Romantic Ideas For Spending Valentine's Day at Home

Romantic Ideas For Spending Valentine's Day at Home

Are you looking to spend a romantic Valentine’s Day at home this year? There are plenty of ways to make Valentine’s Day special without going to a fancy restaurant or spending lots of money. Skip the hassle of trying to land a reservation to that expensive restaurant and spend the night at home using these romantic date ideas!

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1. Cook Dinner Together

It’s fun to cook for your partner, but do you know what can be even more fun? Cooking together! It’s always great to have an activity to do together and cooking can be very entertaining, especially when you are trying a recipe that neither of you have tried to make before. Pick a recipe (or recipes) that pique both of your interests. Grab a bottle of wine and get the cooking party started! Here are a few ideas:

  • Get inspiration from and check out their collection of great recipes to cook together on Valentine’s Day

  • If you want to try an easy dinner/dessert combo, try this creamy brown butter mushroom chicken and molten chocolate cake combo from Half Baked Harvest

  • Looking for an option that requires minimal expertise? Try charcuterie! You can go to the store together and pick out your favorite charcuterie items, grab a bottle of wine, and build a beautiful board!

2. Create a romantic getaway in your backyard

There is something romantic about spending an evening under the stars. Whether you have a beautiful backyard oasis or a simple patch of grass, there are plenty of ways to spend Valentine’s Day in your backyard. Here are a few ideas to help you get inspired:

For those who live in colder climates:

  • Set up your fire pit and grab smores supplies and hot chocolate! Try this luxurious French hot chocolate recipe and cozy up by the fire with a blanket or two
  • Create a cozy place to snuggle up and have an outdoor movie night

For those who live in warmer climates:

  • Have a pool? Hop on a couple of floats, grab a drink, and stargaze!
  • Have a sunset picnic and lay in the grass
3. have a game night

If you are a couple that loves doing activities together, a game night may be a really enjoyable way to spend the evening. You don’t have to just stick to board games either! Here are a few ideas for a game night at home:

  • Create a scavenger hunt around the house
  • Play your favorite boardgame (or a few of them!)
  • Play a card game
  • Talk while you work on a puzzle together
  • Invite some of your favorite couples over for a couple’s game night (who doesn’t love a little competition?). Check out these party games to get inspired!
4. Have a luxurious spa night at home

If you and your partner want to have a relaxing night to recharge and get closer, a spa night is a great option! There are many things you can do to create your own at home retreat. These are just a few:

  • Try couple’s yoga! There are plenty of guided videos online to choose from
  • Give each other massages
  • Want to focus on skin care? Enjoy a facemask together! You can purchase them or make your own
  • Try a DIY foot soak
5. Get to know each other better

Sometimes the best dates are when you get to spend the evening having a great conversation. Whether you have been with your partner for a long time or a just a short time, here are a few compiled lists of questions designed to help you get to know your significant other on a deeper level. Discuss these over a bottle of wine or dinner:

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There are so many fun ways to spend a romantic night in the place you and your partner call home. Can’t choose just one? Combine a few ideas for the ultimate Valentine’s Day!

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