Whether you are rich or poor, romance should always be a relationship priority. There are several inexpensive date ideas that can be extremely romantic. Treat that special someone to one of these dates to make them feel special and loved.
You will feel like you are the stars of your own romance movie when you dance under the stars together. Just bring your CD player, loaded with slow love songs, to the backyard or to a local park and you can have an incredibly special evening together…
A Picnic for Two
Pack a picnic basket with some sandwiches, salads, sweets, and wine. As long as you don’t go wild with the wine selection, this can easily be done. Bring a comfortable blanket to snuggle up on. Visit a local historic site for a terrific atmosphere, or a local park. Make a toast to your sweetheart. Spend an afternoon lounging around together in the sun, or go in the evening for a moonlit picnic.
Fly a kite
It is fun to be childlike sometimes. Share your youthful side with your partner on a windy day. This is a fun way to laugh together, but it is simple enough that you can enjoy each other’s conversation as well. Pack some snacks with you, like apples and juice boxes. This is a great way to spend time without spending too much money at all!
This allows you to spend quality time together in the presence of nature. Enjoy the fresh air and the quiet of the wild. Spend the night stargazing and talking about nothing in particular.
Sometimes playing games can actually help a relationship! Play a card game, a video game, a board game, or even a computer game together. You could also just do a jig-saw puzzle or a crossword puzzle. You will have a blast… just as long as you aren’t with a sore loser!
Go for a Drive
Who said Sunday drives are over? Take the scenic route — with no particular destination in mind! You might just end up at “make-out point.” This will make you feel like teenagers again, when you were carefree and adventurous!
Get a Workout
Rent an exercise video, or just go for a jog. Exercise will make you feel energized and ready for a full night of romance. You don’t have to own exercise videos, either. You can rent them at your local video store.
Popcorn and a Movie
Rent a movie, make some popcorn, and curl up on the couch together for a classic date night. Romance and romantic-comedies aren’t your only date options… horror movies will also scare you two together!
Cuddling up with a book together on a cold day
Sometimes the simple things are the most romantic, on a freezing cold day then snuggling up in each others arms on the sofa in front of the fire with a good book can be very intimate and romantic evening.
There is something romantic about looking at the stars, whether seeing the infinite size of the cold and dark universe around us makes us more appreciative of the people we love, or whether we just enjoy them because they look like little sparkling sky diamonds, either way, they ARE romantic.
Cooking A Special Meal Together
This particular date is a lot more fun if you try a NEW recipe together. Both of you pick out the ingredients, go shopping, then roll up your sleeves and get in the kitchen to show off your best gourmet skills.
Candlelit dinner and bathtub
Spend the night getting all wrinkly! Have a nice candlelit dinner together, then head up to the bathroom, go for the full monty, candles everywhere, superhot bath, a whole bottle of bubblebath, maybe some relaxing music. Then grab yourself some red wine and both of you get into the bath together.
The Beauty Of A Women
The beauty of a woman
Is not in the clothes she wears,
The figure that she carries,
Or the way she combs her hair.
The beauty of a woman
Must be seen from her eyes,
Because that is the doorway to her heart,
The place where love resides.
The beauty of a woman
Is not a facial mole,
But true beauty in a woman
Is reflected in her soul.
It is the caring she lovingly gives,
The Passion that she shows.
The beauty of a woman with passing years –
only grows and grows
There is no doubt that exercise is the only salvation for the health problems that are overwhelming Indians. Women hold the key to their family’s health. By exercising regularly, they can set an example and get their family members to follow a healthy life style.
Reading about the advantages of exercise is not enough. We all know that exercise tones our body and adds flexibility and balance, but many women do not realize that exercise has long-lasting effects. Chronic aches and pains disappear.
Regular, moderate exercise reduces the chances of developing diabetes, hypertension and ischemic heart disease. For those who already have these conditions, exercise helps control the disease and prevents further complications.
Get up and get going
Set the date when you are going to start exercising, and stick to it. Let your family and friends know the date so that you will be embarrassed if you are going to do so don’t treat it as a chore: look at as a gift to yourself.
Make it easier to exercise
Keep your exercise shoes in a bag that you take to work. On your way back from work, you can go to a park nearby. Or leave them near the door so that you can set out for a walk whenever you feel like.
Good shoes matter. Make sure your shoes have good cushioning and arch support. This will make exercising fun for your feet. Badly fitting shoes can actually cause heel and calf pain.
Set yourself sensible goals
If you start off on the first day wanting to walk, run or jog for an hour, you might get disheartened if you get exhausted in the first 15 minutes.
Begin with 10-15 minutes of activity, several times daily. Just fit it in whenever you can. Plan to go for a 20-minute walk three times a week and then increase it gradually to at least 45 minutes a day, five days a week.
Make it a group activity
Except for professional athletes, most of us do not have the mental discipline to keep exercising by our- selves. Join a group, a gym or get your husband to go with you. If a bunch of your friends get together to exercise you will be motivators and conscience-keepers for each other.
Exercising with your husband is not only a great bonding experience but also gives you both time together to discuss the day’s events or plan the next day.
Exercise does not have to be high-tech
Many people believe that they need expensive equipment such as treadmills and stationery bicycles to exercise. It is a well-known truth that in many homes, these machines quickly get converted into clothes hangers or storage areas! More and more professional trainers are turning away from elaborate exercise machines and getting back to basic exercises such as aerobics, weight training and gym balls.
The staircase at home is a great way to exercise. Walking briskly up and down the stairs will burn up those calories. Give yourself 20 to 30 minutes of stair-climbling in a day. You will have to build up your stamina by starting with 10 to 15 minutes, and then gradually increasing the duration.
It doesn’t have to be. Turn on the music and exercise. If you like to dance, play your favourite songs and dance! It is all about being active, using various muscles and burning calories. Mix and match various forms of exercise. Walk three times a week and do aerobics on three days. Strength training is particularly good as you grow older, to prevent your muscle mass from turning into fat. Exercising regularly will make you a happier person.
In this Summer try to avail of a variety of wonderful summer foods which the summer brings along. The secret is that these summer foods will help you to stay fit and healthy. Heavy, high calorie foods as it is seem less appealing in summer so you can easily eat light, healthy food.
Listed below are some cool summer food suggestions, which are healthy, refreshing and most importantly will help you to stay energized and avoid the ill effects of summer.
Watermelon - Watermelon has more than 80 percent water, so this summer fruit is an excellent way to satisfy your thirst and keep you hydrated during summers
Grilled vegetables - Keep your refrigerator stocked with a plate of prepared grilled peppers, grilled onions, carrots, garlic and celery. The antioxidant properties present in these summer. vegetables can help to minimize skin damage caused due to sun exposure during summer days.
Chilled soups – Chilled soups are great appetizers to start your meal. Choose chilled soups like cucumber-dill or gazpacho which are loaded with crunchy vegetables. Moreover soups also account to your total fluid intake and thus can help you stay hydrated.
Vegetable salads – Like chilled soups, salads are also great way to kick start your meals. Almost all the salads need minimum preparation time and are considered healthy, quick meals provided you don’t load them with heavy dressings. Remember the more the number of fresh vegetables in the diet the healthier you will be during summer.
Bean and sprout salads – Toss some beans or sprouts along with sliced or diced vegetables and fruits to increase the protein content of the salads.
Herbs and low calorie dressings – Choose fresh herbs from your garden and low fat dressings for your salad like basil, parsley, saga, dill, thyme, mint, lemon juice and vinegar instead of heavy fat dressings.
Low fat drinks – Generally we tend to drink sweetened and creamy coffees, teas, sodas and smoothies in summer to such an extent that we forget about the calories we take in. Remember, any liquid will only help to quench your thirst and not your hunger. So choose wisely –orange dream float, root beer and ice skim latte are some good choices.
Fruit based desserts – Forget your creamy heavy desserts, instead satisfy your ferocious sweet tooth with healthy fruit based desserts. Get your vitamin A and lycopene dose from tomato sauce, tomatoes, ketchups, papaya and peppers. Save the apples, bananas and oranges for the fall, instead satiate your appetite on a variety of fresh summer fruits like different berries and melons.
Cool cucumber – Cucumber is rightly called cool as it is about 20% naturally cooler than other vegetables. A chilled or fresh cucumber slice in your salads or vegetables can be truly refreshing.
Mangoes - This fruit is available only in summers and is loaded with beta carotene, vitamin C and fiber.
Walnuts – Try to include a small handful of healthy nuts including walnuts. Walnuts are a good source of heart healthy omega-3 fatty acids.
Oats – Oats are rich in fiber and also provide a good amount of proteins. They can be an excellent choice for your morning cereals.
Whole cereals, grains and its products - Ditch the refined ones and go for the whole options.
Beans and legumes – Substitute animal protein (mainly red meats) with beans. This change can not only add fiber to your diet but also help lower total calories, cholesterol and saturated fat from your diet.
Greasy and fried foods can actually increase the thermal effect of your system causing discomfort. So summer is the best time to avoid junk and fried foods.
Carrots – Carrots are rich in vitamin A and heart and skin healthy carotenoids. Especially great for your eyes.
Red, orange and yellow vegetables like pumpkin, butternut squash, potatoes, sweet potatoes and peppers are loaded with vitamin A and vitamin C, vital antioxidants.
Water – Lastly nothing can be as refreshing and satisfying as a glass of water on a hot summer day. Keep yourself well hydrated.
Water - Lastly nothing can be as refreshing and satisfying as a glass of water on a hot summer day. Keep yourself well hydrated.
Girls grow up listening to fairytales & they are princesses of their parents.
They realise slowly that life is not a fairytale & compromise with their lives just for an unknown person & family.
Leaves behind everything, their family,
They find tears to be their bestfriends,
& guys call gals
”all time crying dolls”
Lucky are the guys who don’t have to leave anything, & who live a life given by their mom sister & wife.
“girls are the angels on earth”:)
Belated wishes for womens Day to every angel i know & every man so they can value all the angels in their life!
You have been there
Since I was a kid
You know everything I said
And everything I did
Whenever I need you
You always understand
It never matters what it is
Whatever I say or do
You are always there right by my side
With my problems I always come to you
When I tell you all my faults
You never ask me why
Happy, Sad, Depressed, Upset
You’ve been there for all the moods
When I am upset, or mad at the world
You know exactly how to respond
That’s because you are my dad
With that certain special bond
You know exactly what to say
When my life is a complete trauma
And when my friends mess my life up
With there silly little drama
I know your shoulder is always there
Just for me to cry
Dad, you are my best friend
Something I always can look up to
I said I’d always be your little girl
And that’s exactly what I’ll do
I know you have to let go of me,
as the years go by
But dad, that’s not such a bad thing
But you know when I have trouble
No matter if we argue or disagree
or whatever we may do
You’re not just my father,
Dad, you’re my hero
And never forget that I Love you!!!!!