Nothing like waiting until the last minute to plan anything, right?! I’m right there with you. Mood, Food & Games is a collection of ideas to create a last minute Valentine’s date with your special someone.
You can still have a memorable and romantic evening at home. The goal is to create a romantic mood and celebrate each other.
Create The Mood
Break out the candles. No overhead lighting allowed!
Set the music slow and low.
Build a fire in the fireplace.
Use what you have to create a Valentine Tablescape.
Plan your stay-at-home meal on the deck, al fresco.
Pick up a bottle of massage oil.
Plan a Romantic Dinner at Home
Plan a nice quiet romantic dinner at home with any of these easy recipe ideas. You don’t need a fancy restaurant for romance. You need a babysitter and some time alone at home. These ideas are easy and inexpensive. The meal is important but not as much as being alone and the way you did when you first fell in love.
$14 Dinner for Two from Eating On A Dime
One Pot Shrimp Parmesan Pasta from Damn Delicious
30 Minute Chicken Cacciatore from A Latte Food
Easy Dessert Options
Red Velvet Waffles from Flourishing at Home
Indoor Smores from Twelfth Avenue
Hershey Bar Pie from Across The Blvd
Brownie In A Mug from Simply Recipes
Conversational Activities for Couples
Play “Would You Rather”. Make your own or use this list.
Play board games for 2.
Take a Virtual Vacation online visiting your dream vacation spots.
Spread a blanket out on the grass and watch the stars at night. Place a shower curtain liner under the blanket if the ground is moist.
Play You Tube Karaoke.
Have a movie marathon at home. Close the curtains, set up your bedding on the living room floor in front of the tv.
Drop a few of these conversation starters into a hat and take turns pulling them out one at a time.
Light candles all over the bathroom and take a bubble bath together.
Romantic Date Ideas
Start planning now for a nice date away from home. We have a few ideas for you now.
Find a Drive In Movie near you at driveinmovie.com.
Take a walk together in an unusual place like the local college campus or an old cemetery.
Take a drive no more than two hours from home. It’s about the conversation in the car more than where you’re going.
Visit a local landmark you’ve never seen.
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