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Valentines Day: Just another commercial day
Member Name: Unigirl19
Advantages: Your partner is super nice to you
Disadvantages: You may end up spending a fortune
A day for husbands and wife's, fiancées and young lovers to celebrate. A day for all singletons to try and forget. Yes it is the 14th February again. But in a time where every penny counts many people are choosing to forget the celebrations. Below are some great ideas for people who still want to celebrate but just do not have the funds to back it.
Nights in: Sitting in the comfort of your own home is always nice. And on Valentine's Day it is a great place to relax and celebrate without having to spend a fortune. Maybe cook yourself a nice meal for two, get a bottle of wine in the freezer and curl up to a nice film for the night.
Out and about: When I say go out for Valentine's Day I don't mean to a fancy restaurant. I mean a nice stroll to your local park with a picnic. Champagne, cheese, strawberries the works. It is a great, cheap way to spend time with your loved one and not spend too much money.
Presents and Cards: If you really have to get each other stuff, why not make the card yourself? It is a fun and cheap way to show someone you love them, plus it has an added meaning because you put the time and effort in to make the card yourself. Present wise, you could always go for the cheap bog standard chocolates and flowers, they are always a nice touch. Or, and I am not sure if you are actually allowed to do this, but if you do not want to fork out for flowers, why not pick some form your local parks? Just do not blame me if you get in trouble.
Dinner Parties: Why not host a meal with you and all your single friends? That way none of you are faced with spending the evening alone, or spending it in a public place staring at all the happy loved up couples.
Getting Drunk: This may work for some of you, others it may not. I do suggest drinking with someone nit by yourself because that is when the depressing side comes out and then you end up texting your ex or your crush some very embarrassing things. You can drink at your house and have a laugh, maybe whip out some Just Dance or a bit of Singstar and generally have a laugh. Or drinking in a pub or club is just as fun. You will probably bump into other singletons looking for a good time. The more the merrier I say.
So I hope you liked my ideas. I have been in a relationship for the past however many Valentine's Day and these tips always worked out for us. But being a singleton this year I am not sure how worthy these tips are, but you can't blame a girl for trying can you? But whatever my status on this day I just don't really agree with it. Yes me and my ex did go out for dinner and get each other cards but that was it really. It was never a big deal for us as we went out on date nights most of the time anyway. I just think it is a little bit sad that people need a set day to show someone they care for them. A cooked meal or a random bunch of flowers during the year makes more of an impression on me than a pre-arranged, over priced meal once a year.
Thanks for reading. And whatever you are doing have fun.
Summary: A romantic, but expensive and commercial day