I thoroughly dislike being bored - or boring.
Cards - boring
Candy - boring
Stuffed animals - take up too much room
Flowers - die
Solution - 24 cards!
I bought a pack of Scooby doo valentines (like the ones you would for a class) and signed each one a little differently. For example in the to: I would put things like to my hubby, to my mechanic, to my plumber, to my bff... In the from I put from: your babies mommy, your wiffle (inside joke), your cars worst enemy).....
Then I hid a few each day for a few days. I knew how many there were and how many were left to find after valentines day. I hid some in the truck, some in his uniform pockets, in his brief case and lunch box, in his shoes....
This was so much fun!