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Valentine’s day is just around the corner. For many people money is tight and it’s hard not to get discouraged by how commercialized it has become. It seems Company’s are telling you that the only present worth getting is jewellery, but don’t listen to them. You can still do something sweet for valentine’s day and not have to spend a lot of money. If you have a spouse that really loves and cares about you they will be appreciative of whatever you decide to do. As long as you take the time to put some thought into it. Below are some ideas that you can consider.

Instead of going out to a busy restaurant make a home cooked meal at home. If you want to get really fancy plan out a five course meal consisting of a soup, appetizer, salad, main course and dessert.

Make her a mixed CD of some of her favourite music.

Buy her a dozen of her favourite flowers.

Offer to watch the romantic movies she likes even if you don’t particularly like them.

Decorate the bathroom with some candles and draw her a nice bubble bath.

Light some candles and give her a massage with scented oils.

Buy a decorative notebook and write down love notes and reasons you love her.

Leave love notes all over the house.

Lie a fluffy blanket on the ground in your living room and have a picnic with a bunch of finger foods like cut up fruit, and chocolates.

Write her a poem or love letter.

Go for a stroll in the park.

Get photos done at a inexpensive studio.

If your spouse listens to the radio, dedicate a song to them

Make breakfast in bed.