Everything you need for a low budget and sweet Valentine's Day

Everything you need for a low budget and sweet Valentine's Day

This Friday is Valentine's Day.  My husband already knows he will be working late that night, but we don't mind skipping out on the overpriced dinner and half frozen tuna tartare.  Yes, it is important to say "I love you" everyday.  But, it never hurts to be reminded on February 14.

Here are some ways to celebrate the day without being extravagant and going broke.

 

 

I spent the most money on this card for my husband that is perfect for him.

This was made for us!

This was made for us!

If you have forgotten to get a card, here is a free printable personal one. 

I'm planning to surprise my kids with hot chocolate with heart shaped marshmallows (and maybe put a few in my husband's coffee.)

Here are 7 Valentine Breakfast ideas to start off your day on a good note.

I hope I get my act together to hand my husband a sweet, personalized banana when he leaves for work on Friday.

How to say I Love You in other languages. 

20 Homemade Valentines Ideas

I would love for kids to come home with a bag of Valentine fruit instead of candy.

This is a unique homemade fishbowl Valentine. What kid doesn't love goldfish crackers?

If you still want to go out to celebrate, here are some frugal ideas. 

Or get cozy and watch a romantic movie. 

Follow your own heart everyday of the year.

Follow your own heart everyday of the year.

How are you planning to spend Valentine's Day?

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