How to Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Home

celebrate Valentine's Day at home

Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to mean expensive bouquets, five-star restaurants and lavish vacations. You can celebrate Valentine’s Day at home with your loved ones, while making memories you’ll cherish for years to come.

If you want to stay home, put on comfortable clothes and relax on your couch, these ideas for celebrating Valentine’s Day are perfect for you! And if you’re single this Valentine’s’ Day, many of these ideas are great for a night with your best friend or family members.

Valentine’s Day Dinner at Home


Steakhouse Sheet Pan Dinner for Two

Looking for an easy, yet delicious way to have a steakhouse-themed Valentine’s Day dinner? This is the recipe for you! This sheet pan dinner for two includes shrimp, steak, potatoes and creamed spinach.

See the recipe from the Food Network.

celebrate Valentine's Day at home


  • Skillet Chicken with Brussels Sprouts and Apples

    If you’re not feeling the classic steak and potatoes route, try this chicken and brussels sprouts recipe! It’s easy and simple, but brings together a unique medley of flavors that’ll have you both mesmerized.

    See the recipe from Country Living.


Beet Pesto Pizza with Kale and Goat Cheese

Looking for a vegetarian option? This beet pesto pizza is perfection! The deep red from the beets is ideal for a Valentine’s Day meal. This pizza is sure to wow your date, without overdoing it.

See the recipe from The Roasted Root.

celebrate Valentine's Day at home


Valentine’s Day Games at Home


celebrate Valentine's Day at home
  • 20 Questions – Valentine’s Edition
    • Your date has 20 Questions to figure out what you’re thinking of. Pick Valentine’s Day themed topics such as “places we’ve been,” “my favorite ______,” or “things I want to do.” Have fun guessing your date’s answers and maybe learn a few new things about them in the process!
  • Candy Checkers
    • Grab a bag of your favorite candy and download our printable candy checkers board for a fun, Valentine’s Day themed game that’s inexpensive and fun! Each person chooses a different candy or color to distinguish between players, and eat the pieces as win your turn.
  • Not So Newlywed Game
    • This fun game created by thelovenerds.com is perfect to play with your partner if you’ve been together for a while. Test your knowledge and see how well you two truly know each other. Where did you first meet? Who made the first move? Download the game, cut out the pieces and see who remembers more!

Valentine’s Day Movies (That Aren’t Chick Flicks!)


celebrate Valentine's Day at home

If you’re looking to stay home this Valentine’s day, a movie is an easy way to get cozy on the couch and enjoy a flick with your date! The question is… which movie? Here are our top three picks that are Valentine’s Day worthy!

La La Land

Beautiful costumes, intricate choreography and incredible design (…and Ryan Gosling) make this a perfect movie for Valentine’s Day. Especially if you find yourself daydreaming about “making it big” and falling in love in Los Angeles.

Available on:

  • Amazon Prime
  • YouTube
  • Google Play
  • iTunes

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

We’d all like to wipe away our memories of an ex-relationship. But things aren’t always as they seem, and in this dreamlike fantasy, you’ll come to realize that those memories are part of what make you who you are.

Available on:

  • Netflix
  • Amazon Prime
  • YouTube
  • Google Play
  • iTunes

Singin’ in the Rain

Talk about a classic! This movie is perfect if you can’t decide on what to watch. The humor and music are written for almost anyone to enjoy. Singin’ in the Rain will have you smiling and signing along while you enjoy this 1950’s classic with your date!

Available on:

  • YouTube
  • Google Play
  • iTunes

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