Romantic Home Date Ideas
Generally we head out for dinner or a movie but I'm not talking just your basic kind of date in this article. Staying home to spend time with the one you love can also be very romantic.
What better way to spend a day than to choose to spend it alone together? It can be so very nice to take a little time to simply hide away with one another. Schedule in an escape from the hustle and bustle of life with your very special someone. Lock the door, shut off the phone, and prepare to fall in love with your partner all over again. It can be very romantic being home alone together.
Can't get away and need a quick date idea. Start the morning off right by preparing a romantic breakfast tray to serve up in bed to the one you love.
Breakfast in bed does not have to be a huge extravagant meal. It is romantic to simply have someone serve up a tray while you lie enjoying those few extra minutes of luxurious relaxation.
A meal as simple as coffee, toast, and honey can be very romantic when you serve it up to your spouse in bed. Scrambled eggs are another quick and easy breakfast to prepare. Can't cook? In the right setting even a cup of coffee can be very romantic. Small details of care and consideration can be very touching.
Sprinkle tiny cinnamon hearts on the tray or place a red rose or carnation next to their coffee cup. These are small gestures that speak volumes when it comes to saying how much you love someone.
Pre-plan your date. Don't just wing this thing. Plan out your romantic home date idea before the big day arrives. It may take a little plotting to pull it off but the pay off is oh so worth it.
Got kids? Arrange for the children to head over to grandma and grandpa's house for a couple nights or send them to a friend's house for a sleep over.
Book off work for a day if you want to have complete and total relaxation for your time together. Feeling rushed or stressed over other issues is a no go. Shake it off.
Take the day off work and just spend the day relaxing with the one that you love. You can read the newspaper together, work on crossword puzzles together,wrestle, or even just spend the day watching television together. The point of staying in on this day is that you are spending it with your partner. Just the two of you hiding away from the rest of the world, together.
Add a little candlelight to the room. Some soft romantic lighting can give your home an atmosphere that would make even cupid delighted to enter. It is the small details which can turn everyday into extraordinary. It's a purr-fectly wonderful way to say I love you.
Have the maid or butler take care of the work for your special date. If you have a friend or relative who is willing to do you a very large favor then hire them to act as a butler or maid for you.
Their job will be to show up to serve you breakfast in bed, your evening dinner, one meal or both. You decide the role they will play in your romantic home date scenario. Provide your butler or maid with a key to your house. Set a time when they are to arrive and prepare to dine about one hour after they arrive in your home.
To insure that this arrangement is done with the utmost of dignity your butler or maid should be decked out in fine black or white attire. Classy can be fun and especially when it shows up in a situation where it adds a huge does of fun to the atmosphere.
If you have planned for this person to serve breakfast then they will cook the meal, serve it to you on trays, do the dishes, and then quietly exit the house so you are able to carry on with your romantic day together.
The evening meal would be orchestrated in much the same way. Your maid or butler would arrive in the afternoon to prepare, and serve, the evening meal. The maid or butler would once again be dressed to the nines in a classy black outfit. You and your spouse could also be required to dress in your best for this dinner.
The table would be set with your finest dishes, candlelight, and wine. The butler or maid would then cook and serve your meal. After doing the dishes the hired help would quietly leave the house so your evening is shared by only the two of you.
Have a picnic date for two. Share an old fashioned picnic basket with your special someone. Pack up a lunch basket and cozy up on a blanket with your spouse. A simple lunch of bottled wine, cheese, crackers, grapes, and strawberries can be very romantic.
Simple foods like cubed ham, cheese, buns, bread and butter pickles, grapes, and strawberries are excellent for a home date. These are foods that are easy to prepare and also foods that can be easily fed to each other.You can prepare your picnic lunch the day before or if you want to avoid cooking simply order in pizza for your date. Throw a blanket onto the floor and have a romantic picnic at home. There won't be any ants scooting over to interrupt your date.
A roaring crackling fire in the hearth spells out warmth, security, and safety. These are all messages that you want to portray to your spouse so snuggle up and whisper sweet nothings to each other. Light a fire in the one that you love.
Open up a fine bottle of wine that you have been saving for a perfectly romantic occasion. Pull the cheese and cracker tray out of the fridge, lay a blanket on the floor, and toss a couple of cozy cushions down there too. There is no occasion more romantic than when the two of you are alone together. Get down on the floor and snuggle up in front of the fireplace with the one that you love.
If you don't have a fireplace then use candles. A flickering light is very romantic and today there are flameless candles that can be controlled with a remote control. How much simpler can romance get. Dim the lights to create a flickering light to your atmosphere. Get dolled up, put on your favorite tunes, and dance the night away in your living room.
Turn your bath into a relaxing spa experience. Put on some romantic music. Light the scented candles, fill the tub with bubbles, and crawl in with the person you love. Let the warm water and the perfumed scent of roses or jasmine fill the air around you. Wash her toes and let her wash yours.
A relaxing soak together can serve to re-ignite the romantic flames of a relationship. Fragrance is a delightful means of adding atmosphere to a room.
Dim the lights and cast a romantic flicker of light over the water. Soft lighting is available in modern decorative LED lighting. These are in decorative bulbs but also in candles. All the beauty of candle light without the worry of having an open flame. Enchanting.
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