Valentine’s Victories

Yes that time of year has arrived again. You’ve just received your February pay cheque after struggling your way through the last weeks of January and you want to hold on to it for dear life! Valentine’s doesn’t have to be a flashy affair and here are some ideas that won’t break the bank.

Cards

We are all guilty of last minute card purchasing from the local off-licence, supermarket or that craft shop on your way home from work. This usually follows with a raising of the eyebrows at the price before reluctantly dragging yourself to the till out of necessity. A little bit of planning can help prevent this, costing a fraction of the price.

Head to your local Card Factory. They have a range of cards but I’ve picked out these which are just £0.79 each!

card

 

 

 

 

Gifts for under £5

Here are some thoughtful gift ideas that might get you some extra brownie points.

http://redcarpetjewellers.co.uk/shop/love-hearts/ – Add to basket and use discount code FREE. Just pay £3.99 postage

love hearts

http://promo.snapfish.co.uk/bestmugs/comuk_best_mugs/ Just pay £1.99 for delivery

mug

http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/2445687.htm – £4.49 reduced from 14.99

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Dining In/out

Eating out doesn’t have to cost a fortune. Check out these two restaurants which cost less than £25 per person:-

Italian – 3 course with glass of Fizz from £19.95pp http://www.pizzaexpress.com/our-food/valentines/

French – 3 course with glass of fizz from £24.99pp – http://www.caferouge.co.uk/news/valentines-day-at-your-fave-french-bistro

Eating in has become just as popular and you don’t have to worry about forgetting your brolly! Check out these:-

Main, Side, Dessert &  bottle of wine for £10 – http://www.tesco.com/groceries/ProductBuylist/default.aspx?id=G00004837&icid=DHMealDeals_ad19750TW52_finest(m)

Main and sides for £7.50 – http://groceries.morrisons.com/webshop/product/M-Kitchen-Meal-for-2-Korma–Tikka-Masala/114648011?from=search&tags=%7C105651&param=indian+takeaway&parentContainer=SEARCHindian+takeaway_SHELFVIEW

 

Feel free to share your budgeting tips for this valentine’s day

Love Nic x

 

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