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♥ Happy Valentine’s Day! ♥
My husband and I have always stayed in for Valentine’s Day. Each year I ask him what special dinner he wants for that evening and I plan something special for him. I try to set up a romantic table with candles and I’ve even thrown rose petals around (not fun to clean up, but sets a nice mood). I’m all for a good theme. When Cardstore approached me to create a “Date in a Box” idea for Valentine’s Day, I immediately started brainstorming. Cardstore has already shared some fantastic “Date in a Box” ideas on their blog.
I thought back to last Valentine’s Day. My husband made it easy on me. All he wanted for Valentine’s Day dinner was spaghetti and meatballs. So I used that as inspiration for a date in the box idea: A Night in Italy. You can travel to another country without leaving the comfort of your home through your taste buds and a little ambiance.
Included in A Trip to Italy:
– Italian Breadsticks
– Tomato Sauce
– Red Wine
– Personalized Paul Frank Venetian Boat Card from Cardstore
– Tapered Bin from Target
Experience Italy right in your home by creating a delicious spaghetti dinner. Listen to Frank Sinatra while you dine together over a candlelit table. When dinner is through, nibble on cannoli, tiramisu or each other! No room for dessert after your fabulous Italian meal? Snuggle together to watch a romantic movie. My pick: Roman Holiday.
If Italy isn’t on your travel list, here are a few other dreamy destinations to inspire your next date night in: Enjoy crepes in France while creating a French bistro atmosphere. Visit the Mediterranean by lighting candles in metal lanterns and experimenting with spices. Make homemade sushi together and teach each other how to use chopsticks. Spice it up in Mexico! Decorate with beautiful, colorful paper decorations and set up a taco bar. Don’t forget to include a love note! There are plenty of romantic cards to choose from and personalize on Cardstore.
Date night doesn’t have to cost a fortune if you get creative. Stay in, have fun and most of all, enjoy each other’s company! Have a Happy Valentine’s Day, lovers!