The year is already going by so fast the stores can't keep up. Valentine's Day is coming up on February 14th and shelves are already missing tons of Valentine's decor and gifts.

Don't try to beat the crowds, instead shop local and create a unique Valentine's Day gift for your special someone.

The beauty of Valentine's Day is everyone can get in on the goodies to celebrate since many people don't just focus on a lover to celebrate on this day. From kids to friends, think of surprising someone this Valentine's Day with a local gift.

I chose these local shops to highlight because their awesome creations just popped up on my Instagram and I fell in love with them. I am always open to getting to know more local shops, so always feel free to share a local business with us.

Each shop offers something different and that is only part of the beauty of shopping local. You are not only helping El Pasoans when you order something local, but you are also letting the person you are gifting know that you thought of something special for them. Not just something generic you find at the most big-boxed stores.

There is even something for those who want to be a little naughty, thanks to Stay Baked PsychaDelicious. I think those messages are hilarious and just might be something I am going to have to gift my husband.

Cake Amor Bakery:

Chica Fresa El Paso, Texas

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Stay Baked Up PsychaDelicious

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