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How to Throw Together Last-Minute Valentine's Day Plans

Want to make your Valentine's Day celebration special, but don't have the time? Use this guide to make your last-minute plans memorable.


  • Step 1: Surprise them Surprise your partner with a romantic evening at home. Cook their favorite meal, light some candles, and end the night with a warm bath. No reservation required.
  • TIP: Add rose petals to the bath for added romance.
  • Step 2: Take pictures Get your digital camera and spend the day outdoors photographing each other. Ask other people to photograph you together. Later on, go inside for more candid Valentine's Day shots.
  • Step 3: Invite other couples over Invite other couples over for a fun-filled evening playing Valentine's Day games for couples.
  • TIP: Search the internet for fun party game ideas.
  • Step 4: Find a bed-and-breakfast Find a nearby bed-and-breakfast for an evening of pampering and relaxation.
  • Step 5: Enjoy a movie marathon Enjoy a movie marathon at home. Rent your favorite romantic movies, make some popcorn, and cuddle on the couch.
  • Step 6: Strap on skates Lace up some skates and head to an ice-skating rink for some icy fun.
  • Step 7: Go to the spa Spend a relaxing day together getting pampered at a local spa. Enjoy the day together, and have a happy Valentine's Day!
  • FACT: An estimated 1 billion Valentine's Day cards are exchanged every year.

You Will Need

  • Food
  • Candles
  • Bath
  • Digital camera
  • Friends
  • Party games
  • Bed-and-breakfast
  • Movies
  • Popcorn
  • Ice-skating rink
  • Local spa
  • Rose petals (optional)

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