Flashback Friday: 104 Sweet Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day


Valentine's Day is all about the love, but it's also about the money. And we tend to spend a whole lot of it just to show our significant others how much they mean to us. As nice as it is to give — or to receive — a shiny new toy, or a bundle of chocolates, it's simply not necessary to expressing your love for your favorite person. You can celebrate Valentine's Day with your partner without breaking the bank.

Here are 104 sweet (and frugal) ways to celebrate Valentine's Day this year.

14 Ways to Spend Less Money on Valentine's Day — Show your Valentine how much you adore them without emptying your wallet. These low-cost and super romantic Valentine's Day date ideas will have your sweetie swooning.

13 Ways to Make Money From Valentine's Day — Who knew you could actually turn a profit on one of the most expensive holidays of the year? Turn on your entrepreneurial side and cash in on Valentine's Day this year.

14 (Mostly) Frugal Valentine’s Day Recipes — Skip the crowds and pricey Prix Fixe menus and make a romantic meal at home. These yummy Valentine's Day recipes will meet your budget and satisfy your tastebuds.

15 Delicious Homemade Treats Your Valentine Will Love — Would anyone turn down chocolate covered strawberries? What about red velvet cookie pops? Here are a bunch of delectable DIY sweet treats that can't miss.

20 Valentine's Day Gifts for $10 or Less — All you need is a crisp $10 bill to get something special for your special someone. It doesn't get any easier or more budget-friendly than that, folks.

Celebrate Love, Not Money, With These Recycled Valentine's Day Gifts — You know what they say, "One man's trash is another man's extremely thoughtful, gently used Valentine's Day gift." Wait, that's not right. But whatever! These thrifted gifts are sure to woo your one and only.

Affordable Flowers for Valentine's Day (or Any Day) — Roses are red. Violets are blue. Don't buy roses on Valentine's Day when these other gorgeous flowers will do!

14 Valentine’s Day Desserts That Hit the (Sweet) Spot — True story: the way to anyone's heart is through their stomach. And whipping up any of these rich and delish Valentine's Day desserts will make you the best Valentine ever.

How are you celebrating Valentine's Day this year? Share with us in the comments!

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