Everything You Need for a Romantic At-Home Valentine’s Day
There’s nothing wrong with having a laid-back Feb. 14, and these at-home Valentine’s Day ideas make the day just as special.
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Some people use Valentine’s Day as a holiday to dress up, go out to a fancy dinner and be surprised with red roses and champagne. Others prefer a casual night-in that involves sweatpants, a movie and their favorite person. You can’t go wrong with either one, but if you prefer the cozy second option, you’ll need to prepare with these at-home Valentine’s Day ideas.
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Once you have the stage set for a fun night in with your husband, wife, girlfriend or boyfriend—or you and your best friend for Galentine’s Day—you’ll also need a sweet gift for that special someone. That’s where the best Valentine’s Day gifts for her, him, kids and friends come in handy.
Feb. 14, we’re ready for you!
Nostalgia 6-Cup Electric Fondue Set
How do you make at-home Valentine’s Day ideas feel special? With a dinner that includes a fondue set. Whether you want to melt cheese to dip bread, vegetables and meatballs, or save it for dessert with melted chocolate and fruit, graham crackers and angel food cake, it’s sure to be a memorable treat.
Hanging Heart Garland
Heart garland offers an easy way to bring hearts into the day of love. Each piece contains 20 red hearts (with a total of 80), so you can surprise your person with a little cheer when they get home from work.
Cocktail Shaker Set
Just because Valentine’s Day lands on a workday this year doesn’t mean that you can’t indulge in a little adult sipping. With this cocktail shaker set, you can channel your inner mixologist to create a pink or red boozy sip just for the occasion.
Let’s Get Deep Questions Game
Calling all couples—let’s see how much you can really find out about each other. With the Let’s Get Deep questions game, from the creators of What Do You Meme?, the couples game warms you up with an Icebreaker, then gets a little more, well, deep with Deep and Deeper questions. Heads up: Things might get steamy.
Godiva Chocolate Gift Box
Whether you’re single or in a relationship, Valentine’s Day was basically created to eat a box of chocolates in one sitting. With flavors like Raspberry Ganache Swirl and Milk Caramel Embrace, this Godiva chocolate box makes for a fun dessert where you’ll taste each kind. Not sure if this pick is right for you? Check out more of the best Valentine’s Day chocolates.
Aromatherapy Massage Oil
If things start heating up—hey, it is Valentine’s Day, after all—make sure you have massage oil on deck. As if the non-greasy, hydrating formula wasn’t good enough, the calming lavender scent is the cherry on top of the sensual activity.
A movie on the TV is fine, but a movie on a video projector takes your Valentine’s Day evening up a notch. It connects to your smartphone, tablet or iPad—so make sure you have Netflix queued up—and prepare for the ultimate viewing experience on a blank space indoors or outdoors.
Pastabilities Heart-Shaped Pasta
Don’t underestimate the fun of cooking with one another. To be on theme, grab the Pastabilities heart-shaped pasta and your favorite jarred sauce for a quick, cute bite that’ll pair perfectly with a nice bottle of wine.
Hunt a Killer Murder Mystery Game
You and your partner in crime are about to solve a crime with Hunt a Killer, the murder mystery game. Channel your inner “Law & Order” detective by working together to use the clues to solve the death at a dive bar. Who says that a 45- to 90-minute game can’t be romantic?
Fake Rose Petals
If there’s one holiday that calls for cheesy elements, it’s Valentine’s Day. Fake rose petals set the scene for the evening, so sprinkle the red pieces on the bed, down the hallway or even in their car for a Feb. 14 morning surprise. Or just go for the real thing with the best Valentine’s Day flowers.
Wilton Heart-Shaped Cake Pan
Flameless Votive Candles
Look no further for one of the best at-home Valentine’s Day ideas: Valentine’s Day is the time to go over the top, and flameless votive candles add the effect you want without the risk. Place them on the dinner table, on the bed or wherever your heart desires to bring an illuminating look to a romantic night.
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