6 Surprisingly Easy Romantic Things to Do

We found simple romantic ideas—delight your sweetie in unexpected places!

By Alison Caporimo from Reader's Digest Magazine | February 2013
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    Romantic Things to Do to His Phone

    Replace his phone’s background image with a cute picture of yourself.

    Romantic Things to Do to Her Lunch Bag

    Use a toothpick to write a special note on a banana peel. After a few hours, the bruised skin will reveal your hidden message.

    Romantic Things to Do in the Car

    Collect meaningful odds and ends like movie tickets and vacation souvenirs, and leave them in the car’s cup holder.

    Romantic Things to Do in the Kitchen

    Drop candy hearts in a sugar bowl, a go-to coffee mug, or any other knickknack.

    Romantic Things to Do in the Bathroom

    Rub soap onto your fingertip and write on a mirror. Lightly trace over the letters with a tissue to ensure that they aren’t easily visible. When the bathroom steams up, your words will appear.

    Romantic Things to Do in the Living Room

    Spell your sentiments with Scrabble tiles.


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    • http://twitter.com/MailOrderClone MailOrderClone

      From the male prospective, most of these are a bit on the creepy side. Messing with your partner’s phone, leaving messages on bathroom mirrors, collecting miscellaneous knickknacks; it all strikes me as the makings of a bad horror movie, however good the intentions may be. Even the messages on the lunchbox angle doesn’t really fly. Most any child is going to find that more embarrassing than anything else.

      The candy bar in the coffee cup is the most workable of the lot. Guys like their chocolate every bit as much as the ladies do. Just have to be careful that he notices the gift before he pours his coffee in. Knowing how braindead we can be before our first cup, that’s hardly a guarantee.

    • chandler

      i miss my ex putting her pic in my phone

    • ICantReadACalander

      I pert th Daet at febuary evan tho it january. Derp.

    • CaptainObvious

      How about putting out.

    • Normalmale

      Clingy much? Excuse me while I hang out with my “friend”Candy while you’re pre-occupied with this.