Romantic Gestures on a Budget

by Nia Scott

Feb 18, 2019

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Being romantic doesn’t mean spending a lot of money. Sometimes it’s the smallest things that are seen as the most romantic. In February, love is in the air. Some couples spend large amounts of money planning huge events, but, for those working with a budget, this time of year can be daunting. Although Valentine’s Day only lasts one day, these ideas can be used any day of the year to show appreciation toward a partner.


Send your significant other a card or some flowers to work. This small gesture is enough to remind them you care and are thinking of them. Any partner will love getting this small reminder. Make sure to know your partner’s favorite flower as this will make it more personal.


Go on a hike together and pack a picnic lunch. Hiking is a fantastic time to have a deep conversation with a partner and it’s a bonding activity as well. Pack their favorite foods to add that extra bit of appreciation to the event. Alternatively, you can make a full day out of this and camp out under the stars. Pack a telescope to do some star gazing.


If you’ve got talents in crafting, make something for your significant other. Whether it’s a painting, a song, or a craft, this is one of the cutest ways to be romantic on a budget. Your partner will see your gift as something you spent time perfecting and making right just for them. A gift where effort is seen will be received well.



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