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Romantic Dinner For Two At Home On Valentine's Day
Valentine’s Day dinners have become a traditional feast at my house. We used to always go out to a restaurant but found that after having our children it was easier to stay home, and we saved quite a bit of money.
All three boys are grown men now yet we still enjoy staying in on Valentine's Day to enjoy a romantic candlelit dinner in the comfort of our home.
Valentine's Day Dinner at Home
I remember the first Valentine’s Day dinner I planned at home. My husband was a little shocked when he asked me where I would like to go for dinner, and my reply was that I wanted to stay home.
We enjoyed this so much that we now plan the meal together, and go shopping together for what we want to have for our special dinner .It has become a tradition with us.
How To Plan A Romantic Dinner For 2 Around Children
- Feed the children first, and have your dinner later in the evening when the children are in bed.
- Decide what room you are going to have your dinner in and tell the children that Mommy and Daddy are celebrating Valentine’s Day. Make sure you say that you want to be alone, and to please not interrupt them. (One year this did not work out well at all for us with our youngest)
- Set up a table in your bedroom and lock the door.
- Ask a single relative or friend that is free that night to baby-sit at their house. Offer them a nice reward.
- Rent movies for the children and have them stay in the living or family room.
Reasons you may want to stay home this year for Valentine's Day
- Restaurants are crowded and the wait times are insane
- Dinning at home costs less
- Drinking and driving is a no no
- Save on a babysitter
- Dress as you so choose
- Planning a menu can be quite fun together
- You can pick the music of your choice
- You don't have to go out into the cold after a nice meal
- Less chance of food poisoning
- You can kick your shoes off
- Eat with your hands if you so choose
My Favorite Menu For Valentine's Day
Surf and Turf
- Start our with some h'ouerves or a nice brucetta
- Bottle of Red or White Wine
- Salad, lobster tails or crab legs, scampi or scallops, pan fried garlic shrimp and steak
- Steamed asparagus with a dollop of butter
- Cheesecake for dessert
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I realize that not everyone likes to cook. Your favorite take out restaurant is a quick call away. You can still have a romantic dinner with candles, wine, music and take out food. Set the mood, relax and enjoy each other.
Happy Valentine's Day
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