Oh no! It’s Feb. 13th and you totally forgot about Valentine’s Day. Panic sets in as all the stores are running out of heart-shaped chocolate boxes, cheap teddy bears and fake flowers! Every restaurant in the area worth going to is already booked up. What do you do? Luckily, you still have a few options, so hang tight and read my suggestions below.
-Breakfast In Bed
Who said Valentine’s Day could only be celebrated at night? Catch your Valentine off-guard by waking your partner up with an egg sandwich or some pancakes (or whatever your favorite shared breakfast may be). How can you be accused of forgetting the holiday of love if it’s the first thing your significant other experiences in the morning?
-Get A Room
A change of scenery is never a bad idea. Checking coupon sites like Groupon or Living Social can help you find good deals at hotels near you -- perfect for alone time and some serious seduction. A few hotels even have activities for couples to do on Saturday so you can have a little adventure.
-Dinner At Home
Some good old-fashioned home cooking never gets old -- especially if it’s not something you do for your significant other. For those who are new to the kitchen, try to make your partner’s favorite meal. For the people who are practically at master chef level, try something new and a little challenging -- like a soufflé.
-When In Doubt, Massage Him (or Her)
What’s better than a massage. You might not know what you’re doing but it’s the thought (no one has to know this wasn’t planned weeks in advance) that counts. Grab hold of some lotion and ask your partner to disrobe. It’s the perfect time for you two to spend some time together and possibly learn what each other likes. Hey, maybe you’ll get the favor returned.
-Make A Homemade Valentine
OK, its sounds so elementary but it really is a cute idea. If you have the materials already, it’s cheaper than buying a card and it won’t take too much time or effort to make depending on your plan.
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Maria Vultaggio is a reporter for the Continuous News Desk (CND), where she covers trending topics and breaking news for the International Business Times....