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Plan A Romantic Date Night On A Budget

Hello Mamma, it’s February, and it’s also the month we get to celebrate valentine’s day. The pressure to commemorate this day and make our spouse feel special can be much. Ideas like visiting Seychelles or any islands won’t be wrong, right?! Let’s take a look at how to plan a romantic date night on a budget.

Valentine comes right after January, which is considered the longest month in the year, and honestly, Mamma, the bills are always there. Despite the spending, we still have to figure out the best way to make our loved ones feel special.

Sometimes, you might not want to go with all the hype and the glamour around this celebration but would love to have a good time.

Mamma, having a good time doesn’t have to cost you much, either in cash or planning. The truth is there are easy, creative, and inexpensive ways to execute thoughtful and romantic celebrations.

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Romantic Date Night On A Budget

Here are a few ideas you can consider and play around with whether you want something away from the usual or want to avoid the busyness of the day but still create good memories with your lover. These ideas can also be explored to promote intimacy and encourage bonding without special occasions.

A walk down memory lane 

Create a highlight of your journey and relive your favourite memories. Print out pictures and make notes on each image to describe those moments. As you walk through this memory, you will appreciate how far you have come together. You can accompany it with wine-sipping, or you can pass on this.

You can also choose to revisit your favourite location in person. This might require some funds but you can keep location strictly within where you reside and have an itinerary. This can also be made into a scrapbook.

Post it as you feel it 

Use post stickers to express your feelings in words. You can scatter these stickers around the house or office, depending on what works for you and your lover. You can get creative with this as you want too. It is simple and costs little or no money except execution strategy. Be sure to know your husband’s love language, so you get the desired effect.

Get Cozy

WIth some duvet at home and some snacks, you can have a movie time cozying up and enjoying the warmth of your love. You can pick movies depending on the genre you both like. Cuddle and have a movie marathon

You can also have a picnic too. Have an array of his favourite snacks and games, have a good time with gist, games, and food. You can also make this fun by making it themed 

Candlelit Dinner

Set the mood of the evening with candles. Candles transform every room and are associated with romance. You can decide to do home-cooked meals or buy takeouts. You can watch a movie or dance afterward.

Dance The Night Away

Make a playlist of songs you both love and have been part of your journey. The songs can be from when you started as friends and as new as the day before valentine’s day. Dance through the night and say sweet nothings to each other.

Breakfast In Bed Treat

Wake your love to a nice breakfast treat. This doesn’t have to elaborate, look around your kitchen and fridge to get some inspiration. Try to add some heart cuts and maybe petals for effects. This is a good gesture if you have a busy schedule.

Bubble Bath For Two 

Prep a bubble bath with a great fragrance, be sure to add the petal effect on the bubbles. This mood also goes well with some wine.

Future Dates In A Jar

Plan a bunch of date ideas you both will love, write them down and throw them into a jar. Pick them one after the other and explore. This is a fun way to keep your intimacy too. How fun is that?

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You don’t have to break the bank to give your lover a treat during a romantic date night or celebrate your love. Sometimes simple ideas can be the best heartwarming gestures. These ideas don’t have to be just for valentine’s, you can whip them up anytime you just want to spend some quality time. Creativity has no limits, there is nothing wrong with not doing the regular and thinking outside the box. 

Spontaneous gestures have lasting effects; keep this in mind. Remember that the best things in life are free, so don’t sweat it because you don’t have a high budget for Valentine’s Day celebrations. Let’s Love, Learn, Laugh, Lead and Live Life to the Fullest.

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Chioma Gogo

God bless you for these mama, will definitely put this to work


Nice piece
Thanks so much Mam Viv ?