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50 sweet nothings for Valentine's Day!

Last updated on: February 9, 2011 15:50 IST

50 sweet nothings for Valentine's Day!

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Some are cool, some are kooky and they're all extremely romantic! Arwindh PanneerSelvam suggests 50 things to do on Valentine's Day.

If you're at a loss as to how you can make this February 14 different, here are more than four dozen suggestions for you, courtesy forwarded e-mails and love posts. Enjoy!

1. Write a love poem about each other and read them out.

2. Call a radio station and dedicate a love song. Make sure he or she is listening!

3. Write in lipstick on the mirror and below leave a love note or coupon.

4. Write 'I Love You' on a piece of paper and hide it in their lunch box or purse.

5. Make heart-shaped bread toast for breakfast, with hot chocolate dip.

6. Plan a very surprise candle light dinner at home after 9 pm.

7. Cook a delicious three course meal for lunch.

8. Give a warm oil massage or foot massage or back rub on a Sunday morning.

9. Play your romantic dance song or salsa and try to dance together.

10. Send a surprise romantic text message or e-mail.

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11. Read the Kama Sutra or My Secret Garden or Men in Love together.

12. Make a list of 10 things you love about each other.

13. Make a photo album of your favourite memories together.

14. Go camping on a rainy weekend with only one sleeping bag and one blanket.

15. Shower together (a warm bubble bath is best!).

16. Turn off the lights and sing a love song together.

17. Go for a moonlight dinner to an open air beach restaurant near the sea.

18. Use red ribbon to wrap your bed like a gift.

19. Give a bouquet of red roses or wild flowers.

20. Take a walk together in the morning at your local park.


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21. Make a donation in your spouse's name to a special cause or charity.

22. Watch an old black and white romantic movie and share a bowl of popcorn.

23. Re-enact your very first meeting at the very first special place.

24. Surprise your spouse with tickets to a movie or special event.

25. Give an unexpected French kiss in the lift and demand it is returned to you.

26. Send five different e-greetings just to say 'I love you'.

27. Post a snail mail 'I am thinking of you' card to your home address.

28. Plan a small flower garden together.

29. Spend an evening looking at the stars and make a wish together.

30. Place a small wedding photograph in each other's wallet or purse.


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Use a letter or card to express your feelings

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31. Write a classic, romantic, passionate, handwritten, heartfelt one-page love letter.

32. Develop secret signals and use them to communicate.

33. Do the home cleaning and laundry together.

34. Prepare a mini handwritten 'love' invitation to do something special.

35. Go to watch a movie in a drive-in movie theatre.

36. Share a large chocolate ice-cream cone or sugar sponge.

37. Give your partner a 'World's Best Wife or Husband' certificate.

38. Eat a chocolate bar together without using your hands, only your mouths.

39. Perform a 10 question quiz -- 'Kaun Jitega Das Rupiya?'

40. Go shopping together to buy groceries or clothes.


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41. Stand together in front of the mirror for two minutes in the day.

42. Go to the Taj Mahal together at least once in your lifetime.

43. Surprise with a 'very very special' outfit.

44. Buy a set of matching silk pajamas and take turns modelling them for each other.

45. Buy a new perfume or cologne.

46. Do puja together at home or at your local temple.

47. Buy a new piece of gold or diamond jewellery.

48. When attending a wedding, whisper: 'If I had to do it over, I'd marry you again'.

49. Give a surprise by serving a Sunday morning breakfast in bed.

50. Ask your partner to pick a number between 1 and 50, then reward him/her with that number of kisses.


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