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5 Tips for a Frugal Valentine's Celebration

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Valentine's Day is a fun time to celebrate with our loved one, and it's fun to give a gift or have a special dinner. But in today's economy, many of us are really cutting back on our spending, especially for extras. So what can we do to have a special Valentine's Day, but not break the bank? Here are a few ideas.

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5 Tips for a Frugal Valentine's Celebration

  1. 1. 5 Tips for a Frugal Valentines Celebration Valentines Day is a fun time to celebrate with our loved one, and its fun to give a gift or have a special dinner. But in todays economy, many of us are really cutting back on our spending, especially for extras. So what can we do to have a special Valentines Day, but not break the bank? Here are a few ideas. 1. Homemade GiftsCan you come up with an idea for a gift that you could make yourself? Whatabout a mini-scrapbook with photos and little notes to your husband? Orsome journaling tidbits of Valentines past? Men may not always seemsentimental like this, but youd be surprised that years from now he will stillhave this gift tucked away.2. Romantic WalkHow often do you and your spouse really have time to go for a leisurely walktogether and just enjoy the sites? You could think of a place out of theordinary, such as a walking trail. Maybe there is a beautiful park near you.Walk and talk and spend some quality time together. Its totally free!3. Home Cooked MealIf you really cant afford to go out to eat, which many of us cant at this time,how about creating a delicious meal for just the two of you? Perhaps you
  2. 2. could even prepare it together for extra timewith each other. Get out your good dishes,add a pretty tablecloth, and fix a yummydessert to go with the meal. Then have arelaxed dinner just chatting and beingtogether.4. Check out Valentine SpecialsKeep an eye out for coupons, deals, and specials in your area. Maybe you canstill have a date night and cut the cost substantially. Watch for coupons orpromotions in the newspaper.5. Give a Special Inexpensive GiftYou dont have to get something expensive to please your spouse. Maybethere is something he wants or needs that he has put off purchasing. Even anitem as small as a pair of socks or a tie can be meaningful.By Jessica of Old Fashioned HomemakingGraphics by Graphics Fairy

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