Here's how much the average American spends on Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day 2017 is right around the corner, and whether you think Valentine's Day is a bogus Hallmark holiday or a the most romantic 24 hours of the year, it never hurts to show your significant other just how much you care.

At least, that's how Americans feel if numbers from last year are any indication. We spent an estimated $19.7 million on Valentine's Day in 2016 beating the record set in 2016, according to Fundivo.

The average spend per person came in around $147. That's a significant jump from 2010, when people spent just $103 per person.

Join in on the mushy-gushy fun this year and see below for some great gifts under $147:

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Whether it's your significant other's hometown or where you first met -- celebrate a special place in your lover's heart.
Give your sweetie twelve, 12 oz. hand-crafted beers each month from two different lightly distributed U.S. Microbreweries. You'll get four different beer styles, three of each style.
Perfect for 'active, modern woman', the water-resistant G-Shock S-Series watches combine durability, style and technology in a variety of colors and prints.
'Netflix and chill' is about to get a lot more comfy with these plush (and adorable!) his and hers robes on sale for $89.99
Nothing says romance quite like a sexy new fragrance.
Attractive design and quality audio make this compact wireless speaker a cool, convenient way to enjoy your music just about anywhere -- perfect for music lovers, travelers and entertainers.
Cozy up with your loved one this winter under this stylish yet comfortable throw.
A personalized touch -- and the affordable price tag -- make this gift a true winner for V-Day.

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