Ideas for you and your sweetheart
Serve breakfast in bed, with a little note tucked under the plate. Now is the time to go all out with juices, fruits, and a good cup of tea.
Get physical with a neighbourhood walk to your favourite park or trail. Try a new route to discover what's around you and get out of your normal walking patterns.
Cook Valentines dinner together - pull up a new recipe that you’ve been meaning to try.
Write a letter to your partner recalling the early days of your relationship and share them together. The little details are what counts.
Read out loud a great book on the couch - a novel or poetry, it's always nice to delve into a new work together.
Create a simple vision board imagining the great adventures and dreams you have for your family.
Rewatch your favourite movie - even if it’s one you’ve seen a hundred times, there's comfort in the classics.
Tired of cooking? Order in from your special restaurant, one that you and your partner have shared memories of. Serve on a nice plate & you’re ready! (Check on availability beforehand.)
A special gift also goes a long way. Some love traditional gifts of flowers and chocolates, or try something cozy that will make her feel appreciated.
How to include kids:
Create a scavenger hunt for paper hearts, each marked with an X or O that can be traded for hugs and kisses.
Family picnic on the living room floor - set up your blanket and prepare a plate of snacks and bites to share.
Toboggan day at the park - followed by hot chocolate! A winter-time favourite in Canada.
All of our suggestions focus on taking a moment to appreciate right now. Appreciate the time we have to ourselves, and the time we share with the people who mean the most to us. To break out of our everyday routines and do something that is just for you, your partner, and your family.