January has been ever such a long month, and we think it is fair to say, that we all need a good reason to treat ourselves and each other. With February the 14th on the way, our thoughts may turn to romance, decadence or maybe, just a jolly good time with your best pals. However you’re planning to spend the occasion, make sure there’s plenty of treats involved.
If you’re stuck for inspiration, then let us help you out with our simple Valentine’s Day gift buying guide. Remember, it’s the thought that counts but sometimes we all need a little nudge in the right direction.
Here are our top 5 ways to elevate your season of love from Tepid Town, to Fever City — all available at Cannon Park.
1.Make sure you get a great card
If you’re loved one is a fan of Valentine’s Day, at the very least, make sure get them a card and write a thoughtful message. Card Factory have a brilliant range of creative cards that can be personalised to you and yours with names and images.
We love this ‘What a pear!’ card for 99p — a little reminder of just how cute you are together!
2. Stay in and cook a romantic meal
Life is busy, and we’re all too often guilty of opting for meals that are quick and easy to prepare. Putting in the effort to create something extra special can be rewarding and fun, not to mention gaining extra brownie points with your other half.
Head to Tesco’s for plenty of romantic recipe inspiration
3. Take some time to relax
Could your loved one do with a little R&R? Taking some time to rest and recharge your batteries can be essential to improving our physical and mental wellbeing — something Champneys know all about.
Try their ‘A Well Earned Treat’ Spa set £22 from Boots, which contains a selection of rewarding and pampering bath and body essentials.
4. Wear something that makes you feel fabulous
If Valentine’s means a night out on the town with your besties or bae, make sure that you are wearing something that makes you feel great. New Look have a fresh new season of clothes in, perfect for just this.
For her, go wild with this ENVY Leopard Print Belted Dress at just £28 from Peacocks.
For him, how about this Dark Red Cord Long Sleeve Shirt from Peacocks for £10. Keep it buttoned up for an air of sophistication, or unbuttoned with a simple tee and trainers for an effortlessly cool look.
5. Book your next adventure together
Winter can be a glum old time. Why not give the gift of adventure this Valentine’s Day. At Thomas Cook you can choose your own personalised gift card and send it to your loved one. You select the design and value, and then pick the destination together.