Valentine’s Day date ideas where my husband and I stay home are on my radar since some of my favorite Valentine’s Day memories are of those spend at home. Even before we had our son, we sometimes stayed home. So I’m always looking for ideas.
Even before we had our son, we sometimes stayed home. So I’m always looking for ideas.
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Staying home for Valentine’s Day can be romantic if you want it to be, or maybe you just want the comforts of home.
So whether you missed the boat on making reservations to your favorite restaurant or would just rather have an intimate, romantic date, in-home dates can be so much fun and very easy on your bank account (leaving more room for present money).
Here are 10 Stay at home date ideas…
Valentine’s Day Date Ideas
Set the mood
Think of your perfect date night scenario and try to re-create it in your very own home! Fill your space with candles, rose petals, background music and even dress up a bit and voila! You have a fancy Valentine’s Day date night for less than you would at any restaurant. This allows you to move at your own pace too – no rushed dinner!
One Word – Fondue
Ever been to one of those fancy restaurants where you can order all-you-can-eat fondue in EVERY flavor? There’s nothing that says Valentine’s Day more than fondue! Create a multiple course fondue menu; complete with different cheeses with meat, vegetables, and bread followed by chocolate fondues with fruit and tons of goodies.
Have a Spa Night
Buy some of your favorite bubble bath, get some stress-relief massage oil, and just imagine what a relaxing and romantic evening you’ll have! Some great scents for relaxation are lavender, chamomile and eucalyptus. The possibilities for a spa night at home are endless! This is one of my favorite Valentine’s Day date ideas.
Make Your Favorite Dinner Together
Create a fun menu, buy everything you need ahead of time and have a blast cooking together – listen to music, laugh, talk and taste test all of what you’ve made together. I personally love the idea of cooking together with my husband… this is one of my favorite Valentine’s Day date ideas.
Get cuddled up on the couch, make some popcorn and throw on a couple of your favorite movies to watch in front of the fireplace for a super romantic and cozy night in.
Camp in Your Backyard
If the weather permits, set up a tent in your backyard and have a romantic evening star gazing, drinking your favorite wine and chit chatting the night away. Just grab your two-person tent and enjoy!
Re-live Your Wedding
Buy your favorite wine, a cake and watch your wedding DVD as the candles burn. Nothing is more romantic than re-living one of the best days of your lives! Maybe even renew your vows.
Make Homemade Pizzas
Buy ingredients to build your own pizzas along with all of the toppings and have an excellent time making pizza together, drinking wine and laughing the night away. You can use a heart-shaped pizza stone or pan to make the perfect heart-shaped pizza.
Have Breakfast in Bed
Whether it’s morning or night, any time is a good time for breakfast. Make a fancy and filling meal and enjoy it in your cozy bed together. Breakfast is the best meal of the day so making it a big to-do will make for a super fun time. Use a pancake or egg mold to make heart-shaped eggs and/or pancakes.
Tackle a DIY Project
Whether you’re long-time homeowners or just recently purchased a home, there’s always time for a DIY project! Spend your evening creating a fun project that you’ll have in your home and think about your date night every time you look at it. Besides, couples that can survive DIY projects together are a match made in Heaven.
If you’re trying to save money or are just looking for something different and exciting to do, never overlook your own home! There are so many great things to do for a date night and on Valentine’s Day that surpasses going out somewhere.
How Do You Plan on Spending Valentine’s Day?
Getting to spend the evening in on your own time without being rushed out to make room for new customers, and being able to talk and move around is a significant aspect of a date night.
I just realized that many of my Valentine’s Day date night ideas involve food.
I hope you like at least one of these Valentine’s Day date ideas! Regardless what you do this Valentine’s Day, I hope you sit back, relax and enjoy your time together with your special someone.
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