Valentine’s Day can be stressful, especially if you’re not a great planner.
So let us help you out.
We’ve taken the guess work out of the most romantic day of the year.
Here are 14 different Valentine’s Day gestures that will be sure to keep you entertained and your loved ones smitten:
1. Eat a heart-shaped pizza at any of the Zio’s Pizzeria locations on Valentine’s Day. These are equivalent in price to a large pizza, which is about $20.
2. Buy a bag of red balloons and on each one write something special that you love about your honey. Fill the entire bedroom with them. This is sure to make your loved one feel special.
3. Plan a romantic evening for two and head to Gloss Salon and Day Spa, 5709 S 108 St., for its V-day package specials. Indulge in an hour couples massage for $136, or their couples massage and basic pedicures for $232.
4. Make your chocolates even sweeter by personalizing M&M’s this year. Choose from 25 different colors, incorporate a message or photo, and select your gift packaging all on www.mymms.com.
5. If you plan to stay in and cook for your special someone, invest in some invisible aprons to make your dinner even more sexy and romantic. Clothing optional. Visit www.invisibleapron.com to place an order.
6. Experience an intimate and exquisite dinner at Lauritzen Gardens. Guests will receive a first course, one main course, the dessert course, and one glass of wine (Chardonnay or Merlot). Cost is $50 per person. Call 402-346-4002 for reservations.
7. Write a personal love letter, little love notes around the house, or love coupons for your Valentine. They can be as sentimental or cheesy as you would like them to be.
8. Pick out a few of your favorite romantic comedy’s with your Valentine and enjoy a cozy evening at home. Don’t forget the chocolates and popcorn.
9. Head to your favorite DJ’s Dugout and take pleasure in their piano bar, Blazin’ Pianos. There is no cover on Thursday nights as well and they offer many different drink specials. Bring other couples along and enjoy the party.
10. Talk, sip wine and paint. The Corky Canvas opens at Midtown Crossing on Valentine’s Day, the company’s second store. Customers can enjoy wine, beer, champagne or non-alcoholic drinks as they replicate a painting or craft item of their choosing. Owner Angie Lewis said if a Thursday date night isn’t your thing, you could always buy a gift card to set up a couple’s painting session at another time. At a cost of $30 to $40, customers are provided with a blank canvas, paint, brushes and step-by-step art instructions. Customers can purchase beverages at an additional cost.
12. Show your sweet heart that you care about the community and volunteer together at the Nebraska Humane Society. You’ll be doing a good deed, while playing with all the cute animals. What’s not to love?
13. Impress your Valentine with an evening at the Joslyn Art Museum. The evening begins at 6 p.m. with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres as well as smooth jazz by Dan Livingston. At 7 p.m., guests will be invited to tour the work by artist Jennifer Steinkamp. For this night of romance, you will need to make reservations by calling 402-661-3862. Tickets are $35 for the general public.
14. Not big into the holiday? Head out to your local movie theatre and catch the opening night of the latest of the Die Hard films, “A Good Day to Die Hard”.
BONUS EVENT FOR THE SINGLES: All the single ladies need to grab their single friends and enjoy a fun evening of cheap champagne on tap at the Homy Inn, 1510 N Saddlecreek. There’s no for anyone to be lonely on Valentine’s Day.
Chelsea Flynn, 21, is a University of Nebraska at Omaha student interning for momaha this spring.
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