Are you in the mood for love? Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and there are a bunch of fun things to do for Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re looking for a great date idea or just a creative take on the holiday, here are 5 inspiring ideas to get you started.
Breakfast In Bed. Make a special “14 Reasons I Love You” Valentine’s Day breakfast for your sweetheart. If your partner is a foodie, then your sure to win over their heart with some delicious French crepes topped off with some fresh strawberries and whip cream. There’s something irresistibly romantic about flour, sugar, eggs, milk and butter whisked together, cooked paper-thin and wrapped around savory or sweet ingredients. It’s hard to eat crepes without passion and that’s why those intoxicating French pancakes fit the bill for a Valentine’s Day breakfast for two. On his or her plate, leave a romantic card listing 14 reasons why you love them. Add some chocolate covered strawberries and a bottle of Moet Rose Bubbly Champagne and you both will enjoy a cozy morning in bed.
Frolic In The Snow. Surprise your sweetheart with a special get away weekend to snow country. Make reservations at a cozy ski chalet or bed and breakfast for a couple of nights. This year Valentine’s Day falls on Sunday and many people have Monday off in celebration of President’s Day. Pack your bags for both of you and don’t forget to pack some warm clothes so that you can have a snowball fight! Running around in the snow is an easy way to get some exercise in, and you know what they say: Exercise gives you endorphins and endorphins make you happy! Loser gets to plan the next date. After a day of playing in the snow – whether it be a snowball fight, skiing, snowboarding, or ice skating you will want to warm up by a cozy fire or in a hot tub so make sure your accommodations have one or the other, if not both!
Go To A Show. Does your sweetheart enjoy romantic poetry or an acoustic guitar concert? Check out the local coffee shop scene and see if there are any spoken-word or acoustic shows around. By spending time with one another doing something you may not normally do is sure to make for a memorable Valentine’s Day. Also, having good conversations with your partner is always sexy, so a thought-provoking show or an acoustic concert will totally ramp up the romance. And who doesn’t love live entertainment?
Watch the Sunset. There is something very romantic about having the beach to yourself as the sun kisses down on the ocean. The colors can be absolutely breathtaking and the waves gently caress the shore providing a very serene setting to kindle romance. This quiet atmosphere is perfect for talking, holding hands, hugging, and kissing and who doesn’t love that?
Get Your Zen On. Take a massage class together and use your new found skills later that night. If you can’t find a studio that offers couple’s massage classes in your area, you can take an online class. With the daily stresses of work, school, and well just life in general – this will give you both a chance to really relax. Indulge in a sensuous massage using Soothing Touch Herbal Therapy Massage Oils. Formulated for an incredibly smooth glide, these oils absorb quickly, leaving skin soft without a greasy residue. The oils lubricate, moisturize and repair the skin, providing antioxidants and nutrients, which helps release more tension and unblock vital energies with a deep, smooth glide. Coconut Vanilla is an aromatic blend of rich, uplifting vanilla and the soothing island fragrance of coconut for a sweet treat. You might even want to learn how to use hot stones. The premise behind hot stone massage therapy is that the direct heat of the stones relaxes muscles, melts away tension, and increases circulation and metabolism when combine with a full body massage. The hot stones have a sedative effect that can relieve chronic pain, reduce stress and promote deep relaxation.
As fun as Valentine’s Day is, you don’t need an excuse to be romantic. Surprise your partner with romantic ideas throughout the year and love will be in the air all year long! We would love to here how you celebrated Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart. Tell us your stories – we would love to share your ideas with others.