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Valentine's Day: Go Out or Stay In?

oven 0800 140 9800 oven valeting service Valentine's Day: Go Out or Stay In? If the big red day is looming and you're still not sure whether to stay in, go out or avoid the lovefest all together, here's an easy breakdown of pros and cons to help you through the day of love. How Times Have Changed! In Victorian times, it was considered bad luck to sign a Valentine's Day card. However, today: An astonishing 145 million cards are sent out for Valentine's Day every year Us Brits spend around £600 million on gifts with 1 in 3 adults planning to celebrate Hmmm, we're not loving that idea so much! £250 million spent on flowers GOING OUT THE PROS... THE CONS... M 1. No need to cook. Whilst being X 1. Making a reservation. Even though you'd think it was easy to squeeze able to whip up a lovely meal at home is like a hug on a plate, in a booking for two, it's hard to get a table anywhere, for anything. sometimes it's nicer to down tools and head out to a restaurant. X 2. Set menu. You go out craving V 2. No washing-up. One meal seems a particular meal only to get to the restaurant and be met by to take up a kitchen's worth of utensils sub-standard, love-themed menu options. and whether you've got a dishwasher or not, this can be a game changer. V 3. Dress up to dine. Sometimes it can feel like a luxury to dress up nicely for a restaurant outing, so throwon your best glad rags and head to your nearest bistro. V 4. Mark the occasion. It is the holiday of love after alI, so why not go crazy and treat yourselves for the night? You can go back to beans on toast tomorrow. An estimated 37m dates take place on Valentine's Day each year. That's 37m couples dressed up and feeling smug about avoiding the dishes. STAYING IN THE PROS... THE CONS... X 1. Same, same, no different. If you stay in every other night of 1. More intimate. There are no distractions or interruptions - just quality time with you the week, Valentine's Day won't and your other half. feel like a special occasion. 2. Less pressure. Avoid the 2. Time to cook. One of you will unnecessary burden of having to put on a public display of affection, and stay in where you're most comfortable. undoubtedly have to prep and cook the meal (unless you get a supermarket meal deal and pop it straight into the microwave). V 3. Relax and eat what you want. If you fancy lounging around in X 3. Washing-up. You have to do the washing-up. But, hey, your PJs eating nachos on the sofa without a care in the world, go for it. you can always get your oven professionally cleaned for you. V 4. Healthier food options. Home cooking is always healthier than eating out, no matter how good you think you're being. Avoid sneaky salts, sugars and oils by cooking for yourself. 101 V 5. Cheaper. Even if you fork out to get in extra-special food options for the big day, it's still cheaper per person than dining out. It's thought that the average Valentine's spend per person is Once you've factored in a meal, gifts, travel and accommodation if you're going all-out, staying in to celebrate is bound to reduce costs! There's a 27% increase in lingerie sales year-on-year in the run-up to Valentine's Day, which sounds like staying in just got 27% more fun! SALES +27%! CENSORED! LET'S PLAY... THE SINGLE GAME Step 1: Get chocolate 58% of singletons claim to hate Valentine's Day Step 2: Cuddle up on the sofa with blankets and 16 cats Step 3: Get more chocolate Itll be February 15th before you know it! Although, two thirds of women say theyd still go out with friends. Whether You're Staying in or Going Out You can always get your oven professionally cleaned for you oven oven valeting service 0800 140 9800

Valentine's Day: Go Out or Stay In?

shared by harry.gardiner on Feb 11
Ovenu's Valentine’s themed infographic helps you make the decision between heading out or staying in. What are you doing this Valentine’s Day?






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