Looking for Valentine’s Day ideas other than chocolates + roses + dinner? You’re in the right place!
Romance is about soooo much more than flowers and candy (though I’d never sneeze in the face of some dark chocolate and a bouquet of spider mums). Romance is about knowing your partner, understanding what makes them happy, and then planning accordingly.
If you haven’t taken the love languages quiz, I so recommend it. It’ll really help you plan a Valentine’s Day your person will love!
9 Valentine’s Day Ideas You Haven’t Heard A million times before
Or maybe combine the two (winkity wink!)
Yes, this includes movies starring The Rock, professional sports games, sports bars, hiking trips, and video game marathons in their BFF’s basement.
It could be a season pass to the roller derby or the art theater, as long as it’s something you like to do together.
Ours was renting a surrey at Hiawatha park, followed by dinner and wine. Annnnnnd I may have lectured Kenny about Kesha’s merits.
It doesn’t have to be extravagant! It could be camping in your neighborhood park and zipping your sleeping bags together. Or having a dirty weekend at a sleazy hotel with bad florescent lighting. Getting out of the house is sexy.
What the weather was like, what was going on in the rest of your life, what your first impression of them was.
A spork, a guitar pick, their cleats, the handle of a screwdriver. You get the idea.
I’ve done this in the past by microwaving fortune cookies for 30 seconds, pulling out the factory fortune with a tweezers and then stuffing my own inside.