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Valentine’s Day-themed phrases can make even simple tokens the perfect gift for the holiday. For example, print out or write “We’re mint to be” on mints or mint candies. (Republican Eagle photos by Danielle Killey)

DIY: Valentine's Day

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and many people, from students to parents to young couples, are looking for ways to show friends and loved ones what they mean to them.


But with the expenses of the holidays likely still fresh on your mind (and wallet), making your own Valentine’s gifts and cards might be the way to go. Plus, you can personalize them more with the recipients’ favorite foods, photographs or memories.

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Danielle Killey
Danielle Killey is the city reporter for the Republican Eagle, where she has worked since 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a journalism degree.
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