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Valentine’s Ideas

Check out our ideas for Valentine’s 2021

The big day is creeping up on us, this special day in the year when we celebrate with our better halves the love we share. This year, as with most things, we aren’t going to be able to do the usual activities that we normally would. No going out for dinner, or to the cinema, or the usual trips we would make on Valentine’s day. This year we’ll have to celebrate at home, but it can still be made special. We’ve put together some suggestions to create a wonderful Valentine’s day for your loved one.

A Picnic At Home

If you’re looking for a lovely way to celebrate, why not have an at home picnic? It’s a great idea, if the weather is nice and you have some outdoor space, grab a blanket. You could do it during day while the sun is shining, or get some safe lighting and have a picnic under the stars.

If you’re lacking in space, or the weather isn’t quite right, why not have a living room picnic? Just set up the blanket on the living room floor, put on some music, and enjoy yourselves.

There are great options for food, you could make your own dishes, or have a simple picky picnic, with sandwiches, crudités, etc. it’s also a great activity if you want to get your kids involved in your celebrations. And why not have some cake and brownies to finish the picnic off.

We have a wonderful range of cakes perfect for Valentine’s day 2021, from standard cakes to gluten free cakes, dairy free cakes, and vegan cakes. We also have a fabulous range of standard brownies, gluten free brownies, and vegan brownies to choose from. So, you’ll be able to find one that is perfect for your celebrations.

A Romantic Meal For Two

Missing your favourite restaurant and wish you could have your favourite meal for Valentine’s? Bring it to your own home! A lot of restaurants are offering takeaway services at the moment, and Valentine’s day is usually a big day for them. So, you could support them still by booking a takeaway from them – you may want to check you don’t have to book in advance, or if they are still offering the service in advanced. Or, if you’re feeling a bit more adventurous, learn how to recreate your favourite restaurant dish in the comfort of your own home. There are plenty of recipes out there now on how to recreate your favourites.

Then all you need to do is set up your dining room to suit, perhaps a nice table cloth, a candle, set the table, and you may even set it up with some fancy napkin folding. It’s intimate and romantic, the perfect way to celebrate with the person you love.

As for dessert, well we have that covered. Our top pick to end the meal is one of our delicious brownies. They are just the perfect way to finish off a romantic evening. We would recommend warming it up and adding some ice-cream for an indulgent pudding to share, or there’s more than enough to have one each.

An Afternoon Tea

What could be better than an afternoon tea? It’s a great way to celebrate with loved ones, all you need to do is make some sandwiches, and maybe some other savoury nibbles. You could use a tiered plate, but if you don’t have one, just put the food out on several normal plates like a buffet. Brew a pot of tea or coffee, or if you want something a bit fancier, you could even go for a sparkling afternoon tea with a bottle of prosecco. Our Baby Sponges are ideal for an afternoon tea, they are perfect individual portions, and you can choose to put several different flavours in one box.

Gifts to send

If you can’t be with your loved ones on Valentine’s you can still get them a wonderful gift for them to enjoy. Our cakes and brownies are ideal to send, but if you’re looking for the perfect letterbox gift for Valentine’s Day then our Cake Cards are perfect. We have a wonderful range of card fronts to choose from already, and we will be releasing our Valentine’s Cards very soon. In the card you can add a slice or two of delicious cake, all perfectly packaged in an A5 box which is the perfect size to fit through the letterbox.

Along with our Valentine’s Cake Cards, we will also be launching our complete Valentine’s range very soon, so keep your eyes peeled on our website, social media channels, or signup to our email newsletter to stay up to date with new product releases, offers and more!