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Chocolates and flowers are nice, but what if you want to ramp it up? Even if you don’t have a 👻 to spend Valentine’s Day with, get some friends and try some of these out! It’s tons of fun!
Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Chocolate covered strawberries are messy (but not if you’ve had some prior experience) but a great Valentine’s treat. Just melt a bunch of chocolate, dip some fresh strawberries into the chocolate, and put them aside to cool. Put them in a nice container and wrap it up in a nice bow . . . and tah-dah! You have a beautiful handmade Valentine’s day gift for your bae. If you’re #TeamSingles, don’t worry! Gather up a group of your fellow friends and make your own treats. (strawberries dipped in warm chocolate are the best!)
All About you!
If you think your significant other would appreciate something more practical than flowers, make them a gift basket! It’s easy! Fill a gift basket with small token items that they might want or that reminds them of you, take a cheesy picture of yourself, and write an even cheesier letter on the back to let them know how much you mean to them. If anything, it’s definitely a step up from a box of chocolates for Valentine’s.
Cook a dinner (together)
You have all the necessary supplies at your Kapi kitchen to make this work. Make it a date and cook your favorite Valentine’s meal together! It doesn’t have to be super fancy. The whole point is to just celebrate yourselves and spend time together. If it turns out that neither of you are very good at cooking . . . well, that’s what take-out menus are for.
This one depends on your personal tastes. But the basics are a warm blanket big enough for two, snacks, hot cocoa or cider, and a movie you’d all enjoy. Curl up in your Kapi Apartment, put in that movie, and bust out the rest of your kit.
Night out in town (or not)
If you know a cool place to hang out at on Valentine’s day, and you know your significant other (or friends) want to go out, then by all means, treat them to a night out and enjoy yourselves! If you’re both more of the stay-at-home type, go buy some ice cream, candy, chips, and drinks, break out some games like Jenga, Monopoly (or a gaming console if you have one), and go wild. Order a pizza and turn your Kapi living room into a personal dancefloor. Either way, you’ll definitely be in for some #GoodTimes.
And then everyone, whether you’re taken or #TeamSingles, can look forward to February 15 when Valentine’s Day candies and goods are on sale. 😂💖
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Written by: Jessica Tsien