Valentine’s Day for most people is a day to show love and appreciation for your loved one. Typically, it is done through sweet words or kind gestures. The oversized teddy bear, a box of chocolates, or flowers are the mainstream gifts that people give.

But, what does something like that cost? Oversized teddy bears range from $37 to $105 on Google, while boxes of chocolates from Godiva range between $28 and $100. The National Retail Foundation informs readers that U.S. consumers are expected to spend an average $143.56 on Valentine’s Day in 2018, which is an increase from last years $135.57. So, what are more inexpensive options for those who want to “ball on a budget”?

A PTMoney article shares some gift ideas with a creative twist:

Mixtape Makers. Have you forgotten about mixtapes? Making a mixtape can be fun to do. It gives you the opportunity to reminisce about your favorite memories with your loved one. This collection of your favorite songs can be enjoyed forever and have become easy to make with enhanced software. This is a beautiful gift idea because it is personalized to just you and your loved one. No one will ever have the same mix tape-it is one of a kind.

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