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How to Have a Happy Valentine's Day on a Budget

You can still warm someone's heart on Valentine's Day without spending a lot of money.


  • Step 1: Create a night of romance Surprise your loved one with a night of romance. Share a candlelit dinner, give each other massages, and draw a warm bubble bath.
  • Step 2: Snuggle Snuggle on the sofa, make some popcorn, and watch your favorite romantic movie.
  • TIP: Turn off your cellphones to avoid any interruptions.
  • Step 3: Create a night of entertainment Create a night of entertainment. Play board games by yourselves, or invite some friends over.
  • Step 4: Cook together Cook a meal together that you will both enjoy. Don't forget the dessert!
  • Step 5: Spend time together Spend some time strolling down memory lane by digging out old photos. You'll be guaranteed to crack a smile.
  • Step 6: Go for a walk Go for a romantic walk at your local park or beach. Pack a picnic lunch filled with sandwiches, fruit, and something to drink.
  • TIP: Find a quiet place so you can be alone.
  • Step 7: Show up with a rose Show up at your Valentine's door with a single rose and a smile. Now enjoy Valentine's Day and the money you saved.
  • FACT: The oldest known valentine was made in the 1400s and is on display in the British Museum.

You Will Need

  • Candles
  • Warm bubble bath
  • Food
  • Popcorn
  • Movies
  • Board games
  • Old photos
  • Drinks
  • Park or beach
  • Rose
  • Smile
  • Quiet place (optional)

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