Tips For Mature Women: Simple Ways To Be Romantic
Red roses, chocolates and late night movie dates are usual activities done by couples every Valentine’s day. While spending time with the love of your life is quite enough for you to enjoy already, we have to admit that the usual set of V-day activities can take you into a bore sometimes. This goes out especially for couples who have been together for a long time, married or not. If you’re a women over 30, the usual cutie-patootie date nights might not work for you as how it worked for you ten years ago. If you want something new and exciting for your man this coming Valentine’s day, then we’ve got you covered.
We have searched the internet for some creatively fun and exciting ideas that can make your Valentine’s day even more romantic. We also asked several women over 30 who shared their stories on how they spend their time with their partners during the day of hearts. If you are currently thinking of new ideas to try, then keep on reading.
Bring out the best of your decorating skills.
Adding festive decorations in your humble abode definitely lifts up the ambience. If you do love decorating, then why not incorporate your skills to making your house look more cozy and romantic? You can start lining up your aromatherapeutic scented candles, gorgeous red flowers and even your DIY Valentine decors all around the house to surpirse your man after work. Make the room smell fancy and add dim, romantic lighting accents onto your bedroom walls for a more cozy feel.
Bake him his favorite cake.
If you do like baking, then this would be a perfect idea for you. Well, we’re not saying that you shouldn’t consider the idea if you do not know how to bake. You can always learn something new, after all! Instead of running to the nearest bakeshop to buy your personalized Valentine’s cake, why not try something new by baking it your own. Fill it with all the ingredients your man likes which is one way to show you really care about the details of his favorite foods. Add a personalized message on it – be sweet, romantic, sexy or all of it – it’s all up for you to decide.
Prepare a romantic beach date.
Since the love day falls on spring season, why not go on a beach date with your partner? Wake up early in the morning and prepare the things you’ll be needing for your simple beach date. It’ll be also nice for you to prepare his beach clothes beforehand so all he’ll have to do is wake up! Go for simply delicious foods that you can do quickly and easily. It will be also very nice to add a fine bottle of wine or champagne for you to enjoy together.
Spend time in style. Purchase a fashionable matching outfit.
If you feel like channeling the super stylish Beckham couple, then why not invest for a fine matching clothing piece that you can both wear. We are not talking about cheesy T-shirts here saying “She’s Mine, He’s Mine” graphics. We are talking about something edgy, probably like a wine red cardigan or a classy spring white top. Read: What to Wear on Valentine’s Day?
Cook your dinner together.
Two heads are better than one. We know how stressful it can be for women to take the pressure of preparing everything alone! So here’s a great (and very romantic) idea to prepare your Valentine’s dinner at ease. Tell your man to join you in preparation! Your dinner doesn’t have to be perfect. We swear, you’ll be enjoying your time preparing your dinner together to even notice how your food goes! 41-year-old Amanda told us that she used to be so stressed trying to prepare their romantic dinner alone which leads her to not even enjoying the food anymore! Luckily, she thought of actually letting her husband help her and they’ve never been so delighted. “It’s also a great way to connect and bond with your man more. Apart from sharing good food, you share fun kitchen memories together too.”, says Amanda.
Watch a classic romantic movie together.
There are so many old romantic Hollywood films that you can put on the list. We all love a slight breeze of nostalgia from time to time and classic films surely give us that. We all know most men are not very much into chick flicks, this is why going for classic romance films is your way to go. Watch it by the porch or even in your own living room – pour some wine and enjoy the rest of your intimate date night.
Be spontaneous! Book a flight!
“My boyfriend and I love traveling together so last year, I surprised him with a random getaway to Santorini! We enjoyed every bit of it!”, shares Carol, a 32-year-old businesswoman who’s been together with his man for 5 years. That’s one proof that unplanned trips can be just as magical as the ones you plan for months. If you are a couple who loves going on adventures, then this can be one of the most memorable trips you can ever have.
Being sweet and romantic towards your partner shouldn’t always require a special occasion. While this article is labeled as something you can do for Valentine’s Day, remember that these awesome things can be done spontaneously for your loved one. It’s always a great time for love after all! Thinking of the best gift to give him? Check out The Best Valentine’s Gift Ideas You Can Give Him