Author: Erica Thomas

22 Brands that Give Back with Special Gifts for your Special Someone

“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill It’s no surprise that study upon study has found a correlation between giving and increased happiness. As a child, the joy…

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Elope Like a Pro: Wedding-Worthy Destinations to Kickstart Happily Ever After

Every love story is different, and every  “I do” celebration different. Some couples prefer a major event inclusive of friends and family while others desire to go down a quieter, more intimate path with elopement. Las Vegas is, of course,…

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Sailing Excursions to Sweep Your Love Away

As Mark Twain once wrote, “Throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” For an unforgettable date outing, take the advice of Mr. Twain and step on deck…

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Coupled in the Kitchen: Best Chef’s Tables for Hot Date Night Dining

Chef’s tables offer up a glimpse into the daily workings of professional restaurant kitchens and, simultaneously, allow for the chance to learn about ingredients, pairings and much more. Most of the time you can engage directly with the chefs preparing…

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Best Glamping Getaways to Fit Every Type of Couple

Glamorous camping, aka glamping, has been a hot trend for a while now. Still haven’t tried it? What are you waiting for?! There’s a glamping option for every type of couple, even if roughing it isn’t exactly your thing. You get…

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The Best Disney World Hotels for a Romantic & Magical Escape

Heading to Disney for a staycation isn’t just for families… despite the kid-centric stigma. There are more activities offered for adults than you may think. Try out a DIY Disney Monorail Pub Crawl for starters. While many may not consider Disney to…

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10 Gorgeous Gardens for Romantic Recesses

There is something serene about being in nature and surrounded by its unmatched beauty. Wanna let love bloom naturally? Plant a seed to cherishable moments with your sweetheart by visiting a garden venue full of lush landscapes. Many of the…

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10 Remarkably Romantic Restaurants with Date Night Booths

Nothing speaks to romance like a secluded booth set in an inviting restaurant. Feeling as if it were just the two of you venturing through tasty morsels and liquid treasures as you connect with one another. Take date night to…

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Essential Grill Gear for the BBQ Lovin’ Duo

Whether you are a twosome who likes the quick convenience of a gas grill, the smoky flavors of a pellet grill or the taste of charcoal briquettes, it’s fun to create a tasteful culinary work of art to devour together….

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Explore Gourmet Fast Food at Food Truck Parks

Food trucks, while growing in popularity, aren’t exactly new to American cuisine. In the mid-1800s, when settlers were heading west to discover new land, it was popular for wagon trains to include a chuckwagon. The food carried on these covered…

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Epic Roughing It Trips for Outdoorsy Couples

It’s a no-brainer… spending time in nature is a guaranteed way to restore your mind, body and soul. According to Business Insider, studies have shown that spending time outdoors improves mental health, boosts creativity, reduces stress and inflammation and improves…

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Plan a Tastings Date Night for Two

Every now and then it’s nice to lounge in your comfy clothes at home instead of heading out on the town for date night. But the key to making the night memorable is to have a fun theme and some…

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Six Private Islands for a Romantic Getaway

Nothing says exotic romance like renting a private island for extravagant vacationing. Most assume that you need to be worth millions to even consider such a venture. The truth is, there are affordable(ish) islands worldwide that allow you and your…

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Group Date: Host a Murder Mystery Party

There is nothing quite like date night to allow us to focus one-on-one with our partner. Every now and then though, it’s fun to get together with a group of friends, and we think hosting a murder mystery party is…

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11 Delightful Dessert-Only Destinations for Date Night

The only thing that could truly sweeten a date night with your honey is, well, something sweeter. These final course options are so perfect they can make even the most simple date seem special and extraordinary. In fact, maybe even…

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8 Over-the-Top Airbnb Rentals for Your Next Adventure

There are certain times in our lives when we want to journey to new territory and really splurge on a way to connect with our loved one. Whether it be an annual vacation, anniversary or birthday celebration, honeymoon, babymoon, or…

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10 Popular Destinations Perfect for Off-Season Travel

Let’s face it, while many of us may daydream about traveling to popular destinations, it’s not always easy on the wallet to do so. Perhaps thinking outside of the box will turn your daydreams into realities. Look at vacationing during…

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Six Supper Clubs to Inspire Your Next Date Night

We humans are social beings, wired with an inner longing to belong and connect. Our experience of connection with others, according to Mental Health America, has the ability to lower stress levels, heighten our sense of happiness, improve health and…

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Add Spontaneity to Date Night with the ‘Penny Date’

Spontaneity, especially for couples who have been together for a long time, is an elusive creature. But according to researchers at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, novelty is a quintessential quality of happy couples. As hard as…

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House Swapping Accomodates Couple’s Love of Travel

There are so many reasons why you should travel with your partner! It strengthens your relationship through shared experiences, creates unforgettable moments and improves intimacy, just to name a few. But let’s face it, not everyone has an endless supply…

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