Special occasions and holidays should never break the bank, no matter how much you love a person. Valentine’s Day is no exception. Being thoughtful scores way more points in my book than any material gift or elaborate activity. So if you are still in fact trying to figure out something special to do this Valentine’s Day, here is a list of ideas that will never leave you drowning in debt.
Skip The Pricey Restaurant This Valentine’s Day
Make your sweetheart their favorite dish.
Finding that perfect recipe, buying the ingredients yourself and maybe adding your own personal touch is a great way to save money and show those around you how much you care. But don’t let buying the ingredients stress you out financially; there are many ways to make an affordable special meal. And if you’re stumped for ideas, Pinterest is an unbelievable source for cute, simple recipes. Like How to Cook Valentine’s Day Dinner for only $14!
Avoid a Crowded Movie Theater
…by camping out on the couch.
Discover the endless possibilities that the Internet or your cable provider has to offer. Maybe watch an old classic or start up a new series. If you’re looking to laugh, sometimes stumbling through YouTube videos can have you howling for hours.
Pop open a bottle of wine, maybe two, and write down your hopes and dreams for the future. Maybe it’s a bucket list, dream vacation or a list of countries you’re just dying to visit. Use your computer and imaginations together to develop awesome itineraries. Who knows, maybe you’ll commit to creating a household budget to make those dreams a reality!
Valentine’s Day is a great way to spend a little extra time with the people you love and there are many ways to keep it romantic without spending a lot of money. After all, love don’t cost a thing!