With so many expectations, Valentine’s Day can be a very daunting time for anyone in a relationship. From bouquets of flowers to boxes of chocolates, date planning can get pricey super quick when you want to plan the perfect evening that will impress! So what can you do that won’t break the bank but will score you some big brownie points?
A Romantic Candle-lit Dinner
It may seem like a cop-out but you’ll be surprised to know how much it will mean to your loved one to spend quality time with you over a home-made meal. Want to get some ideas of what you can cook? Take a look at our recipes here.
Have you been married long? Here’s an additional tip that will help you to earn some extra brownie points? Wash the dishes and clean the kitchen while you have your partner take a relaxing bath or shower.
A Perfect Picnic
A picnic on the beach or in the winelands. With so many stunning views across South Africa it’s really not hard to create a romantic date in the ideal setting.
What will you need?
- A blanket
- Snacks like veggies or cheese are always a winner
- Something to drink
A Movie Night In
With all the hustle and bustle of everyday life, a quiet night in cuddling and watching your favourite movies could be just what the love doctor ordered!
Being romantic should not be about spending money. It is all about gestures that make your significant other feel special, loved and appreciated. It’s the simple things in life that make things special, so don’t skip Valentine’s Day just because you’re broke.