Your ultimate guide to Valentine’s Day 2022 – gifts, drinks, music and films

Your ultimate guide to Valentine’s Day 2022 - gifts, drinks, music and films - Female Original

If you’re looking for a one-stop shop for everything Valentine’s Day related then you’re absolutely in the right place. This year, I’m switching up my classic gift guide and instead, creating an all-in-one guide to having the best Valentine’s (or Galentine’s) Day possible. Join me as I take you through the best boozy gifts to give, cocktails to make, songs to listen to and films to watch. Shall we take a look? 

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The Valentine’s Gift Guide

To get the celebrations started for V-day 2022, I’ve picked out a selection of delicious drinks, for you to treat yourself or a loved one to this Valentine’s Day. If you’re feeling a bit lost about what to gift this year, you really can’t go wrong with a bottle of something delicious. Here are some of my top picks (both boozy and alcohol-free).


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Valentine’s cocktail recipes

With the perfect drinks all picked out, now it’s time to start thinking about what cocktails you’re going to be making with them! Here are a few Valentine’s-inspired drinks to get you started but, if you’re looking for even more make sure to check out my full range of cocktail recipes.

Burleighs Pink Gin Fizz

For an elegant and celebratory drink that’ll wow you and your loved ones this Valentine’s Day, look no further than the Burleighs Pink Gin Fizz. Burleighs Pink Edition Gin brings a fantastic earthy quality to the citrus-sweetness of the Gin Fizz cocktail.

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Fentimans Sparkling Raspberry Gin Spritz - Female Original

Fentimans Sparkling Raspberry Spritz

If an easy afternoon drinker is what you’re looking for then the Fentimans Sparkling Raspberry Gin Spritz will be right up your street. Inspired by the classic Tom Collins, this cocktail guarantees a sweet yet citrusy flavour, with a beautiful bright pink hue. A real v-day treat!

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The v-day playlist

As a self-procclaimed rom-com lover, I’ve put together a playlist of some of the most iconic songs from my favourite romance films of all time. So, whip yourself up a cocktail and get this playlist on ASAP.

The v-day film list

  1. 10 things I hate about you (the romcom of ALL romcoms)
  2. 13 going on 30
  3. 27 dresses
  4. (500) Days of Summer
  5. The Holiday
  6. Pretty in Pink
  7. La La Land
  8. The Bodyguard
  9. Crazy Rich Asians
  10. Easy A
  11. To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before (trilogy)
  12. Always be my maybe
  13. Set it Up
  14. Silver Linings Playbook
  15. It’s Complicated

How will you be spending Valentine’s Day this year?

However you’re spending it this year, I hope there’s something in my guide to Valentine’s Day for all of you. Let me know what your plans are and if there are any films or songs I should be adding to my own list! To discover more drinks and music pairings, head on over and give me a follow on Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. Or, for more specific V-day drinks options, check out my Pink Gin Fizz using Burleighs gin. 

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2 thoughts on “Your ultimate guide to Valentine’s Day 2022 – gifts, drinks, music and films

  1. Love this fun little compilation of ideas, from music to drink to giftables! I love the looks of the lemonade and sparkling raspberry, but the bourbon catches my eyes too. Thanks for sharing!

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