Valentine‘s day has been celebrated since the 3rd century. On February 14th every year, people exchange greetings and gifts to express their love and affection for each other.
Some ideas on how to celebrate Valentine’s Day’ are:
- Spend time with your loved one: Set aside the day to spend valuable time with your valentine. Cook up a special dinner or go to a fancy restaurant. Cuddle up on a sofa with your loved one and watch a favorite movie. Steer clear of distractions like chatting on the phone with others, surfing the net or getting together with any other group of people. Have a great time laughing by exchanging love jokes with each other.
- Make homemade cards: Rather than buy a card or send an online card, a much more thoughtful gesture would be to create a card by yourself with loving messages inside.
- Candy, sweets and chocolate: V-day has been always associated with exchanging sweet treats like candy and chocolate. Splurge on a luxury range.
- Gift roses: Each type of rose is associated with a particular message. Yellow roses are for friendship while red roses are for love and romance.
- Cook together: V-day is an excuse for pampering yourself with some fancy cooking. From Oysters to truffles and strawberries, cook up a storm for the special dinner.
- Adventure: Gift both of yourselves to a day of adventure like a hot air balloon ride, a helicopter tour of the city or surfing and snorkeling.
- Pamper yourself: Book into the honey moon suite of a five star hotel for a day. Or you could book the two of you for a day at the spa. Dress up grandly for dinner and splurge on dessert.
- Spread love: Make V-day an excuse to phone up or send e-mails to all your friends, co-workers and family and express your loving wishes.
- Hit the town: Go to a bar or bowling alley or snooker parlor. Enjoy your drinks and games.
- Gift a recordable card: Upload your wedding song on a recordable card and gift it.
- Make homemade ice cream: Create your own personalized ice cream.
- For kids: Gift a bunch of red lollypops tied with a red ribbon bow.
- Special breakfast: Gift a special breakfast creating heart shape pancakes using cookie cutters.
- Organize a treasure hunt: Set up a treasure hunt. Hide sweets like chocolates and give the clues to kids on where they may be found.
- For music loving teen: Create a special V-day playlist by consulting iTunes and load it into his iPod.
- Start a brunch tradition with friends: Start a brunch tradition with friends. Or organize a pot luck lunch, assigning different V-day treats to different guests.
- Wine and cheese treats for friends: Invite single friends over for a wine and cheese event with lots of appetizing treats.
- If single: Organize a road trip with friends or curl up on your sofa after dinner with a romantic book and a bottle of wine.