Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

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Nothing makes someone feel quite so appreciated and loved than a meaningful gift on Valentine’s Day.

This Valentine’s Day 2022 Gift Guide is for everyone. And we mean that. Send a Valentine’s Day gift to your grandpa, mother, roommate, and of course, your significant other.

We have used and loved many of these gifts. And the rest, we’re both hoping to get for Valentine’s Day!

Our Valentine's Day Gifts iDeas

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3-Year Journal for Couples

Writing in this journal is our favorite nightly ritual (for the last 4 years).

The journal is the most valuable and entertaining way to celebrate your relationship before bed each night.

It asks a new question a day, with spaces to let you answer for three years. It’s been so funny to review our prior years’ answers.

$10 on Amazon

Melt couples massage class

Couples Massage Course

Melt: Massage for Couples is an online couples massage class that teaches you and your partner how to give deep, therapeutic, professional-quality massages at home.

This is the best, most unique gift idea for couples to do together.

Packages Start at $35

Valentines Day Gift Guide Ryan and Alex Duo Life MasterClass

MasterClass on Sex and Communication

This is the sex education that every couple needs.

Emily Morse is a sex therapist, author, and podcaster, with more than 1 million listening to Sex with Emily. Her class is guaranteed to spice up your marriage.

Masterclass has been a fun and productive way to replace our Netflix time over the past two years. We share our other favorite classes so far here.

$214 (Annual Membership) from MasterClass

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The Just Duo It Program

This is our flagship program for couples.

Transform your mind, body, and marriage using tried-and-true techniques based on science.

Receive daily actions and monthly road maps to reconnect, get healthier, and add spontaneity into your relationship.

$197 (Buy one gift one)

Best Fun Subscription Box for Couples

Hunt a Killer – Date Night Subscription Box

Research says the longest-lasting relationships have monthly date nights.

So, we recently trialed a dozen subscription boxes for couples and our favorite was Hunt a Killer. We highly, highly recommend it and it’s the gift that keeps on giving with a monthly box subscription.

$25 Per Box

Romantic Monthly Subscription Box for Couples

DateBox Club – Date Night Subscription Box

If you don’t think hunting a killer is your romantic cup of tea, we also loved DateBox Club. These boxes are more traditional monthly subscription boxes for couples that focus on romance.

Every month you’ll be surprised with a new date night theme with thoughtfully crafted games, recipes, and playlists. We loved these boxes!

$42 Per Box

Card Games for Couples Love Lingual

Love Lingual: Card Game

These cards are the best we’ve found, and we try hard to curate the best couple’s games.

Love Lingual: Card Game was inspired by couple’s therapists and psychologists.

Dive into a variety of topics concerning love, romance, and intimacy with your partner. This game keeps on giving and makes for a perfect at-home date night.

$25 on Amazon

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Couples Yoga Program

The program includes five unique and creatively challenging classes, made for couples by couples. All levels are welcome!

For more information on the program, head over to our Couples Yoga Program page.


Valentines Day Gift Guide Ryan and Alex Duo Life Flowers


Yes, if you haven’t discovered it yet, you can mail flowers from Amazon.

And yes, they offer Prime so your flowers arrive within 3 business days! You’re welcome.

For Valentine’s Day, our current pick is the ‘Pink Elegance’ bouquet with roses and lilies.


$43 on Amazon

Valentines Day Gift Guide Ryan and Alex Duo Life Bonsai Tree

Bonsai Tree

Do you know what these jade plants mean in China? Their flat leaves look like money, so it’s like you’re gifting future prosperity to your loved one!

Ryan and I love our jade bonsai tree because it’s robust and beautiful. It’s perfect for an office or your loved one’s favorite spot at home.

$27 on Amazon

Valentines Day Gift Guide Ryan and Alex Duo Life Bath Caddy

Bathtub Caddy

With 21,000 Amazon reviews, this is the king of kings of bath caddies.

The best part? They make them for couples — meaning there are two wine glass slots!

We love our bath caddy. It adds a touch of luxe to an otherwise normal bath… it also means my iPad isn’t balanced on the toilet anymore!

$45 on Amazon

Valentines Day Gift Guide Ryan and Alex Duo Life Robes

Waffle Robes

Available in sizes for both men and women. I gifted this robe to Ryan a year ago.

It’s a lighter robe great for year-round weather and comes in full-length and mid-length styles.

Shop Men’s Sizes

Shop Women’s Sizes

$23 on Amazon

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Marshall Stanmore II Speaker

This amazing speaker has gotten nearly as many compliments as our whole home renovation has.

While this may seem like a splurge, we were convinced to buy this bluetooth speaker after learning that “we’ve never heard music before until it’s on a Marshall.”

We’ve owned this speaker for a year now and it brings us joy every day.

$376 on Amazon

Valentines Day Gift Guide Ryan and Alex Duo Life Gooseneck Kettle

Gooseneck Electric Kettle

Want to help your loved one up their coffee game?

This minimalist gooseneck kettle is a fun addition to any kitchen, and your French presses and pour-overs will be their best yet.

$40 on Amazon

Valentines Day Gift Guide Ryan and Alex Duo Life Fondue Set

Fondue Set

We’re huge fondue lovers. It’s fun, interactive, and undoubtedly sexy. Plus, it’s a great way to get more vegetables into your day!

We love this fondue set because it’s perfect for two and easy to heat up with a tea light.

$42 on Amazon

Address Stamp Valentines Day Gift Guide for Couples

Custom Address Stamp

When we bought our new apartment, I was gifted this beautiful stamp. It’s something small and simple, but it made our home feel a bit homier.

Also, don’t underestimate how fun it is to play “arts and crafts” every time we send out a card!

$18 from Amazon

Board Games for Couples Ryan and Alex Duo Life Talk Flirt Date

Talk Flirt Dare

An excellent card game to raise the ante as your own relationship progresses, from getting to know each other to straight-up dares.

Get as dirty or intimate with this one as you desire.

$22 on Amazon


Off Topic

A hilarious adult game.

This game is great for two or more, as you answer quirky questions like “bad baby names” and “____ made me do it.”

Guaranteed fun right here.

$30 on Amazon

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Beachbody On Demand Annual Membership

Our recommended workouts to meet your fitness goals this year.

These streamed workouts are our secret to staying consistent with exercise, especially during 2020.

In our data-driven review we talk about how Beachbody On Demand saves you significant cash while delivering better results in less time.

$100 (Annual Membership) from Beachbody

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Kindle Paperwhite

Our favorite way to consume books. The perfect gift for readers (or aspirational readers) in your life.

If they already have the kindle, but not the new version with the screen light, they deserve an upgrade.

You can also gift a kindle unlimited membership.

$130 on Amazon

Holiday Gift Guide Audible

Amazon’s Audio Book Gift Membership

If there is anything better than podcasts, it’s audiobooks. Audible helps us make the most of our downtime.

Give the gift that makes any commute or household chore more entertaining.

$45 (3-month membership) on Amazon

Holiday Gift Guide The 5 Love Languages

The 5 Love Languages Book

This is a must-read for all couples.

The book teaches you how to show your partner love. If their language is different than yours, you’re not filling up their “love tank.” 

$8 on Amazon

Holiday Gift Guide Codenames Duet

Codenames Duet

Looking for a fun, long-term game where you don’t have to compete all of the time? Instead, try out Codenames Duet, where you work together to beat the board.

A campaign map keeps this fun game going for nights on end. It’s a win-win situation.

$20 on Amazon

Relish relationship coaching app

Relish Relationship App

This isn’t couples therapy. This is relationship coaching to strengthen the bond of all couples.

A thoughtful and practical gift for any couple, this app will make your relationship the best it can be.

For the gift that keeps on giving, we highly recommend Relish (read our full Relish App Review).

$99 for 6 Months

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Find Volunteer Opportunities

While this isn’t a traditional Valentine’s Day gift, give the gift of volunteering together. Research shows that you can deepen your connection as a couple while giving back.

If you need help finding opportunities near you, there are plenty of websites that will match you with both in-person and virtual volunteer opportunities.

Have fun! Plus you can work it into your 30-Day Gratitude Challenge together.

Find Opportunities

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The creators of Ryan and Alex Duo Life. We are a husband-wife duo and “lifestyle engineers.”

After eight years working in the corporate world as engineers, we left our high-powered jobs to tackle our true passion — helping couples engineer their best lives.

The synergy of our engineering minds and ten years of health coaching experience produced Ryan and Alex Duo Life. Our mission is to help you transform your bodies, minds, and relationship as a couple.

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