Do you really have to go out for Valentine’s Day?
Is it really romantic to spend a fortune on dinner and be crammed into a restaurant with hundreds of other couples?
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Romantic Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day at Home
Instead of going out for Valentine’s Day this year, why not stay home?
You can make your time at home into a romantic evening that will leave you both relaxed and not worrying about the cost of dinner.
Make a Romantic Dinner
A romantic dinner doesn’t have to be steak and lobster. However, you will certainly pay a small fraction of what it would cost in a restaurant when you make it at home.
Romance is about doing something for your partner that makes his heart sing.
Maybe he loves your special pulled pork barbecue or your chicken pot pie that you make from scratch. Make his favorite meal and you’ll definitely speak to his heart.
Need a few ideas?
Set the Mood
Whether it’s a restaurant or your own home, the atmosphere is so important.
Turn down the lights and light some candles throughout your home. Worried about candles being a fire hazard? Stock up on Flameless Candles in all sizes. You can even find them with glitter or remote controls!
If you have a perfume he loves, spritz some on the pillows and curtains, but not too much.
You can also pick up some really nice looking satin roses in red and white to fill the vases of your home.
My personal choice is a small tree with lights in our bedroom. It sits on top of a small electric fireplace that provides both light and a little warmth on a cool winter night. I have some of those flameless candles right by the tree for extra ambiance.
Lastly, play some music that you both find romantic. It might be classical music or even 80s love ballads. Amazon Prime subscribers have access to a lot of music streaming channels that can work. Just tether your smartphone to a bluetooth speaker and you are set to go!
Turn Your Bedroom Into a Spa
In the bedroom and master bath (or main bath), light more candles after you’ve enjoyed dinner and run a hot bath. Add scented bath oil and enjoy the bath together.
After drying off, have your partner lay face down on the bed and give him a massage. If you want, do the massage first and rub his body down with massage oil.
It’s a very sensual feeling that will help make the evening even more romantic.
Finish the Evening With Chocolate Covered Strawberries
There is something unbelievably sensual about dipping strawberries in melted chocolate and feeding them to your partner.
What’s your choice for Valentine’s Day? Spending the holiday with hundreds of other couples doing the same old thing or turning your home into a romantic haven just for the two of you?
What are some ways you’ve celebrated Valentine’s Day at home?
Are there particular dishes that your spouse really enjoys?