Valentine’s Day At Home: Ideas for a Fun Night In

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Valentine’s Day At Home

Get more creative than ever this Valentine’s Day at home! No longer is sitting in a crowded restaurant the best option for romance. We’ve got a whole list of at-home date night ideas for you to have a fun night in this Valentine’s Day no matter who you are celebrating with. Spread the love and have fun!

Artisanal Aphrodisiacs – A Valentine’s Day Gift Box to Help Set the Mood! from Bites of Boston Food Tours

Bites of Boston Food Tours has the perfect stay-home Valentine’s Day date night box that can be shipped right to your house. Paying a little homage to Aphrodite, the Greek Goddess of Love, this intentionally curated collection brings together locally made products incorporating commonly accepted aphrodisiacs. Whimsical, delicious and delightful, this gift box is a surefire way to share the love this Valentine’s Day!

This gift box includes:

* Local Coffee
* Dark Chocolate Bar
* Mediterranean Fig Soy Wax Candle
* Sweet ‘N Spicy Hot Chocolate
* Classic Vanilla Caramels
* Mexican Chocolate Almonds
* Cinnamon Maple Sugar
* Oyster Art Print Notecard

Decorate Your Own Heart Cookie Kit from Flour Bakery

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Make your sweetheart’s day sweeter with Valentine’s Day treats from Flour that you can decorate and eat together! They have three different Valentine’s Day cookie offerings, one you can decorate your own and two that are pre-decorated and ready for enjoyment. The three offerings are: Decorate Your Own Heart Cookie Kit, Naughty Sweetheart Cookie Tin, and Nice Sweetheart Cookie Tin.

We’re a big fan of the Decorate Your Own Heart Cookie Kit, which comes with:

*8 Crispy Sugar Cookies
*Royal Icing Frosting
*Piping Bags
*Decorating Instructions

They recommend ordering by 12pm on Monday 2/8 for delivery by Valentine’s Day. Expedited shipping will be available until 12pm on Wednesday 2/10. We love being able to support our tour partners! We work with Flour Bakery on our Sweet & Savory South End Tour.

Romance To Go: Valentine’s Day Dinner for Two from Alden & Harlow

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Want all the fixings of a fancy Valentine’s night out without the masks and awkward people watching? Alden & Harlow has got you covered with their Valentine’s dinner for two package. Their romance-inspired menu features decadent favorites like a charred persimmon and beet plate, lobster and black truffle pierogi, and braised pork cheek cassoulet. Top it all off with red or white wine, a champagne toast, and “the sweet box” containing assorted petit fours and other treats! Let them set the scene so you can enjoy a Valentine’s Day at home.

Virtual Painting Date with Laurel Greenfield Art On-Demand Workshops

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If you want to get crafty with your valentine then break out the paints and canvases and have an unexpected Valentine’s Day date night led by Laurel Greenfield Art. These three pre-recorded workshops are perfect for a fun stay-at-home date! All you need to do is purchase materials in advance and then get creative!

The package includes:

*3 Pre-recorded workshops you can watch any time
*Ice Cream Painting Workshop
*Artichoke Painting Workshop
*Bagel Painting Workshop
*Step-by-Step Painting Process Video Lesson
*Painting Process Cheat Sheet PDF
*Color Mixing Tutorial
*Color Blending Tutorial

Everything’s Coming Up Roses! A Very “Rosy” Valentine Gift Box from Bites of Boston Food Tours

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Bites of Boston Food Tours has not just one, but two perfect stay-home Valentine’s Day date night boxes that can be shipped right to your house! This box has a luxurious rose-theme to it to help set the mood.

There’s no doubt about it, roses are romantic. And beautiful. And the definitive inspiration behind this gift box!
Roses have long been both adored, as well as respected as a universal symbol of love. As it turns out, makers here in Boston love incorporating Roses into their products too. From spices to self-care, this special collection of items speaks to the many ways roses can be infused into and enjoyed in our everyday lives. So really, could there be a more appropriate theme for a local Valentine’s Day gift box?

This gift box includes:

* Edible Rose Buds
* Handmade Rose Quartz Mala Bracelet
* Rose Water Soy Wax Candle
* Moroccan Rose Hand Sanitizer
* Rose Petal Bath Salts
* Rose Lip Balm
* Chocolate Cake with Roses Art Print Notecard

Bock Hog Valentine’s Day Box from Harpoon Brewery

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Beer + chocolate? YES PLEASE! Harpoon Brewery has you set this Valentine’s Day for a fun evening at home with beer and chocolate…well, chocolate covered strawberries to be exact. Harpoon The Bock Hog Valentine’s Day boxes are available for pick-up from the Harpoon Beer Hall in Boston, MA.

The Bock Hog Valentine’s Day Box includes:

*1 22oz bomber of Harpoon The Bock Hog, our Barrel-Aged Doppelbock collaboration with Whistle Pig Whiskey
*4 chocolate covered strawberries

You must be able to pick up at the Boston brewery (306 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA) on Saturday the 13th or Sunday the 14th (Valentines Day!) during our hours of operation: Saturday 12pm – 9pm, Sunday 12pm – 8pm.

Non-refundable, 21+.

Oh My Dear Valentine…Virtually! – Valentine’s Trivia Night from The Loring Greenough House

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If you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day a little early, specifically on Thursday 2/11, log into the first trivia night of the year with romantics at The Loring Greenough House. In honor of Valentine’s Day, they’ll be celebrating famous couples, uncouples, and rivalries throughout history, film, and literature. Grab your glass of hot cocoa or wine and, keep track of your points, and at the end of it all, the winner will win a free family membership! Already a member? Then they’ll send you some great Loring Greenough-themed prizes from their new virtual gift shop! Get ready for an evening of laughs, some gasps, and fun facts galore!

Zoom from your room into their Parlor! You will receive an email the morning of the event that will include a Zoom link to join the event at 6:30pm.


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