Happy Valentine’s Day y’all! OR happy Single’s Awareness Day to all you unattached folks out there. Whether you’re happily coupled up, chomping at the bit to get out of the office and begin the fabulously gaudy love shenanigans that accompany this day of romance, or grumpily glaring at the delivery men funneling in with flowers for seemingly everyone but you — we’ve got some apps that will be sure to make your day even better than it already is, or at least to help brighten your mood and maybe even help you find “the one,” if you haven’t given up on the fairy tale of love. Whatever your mood, preference or thoughts about Valentine’s Day are, we’ve got something here we’re sure you’ll enjoy!
If you’re attached:
OpenTable: With OpenTable’s database of more than 20,000 restaurants across North America, you and your sweetie are sure to find a romantic dining spot you both will love. The app has a variety of search options including cuisine, price bracket and location, as well as customer reviews and ratings so you two can find the perfect spot for your romantic evening. Send calendar invites, special requests (i.e. champagne delivery upon arrival, please!) and have a blast with your love this V-Day.
1-800-Flowers: Earn some big time brownie points and make your Valentine the envy of all the ladies in the office by sending her a beautiful bouquet along with a box of gourmet chocolates. Whether you’re a planner or a last minute, “Oh shoot it’s Valentine’s Day” type of guy, 1-800-Flowers has got your back. With the app’s same day delivery option you can choose a bouquet straight from your phone and wait for the love texts to start flooding in. Hello, boyfriend of the year!
BetterHalf Date Planning: These days it’s hard enough to pencil snuggle time into our busy schedules, let alone plan out an entire date! Enter BetterHalf Date Planning, the app that takes the stress out of planning out the perfect evening for you and your snooky-pie. The app lets you sync calendars with your significant other, search through each others fave restaurants and movies and pretty much plan a perfect evening for two without the usual back and forth required to find something you’ll both enjoy. The app is $0.99 in the app store, but is well worth the coin to simplify your life and get back to the dating basics.
If you’re single:
Skout: Looking for a friend.. or maybe something more? Skout is the global network for meeting new people. Discover other like-minded individuals in your area looking to have some fun! You can find friends based on personal preferences or location, chat and buy gifts for your new pals. Get out there, make new friends, maybe even find that special someone with Skout!
How About We: Tired of the same old dating scene? Still too scared to try real online dating? How About We helps ease you into the land of online dating with their activity based platform. Post a date that you would like to go on by saying “How about we…[insert date here]” and view dates other members have posted. If you see a date you’re interested, connect and go for it! Try new things, meet new people and maybe find an awesome new friend or companion to go on more super fun dates with!
Eat24: Ok, ok. So maybe you prefer to hide away in the land of singleness and avoid all those sappy, love obsessed people that are sure to be lurking outside your apartment on Valentine’s Day. Not to worry, Eat24 has got you covered! Throw on your jammies, open up a box of wine, turn on your favorite thrasher film and enjoy a scrumptious meal delivered right to your door by any number of restaurants in Eat24’s massive database. You’ll barely have to make eye contact with delivery man this St. Valentine’s eve thanks to Eat24’s credit scanner, which lets you pay with a tap of your phones camera! Kick back, relax and enjoy a meal with your favorite person (you!), with the help of Eat24!
So, with that, happy Valentine’s Day from Vungle! Have a lovely day, whatever you choose to do.