At age 5, you awoke Valentines morning with the trill and expectation of paper valentines and white doilies adorned with taped-on heart-shaped lollipops or small heart formed candy and chocolate. By sixteen your racing heart was wondering what special note your high school crush would give you. Now that you’re all grown up, Valentine’s day has taken on a completely new meaning.
Alone or attached, joined or parenting, Valentines Day is the ideal chance to ruin yourself and those you adore. Chill the bubbly, stock-up on chocolate delicacies, stop by the local florist and plan one of the most impressive Valentine’s ever.
Here is a few tips for making 2010 the most memorable ever:
Reserve a romantic Bed & Breakfast at a locale you’ve always longed to visit. Research your options to find the best inn delightfully decorated, since you will need to spend most of your time indoors. Keep in mind, many popular apartments book far in advance and need a minimum three-day stay.
Book a three- to five-day sea cruise to Alaska, Hawaii or the Caribbean. Girls and ladies alike, enjoy sweet smells on their body and garments. Bringing the kids? Just pack the ingredients for warm s’mores.
Book time at a spa for a day or weekend full of luxury and indulgence. You’ll return to work – and life – vibrant, glowing and rejuvenated.
Go to your favorite park or secluded place, spread out a blanket and have one for snuggling and share a box of delirious valentine chocolates. Anonymously arrange childcare with chums or family members. Then prepare a candle lit dinner for two, have a valentines wine basket and complete with a juicy chocolate cake and a fresh flower display. Then wake early to prepare a hearty breakfast in bed.
A cherished photo customized with an engraved frame or how about a flower vase to which can add a picture. Both will make your loved one smile from ear to ear.
Miss time with your family? Take this opportunity to show everyone in your life how much you love them. Remember to bring pink and red cards and gifts for everybody.
Solo? Don’t mope. Valentine’s Day is an ideal opportunity to reconnect you are your chums. Visit your old college chum on the east coast or plan a fun filled girl’s night out.