Although some people may not recognize Valentine’s Day as a holiday, we love it! An endearing day with the intention of expressing your love and appreciation to that someone special? Count us in! Whether you’ve been with your significant other for 3 months or 3 years, February 14th is a reason to do something out of the ordinary and a little more special than your norm.

Because love-day falls on a Saturday this year, the Elletourage team has crafted a Valentine’s Day guide to a Saturday afternoon spent in! Instead of going out for a standard dinner where you’re met with long wait lists and high prices, we have revamped the occasion. Our guide is all about sleeping late, a yummy breakfast in bed paired with fruity cocktails and a relaxing afternoon!

Read ahead for our pics of recipes, cocktails and gift ideas. Your significant other will appreciate the sentiment!

Start your morning with a home cooked breakfast, we are opting for something simple yet gourmet; try this baked french toast recipe (soak the bread and egg mixture over night for an extra moist batch, trust us!).

Second, a Saturday morning cocktail: His and Hers Mimosas

Take full advantage of the fact Valentines Day falls on a Saturday this year and indulge in a bubbly afternoon cocktail. We love these ideas: A Sweetheart mimosa for her, and a Beermosa for him.

Lastly, flowers are nice but we’ve curated a list of unique and useable gifts for both him & her, all under $60.

For Her:

Kate Spade posy court heart dish 

Olive and Piper Crystal Collar Necklace 

Ban.do Rain or Shine hearts umbrella 

For Him:

Neat Flask by Hudson Supply Co. 

An ultra cool iPhone docking station 

Stussy Croc Zip wallet 

After you’ve indulged in brunch and mimosas, why not spend the rest of the afternoon catching up on your favourite Netflix series? Enjoy!

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