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4 Valentine's Day Ideas That Won't Make You Cringe

02/04/2014 12:18 EST | Updated 04/06/2014 05:59 EDT

If you haven't been hit over the head with onslaught of bad chocolate and tacky lingerie, count yourself lucky. Then, come on out from the rock that you've been living under, and concede that Valentine's Day is here.

And if you hate on it, you can rest assured that you're in good company, lots of people think Valentine's Day is overblown and lame. But your honey might not give a hoot about how commercial or stupid you think February 14 is -- they might still be hoping you do something, anything, to mark the occasion.

Best bets for late(ish) Valentine's Day gifts

-Really, really good quality chocolate

Pro tip: if you can buy it alongside dish detergent and cat litter, you're not buying good enough chocolate.

-Something fun to do together

How do you want to spend an evening together? Getting rubbed down for a couples' massage? Seeing a great band or comedian together? Taking a wine tasting class? No need to take one for the team, find something that you're into, too.

-A gift that gives all year long

Get pregnant! Kidding. A subscription to their favourite magazine, or loading up your lover's e-reader with really great content will have them swooning all year long.

-Get outta here

Go out of town and make out in a new, undiscovered territory. You need not go far to feel miles and miles away.

Still feeling stuck? This video might help.

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