How to Celebrate Valentine’s Day With the Ones You Love


February 14 is not just about showing off your romantic love, it’s about letting everyone in your life know how much you care. But sometimes it can be a challenge to find ways to express your love. Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the ones you love with these five ideas for pets, kids, friends and grandparents.

5 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Pets:

  1. Show love for your pet daily by putting their paw on a necklace.

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  1. Turn a thrift store dresser into a doggy or kitty bed fit for canine/feline royalty.

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  1. Buy a gift basket designed especially for your pup like this Pampered Pooch Market Box from Use a coupon code to save.

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  1. Bake these super simple peanut butter and yogurt heart-shaped dog treats.

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  1. Re-use one of your old T-shirts and turn it into a chew toy that your dog won’t be able to get enough of!

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5 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Kids:

  1. Leave witty lunchtime love notes all week long.

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  1. Make heart-shaped crayons using cupcake or candy molds.

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  1. Buy a fun fleece print from the fabric store and make this DIY no-sew blanket your kids can get cozy with.

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  1. Use the leftover wrappers from Valentine’s Day cupcakes to DIY a cute craft together.

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  1. Start the morning off with a heart-shaped breakfast like these berry pancake muffins.

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5 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Friends:

  1. Send a bouquet of dried yellow roses. Not only is it the symbol of friendship but yellow roses represent optimism, joy and good health!

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  1. Have a “friendship” movie marathon. Choose from flicks like Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion, I Love You, Man, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Bridesmaids and Now and Then.

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  1. Deliver a picture perfect cupcake in an upside down jar. Looking for other great ideas in jars? Then try your hand at creating these DIY lavender heart bath melts in a jar.

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  1. Coffee is on you this morning! Email a Starbuck’s gift card they can use immediately. If they’re not into Starbucks, then let them try one of these homemade coffee drinks instead.

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  1. Send a beauty subscription box. Start your pal off with the Valentine’s Day themed “I Heart You” box from Birchbox.

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5 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Grandparents:

  1. Have an old sweetheart picture of them framed on canvas. Save 30% off orders of $30+ at Walgreen’s Photo.

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  1. Get creative with handprint art.

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  1. Fill a day-of-the-week pillbox with candy and love notes for grandma and grandpa.

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  1. Put together a breakfast in bed gift basket filled with pancake mix, jam, tea and other goodies to make their morning special.

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  1. Transfer old home movies onto DVDs and spend the evening reminiscing.

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