Valentine’s Day Countdown

Valentine's Day Countdown Calendar

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There’s fun in every season and we’ve created the 14 day Valentine’s Day Countdown calendar to help you find creative ways to spend time with the family this February. Share you experiences with us on Facebook and Instagram!

February 1

Start the month off with a family dinner, breakfast for dinner! Create fun heart-shaped pancakes for a simple meal filled with love.

We love these heart-shaped waffle makers.

February 2

Write a note to someone you love. Encourage your kids (and you adults too!) to send a note to someone that means a lot to you. Family, friends, teachers, neighbors or head out in the community and thank our local heroes with a little note to remind them they are loved.

February 3

Read a Valentine’s Story!

Head to one of our local libraries and check out some lovely books to share as a family or visit or Amazon store for a suggested list of themed books for the month to celebrate Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day Books at Target

Valentine’s Day Books on Amazon

February 4

Family Movie Night means snuggling on the sofa enjoying your favorite movies and maybe even some delicious treats. If you feel inspired create a heart-themed snack board to share with the family during your movie. 

Below is a list of movies to inspire you.

Gnomeo & Juliet
Lady and the Tramp
Enchanted
Cinderella
The Parent Trap
Be My Valentine Charlie Brown
Beauty and the Beast
Charlotte’s Web

The Princess Bride
Wall-E
My Girl 
The Little Prince
Shrek
Star Girl
The Little Mermaid
The Sound of Music

February 5

Heart attack a friend or neighbor. Attack their front door with hearts filled with written words of affirmation, kindness, and love!

February 6 

Help make a dinner you love. Involve the kids in dinner planning and preparation. Plan a family meal that everyone will love, made with lots of love!

February 7 

Compliment a friend. Take a moment today to remind a friend how awesome they are and what wonderful things they bring to your life. Encourage your kids to do the same at school with friends and classmates by offering kind words to make their day bright.

February 8

Do someone else’s chores. Pitch in with love and show the kids how they can help too! Maybe it’s taking the trash out or wiping down the table. Simple tasks can have big meanings. 

February 9 

Plan an act of kindness. It doesn’t have to be a big production, just something to remind our community and friends that they are loved. 

  • Leave a thank you note for your mail carrier
  • Take some sweet treats to local heroes at the police or fire stations.
  • Thank your child’s teacher and have them thank them as well with a kind note.
  • Visit an elderly neighbor.
  • Make a meal for a family and take it off their plate for a night.
  • Support a small business with a social media post.
February 10

Wear red today! Be festive and fun and show off your love for February. 

  • Dress in a Valentine-themed shirt
  • Wear some heart earrings (we’re partial to the ones made by a local mom at Hey There Peaches
  • Get matching Valentine pajamas for the family

Valentine’s Apparel at Target

Valentine’s Pajamas from Hanna

February 11

Mail a love note to a family member. Grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins. Send a sweet note or even a little care package of love to brighten their Valentine’s Day! If you mail today it *should* get there in time!

February 12

Pizza night!

You’ve got a pizza my heart!

Make dinner a heart-shaped pizza and get those school valentines ready for Monday. 

Make your own heart-shaped pizzas or order one of these lovely deals. 

California Pizza Kitchen: From February 10-14, CPK is offering to make any of its pizzas into a heart free of cost, this applies to thin-crust pizzas only. 

Papa Johns: Though they haven’t announced it yet, we expect to see a one-topping heart-shaped pizza for $11.

Hungry Howies: Grab a one-topping heart-shaped pizza for just $6.99 at Hungry Howie’s. This offer is only available from February 13 through February 14, but we didn’t want to leave it out. 

Papa Murphy’s: This take-and-bake pizza restaurant usually offers a heart-shaped deal for Valentine’s Day. 

Pizza Hut: The famous heart-shaped pizzas will be available beginning on February 8 starting at $11.99 

If you know of any other restaurants offering heart-shaped pizza let us know!

heart shaped pizza
Photo Credit: Papa Johns
February 13

Make Valentine’s cookies. 

Or you can skip the baking and pick up delicious treats from Twisted Sugar. They are offering a special Valentine’s Day Box. You must pre-order the Valentine’s Day box before February 10th for pick up on Feburary 12 – February 13.

You can also get fun Valentine Cookies at Great Harvest Bakery in Henderson or Summerlin. 

We’ll add more themed treats in the coming days so check back!

February 14

Have a family picnic dinner. Keep it simple or get extra with a themed snack board. 

Not in the mood to cook? Plenty of local restaurants will have fun Valentine’s Day deals the entire family can enjoy. 

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