Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Home

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner which for many means a day dedicated to celebrating your loved ones. Whether that means going out for dinner, watching the latest movie, or maybe even letting your hair down at a singles night with your friends. It’s the perfect opportunity to show your loved ones you care – not that you should wait for this one day a year, of course! There’s no reason you can’t show people you care all year round. ๐Ÿ˜Š Especially if you haven’t been able to see them in a while. ๐Ÿ’• It’s also important to remember […]

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Stay at Home Date Night Ideas *

AD | If you’re in a long term relationship you may find yourselves getting into a routine. Get up, go to work, come home, eat dinner, relax, and then before you know it, it’s off to bed; sound familiar? Me too. Sometimes it feels like there aren’t enough hours in the day and it can be a struggle to spend time together. But, you should try to make time. Dating your partner, whether that’s date nights (or days), can not only strengthen your relationship but help you discover new things about each other. It also allows you the chance to […]

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Autumn Themed Date Ideas *

AD | Autumn is one of the best times of year for couples which may have something to do with all the cosy seasonal activities on offer. Most of which involved cuddling up at some point so it’s the perfect excuse to spend time with your partner at home, or by experiencing something new together. But even if you’re a singleton Autumn could be the perfect season to get yourself out there and start dating again, and with free dating sites becoming the new go-to for meeting people it doesn’t have to cost you either. Which can be so important […]

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Antipasti & Tapas date night

Inspired by the tapas selection we had at Toro Lounge in December, Ryan and I decided to have a antipasti and tapas date night. We went to our local Lidl and bought various meats, rolls and baguettes, some hummus, an olive selection box, and the great oil server you can see in the photo. I love the middle section of both Lidl and Aldi where they display home and ware and seasonal goods. You never know what you’ll find.  The oil server came with extra virgin olive oil, chilli infused oil and balsamic vinegar. The slate platter is also from […]

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Valentine’s Day 2017

Happy Valentine’s day or ‘Galentines’ day or Happy Tuesday. Whether you’re celebrating today or not or if your single or in a relationship, I hope everyone has a good day. Ryan and I don’t celebrate much, we’re having a quiet night in watching a film (likely Deep Water Horizon), Ryan’s cooking lasagne as we’ve not had it in ages and I’m providing dessert. I’ll probably have some heart shaped napkins for the table from my party ware stash. ๐Ÿ™‚ We said we’re not doing gifts but did say we’d do cards… which will be after I finish work. Yes, Valentine’s […]

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Date Ideas

As Valentine’s Day is next month I thought I’d share my list of date ideas with you. There’s also a .pdf checklist for you to save at the end of this post. ๐Ÿ™‚ Date ideas. Trip to a car boot sale. Go to the cinema and see the next film. Game or two of bowing. Play 20 Questions. Go hiking or for a long walk. Go to a museum. Take a class together and earn something new. Teach each other about your hobby Go to an art gallery. Go to a theme park. Take a tour of each other’s childhood […]

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