Fun Ways To Spend Valentine's Day At Home

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and I want to share with you 10 fun ways to spend valentine’s day at home. This year, with all the social distancing norms and various restrictions in place because of the pandemic, you might be considering not celebrating Valentine’s Day. But Guess what ??? 🙂 You can totally have fun this Valentine’s day right in the comfort of your home!
Staying in on Valentine’s Day is not a bad idea, in fact it has many advantages of its own. You can give your full undivided attention to your partner. You don’t have to worry about making reservations at restaurants, you can avoid waiting in line, avoid going to crowded places, and instead spend some quality time together in the comfort of your home. You can even make it a family affair and celebrate with your kids 🙂
Sounds tempting, right?  Keep reading 🙂
So whether you are a fan of celebrating Valentine’s Day or you want to celebrate this time due to the pandemic, these 10 ideas to spend valentine’s day at home are super romantic and will make your Valentine’s Day extra special.

1. Prepare a Valentine’s Day Special Breakfast 

Now, who doesn’t like waking up to the sweet smell of delicious pancakes and waffles?  This Valentine’s Day, surprise your Valentine with a lovely breakfast in bed. Bonus points if you can manage to cook heart-shaped pancakes or cookies. Simple and loving gestures go a long way, and you can never go wrong with a romantic breakfast in bed! 
In the photos below, I made a simple breakfast tray with heart shape waffles, served with strawberries and coffee. You can go all out and add all the nine yards, bacon, eggs, sausage etc… The heart shape waffles are made with DASH® HEART MINI WAFFLE MAKER IN RED – shop it here 😉

2. Write Love Letters

Love letters never go out of style! No matter how tech-savvy you are, the simple pleasure of writing a love letter to your beloved is unmatched. Writing a love letter, and letting your partner know how important they are to you, is probably the sweetest thing you can do this Valentine’s Day. So write down all your feelings, pour your heart out on a piece of paper, and surprise your partner with a handwritten love letter. 

3. Have A Board Game Night 

No matter how old you get, you can never be too old for playing board games. It’s time to take out those old board games and have a cozy game-night with your significant other. Make sure to select games that are specially made for two players, like chess, scrabble, or the good old tic-tac-toe. Challenge your partner for a game and have the best-ever low-key Valentine’s Day. 

4. Watch Your Favorite Sitcoms Together 

The best way to spend any special occasion is by smiling and laughing with the people you love the most, and what can make you laugh more than the good old sitcoms? whether you like it or not, you can ever get enough of a classic comedy! So, light up some candles in your living room, bring out your blanket, toss some cheesy popcorn, snuggle together on the couch, and laugh your heart out with your partner while watching some good-old episodes of F.R.I.E.N.D.S, the Office, How I Met Your Mother or any other sitcom you both enjoy.

5. Have An Indoor Picnic 

An indoor picnic can be the best option to make your unique stay-at-home Valentine’s Day extra special. Spread out a blanket on the living room floor, get your favorite bottle of wine, add different delicacies to your picnic basket, and enjoy your cozy at-home picnic with your Valentine.

Valentine’s Day Spread

Make a beautiful breakfast in bed spread

Date Night In

Wine and fruits for movie night

6. Decorate And Light Up Your Home 

I know that Christmas is over but who doesn’t like another reason to decorate and light up their homes? The warm, cozy, and romantic feeling those bright and beautiful lights give is just perfect for your date night. So this Valentine’s Day, light up your home with all the gorgeous fairy lights , or cafe lights and make your day even more special and memorable.

7. Plan A Cocktail Party 

A cocktail party for just two people sounds great, right? You can have your own little cocktail party this Valentine’s Day. The best part is you don’t even have to get dressed! You can attend the party in your cute Valentine’s Day PJs! 
If you want to do something totally different this year on Valentine’s Day, having an indoor cocktail party can be the perfect option for you and your soulmate. Prepare drinks for your partner and ask them to do the same for you. Talk about anything and everything and have the best time ever.

8. Make Dinner Together 

Cooking together with your loved one is one of the most romantic things ever. It makes your bond even stronger.  This year, as you don’t get to dine at your favorite restaurant, preparing a simple meal together can be just as perfect. Remember, this is a day for you to relax with your significant other, so plan an easy yet special dinner and cook something simple so that you can focus on each other, too.
Lastly, don’t forget to add a large amount of love to your food 🙂 !

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9. Plan A Movie Marathon 

Who needs just one movie when you can have a full movie marathon?
Going to a movie date on Valentine’s Day is quite common, but a whole day of snuggling in your blanket and watching your favorite movies back to back with your sweet can be a great way to celebrate your unique Valentine’s Day this year. You can make it even more meaningful by selecting the movies you watched during your initial dating days. How fun is that !!! Perhaps some romantic movies 🙂

10. Have A Valentine’s Day Photoshoot 

Valentine’s Day photoshoots have been trending in the last couple of years. However, because you cannot go out and get a professional photoshoot done this year, organizing a small and simple photo session in the backyard of your house, your living room or even your bedroom can be a great option.
If you like getting all dressed up for your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day, this can be the perfect opportunity for it. Set up your camera or phone in the backyard, or in the living room. Search for some great photoshoot ideas on the internet, wear your best outfit, and get all dolled up for your stay-at-home Valentine’s Day photoshoot. This will not only add a unique touch to your special day, but will also give you lots of happy memories to look back and smile at.

These are some of my romantic ideas that can make your stay-at-home Valentine’s Day extra sweet and memorable.
Happy Planning !!!

You can also check out my Valentine’s Day finds post HERE !

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Love, Dorcas