3 Ways to Dine for Less on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner—are you celebrating? Our evening typically features a candlelight dinner for five. It started when we didn’t have a babysitter, and it continues years later out of tradition.

The fact that it’s more frugal than dinner out is just a bonus at this point, but cooking from home is always a great way to save money on date night. However, there’s something to be said for getting away and enjoying an evening out.

Here are 3 great ways to go out for dinner for less:

Begin at the Beginning

You don’t have to order a whole meal, to enjoy a dining experience. The hubby and I actually go out often, just for an appetizer or two. We can share an appetizer spread for far less than the cost of two dinner entrees.

Daywalker

Who says you can’t celebrate Valentine’s Day during, you know, the daytime? A lunch date can make for significant savings, especially if your children are in school. It eliminates the need for a babysitter. Plus, many restaurants offer lunch menus at a discount.

Just Desserts

I don’t think there’s anything more sexy than sharing a dessert with the hubby. Enjoy a meal at home, then linger over a special dessert or after dinner drinks. It’s an inexpensive way to snag a small part of the dining experience.

Related, on Babble.com: 14 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day Without Spending a Dime

Photo Credit: Flickr

7 Responses to “3 Ways to Dine for Less on Valentine’s Day”

  • krantcents February 09, 2012 @1:33PM Reply

    We celebrate by bringing dinner. We eat by candlelight near the fireplace and it makes for a very romantic dinner.

  • scottrade login investors June 29, 2014 @2:07AM Reply

    Other states vary, and if you live in a state that allows
    you to do it with a treasurer’s deed, they ask for around $200-$400.
    Accepting the transfer of $1,277,105 from
    Fund 462, Merced Theatre, from the City to the Redevelopment Agency,
    and appropriating that amount to Fund 843, Project 108042;.
    You can do some things that may make you some money in the mean time.
    Except for paragraph ___ below, the letter of intent is (a) not intended to impose any obligation whatsoever on either party,
    including without limitation an obligation to bargain in good faith or in any way other
    than at arms’ length; and (b) the parties do not intend to be bound by any agreement until
    both agree to and sign a formal written contract. 95 worth of custom real estate blogs FREE >>Click Here<< before they are gone. Assisted Hearing Devices Available for Hearing Impaired. The used minivans for handicap are also accessible to make the spending budget leaner. If you are buying a property to live in, you probably have some requirements which you need to be fulfilled before buying. There were many lakes in the deserts when the earth warmed up from the Ice Ages and the glaciers melted off the Sierra Nevada mountains near Yosemite. Commercial real-estate investments can take on many forms.

    Here is my website scottrade login investors

  • Avoid conditioners with sulfates and keep one protein based conditioner at
    hand whenever you experience excessive shedding, breakage and lost moisture.

    Prepare a paste of gram (Cicer arietinum) flour in raw
    milk. This is a review of this acne skincare line from this popular Tawainese
    skincare company.

    My web site: bliss Dead sea Cosmetic products

  • Lien July 17, 2014 @2:21PM Reply

    Newer technologies and advanced tools have made it possible for cosmetic surgeons to carry out the highly delicate surgical procedures with more confidence and mitigated
    risk factors. They use high-end techniques, innovative
    surgical methods and state-of-art machines to deliver excellent result.
    There is one error: the sentence “The heir who wins the windfall will be the one who finds the.

    Feel free to visit my weblog – plastic surgery korean (Lien)

  • hcg weight loss results September 18, 2014 @10:18PM Reply

    It not only provides strength and improve the blood pressure by regulating the blood circulation, but also provides endurance
    and help with the overall immune system of the body.
    But first, here is a list of a few of the similarities:
    . I know, I’m not one to waste either, but look at it this way, you’re keeping everything that is necessary and eliminating what is not.

    Have a look at my blog post :: hcg weight loss results

  • fridge freezer deals October 03, 2014 @9:12AM Reply

    You genuinely can make your baits really seriously enhanced
    in every way to be detectable as easily as possible and as active in water as
    possible, to highlight your baits to fish senses.
    Keep in mind the Cooper Mountain resort design their activities.
    Be sure to vacuum floors, rugs and upholstery your pet
    comes in contact with regularly.

    Visit my web site; fridge freezer deals

  • celebrity long haircuts 2013 October 21, 2014 @2:13AM Reply

    The Elizabeth and James fashion line is sold at Neiman Marcus and Bloomingdales.
    You know very well that Evening dresses UK are formal outfits and they are available in an array of fabrics like satin, georgette, chiffon, velvet
    and soft material like that. This will form the base from which you will expand.

    My web blog celebrity long haircuts 2013

Trackbacks

Leave a Comment