The weather in this part of the country is turning colder. The leaves are changing, frost covers the windows in the morning, bedtime brings snuggling into each other for warmth.
As I was consider what links to share for the Friday Favorites, staring out the window and watching the wind blow, all I could think of was wanting to stay indoors with my man and curling up on the couch with a glass of wine. So my contribution to Friday Favorites is going to vary just a little from the normal collection of links.
For many of us, service doesn't begin and end at household chores and cooking dinner. Keeping the romance alive with the obstacles of children and careers and a lagging economy (and and and...) is a form of personal service that I make a priority. Here are some links to help create warmth and romance when the air, whether inside or out, seems to be getting chilly.
Dressing the part. Don't let the 'trashy' name of the website fool you! This site sells some sexy lingerie, has plus sizes, and it's affordable! I especially like the Bargains under $25 page, because if things get really heated and something gets ripped (be still my beating heart), I'm not out a bunch of money. In fact, sometimes I get stuff just so he can rip it off and claim me! (swoon!)
But before we get to the bodice ripping and claiming, we might want to eat. So...
Tips for planning a romantic dinner. Complete with a menu list for ideas and lots of other links to help you set the mood.
Foods of Love and Love Cocktails- A list of foods said to have aphrodisiac properties and a list of fun, flirty cocktails to make. Hey, every little bit helps, right?
Romance Games- This site contains a list of normal household games that couples have turned into sexy games. From "Strip Battleship" to "Naughty Word Scrabble", there is something to please the fun-loving romantic in all of us!
Personal Massage- From the same website that brought you the naughty games, comes tips and ideas for romantic personal massages. And here, you can find recipes to create your own massaging oils.
NOW can we get to the bodice ripping and claiming??
I'll beg. Srsly.