by Mike Bauman,
for The Greeley Gazette
A little strategic attention can keep love young!
With the ever tightening belts most of us are living with these days, date nights away from the kids are sometimes neglected. What follows are some specific tips to help the romantically challenged amongst us get the most bang for their dating dollar.
What you’ll need:
A package of blank greeting cards (try a dollar store for these)
Enough cash to pay for a sit down dinner with a double tip
Build the Anticipation.
Ask your spouse to set aside an evening on the calendar for your date. The day before the date remind your spouse about how excited you are to get to spend some special time with them. On the day of the date, hide a note in their lunch box or send an email or text message to further build anticipation.
On your first card, write the words, “You are…” On six or so of the other cards, write one word that describes your spouse in a positive way. It’s ok to be sweet, mushy, even corny on these cards. (If someone makes fun of you, tell them I said it was ok.) Put each card in a separate envelope, keeping the “You are” card separate. Now call ahead to the restaurant you plan on going to. Ask the manager for permission to have your server (for an extra tip) deliver each card containing the single words, one at a time, during the course of your meal. If possible, drop the single word cards off before your date.
On the date:
You will deliver your first, “You are” card when you are seated. The rest will be delivered by your server as the night progresses. Spouses love when you plan ahead. This date costs about the same as any dinner date, but will be one your spouse remembers forever. Happy date night!
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