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Valentine's Day Date Ideas and Recipes

Valentine’s Day is just a few days away. Do you have anything special plan? Unfortunately, for many peoples, it’s hard to plan anything special. They’re just too busy.  Often than not, Valentine’s Day has just become a normal day for couples. They’re just too constrained in terms of time, money, and obligations.  With that in mind, we’ve created a list of special Valentine date ideas that you can do this Valentine’s Day.

Enjoy a Valentine’s Day Breakfast

If you don’t have the time to celebrate Valentine’s Day in the evening, why not start the day with a Valentine’s Day breakfast. You can wake up early – just before all the kids wake up and enjoy each other’s company over a delicious meal. You can also just go to a diner and enjoy a yummy breakfast with entire family.

easy no bake cereal hearts

Get the message across with conversation hearts you (and the kids) can make for all your sweeties. Make several batches using different food coloring for a rainbow of hearts.

Cannoli French Toast

This yummy breakfast will definitely put you and your honey into a great mood – perfect for Valentine’s Day. It’s simple, but it is packed with flavors. It takes only a few minutes to prepare, and you’re partner will love you for it.



In less then 30 minutes your loved ones can be enjoying a sweet treat. Surprise your kids this Valentine’s Day with a batch of heart shaped cinnamon rolls.

Go on a Picnic

Go on a Picnic

Picnics don’t require a lot planning and effort. If you live somewhere where you can go on an outdoor picnic, make sure to enjoy some fresh air and good food with your loved one. Make sure to check the local weather forecast and pack a couple of snacks and a good bottle of wine. You can also do an indoor picnic if the weather doesn’t permit an outdoor one.

Go On a Quick Trip or Adventure

go for a drive

If you have the time for a quick adventure – why not hike up a nearest mountain? Go for a drive to the nearest town you’ve always wanted to explore. Try to do something you’ve never done before. Make sure to keep your safety a priority.

Enjoy a Bake Date or Cooking Date

go on cooking or baking date

Baking or cooking is quite therapeutic and relaxing. It’s perfect for couples who lead such busy lives.  It’s the best way to destress and enjoy each other’s company. Afterwards, you get to enjoy yummy croissants or crème brulee. You can also

Embrace Your Youth

arcade date

Young love may be intense, but it sure was inexpensive. Capture that rush by hitting the arcade, spending an hour on laser tag, and enjoy a round on go-karts.  Make sure to grab some cotton candy and hold hands.

Order Your Favorite Takeout or Prepare a Gourmet Meal

Prepare a Gourmet Meal

Order grown-up food from your favorite restaurant.  Use your good china and enjoy each other’s company.  You can also watch your favorite movie on Netflix. Make sure that the kids are tucked into bed, so there will be no distractions.  You don’t have to go out to enjoy a romantic dinner with your loved one.  If you have a little time on your hands, why not try preparing a gourmet meal for your spouse.

Here are some recipes that you might want to prepare for Valentine’s Day: 

Scampi-Style Steak & Scallops with Roasted Asparagus: Romantic Dinner Recipe for Two

This Scampi-Style Steak & Scallops with Roasted Asparagus is an impressive dish, takes only a few minutes to prepare and the cost will be easier to stomach too.

Chipotle Quinoa Sweet Potato Tacos with Roasted Cranberry Pomegranate Salsa
These tacos are perfect for Valentine’s Day fun dinner. Hello sweet potatoes and cranberries.

One-Skillet Lemon Parmesan Chicken

This delicious lemon Parmesan chicken meal with green beans cooks up in 30 minutes from start to finish and you only need one pan which makes for easy cleanup—and more time for dessert.

Make sure you have all the necessary kitchen equipment to prepare a really awesome Valentine's Day dinner. Check out our shop, and grab whatever you need!