Valentine’s Day can be a stressful time and there’s a lot of pressure to make everything perfect. Maybe you’ve been busy and haven’t had time to really plan something special, or you’re in a new relationship and aren’t sure how serious it is yet. Whatever the reason, we have you covered with some last minute gift and date ideas.
A box of chocolates from the drugstore says “I care about you” but a gift that you made yourself says “I love you.” DIY gifts are great because you can really customize them for your loved one. Dodo has compiled a list of 24 great gifts that let you get your craft on. If you’re on a budget or a serious procrastinator, then these DIYs are for you.
Gift certificates to places they like is a good last minute gift because you don’t have to plan anything. Get the important person in your life a gift certificate to a local spa. Whether they’re male or female, everyone loves being pampered.
Home Cooked Meal
Going out for dinner is always nice, but staying in for the night can be far more romantic and significantly cheaper. Even if your cooking skills are subpar, it’s all about the effort put in. These recipes have something for everyone, regardless of how picky you are.
Subscription boxes are the gifts that keep on giving and they’ll be excited to receive new items each month. Buzzfeed has compiled a list of 20 great boxes for some inspiration! These boxes are the perfect gifts for the people in your life that already have everything.
If you don’t have time to plan something for the day, why not plan something for the future? Our MoolaPerks can help you out. If a road trip is your style then check out our Enterprise Perk. You can get a great deal on a rental car for $12.99/day on the weekends. You can either travel or plan a nice staycation. With Trip Advisor you can save up to 25% on your hotel and see millions of reviews, so you know exactly what you’re getting. Make this Valentine’s one they’ll never forget.
More DIY ideas. Store bought cards are so plain, so why not make your own. DIY cards are a unique and personal way to show someone how much you care. Making your own card is romantic and inexpensive! These cards from Real Simple and Buzzfeed are easy to make and will definitely put a smile on your special someone’s face.
Whether you test out some new recipes or test your hand at DIYs, don’t be afraid to wear your heart on your sleeve this Valentine’s! It’s not about what you get or what you do, what’s important is getting to spend some time with your loved one.