The Brokie’s Guide To Valentine’s Day


February 13, 2020

See ehn, in this life, everything isn’t about money. Okay, about 99% of things or 99.9% of things are, but let’s not get carried away. Included in these things that do not have to be about money, is no other than Valentine’s Day.

We’re not calling you broke, but we took a little peek into your account balance and called an emergency meeting to discuss how to help your life, especially with Valentine’s Day looming.

Straight from our minutes of meeting, here are easy ways to maximise that last ₦ 1500 in your account:

1. Appreciate nature!

Who needs to buy a dozen roses for 24k? Ixora them-them are right outside. Use hand to pack like 58 and give the LOYL, it’s the thought that counts.

2. A home-cooked meal.

Now we’re not saying Indomie super pack (except things have gotten that bad, then do you boo), we’re thinking more native soup with a sweet shared bowl of eba. The romance when you both touch hands as you reach for the water bowl at the same time, ugh!

3. Act a play.

We know your DSTV subscription has expired and you won’t be renewing until payday in a couple of weeks. We need you to get creative for your night in on Valentine’s Day. Play charades or act out the first part of Black Berry babes for the LOYL, they’ll appreciate how you bring so many characters to life.

4. Take a long romantic walk together.

If you’re in Lagos, the roads will be crowded because everyone’s walking now, but again, it’s the thought that counts.

5. Get you and the LOYL matching school uniforms and go see a movie at student price.

They’ll appreciate the ingenuity, trust us!

6. Taking a romantic bucket bath together after a long day of work and trekking back home.

Whoever said bucket baths aren’t romantic, clearly hasn’t shared the dramatic waterfall finish with a loved one before. Clearly.

7. And the very best thing you can do is to use office wi-fi to download our new show – Blind Date.

Here’s a quick trailer for you.

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