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I want to do something nice for partner but no idea what

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littlemissangrypants Thu 16-May-13 23:32:45

Partner is away a lot with work and I work weekends so we get very little time together. He is going away next month again and before then I want to take some time just for us. I have a little bit of money to spoil him/us with but just no idea what to do.
He is really romantic and sweet and is just happy to spend time with me. (We live together and I have two teens so little time)

So anyone got any ideas on what to do? What do you do to make your partner happy or spoil them?

Sunnywithshowers Thu 16-May-13 23:40:44

I once wrote my husband a long list of all the things I liked about him. Even the silly ones (and a couple of saucy ones). He loves it.

littlemissangrypants Thu 16-May-13 23:42:35

That sounds great for when he is away actually. We communicate by email a lot due to his work/travel. Will have to do that one. Thank you

ButternutSquish Fri 17-May-13 17:29:12

How about getting rid of the teens and cooking a meal for him. Doesn't have to be anything fancy, but dressing up and lighting a few candles can work wonders.

Sleepwhenidie Fri 17-May-13 17:33:16

Where are you and what kind of things do you enjoy? A fabulously long indulgent lunch at a great restaurant could be fun? Or an independent cinema for a matinee film, where you get comfy seats and a bottle of wine then go for drinks and dinner after?

littlemissangrypants Fri 17-May-13 18:12:27

Getting rid of teens is quite hard as they are early teens and don't do overnights with their dad. (his choice) The nice meal sounds good but I can't cook to save my life. I wonder if I could get those M&S meal deal things? or is that not romantic enough?
Cinema sounds good too. I guess I will have to get googling to find something suitable. Thank you for the ideas

Fairypants Fri 17-May-13 18:18:17

I have been known to ask a restaurant (a proper one) if we can have stuff to take away. Quite a few are happy to do it even though they don't normally and we get random containers. It means I can set the table with all the best stuff, get dressed up and have candles etc but without the long journey home.

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