Valentine's Day Gift Guide

Hey, everyone! Need a super gay, super last minute gift for the Valentine’s holiday? I got you! Check out my top 4 suggestions, below. 

  • Beauty Kitchen by Heather Marianna Valentine’s Day Kits

Valentine-themed sets of anything are always a great way to celebrate the holiday, but what better to spice things up than a sensual spa day at home? Available in a $29 mini size or a $72 VIP size, this curated Valentine’s Day box will leave you and yours feeling pampered and adored.

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  • Blessed by Charles Scott Bracelets

These unisex, custom and handmade (and gay-made!) bracelets are sure to delight your sweetheart. Check out the pre-made designs or request a quote for a custom-made one.


  • Rainbow Brew Coffee

Caffeine-addicted honey? Treat him or her to the gayest coffee in town. Available in a delicious variety of flavors, these dynamic blends are Twin Cities fab and always fresh.


  • Classy Smashed Co. Candles 

Handmade by my friend John in Austin, TX, these fun and fresh candles tear down candle norms. From their 70+ hour burn time, to their fun names and luxe jars, these candles surprise and delight everyone I gift them to.  

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Is your gift not able to arrive in time? Pro tip: Print out a picture of it and put it inside your card. Yaaas!

What are you getting your loved one for Valentine's Day? Comment!

Note: This article originally appeared in Web Issue 55 of Twin Cities Gay Scene Magazine, which I provide a column for:

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