With Christmas sneaking up on us once again (and doesn’t it always seem to loom ‘just around the corner?’), the gift-buying list seems to get bigger every year. There’s your partner, your family, your grandparents, friends, clients, your Secret Santa at work… and don’t forget the boss! More →
Whether you have just met someone and have a romantic interest, or if you have been with your partner for half a lifetime, “date nights” are special times to interact and show someone you care about them. Society has traditions and stereotypical ideas of what activities are considered a proper “date,” but those traditions have little to do with what will create romance or endearment. Getting dressed in formal wear and taking someone to a 5-star restaurant is not a requirement for showing caring and has nothing to do with creating love. What is important is only enjoying each other’s company in a setting where the focus is upon spending time and interacting with each other. Your date, unless they are quite shallow, will not care how much the food or activities of a date cost, but they will appreciate the quality of the time spent together and creativity will give you some romantic bonus points. Here are some suggestions and ideas for fun dates, that can create some romance, without breaking the bank.
In the trailer for the upcoming documentary on the fashion world’s favorite “rare bird,” Iris Apfel shares a common sentiment we sure can relate to. “I didn’t give a damn about going to the party or being at the party it was getting dressed for the party and there’s truth and poetry in that,” begins Apfel. who at 93 is still the life of the party.