It’s hard not to reminisce about the days when date nights were elaborate affairs, when you could spend hours getting ready and enjoying the night stress-free. Reality is, once kids are in the equation, it’s a lot harder to escape the house for a much-needed date night. But it’s important to keep the spark alive!
If your usual babysitter isn’t free for the night, put the kids to bed and try out these hot tips for a romantic night in the comfort of your very own home.
Bring the restaurant home!
If you have picky eaters or just don’t have the energy to cook anything remotely fancy, once the kids are fed and asleep, get your apron on!
Cooking together is a great way to bond and spend some quality time with each other. Choose a recipe that you both love, perhaps one that you used to get at your favourite restaurant, and enjoy treating yourself to something a little more gourmet. Complete the night by bringing out your special cutlery and lighting a candle for some candlelit romance!
Set the mood
Speaking of candles, a nice massage and flickering candle are perfect ways to set the mood – so why not combine the two? A massage candle such as the DONA Kissable Massage Candle will create a romantic ambience, and once it’s burning, you can drizzle the wax over your partner for a delicious massage. A massage will help connect you on a physical and intimate level, while helping rub away all of the week’s stress!
Maybe you already have some sexy lingerie hiding away in the back of your drawer – or maybe it’s time to invest in some! Lingerie is the perfect way to easily heat things up a bit and send the romantic sparks flying.
Try a simple babydoll dress such as the Lace and Mesh Babydoll and Thong Set. This flattering set is guaranteed to help you feel that little bit sexier and boost your confidence! Your partner will love this sexy surprise.
Quiet, discreet toy
If things are starting to get a little heated towards the end of your romantic night, why not pull out a toy or two and have a little fun? Adding something new into your relationship will help keep things interesting and a little exciting.
Whether you’ve introduced sex toys into your relationship or not, something small and discreet like the We-Vibe is ideal. This toy won’t get in the way as it is designed specifically to be worn during sex, providing pleasurable vibrations for both of you. Plus, it’s whisper-quiet, so it the kids wake up they won’t suspect a thing!
It’s important to remember that you don’t necessarily need to be doing much on your date night! Simply watching Netflix, cuddling on the couch, having a wine or two, or talking about your day might be your idea of the perfect romantic night. Spending quality time together is the most important thing, so don’t get caught up in all the little details. Make an effort to do something special every now and then, but if you find yourself ordering takeout for the third Friday night in a row, you’re not alone!
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