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10 Ways To Save Money This Valentine's Day

Don't be like every other couple on Valentine's Day. There's no need to buy a cardboard heart filled with mediocre chocolates and a terrifyingly large teddy bear. Plus, haven't you done that every other year? Make this year special without breaking the bank.

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10. Screw the prix fixe Valentine's Day special.

Make your own fancy feast.

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If dogs can make sharing a bowl of spaghetti with meatballs romantic, so can you.

9. If you're not a good cook...

Order your favorite take out from Seamless.

8. Flowers, shmowers.

The real way to your lovers heart is obviously bacon.

And here are a few recipes for these edible roses.
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And here are a few recipes for these edible roses.

7. Also, this...

Just sayin'.
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Just sayin'.

6. A box of chocolates and a teddy bear is cute...

But so predictable.
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But so predictable.

Fondue for two is better.

Just melt some chocolate in a dish and pair it with your favorite "dippables" (strawberries, apples, cake, cookies, marshmellows, pretzels).
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Just melt some chocolate in a dish and pair it with your favorite "dippables" (strawberries, apples, cake, cookies, marshmellows, pretzels).

5. Going to the movies is so 2005.

Rent a movie and have both of your favorite snacks stocked up.

Avoid the lines and save yourself some money.
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Avoid the lines and save yourself some money.

Or just binge watch Season 2 of House of Cards.

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All 13 episodes get released Feb. 14.

4. Instead of buying a couple's massage...

Give your lover a personal massage from you.

Make your own coupon, too.
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Make your own coupon, too.

3. Make your own card while you're at it.

Who talks like that?
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Who talks like that?

2. Take advantage of Pinterest.

Ladies, rejoice. Now's your chance to make a sappy scrapbook of your relationship.

Ladies, rejoice. Now's your chance to make a sappy scrapbook of your relationship.

Don't worry guys, there's one for you, too.

No need for special skills with these ideas, fellas. You're welcome.

No need for special skills with these ideas, fellas. You're welcome.

1. Screw Valentine's Day.

Tell your S.O. you're boycotting Valentine's Day and dedicate a different day to celebrating the little things.

Tell your S.O. you're boycotting Valentine's Day and dedicate a different day to celebrating the little things.

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