How to plan a special night for the two of you after a hectic week

Plan a romantic meal for two after the kids have gone to bed

For those of us with busy careers, and possibly even children, we end up forgetting about ourselves and our relationships can suffer as a result, because we end up exhausted. We get to Friday night and when we should be looking forward to the weekend, we end up counting down the hours until Monday, instead of looking forward to the weekend.

What can we do to change this?

If we constantly have a to-do list as long as our arm, we will view things in a negative way. Our sleep becomes affected, because the things that don’t get done will be on our mind. For tips on how to control your to-do list, read my blog on this. 

How to plan your romantic meal
  1. Decide what you’re going to cook. It doesn’t have to be stressful. However, you could involve the children and do some baking together, which could be your pudding. Make your day fun. If this all sounds like to much, see if one of the Supermarkets have one of dine in deals on. This will be just as special if this two of you haven’t spent a romantic evening together for a while.
  2. Set the scene – Light some candles, buy some flowers, set the table, play some soft background music. 
  3. Make an effort for yourself – Dress up, feel sexy, wear some perfume, makeup. Tell him, he’s expected to dress to impress too. Give him the WOW factor. 
  4. Talk – In our busy, consuming lives we forget to do this. Leave the TV off tonight and just talk, reminisce, laugh and who knows where this may go…

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