It’s that time of year again. Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and many couples are planning how they want to celebrate. Some are staying in while others are dining out. If your partner has left the planning up to you, now is the time to put some plans in place. Read on and check out some tips for creating a memorable Valentine’s Day.
Think about all your partner’s favorite places and activities. Creating a theme for the day will help direct some of your ideas. Also, consider whether you want to celebrate for the entire weekend or just the day. Keep in mind that restaurants and hotels fill up quickly. Planning ahead also gives you enough time to make reservations.
A Night In
If you’ve chosen to stay in for the holiday, then it’s all about the details. Since you won’t be at a fancy restaurant or hotel, it’s completely up to you to create the ambiance and set a romantic mood for the evening. Decorate your home in a way that makes the entire place feel special. Plan a delicious meal complete with your favorite wine and flowers. Consider making a special playlist for the occasion.
The Perfect Gift
Much of Valentine’s Day is about the experience but buying the perfect gift won’t hurt. If your partner hasn’t been dropping hints, then it’s time to get creative. Be thoughtful about your choice and consider their favorite colors, fragrances, activities, and more. You can give practical gifts all throughout the year so try to make Valentine’s Day all about the romance.
It can be easy to put a lot of pressure on yourself to create the perfect Valentine’s Day celebration. However, don’t forget that it is a day of celebration and should still be fun for you both. Even if everything doesn’t go perfectly, your partner will recognize your efforts.
Make a Dinner Reservation at Basta Pasta
For more than 12 years, Basta Pasta has given Maryland diners delicious Italian food from local and fresh ingredients. Enjoy delicious pasta dishes, unlimited salad and breadsticks, and fine wine at one of our locations in Timonium, Fallston, Perry Hall, or Eldersburg. Contact us online or give us a call at the location-specific phone number listed here. Read our menu and be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter! If you don’t feel like going out, order our signature crab cakes online and enjoy delicious Basta Pasta from home!