3 Fun and Inexpensive Valentine’s Day Date Ideas for Single Moms
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It’s Valentine’s Day and you find out that you’ll be alone tonight. You wonder where the time went because it wasn’t long ago that you spent every Valentine’s Day with your kids. Fortunate for the kids, but unfortunately for you, the kids are now old enough to hang out with their friends, or worse their high-school boyfriend/girlfriend.
Don’t sit in the house crying about the good ole’ days and please do not sleep the entire evening through because it’s just too painful to stay up alone.
Don’t get swept up thinking that you need to have a man by your side to fully enjoy Valentine’s Day.
Get up and put on your prettiest black dress http://amzn.to/2BsvPf8, maybe call up another single mom, or just a girlfriend to hang out with, and hit the town. If you’re not feeling like hanging with your friends, hang out with yourself and enjoy the evening.
Don’t worry because even if you’re short on cash, I’ll give you 3 suggestions to have a fun and inexpensive night with yourself or your friends.Don’t get swept up thinking that you need to have a man by your side to fully enjoy Valentine’s Day.Click To Tweet
3 Fun & Inexpensive Valentine’s Day Date Ideas for Single Moms (Who Don’t Have a Date)
I love bowling. It’s a cheap and fun way to spend my time with family or friends. It’s also a laid-back yet competitive game to me. You don’t even need to know how to play.
The first time I went bowling, I learned by watching others in the different lanes. I simply had fun letting the bowling ball roll from my fingers while missing any pins that I aimed for. It was so bad, but it was tons of fun.
Go out and have the same fun with your friends(s). Why not? Bowling is the perfect way to spend a Valentine’s Day evening out.
Fair warning: there will probably be couples at the bowling alley. But who cares about what others are doing when you are having fun….
The price for bowling isn’t expensive but you can check sites like Groupon, or local newspaper, for coupons and discounts on bowling fees. It’ll be worth it to have fun and save some dollars.
2. Movie Night
Whether it’s at a theater or in your home, movies bring solidarity (sometimes). Gather up the ladies, and bust out your favorite comedy flick. If you’re in a romantic mood, which is fine, pull out The Notebook DVD http://amzn.to/2ClKplJ or stream it, and be ready to let the tears flow. Keep the tissues near.
This is a good option when you want to avoid all the cutesy couples hanging out on the town.
Price to stay in and watch a movie: most likely $0, maybe a little more if you’re renting via a streaming service.
Price to check out the newest flick at the local movie theater: about $20. Again, you can check out Groupon or any sites like it because they are probably running their Valentine’s Day special.
I’ve purchased movie deals before for $13, and it included popcorn and two movie tickets. Well worth the savings!
3. Travel Somewhere New
Maybe you don’t want to hang out with your friends, maybe they’re busy, or maybe you want to spend some time with just you and your thoughts.
Do that outdoors by taking a nice, scenic drive to somewhere you haven’t been. It doesn’t have to be anywhere far away from home but try visiting a local park or water-front.
The only cost here would be the cost of gas if you actually needed to fill-up. Fresh air is priceless.
Whatever your plans are, don’t wallow away at home feeling sorry for yourself. Being single is nothing to be sad about.
Happy Valentine’s Day Everyone!