Do you really need one special day to celebrate love? Don’t you think you should express your love and make your loved one feel special every day?

So, why Valentine’s Day is so important? Why is it hyped so much?

I don’t understand the concept but then yes, people say if we express love often, it won’t be that valuable, so to express that amount of love we need one special day to shower our beloved with lots of happiness. Agreed!

But if you really want to do something special for your partner, do something creative.  Do not just indulge in giving that expensive jewelry, chocolates, roses, and other materialistic presents. You can go a little extra mile and think of some innovative ways to spend this special day with your loved one.

You will surely agree with me that Valentine’s Day is just another event to spend money on fancy candies and flowers. Valentine’s Day is all about love, so shouldn’t your gifts show it? Sometimes, the most appreciated gifts are for free–a massage or a snuggling into the blanket and watching a movie or a series.

Here are some sweet gestures that will remind your significant other how much you care about him/her.

  1. A Spa Night

Surprise your significant other with a spa and a massage session. Sounds interesting, isn’t it? You can fill up the bathtub with foam and rose petals and glass of wine or any other drink that you both love and some chocolates to nibble on by the side of the bathtub. Also, arrange for some soft and romantic music.

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And also prepare the bedroom for a massage session. Line the bed with fresh towels and arrange for spa products or you can just give him/her a massage with some essential oils or lotion or moisturizer. Give him/her a gentle and sexy massage. And then, you can plan up something sexy and romantic, depend on you two.

This is one of the best ways to spend time together where you don’t have to spend much time, effort and money. And trust me, with this plan you both will have a great time together!

2.      A Candle-light Dinner at Home

If you love cooking, make a home-made Valentine’s special meal that you both love. And if cooking is not your forte, order from your favorite place, but ditch those containers and re-plate the meal elegantly. For an extra special touch, you can also write a sweet and touching message for your partner and leave it on the dining table.

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Make it more romantic with a bunch of candles. Switch off all the overhead lights and lamps, just lit a few candles all over the room. These candles will instantly make the ambiance more romantic.

Bring out the chef in you this Valentine’s and surprise your partner!

  1. Surprise your beloved with Breakfast in Bed

You don’t have to spend hours making a sumptuous meal. Look out in your pantry and fridge, whip up something easy, like sandwiches, omelets, tea/coffee, cookies, fruits, but make it presentable and special with a love note. You will surely get a brownie point if you can make any food into a heart-shape: P.

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Wake him/her up with a gentle kiss and a hug and surprise him with this special breakfast. It will surely make his day!

Easy right? So, take a chill-pill this Valentine’s and enjoy the day without any pressure of buying any gift.

  1. Stargaze together

Cuddling up with your partner in a blanket with a glass of wine and gazing stars is truly bliss! Stargazing with your significant other is an easy and fun Valentine’s Day idea.

You just need to be patient and pet your eyes adjust to the dark. Just lay down and enjoy your partner’s company, make a conversation, cuddle with each other and enjoy the night. The romance comes when you connect with each other.

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What do you think now, is there is anything fancy that you need to create the romance?

  1. Write a letter or mail them

If you want to truly acknowledge your loved one, simply write a letter or mail them. It shows how thoughtful you are and it’s an instant keepsake. You don’t have to be a poet or even good at spelling or grammar, the sincerity of words are enough to express your love.
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Just let them know how much they mean to you, what you admire about them and mention your favorite shared memories or inside jokes.

Most people won’t be expecting a letter, which makes it all the way better.

Valentine’s Day has become commercialized to deplete your bank account. However, celebrating Valentine’s Day means celebrating love which should be all about your thoughts, expression and how much you value one another. And your date will surely remember the sweet gesture than pricey bouquet or gift.

So, make the most of this Valentine’s Day! Be romantic, be thoughtful, presentable, expressive, and most importantly respect each other!

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