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Whether you love to hate it or hate to love it, Valentine’s Day is fast approaching--and with it a slew of little heart-shaped boxes and giant red balloons.

But truthfully, all that hoopla is a bit much (even for the ones who actually enjoy the holiday). So this year, we’re taking a decidedly different approach thanks to our friends at eBay.

Head over to our guide to see how we’ll be celebrating with 12 gifts that are clever, sweet and have nothing to do with rose petals.

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