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With Love From the Heartland: American-Made Valentine’s Day Gifts
If you’re looking to get your loved one something other than the traditional flowers and candy this Valentine’s Day, look no further than gifts made right here in the land of the free and the home of the brave.

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1.) Yankee Candle’s “True Rose”

If you’ve got flowers on the brain this Valentine’s day, Yankee Candle has a new twist on an old favorite. Their newly- released spring fragrance smells just like the real thing, but lasts a lot longer. The candles are made at Yankee Candle’s South Deerfield, Mass. headquarters and cost $25.99 for a large jar.

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2.)  Chevrolet Corvette

Built in Bowling Green, Ky., this iconic American car comes in a vibrant red that’s bound to get your Valentine’s heart revving.  The Chevrolet Grand Sport Coupe (pictured) starts at $56,000.

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3.) Personal Beer Tap

If your Valentine happens to be a beer lover, what could be better than beer on tap at any time? Perlick products are all made at in Milwaukee, Wis. Ranging in price from  $3,299 - $6,874, the 24-inch beer dispenser accommodates up to two taps, while the 48-inch refrigerator and beer dispenser stores snacks and soda, and has three taps.

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4.) Dunnage Duffel Bag by Blue Claw

Made in northern New Jersey, Blue Claw bags are made of 1050 D Ballistic nylon and have a leather trim. The bags are carry-on approved for frequent travelers, and have a waterproof lining for storing wet gym clothes. The bag has two pockets and measures  20" x 10.5" x 10.5". Retail price: $178.

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5.) Spice Lab’s Hawaiian Aloha Sea Salt Collection

If you’re cooking a romantic dinner this Valentine’s Day, take a look at this sampler of  11 different sea salts harvested in Hawaii and packaged in Pyrex tubes made in Corning, N.Y. The wooden base is made of recycled wood in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Retail price: $59.95 

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6.) Peggy Li Necklace

This initial gold necklace features two 14k gold-filled discs and chain, and is handmade in San Francisco by Peggy Li Creations. Her jewelry line includes all types of personalized stamped necklaces and has been featured on TV shows like Private Practice and Hart of Dixie. Retail price: $60.

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7.) The Original Stormy Kromer cap

Since 1903, Stormy Kromer Mercantile has been operating in Ironwood, Mich., making hand-stitched wool caps for men and women. The Original Wool Stormy Kromer Cap is sure to keep the man in your life warm, and retails for $34.99.

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8.) Vapur water bottle

This foldable, flexible reusable water bottle is 100% made in the U.S.A., and can carry anything from water to champagne. The bottle is FDA-approved and BPA-free, and comes in six different colors. Retail price: $9.99.

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9.) Rosetta Stone Language Programs

What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than to learn the language of love? All of Rosetta Stone software is made in the U.S. , and is available in more than 30 languages. Surprise your loved one by saying “I love you” in French or Spanish! Retail price ranges from $179 to $399.

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10.) One Heart Ring

Hand crafted in New York City, the One Heart Ring is made by Emily Elizabeth Jewelry and puts a new twist on the classic “best friends” necklace. The ring splits in two and can be shared between friends or a couple. The piece is gold-plated brass and ranges in price from $70 to $80 depending on plating and ring size.

With Love From the Heartland: American-Made Valentine’s Day Gifts

If you’re looking to get your loved one something other than the traditional flowers and candy this Valentine’s Day, look no further than gifts made right here in the land of the free and the home of the brave.

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