The new way to Celebrate Valentine’s Day


Maria Hernandez

Opinion Editor

With Covid-19 restrictions still being in place many people wonder how they are going to celebrate Valentine’s Day with their significant others. Even though the California stay-at-home order has been lifted by officials, social distancing and wearing a mask is still required. With these orders in act, it can be difficult for friends or couples to hang out. 

The new safe Valentine’s Day consists of staying home and doing your part to stop the spread of Covid-19. Staying home may sound boring but here are a couple of activities you can do to celebrate Valentine’s Day while practicing social distancing. 

Buy them a gift and have it delivered to their home. 

On a regular Valentine’s Day, it is traditional to give someone a couple of sweets or a teddy bear. Since social distancing still exists the best way to gift someone right now is by having the gift be delivered to their home.

Here are a couple of things you can gift: 

Chocolate or any sweets 


Teddy bear 

Food (you can send as a gift on door dash)

Bake some cookies with them on FaceTime or in person if you live with them 

It is recommended that everyone social distances from people that do not live in their household. This means that if you don’t live with a partner it is best to keep your distance. The best way to communicate while social distancing is through FaceTime. 

Here are a couple of recipes: 

Sugar Cookies

Valentine Raspberry Cake

Heart Shaped Cupcakes

Watch a movie with your valentine or alone. 

If you want to watch a movie or show with your valentine check out Teleparty. This streaming service allows your friends and you to watch movies online.

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