Why make a day about love, stressful?
Valentine’s Day is a day to dedicate to love, which can look many different ways. Time with your soulmate, close friends, or family. Society has made Valentine’s day out to be materialistic, which can cause financial stresses.
1. Spending Time is The New Spending Money
Take some time out of your day to write a letter to your partner or someone you love. Nothing says ‘I Love You’ like preparing a good ol’ fashion love letter. The longer, the better!
2. Go Offline
Our world is filled with constant stimulation from the technology we place in our hands. Spend some quality time with your Valentine without your devices. Free and incredibly meaningful!
3. Travel Down Memory Lane
Spend some time going through vacation photos, your wedding photos, or even pull out some childhood tapes from the archives.
4. Cook a Meal Together
Although not necessarily free, this can be a beautiful way to spend time together and do what everyone needs to do - eat! Beats the expensive Valentine’s Day restaurant reservations.
5. Dive into a Movie or Your Favourite TV Series
Snuggle up and appreciate down time. Snacks and tea encouraged!
We hope these 5 tips will allow you to relax and appreciate Valentine’s Day without pulling out your wallet.