You don’t need to book an extravagant night out or wait in line for a three-course meal this Valentine’s Day. Nothing says I love you more than some quality time with your special someone.
Here are 6 tips on how to set the mood this Valentine’s Day to show your loved one you care.
1. Dim the lights
Start setting the mood by dimming the lights! For the perfect setting, turn off those bright overhead lights and set your diffuser to the candle-like flicker mode for a blissful atmosphere.
If you’re looking for the perfect diffuser for your ‘candle-like’ dinner, the Diamond Diffuser invites a modern, romantic feeling to any space – plus, who could say no to a diamond? It’s also a thoughtful gift for your loved one!
Take the evening to the next level with a romantic diffuser blend – if you’re not sure where to start, try our dreamy Love is in the Air blend!
This dreamy blend features Geranium, Cedarwood, Patchouli, and Orange. The floral, citrusy scents combined with warm, woodsy aromas pair well with a fancy homemade dinner, dimmed lights, and soft music.
Check out this blend below:
2. Cook their favourite dish
Skip the date-night restaurant and pamper the person you love by spending a little quality time with them, over a romantic dinner for two. Plus, you will gain bonus points for cooking their favourite dish!
If you’re not sure what to cook, why not try our Salmon with Creamy Coconut Herb Sauce – this is a quick and easy dish, that is sure to WOW your partner.
Don’t forget to end the meal with something sweet! Try our Chocolate and Beetroot Cake infused with Orange Oil recipe for dessert! You’ll fall in love with this delicious, moist chocolate cake that is full of healthy goodness.
3. Movie night
Snuggle up with your cuddle buddy during a good old fashion movie night. Bring the movie theatre to your home by organising all your favourite sweets and of course, popcorn!
Indulging in treats occasionally can be good for the soul, especially if you choose the right ingredients, try this easy Coconut Popcorn with Lime essential oil recipe – it’s a tasty upgrade to a classic!
Coconut Popcorn with Lime essential oil recipe below:
- 1 cup popcorn kernels
- 1 tablespoon natural honey
- ¼ cup coconut oil
- 6 drops Lime culinary essential oil
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons shredded coconut
- Pop kernels and move to a large mixing bowl.
- In a separate bowl, combine honey with coconut oil.
- Add 6 drops Lime culinary to the mixture and stir.
- Pour mixture over popcorn and stir.
- Sprinkle salt over popcorn to taste.
- Sprinkle shredded coconut over popcorn.
- Stir all ingredients together.
Make sure to have plenty of kernels ready! One serve is never enough.
TIP: If you really want to WOW your valentine, set up a blanket fort in your living room or backyard to create a warm, comforting environment. Bonus points for adding fairy lights!
4. Bath Bliss
Treat your partner to a night of pampering with a soak in a luxurious bath after a long day. Creating a romantic bath doesn’t need to be over the top, it’s the thought that makes the biggest impact and who doesn’t love putting their feet up for a moment?
Add a blend of your favourite essential oils to Epsom salt to create a relaxing and sensual environment.
Check out how to make this simple recipe:
- Pour 4 cups of Epsom salt into a nonreactive bowl.
- Add up to 15 drops of your favourite essential oils. We suggest Patchouli, Roman Chamomile, Geranium or Joy!
- Use ½ cup per bath.
TIP: If you’re feeling extra romantic, rose petals are a must!
Young Living massage oils provide a perfect vehicle for you to give your time and attention to the one you love. We recommend Sensation Massage Oil to encourage feelings of romance or Relaxation Massage Oil to help promote tranquility and eases tension to restore vitality.
DIY Tip: Tailor your massage with scents to set the mood! Create your own massage blend using V-6 Vegetable Oil Complex infused with a custom blend of essential oils.
Rule of thumb: 15-30 drops of oil per ¼ cup of V-6. Try adding Goldenrod essential oil to create a calming, uplifting, and relaxing aroma.
It’s time to gather all of your favourite love songs to make the ultimate playlist! Bonus points for selecting songs that remind you of your special someone.
Slow jams are essential for setting the right mood for a romantic evening, so save those rock songs for another night. Since you’re in the comfort of your own home, a slow dance is highlight recommended.
Now, you’ve got all the tools you need to really set the mood this Valentine’s Day!
Feel free to ‘accidentally’ share this blog with your partner – we’re sure they’ll get the hint! 😉