, cuff links and more. Other monthly boxes offered include: a sock of the month and a tie of the month subscription. This Valentine's Day use these codes for discounts on various boxes: VDAY45 - 45 percent off 1st month of classic, VDAY20 - 20 percent off 1st premium box and VDAY15 - 15 percent off any gift subscription.

Statement necklace

Make a statement: A necklace of glorious blooms
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Make a statement: A necklace of glorious blooms is a sure pleaser for your drama queen, $62 at baublebar.com.

Shadow the brewmaster

Drink and learn with Paul Komsic, brewmaster at
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Drink and learn with Paul Komsic, brewmaster at The Brickhouse, one of Long Island's microbreweries. Komsic's four-hour tutorial includes samples of stout, English IPA and other classic brews -- sandwiched between a bagel breakfast and a pub-style lunch. 
INFO $30 by appointment at 67 W. Main St., Patchogue; 631-447-2337, brickhousebrewery.com

Lollipop necklace

Sweet licks: Simone Smith is known for her
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Sweet licks: Simone Smith is known for her sparkling lollipop pendants — 18K gold and platinum over sterling silver, topped by crystal-drenched lollipop; a portion of proceeds goes to the American Cancer Society, $300 at simoneismith.com.

"All of Me Loves All of You" Mug

Enjoy your mornings together with these personalized mugs
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Enjoy your mornings together with these personalized mugs with your names etched on them. INFO: $14.99 at bedbathandbeyond.com

Gumball machine cufflinks

Vintage Valentine: Embrace the spirit of '50s candy
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Vintage Valentine: Embrace the spirit of '50s candy stores with these whimsical sterling silver, handmade gumball machine cufflinks complete with multi-color bead "candy" inside, a fun and stylish addition to your guy's wardrobe, $450 at janleslie.com.

AEO Foil Heart Boxers

Celebrate the holiday of love with these heart
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Celebrate the holiday of love with these heart boxers. INFO: $15.95 at ae.com

Lollipop keychain

Sweet sucker: Customize this cute pop keychain with
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Sweet sucker: Customize this cute pop keychain with the recipient's initial, $7 at etsy.com.

Six Pack Greeting Card Box

Gather your partner's favorite cider or beer in
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Gather your partner's favorite cider or beer in this greeting card box that includes six ways to say how much you care. INFO: $15.95 at Amazon.com

Godiva Milk Chocolate Expressions Assortment

There are a few ways into a woman's
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There are a few ways into a woman's heart, and a basket of delicious chocolates is definitely one of them. The candy assortment includes: milk chocolate caramels, chocolate-covered cashews, dark chocolate almonds and more treats. INFO: $52.99 at bedbathandbeyond.com

Rose sneakers

A rose that goes: Comfy kicks with an
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A rose that goes: Comfy kicks with an appliqué rose motif a “moving” Valentine’s Day gift, $79.95 at stevemadden.com.

State Love Glasses

Cheers to your romance with these personalized state
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Cheers to your romance with these personalized state glassware. INFO: $85 at UncommonGoods

The Ultimate Beard Comb

If your man happens to be a bearded
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If your man happens to be a bearded gentlemen, make sure to purchase this premium beard comb that he can always keep handy. INFO: $12.95 at Lush Cosmetics

Ice cream blouse

Cute licks: A feminine blouse with a sprightly
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Cute licks: A feminine blouse with a sprightly ice cream motif is a variation on the candy theme, $330 at aliceandolivia.com.

Mule Science Moscow Mule Copper Mugs - Set of 4

This Moscow Mule set is a great addition
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This Moscow Mule set is a great addition to any mini-bar and nights of celebration. The set includes four copper mugs, four pure copper straws, four coasters and a shot glass. INFO: $39.97 at Amazon.com

Candy neck pillow

Go necking: Sweet support for your beloved's neck,
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Go necking: Sweet support for your beloved's neck, this comfy pillow is covered in a vivid candy pattern, $18 at select Dylan's Candy Bar stores and dylanscandybar.com.

Knock Knock What I Love About You Fill In The Love Journal

Write down everything you adore about your sweetheart
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Write down everything you adore about your sweetheart in the "What I Love About You" book. INFO: $10.40 at Amazon.com

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