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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RMN = Retail Me Not
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

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valentine's day dinner ideas

Valentine’s Day is around the corner! If you’re choosing to stay in this year, you really can put together a delicious dinner that will still feel special (light some candles and put on some music, too).

Here’s a roundup of some recipes that would make some great at-home meals.

Tip: To find sales on certain items near you (like steak or lobster), use the item search on my site to find the current best deals (and to see which coupons to use).

Valentine’s Day Dinner Ideas:

Meal Idea #1

A traditional steakhouse dinner: a high-heat cooked steak with butter, a loaded potato, and a great dessert.

T-Bone Steak with Garlic & Rosemary
The Perfect Baked Potato
Roasted Green Beans
Mini Cheesecake Parfaits

Meal Idea #2

Take advantage of sales on lobster since it’s usually so expensive! And chocolate covered strawberries are a classic.

Lobster Tails with Garlic Lemon Butter
Herb & Parmesan Roasted Red Potatoes
Bacon Wrapped Asparagus
Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Meal Idea #3

Pasta is the ultimate comfort food. Throw in some brownies and you’ll be super satisfied (and ready for a nap…).

Copycat Olive Garden Chicken Alfredo
Quick Italian Salad
Valentine’s Day Brownies

Meal Idea #4

If you don’t like mushrooms, try the chicken with broccoli instead!

Mushroom-Stuffed Chicken Breasts
Scalloped Potatoes
Brussels Sprouts and Bacon
Red Velvet Cake Truffles

And if you’re really feeling festive, here’s a fun champagne drink recipe you could try!

Raspberry Pink Champagne Floats

You can have a nice Valentine's Day dinner at home for less. Here are some Valentine’s Day dinner ideas that include ingredients that are on sale right now!
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Frugal Valentine’s Day Dinner Ideas