5 Budget-Friendly Ideas for 2022 Valentine's Day

Wednesday, February 09, 2022 , , 0 Comments

Celebrating Valentine's Day with your significant other, loved ones, or alone shouldn't cost a fortune. More so, it's pointless to focus on meeting unrealistic expectations or keeping up with the Joneses. 

Looking for some budget-friendly Valentine's Day ideas? I've got you covered:

    1. Be fully present

Nothing beats being fully present when you're with your loved ones. Put your smartphone away and immerse yourself in the experience. They need you right now and here. 

    2. Relive old memories

Go through your old photos, journals, and any documents that take you back to memory lane together. This can even go a long way if you're going through a rough patch in your relationship.

    3. Volunteer

People who are in need deserve loads of love too. Many of them have loved and lost. Offer them a ray of hope by volunteering. You can donate cash or gifts. Other options include rendering acts of service or spending quality time with them. 

    4. Consider DIY gift ideas

Even though the saying that "the best gifts are inexpensive" may sound cliche, it still holds true. This is an inexpensive way to show your creative side. You can even repurpose the items you already have. There are tons of YouTube videos that will help you create a masterpiece.

    5. Opt for a candlelit dinner

If you've been visiting restaurants to celebrate Valentine's Day all these years, then consider having a candlelit dinner in your home. You can either prepare homemade meals or order takeout. Throw in a playlist of your favorite tracks and you'll have a day to remember. 

Remember that showing love to the people who matter in your life goes beyond Valentine's Day. Be intentional about appreciating them throughout the year. 

Got other suggestions or ready to share your Val's plan, let us know in the comments.

Bola Ikusika

Craves basking in the present moment, keen fan of nature. Unapologetic learner. Reader.