February is the month of love! Sweetness is in the air as Valentine’s Day is approaches. But with the pandemic still a problem around the world, distance keeps most of us apart.
And yet, who says you can’t celebrate hearts’ day with that special someone during these challenging times? Even today, everyday, love will find a way, just like water, nothing can stop it. Here are 12 ideas to celebrate V-Day even if you’re miles away from each other.
A sweet Valentine’s Day greeting is enough to melt anyone’s heart.
You can greet or call your partner early in the morning of February 14 to make a sweet message. It’s nice to start the day full of love. But if your partner is a busy person, a video greeting will also do.
Whether in person or online, sending words of love is a way to celebrate hearts’ day.
What’s not to love with a hearty pastry? Bake your babe a cupcake or a muffin. A cookie in the shape of a heart? It will surely give you a place in his or her heart.
But if you don’t have the baking skills, don’t worry. It’s always welcome to buy your honey some sweet pastry. Bakeshops today have fast delivery options to send freshly-baked goodies, too.
Handmade gifts are back in style. Spend your home quarantine learning a new skill to make a do-it-yourself gift to your loved ones.
Ready your materials and crash course a 10-minute YouTube video to learn the basics of making a bracelet or a necklace. If you want to go all-in, a dreamcatcher or a knitted scarf is a way to impress your loved one showing them your efforts just to say "I love you".
Twinning is one of the cutest things a couple does. Buy a pair of shirts that matches you and your sweetie’s personality. It’s always a statement to wear your matching shirts on a heart’s day, date at home, or for the passionate lovers, in public.
Valentine’s Day is not complete without sending a heart-warming letter to your special someone. And a handwritten letter will surely send cupid’s arrow straight to their heart.
As you know, letters and words contained with it have always been a means to express gratitude to loved ones even when they are miles away. But if you are still concerned to go to your local post office, it’s okay. Have a trusted courier send your letter and surprise your special ones with a sweetness spilled on paper on this Valentine’s Day.
Going to the movies is Valentine’s Day go-to event especially for new lovers. But if you choose not to go to a cinema for whatever reason, online streaming services come in handy.
Throw in the popcorn to microwave, get the snacks ready and watch your favourite movies online in the comfort of your own home. Streaming services such as BritBox or Netflix offers options that allows you to also watch movies with your possum or friend even if you are apart. So, prepare that romantic comedy, lots of tissues, and popcorn for a V-Day movie marathon.
Distance or couple bracelets symbolise trust and commitment. It is a testament that distance is not enough to break the bond between you and your darling. You can shop online for a couple bracelets and have them delivered straight to their door, oops, their heart.
Sending your loved one a portrait is nothing short of pure sweetness. A romantic gesture of immortalising the motionless memories of time. Mind you, we’re not talking about a selfie on your smartphone.
Many artists today offer various portrait services. It could be a sketch, a painting, or even a digital art. Browse the internet for artists near you and surprise your sweetheart with a sweet and heartening portrait so that you are always near although currently apart.
Of course, no special occassion should be without eating chocolates. Satisfy your sugar’s sweet tooth by gifting chocolates.
Some chocolate shops online offer customised chocolates, too. Other stores have special Valentine’s treats as well. So make sure to make the best of it and secure that chocolate and send them sweetness.
As most cultures say ‘the way to someone’s heart is through the stomach’. Food brings everyone closer. If you’re both at home, cooking for your lover is one big expression of love, especially when most of us in 2022 never take the time to cook that hearty home cooked meal.
Add some spice by cooking together as it creates a stronger bond between you and your partner. You can enjoy each other’s company in the kitchen. Then have a hearty talk while eating a hearty meal.
Sending valentine gifts to your parents may seem as not an option, but you can still treat them too this Valentine’s Day. And scented candles is a great option for a gift as they will remember you each time the scented candle is lit.
Candles can also be gifted to your partner as well. It could be used for a romantic candlelit dinner. Or to set up the mood for a special V-Day D-Day 🙂
Flowers are, well, flowers. They are the known gift for almost any occassion (birthday, mothers day, Christmas, or for just saying "I miss you" or "I love you". Giving roses, tulips, or garden flowers as a pleasurable gift is never wrong. A bouquet or a flower arrangement with messages of love will surely let your loved one appreciate you.
Keep in mind that most florists in UK today offer delivery services to send your chosen bouquet straight to your lover’s home or workplace. You can also opt for same day courier services to ensure that fresh flowers will be delivered on time still fresh. Banner Logistics can take care of shipments to Birmingham or from Nottingham, Bristol, Manchester or other locations throughout United Kingdom.
Valentine’s Day in time of the pandemic is the same just like any other. It is a day of love and lovers. Don’t let the distance stop you from expressing your love. In 2022 there are courier services that bridge the gap between you and your loved ones. Send your gifts, letters, and greetings through a trusted courier company and let the message of your love go the distance.