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Posted by VanderSalm's Flower Shop on January 27, 2021 | Last Updated: January 27, 2023 Uncategorized

9 Reasons why staying home is better than going out on Valentine’s Day

Going out for Valentine’s Day is getting derailed for many by the coronavirus, but don’t get down about it! Going out on this holiday is overrated. Skip the crowded, mediocre meals, and long lines and create a wonderful and memorable romantic Valentine’s Day at home. Here at VanderSalm’s Flowershop, the best florist in Kalamazoo, we’ve got you covered. First priority item is to order a high-quality gorgeous bouquet of flowers that last – trust us, this, at the very least, will be expected. Next, choose one of the relationship-building fun activities from the list below and let the romance begin.

Let the Sparks Fly with These Romantic At-Home Date Night Ideas

Couple watching romantic move on couch at night

No Crowds or Annoying Noises When Watching a Movie at Home

Forget going out and standing in line for a movie only to have someone rattling candy wrappers behind you. Spending the evening watching your favorite movies or movies about love and fall in love with your partner all over again.

Couple Cooking Dinner

No Crowded Restaurant or Cold Food

Cancel your reservation, save money, and splurge by cooking your favorite meal at home or find a new recipe to try. Sharing the task of cooking not only makes it’s easier but is also fun. As you taste, sautee, chop, and stir, get a little flirty and close to your partner as well. The act of cooking may just end up being better than the finished dish.

Game Night Letter Board

Game Nights Are Always Fun

A little competition between partners helps get the romantic flames burning. Add some wine and flowers and embark on a fun game of Scrabble, poker, chess, trivia, or video games.

Romantic Night Sky

Just Go to Your Backyard for a Great View

Bundle up or grab a blanket to cover you and your SO and enjoy staring up at the night sky. Looking at the stars can make you ponder the big questions in life, and sharing the activity with a loved one reminds you your not alone.

Red and white love letters

Take a Moment to Communicate Your Love

Express your love by making a hand-crafted original Valentine’s Day card or write sweet love letters to each other. Sometimes feelings and emotions are easier to write than to say and this gives you and your SO another great way to connect.

Young Couple Dancing in their living room ballroom style

Stay In and Learn Something New

Learn how to dance in the privacy of your own home and make it as steamy as you like. There are plenty of online instructional videos in almost any category you can think of from painting to hip-hop and cooking to magic tricks. Check out sites like and learn something new together.

Gorgeous Flowers in Vase on Dinner Table

Create Your Own Romantic Mood

To really make Valentine’s Day stand out from any other day, set the mood by ordering beautiful bouquets of romantic fresh flowers, to decorate your home. Your partner will be surprised and the wonderful sweet fragrance will make your night extra special.

Couple in front of a computer writing in a notebook

Make Future Plans with a Bucket List

Take a moment and write down all the things you’d like to see and do in your lifetime and have your partner do the same. See how many you have in common and then start making plans to check it off your list.

Woman smiling at her bouquet of red roses

Spread the Love

Put the money you saved by not going out towards sending someone who may be lonely or who could use a pick me up a beautiful bouquet of flowers. If we could have it our way, every female would receive flowers on Valentine’s Day! Knowing you’ve just made someone’s day by sending them flowers is a great feeling.

However you decide to celebrate this day, make sure you spread the love and give some love to yourself as well. For all your Valentine’s Day needs, from flowers to gifts, VanderSalm’s Flowershop is here to help make it special for you.