10 Creative Ways to Surprise Your Hubby for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and while we don’t normally do the whole chocolate, roses, and dinner out on the town thing – I decided that this year I wanted to surprise my hubby with some romantic and fun nights in February. 

10 Creative Ways to Surprise Your Hubby for Valentine's Day

I started brainstorming ideas and of course, headed to Pinterest, to see what I could come up with to celebrate our love and connect with my hubby this new year! I’m starting to plan early this year so that I make sure to intentionally take some time to focus on my husband and shower him with love.

What I am going to do, is come up with 14 creative ideas and surprise him with one every night leading up to Valentine’s Day! February 1 – 14 is going to be focused all on showing my husband some love and reconnecting after this busy and hectic year.

Pssst: Want to celebrate your love this year but don’t have any time to put something together? I’ve so been there. That’s why my husband and I created the Rekindling Romance eKit – it’s packed with over 30 pages of printable, romantic fun! Get a coupon book, 10 things I love about you, romantic quotes, a fun game, and more. Click Here!

10 Fun Ways to Celebrate Your Love

1) Valentine’s Day Yahtzee Game {with free printables} from The Idea Room

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2) Make him a sweet treat!

They say that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach ;). I love to bake and my husband loves to eat yummy baked goods so I figured I would make him some delicious treats this year! Here are just a few amazing sounding Valentine’s Day treats:

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  1. Delightful Red Velvet Cream Cheese Cupcake Bites
  2. Conversation Heart Cheesecakes from Hungry Happenings
  3. Raspberry Chocolate Chip Muffins from The Frugal Girls
  4. Chocolate Raspberry Cups from The Frugal Girls
  5. Hearts in Hot Chocolate from Little House on the Valley
  6. Swiss Meringues with White Chocolate Mousse and Raspberries from Cooking with Paula Deen
  7. Chocolate Heart Peanut Butter Cookies from Betty Crocker
  8. White Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Cookies from Made to Be a Momma
  9. Cookie Pops from Pizzazzerie

3) For the Lord of the Rings Fan

I don’t know about you, but my husband is a gigantic Lord of the Rings fan. I know he would love this printed out as a card. I’m even thinking about printing and framing it!

Lord of the Rings Valentine

Download for free HERE

4) Surprise Him with a Romantic Night (or week)

Rekindling Romance eKitI love the idea of surprising my man with not just a single night of romance but rather a whole week! For the whole week before Valentine’s Day, I plan to surprise my man with one fun activity each night! An easy and simple way I’m doing this is with the Rekindling Romance ekit!

Included in the Rekindling Romance eKit, are 7 adorable ideas for surprising your man! All you have to do is follow the instruction booklet that’s included and print out all the fun printables for an instant romantic night (or week)! (And men – this isn’t only an eKit for wives to surprise their husbands. YOU can print this out and surprise your wife as well!)

Included in the Kit are these 7 fun activities:

  • A printable pack to create your own romantic booklet on 10 quotes on love and marriage
  • A printable (and customizable) CD cover for making your own Romantic mixed CD
  • A romantic and fun printable pack for making your very own customized coupon book for your hubby! (Get creative with this one)
  • A printable pack of 10 things I love about you. This is a great way to share with your husband how much you care!
  • A fully printable and ready to play Newleywed Strip Game. Have fun getting to know your husband better (even if your not a newlywed) and spice things up!!
  • A fun “night in” printable door sign for letting your husband know at the door that he’s about to walk into a magical night! (Also includes a special menu printable and movie ticket)
  • Create a romantic gift basket complete with everything you need to create a romantic night with this gift basket check list printable.
  • A printable and super fun scavenger hunt to lead your husband to a special place or to that special present!
Create 7 Nights of Romance - Rekindling Romance eKit

Get access to the full Rekindling Romance eKit HERE

5) Man Approved Valentine’s Day Cards

These cards from The Dating Divas are adorable (Or should I say, very manly)! Here is a pack of free printable cards for your man. There are 5 different pages of cards – Star Wars, Star Trek, Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, and Hero cards! Download them all for free HERE.


6) Spread the love even long with A Jar of Cheap Dates!

The idea behind this jar is to fill out cute cards with a cheap date idea with the dollar amount and you actually clip the cash onto the card! When it’s ready for date time – pull out the card and your ready to go!

A jar of cheap dates for Valentine's Day

Find out how to make your own A Jar of Cheap Dates

7) Decorate Your Bedroom

I know my husband would love to come home to this. Maybe get a baby sitter for the kiddos and have fun setting up your bedroom with rose petals, balloons, and some candles. Or just decorate with things you have around the house. Let your husband know that for one night, you are focused on HIM!

Decorate your bedroom to surprise your husband for Valentine's Day!

I found this picture on Pinterest and searched for the original source and can’t find it. If you know where it’s from, please let me know!

8) Hooked On You Sweet Treat

One of my husband’s absolute favorite candies are gummy worms! I know he would love if I made him one (or seven) of these cute little pails of gummy worms! Find the full tutorial and FREE printables from Lil’ Luna.

Hooked on you - adorable Valentine's Day Gift!

9) You’re so hot gift in a jar!

Another of my man’s favorite candy – Red hots! This would be a sweet and cute gift to give that you can share together :) Get the full tutorial from The Frugal Girls.


10) Surprise him with his favorite meal – heart shaped!

I love surprising my husband with his favorite meal and for Valentine’s Day I thought it would be cute to make him some heart shaped pizza! But don’t stop there! Make the entire meal heart shaped. Here are just a few ideas:

See all of these ideas (and more!) over at Pinterest on my Valentine’s day board:

Follow Jami Balmet’s board Valentine’s Day on Pinterest.

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  1. Fun ideas! Thanks for sharing. :)
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