3 Easy Ways to Remember Your Sweetest on Valentine’s Day

valentine's day ideasAre you ready for love? Here’s a friendly reminder that Valentine’s Day is only 10 days away and it’s time to make plans.

Valentines Day is deeply rooted in a tradition of love, and for showing affection and appreciation to your companions. More so, this is a fantastic time to introduce some much needed balance into your work-obsessed life.

Make the next 10 days count. Get started on your Valentine’s Day plans with these great ideas and resources:

Unique Gifts Ideas for Your Sweetheart

Flowers, jewelry, and heart-shaped candy can undoubtedly be found at any local or online retail, but don’t wait until the last minute. Supplies are always limited, and shipping can be expensive.

If you want to be unique this year, try making your own gifts. There are many online resources for creating your own unique Valentine’s Day sweet treats and gifts for the special people in your life.

For those on a budget, check out this inexpensive gift guide from ABC’s Good Morning America website.

Plan a Special Night

Whether you want a special night out, or if you’d like to make a Valentine’s dinner you’ll need to make your plans now.

Add these tasks to your Valentine’s Day to-do list:

  • Plan a special meal at home
  • Place an order with your local florist
  • Order prime steak or seafood from your local grocer
  • Get a table at a favorite restaurant
  • Clean or press your favorite suit or dress
  • Call a baby sitter – they go fast!

Don’t Forget the Cards

If you’re buying your cards, make it a point this weekend to pick them up while the selection is plentiful at your local retailer. Otherwise, there are many unique make your own Valentine’s ideas, especially valuable for those with school-aged kids.

Remember, whether you currently have a love interest in your life or not, it’s a wonderful gesture to send Valentines to your family members and close friends as a way of expressing your simple heartfelt affection.

Do you have any good Valentine’s Day tips you can share with others? Please comment.

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Jeff Doubek Day-Timer Spokesperson Jeff Doubek can be reached at jeff.doubek@daytimer.com