Have a romantic evening without breaking the bank!

Valentine's Day is supposed to honor love.  Unfortunately, this day of romance has become associated with bank-breaking "necessities" such as expensive chocolates, roses (which are inflated in price during the holiday), and fancy overpriced candlelight dinners.  This may work for some, but if you have a significant other like mine, then convincing him/her to have a "traditional" Valentine's Day may result in unwanted strife.  Keep the peace on the day of lovers by opting for one of these romantic yet budget-friendly dates!

Cheap Date Idea #1:  Stargazing.  Grab some star charts, a green laser pen, and a red flashlight and head to a dark area.  There's something romantic about being alone with your significant other under the infinite sky!

Cheap Date Idea #2: