How to Have a Romantic Valentine’s Day at Home

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Hoping to enjoy a quiet romantic Valentine’s Day at home this year, but don’t have any ideas to make it enjoyable for you and your partner?

Don’t want to spend a ton of money or just want to spend this special day enjoying each other’s company?

These ideas will keep Valentine’s Day budget-friendly, romantic, and will allow you and your partner to spend some quality time together.

Cook Dinner Together

To start off the evening cook dinner together. 

It can be something simple such as steak and baked potatoes or you could opt to have fresh seafood delivered to your doorstep

The important thing is to save money by not ordering delivery or takeout and kicking off the evening by cooking a meal together. 

Play Games Together

When was the last time you and your partner played a game together (just the two of you)? 

This Valentine’s Day consider playing a game together. 

While you won’t be able to play Cards Against Humanity (unless you’re doing a double date) some great alternatives that are a lot of fun include:

Alternatively, you could go to a more classical game such as Payday or Monopoly

Color Together

Coloring is so relaxing and a great way to destress. 

If you’re a beginner to adult colorer you could start off with a simple coloring book such as the Fantastic Animals Adult Coloring Collection.

It’s a great way to kick your Valentine’s Day evening off if you had to work on Valentine’s Day. 

Creat Art Together

While Paint and Sip date nights are fun, they can be pretty pricey and on Valentine’s Day overcrowded.  

With Diamond Art Club you can create beautiful art at home. 

Their kits include everything that you need to create a beautiful canvas that you can hang up once completed as a reminder of the year you decided to have a Romantic Valentine’s Day at home. 

Have Cocktails and Catch up on Shows or Watch a Movie

The perfect way to end Valentine’s Day is to have a few cocktails while catching up on your favorite shows or watching a movie. 

We have quite a few shows to catch up on such as Power, The First 100, and The Purge. 

Conclusion: You Can Have a Romantic Valentine’s Day at Home

There’s nothing wrong with wanting to spend Valentine’s Day at home. It can still be romantic, save you a ton of money, and give you a chance to reconnect with your partner.

What does a romantic Valentine’s Day at home look like for you?







How to Have a Romantic Valentine\'s Day at Home


  1. Vanessa Palma says:

    These are great ideas. We really enjoy playing games together so that’s probably in the plans for us this Valentines.

  2. I think as we grow older, Valentine’s day at home is the best way to celebrate with your SO. These are some really sweet ideas. It’s nice to create something together!

  3. I am planning to cook dinner and enjoy the day with some movie and drink. I like your tips.

  4. I love these ideas. I think it’s great to do the unexpected sometimes and celebrate in ways that are meaningful to you as a couple.

  5. This is a cute list. I did something like this on my blog a couple of years ago when I was single on things to do for those that think they are lonely. Very useful things you listed.

  6. I shared a post about the way my husband and I enjoy date nights at home. It is seriously essential for us because we don’t get out much since wee don’t have a reliable sitter. Plus I think they are a great way to save money.

    1. Diana,

      I love date nights at home too. They make it so you can spend one on one time connecting without all of the outside distractions.

  7. This is my first Valentine’s Day being single. It stinks but I’ll make the best of it. I’m thinking movie night or kids favorite meal that night.

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  9. My husband and I always do things for each other in front of gifts. He usually does the chores I hate or a special project Andy i cook his favorite meal.

  10. Aujha Aye says:

    I am single as a a Pringle lol, but I now have some Valentine ideas for whenever I get one. I love cooking so I’m pretty sure that’ll be the first thing on the list.

  11. Great ideas! Watching a movie is always a fun thing to do with your loved ones on Valentine’s Day at home. That’s probably what we’re going to do then order takeout.

  12. Ruth I says:

    These are some lovely ideas! It’s cheap but more romantic especially for introverts like me.

  13. I love these ideas. They’re inexpensive and are real, genuine and heartfelt moments spent together.

  14. Excellent tips to have a romantic valentines day at home. I love your ideas and will be using some since we doubtfully will leave on that night.

  15. I am all about staying at home! In fact, we will! I think we’ll order pizza and watch TV. We really don’t buy into the whole Valentine’s Day thing anyway.

  16. These are some lovely ideas of how to Valentine’s at home – we normally grab a takeout and watch a movie – we have some fun games like unstable unicorns so might just have to get those out this year!

  17. Going on a date night more often has been one resolution my husband and I have been working towards. A nice quiet Valentines dinner at home sounds truly wonderful too!

  18. melissa chapman says:

    I could not think of a better way to spend V’s Day then to cook a nice meal have a little wine and watch a show we both like on TV. Simple is always better.

  19. i love nights in at home esp for valentines day ha- it can be so crazy trying to get a babysitter, dressed up and go to dinner. we like to cook and enjoy food inside cozy and warm too 🙂

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