6 Valentine’s Day Money Wasters

6 Valentine’s Day Money Wasters

Your Valentine’s Day Should Be as Unique as Your Relationship

We have all seen the rom-com movies in which elaborate and expensive gestures lead the happy couple toward what we can only assume is a long life of perpetual bliss. If love were the movies, we would have a seemingly endless cash flow and would shower each other with extravagance. Sorry kids, love ain’t movies. However, it’s fantastic and should be celebrated, and you can have a Valentine’s Day of grand gestures without breaking the bank. Although, you will need to tap into your reserves of creativity, and we have 6 ideas based on some classics.

1. Prix Fixe Dinner

A multi-course extravaganza that is designed by the chef to evoke gratuitous feelings of rapture and seduction, right? Eh, not so much. The reality is that on Valentine’s Day, one of the busiest nights of the year, restaurants count on guests choosing the fixed menu merely to keep up with the demand. Hardly romantic. Whether money is an issue or you would rather not spend your romantic evening with 200 other people, you can prepare (Yes you can!), a quiet romantic dinner for two at home. Honestly, relationships are strengthened by having at least one Valentine’s dinner that includes microwave ramen, but if you want to aim a little higher, check out this article for some ideas.

2. Diamonds

There was a recent print ad for a Jewelry store with a diamond pendant and kiss marks on a blank background with the caption, “We will put you in the red for Valentine’s.” By all means, if you have the means, go out and get your girl, or guy, some diamonds. But, if you can’t, there are plenty of inexpensive jewelry options out there!

3. Delivery Roses

Borrrring! No really though, prices skyrocket for a dozen roses during Valentine’s Day. Go with something unique! How about a  succulent or cactus garden? Nothing says our love is meant to last like a plant that has the potential to last 300 years. Or, you can wait the day after Valentine’s Day and magically roses are half off or more!

4. Boxed Chocolates

Nope. First, is that even chocolate? Second, if it doesn’t say on the lid what’s in the middle of each chocolate, well, double nope. Trying to impress a chocolate lover? This cake will win a heart and is almost impossible to screw up. Warning: This cake is only to be used if you are 100% certain. This is soulmate level cakery.

5. Store-bought Cards

Store-bought cards are great; you know, if you are comfortable with the idea that a million other people are sharing the same exact sentiment with their spouse at that very moment. A relationship needs commitment worthy of DIY Valentine. Put together a handwritten thoughtful love note!

6. Stuffed Animals

A cute, and relatively inexpensive idea. However, definitely a one-off. No adult wants a room full of teddies. Not that kind anyway.

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