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Weekend Debrief: The 5 Most Popular Posts of the Week

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* Get your last-minute Valentine’s Day gifts delivered in time for the 14th
* Sleep better this weekend without worrying about messing up your face
* Find a new series to get into while you wait for Game of Thrones to return

It’s the weekend! Settle in with a coffee, a warm blanket and curl up to our most popular articles of the week. From great last-minute gifts for Valentine’s Day (or for Singles Awareness Day), to smart tips to tune up your car, this is what people were browsing on SPY this week.

1. SPY’s Ultimate Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

If you want them to know that you love them, don’t express yourself with candy or chocolates this Valentine’s Day. Instead, pick out something that caters to their unique tastes, favorite activities and new hobbies.

Whether you want something romantic, something practical or something humorous (bonus if you gift hits all three!), you’re sure to find just what you’re looking for — plus a few things you didn’t know you wanted — in our Valentine’s Day Gift Guide.

BONUS: many of these items ship directly to your home, so you don’t have to stress about dealing with lineups and crowds at the mall to get what you want.

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The Best Last Minute Valentine's Day Gifts

  

2. SPY Guide: How to Avoid Getting Wrinkles While Sleeping

Sleeping is the one thing we do for at least 1/3 of our life. Unfortunately, while sleep is essential for staying healthy, it can cause wrinkles – especially on the face, neck and chest. While sleeping on your back is recommended if you want to prevent wrinkling, there are several other ways to help you avoid crinkling skin and delay the onset of wrinkles.

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How to Avoid Wrinkles While You Sleep

  

3. How to Remove Scratches From Your Car Using Products You Have At Home

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Another scratch in your car? What a drag. But, get this: using just a few of these ordinary household items could help you get the scratches out, make your car look new, and help you avoid paying for pricey repairs at the auto body shop. Here’s what you need and how to do it. (Oh and while we’re on the topic of cars, make sure you read our handy guide to winter car maintenance, because even a small drop in temperatures could affect the condition of your ride).

How to Fix Car Scratches With Products You Have at Home

  

4. The 5 Best-Selling Handbags on Amazon Under $60

You don’t need to sacrifice fashion if you’re on a budget. In fact, some of the best-selling handbags on Amazon are both affordable and ultra chic. Weighing in at just under $60, these five totes, shoulder bags and purses fill a variety of needs, from nights out to everyday carry. Whether you’re in need of a work bag, a laptop carrier or something that transitions flawlessly from day to night, you’ll find your ideal bag on this list.

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The Best-Selling Handbags on Amazon Under $60

  

5. Game of Tomes: 8 Other Books Game of Thrones Fans Should Read

If you’ve caught up on Game of Thrones, have already read through the “Ice and Fire” series and are looking for some good old-fashioned fantasy action to curb your appetite while waiting for “The Winds of Winter” (Seriously, George, it’s been like eight years!) and the new season of the show, here are eight books to help make the wait a little easier.

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Best Books For Game of Thrones Fans