7 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Midlife
Even before Christmas this year, I saw Valentine’s candy in the stores. If you have been married for a long time in midlife or are in a newer relationship or even on your own, there are so many other ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day than just candy! And, don’t forget your friends! Here are many ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day in midlife!
Fun Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Midlife
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#1 Way to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Midlife: Valentine’s Crafts for Adults
Here are some other Valentine’s Craft Ideas for Adults:
- Grab a Craft Kit from Annie’s Kit Club
- Check out all of the Craft Classes and Tutorials on Craftsy
- Pick up an Adults and Crafts Crate from Cratejoy
#2 Way to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Midlife: Game or movie night
Watch some movies about love. This list is not just movies about romantic love, but about friendships and family love as well.
#3 Way to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Midlife: Dollar store challenge
This is a fun one! Go with your best friend or special someone to the Dollar Store. For less than $10 dollars, you find things that remind you of each other. This can be very entertaining. Purchasing the items is optional! It’s fun to see what the other person finds that reminds them of you.
#4 Way to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Midlife: Go for coffee with your bestie
There is nothing better than time with a friend. If coffee doesn’t work out, then do a drink and/or dinner. This obviously goes for your significant other as well. I think a lot of times we feel like Valentines is all about romance, and there is definitely an element of that, but there is the love of friendship too, so don’t forget your single friends, especially friends who have experienced loss in their lives in the recent past.
#5 Way to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Midlife: Make a special dinner and or dessert
If you really want some quality time together with your special someone, go ahead and make a complete meal. This is something that you would not have had time for back in the day when your house was full of kids and busy schedules! Make sure that you have all ingredients on hand! Here are some romantic date night recipes! And, here are some pretty ways to decorate for when you sit down to eat.
There are so many yummy options for delicious and yummy desserts. Try something complicated or unique. Choose one of these recipes, and have fun with its creation. Make sure to have all ingredients and tools available. Here are some other options for fancy desserts.
#6 Way to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Midlife: Plan a DIY project together
This is best if it’s a project that you will both enjoy eventually together. Some ideas might be to design a fire pit or a plan to update your deck.
#7 Way to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Midlife: Plan an adventure
Get creative! Go to an escape room or do a DIY one. Go bowling. Go horseback riding and end with a picnic. Take some sort of a class together.
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