It is interesting to know and possibly feel how people of today value life. Celebrating certain holidays are some of them. People get so very busy in preparing, planning, and creating ideas in order to celebrate an event that is so meaningful. Tons of information is drawn, various ideologies crafted and lots of money spent; almost everything done to achieve the ideal-the perfect one.
Let’s take a special holiday from our calendars as an example and as our subject for discussion – Valentine’s Day. It falls every 14th of February and is considered one of the most special holidays that we have, considering the amount of fuzz that it makes. The same is fast approaching and ideas of having that perfect Valentine’s Day is already whirling into each one’s mind.
Irregardless of having different customs and traditions, variety of practices, millions of ideas, growing resources to make Valentine’s Day a special day, have we really dared ask ourselves what really is a perfect Valentine’s Day date? The question may sound to idealistic and will surely gather a handful of comments. On our own humble perspective and eagerness to inform, below are few Valentine’s Day ideas and making your Valentine’s Day perfect.
Statistics would show that Valentine’s Day celebration rely mostly on men. It is usually the guy that plans for that perfect Valentine’s Day. Studies would also show that a perfect Valentine’s Day relies on how well men want the day to be so it would be best if we show these guys how to cook up a perfect Valentine’s Day for his sweetheart. These Valentine’s Day ideas and Valentine’s Day tips are not in any way numbered so as not to be confused with its importance.
Plan ahead. This strategy would be on my top list as this has never been known to fail. And this goes in almost every aspect of life. Proper scheduling or looking ahead will surely give you a perfect Valentine’s Day. Doing so also saves you time, money and effort. Planning on going out to a romantic Valentine’s Day requires a well planned schedule. I guess nobody wants to be at the bottom in the reservation list of a posh restaurant come Valentine’s Day or being on a delayed flight to some romantic getaway. One might end up celebrating that perfect Valentine’s Day waiting on your favorite flower shop or jewelry store for new stocks to arrive. Moreover, be sure to get those tickets and reservations early since prices tends to go up way than expected especially when Valentine’s Day is getting near. It’s the law of supply and demand guys, as demands go up, prices will surely go up, particularly on Valentine’s Day.
Money matters. I should consider this a part of the planning ahead tactic. One should first take a peek at his wallet or bank account of the available resources. It is advised that one should not spend all out his resources for that perfect Valentine’s Day gift, the perfect Valentine’s Day meal or perfect Valentine’s Day candlelight dinner for two. Just make sure that proper budgeting is considered. If your idea of a perfect Valentine’s Day date is an extravagant Valentine’s Day gift and a relaxing Valentine’s Day vacation aboard a cruiser, the availability of a large number of resources should be at hand. Saving ahead is a good tip for those who are not that blessed with wealth but insists of having that ideal and perfect Valentine’s Day. To some of our “love” experts, the perfect way to spend all out for your sweetheart or for your dear one is on Valentine’s Day. Some would say to spend everything, especially if you’re asking for forgiveness or wanting to win her back.
That perfect Valentine’s Day gift. Obviously, a perfect Valentine’s Day isn’t complete without that perfect gift. A holiday such as Valentine’s Day runs mostly on the idea of gift giving. With our planning and resources well in place, it’s now time to scout for that truly perfect Valentine’s Day gift for the one we love. Experts say that the gifts that we give somehow reflect the idea of what kind of person we are. In choosing that ideal and perfect Valentine’s Day gift, it’s a must that you know your partner or the receiver pretty well. A simple test of personal compatibility test of how well do you know each other might be of use. Having an idea what your partner wants, likes, dislikes, prefers or as simple as knowing that your partner is allergic to seafood would mean a lot especially if you’re planning on giving him or her a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner. An aspect to consider too in finding that perfect Valentine’s Day gift is its “recall-value”. Although it is most often used as an advertising term, being able to recall and think about you as well as your being a Romeo or Juliet each time he or she looks at the gift makes it very special and indeed, the perfect Valentine’s Day gift.
Well if your idea of an ideal Valentine’s Day is going away on vacation or to somewhere else romantic, please make sure that, you carry with you all the necessary things that you will possibly need. Your perfect Valentine’s Day vacation might be ruined if you forget your digital camera and having to worry of purchasing a new one. And since an ideal Valentine’s Day vacation requires a little privacy to set that romantic mood (ideal when you are in an island), try to leave your cellular phones and laptops behind. They provoke on getting busy with other matters than your sweetheart.
Contrary to the above tip, Experts also say that it is important and all right for one to spend that much on an ideal Valentine’s Day date since it only comes once a year. They too, dared our lovers must try to taste an extravagant lifestyle even for just a day or two. As long as it does not harm and devastate your wallets, doing so will be a great experience.
The idea or the tip of giving your Valentine’s Day gift a “personal” touch is highly recommended. From the simple idea of making your own Valentine’s Day cards, sending of a personalized Valentine’s Day e-card, cooking or baking for your wives (for men), wearing on that perfume that your husband loves all Valentine’s Day, to the grandeur of having an 6-piece orchestra serenading you by your dinner table at an elegant restaurant. Whether it may be simple or extravagant, having a personal touch on your Valentine’s Day gift makes it a perfect one.
But of course, there are also various inexpensive Valentine’s Day ideas around. One should be resourceful and creative enough to have a perfect Valentine’s Day. No one can ever take the place of having a simple family dinner and sharing a nice Valentine’s Day meal together. Glancing at old pictures of you and your sweetheart is a good and inexpensive Valentine’s Day tip. Sharing and telling your happy and unforgettable memories to each other and to your kids is way too good.
Doing something quite unnatural for your partner would absolutely give you a perfect Valentine’s Day. Planting a kiss each time you speak to your partner is a good gesture. Surprising your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day by going home earlier than expected is also a nice tip. Leaving a lovely note full of hearts on the fridge on Valentine’s Day morning will surely perk one’s day. Digging up those old love notes and love letters and showing it to your partner of sharing the same with the kids is another tip. Listening to your good and old favorite love songs while you’re singing along together with it surely brings back memories. Taking a walk together, camping outside the house, sleeping together at the tree house all done on Valentine’s Day is sure to be an unforgettable one.
On a deeper perfect Valentine’s Day aspect (close your eyes kids….for mom and dad only), Valentine’s Day tips for couples are way too many. A simple “Valentine’s Day” dress (lingerie) for mom as dad’s Valentine’s Day gift is always a classic hit. A three hour bubble bath together on Valentine’s Day is a great idea as well. Role-playing as young lovers before bedtime on Valentine’s Day will surely hit the target. Topping everything else’s idea of an inexpensive Valentine’s Day for husbands and wives is that ever-so good and blissful love making. And kids, please try to go to bed and sleep early, ok?
If we are to analyze more closely, the success and the possibility of having the ideal and perfect Valentine’s Day depends upon you. It does not matter how rich and wealthy you are. Your looks won’t even matter. The perfect and ideal Valentine’s Day celebration relies on your sincerity and your truthfulness to show your partner or love one how you love them and how you treasure them not just on Valentine’s Day but on every single day of your lives…