|A shaggy rug like this|
sheepskin rug is perfect for romance
Have you ever wondered who St Valentine was?
There are quite a few stories but this one is probably the most romantic.
Valentine was a priest from Rome who lived in the third century AD. He secretly married soldiers against the wishes of the Emperor who thought married men made bad soldiers. But poor Valentine got caught and was sentenced to death. While in prison he fell in love with the jailers daughter and before his execution on 14th February he sent her a love letter signed 'from your Valentine'. Sweet story.
Today St Valentine's Day is a day for anyone in love, whatever their age. So how do you set the scene for that perfect romantic night in? Here are our top tips:
1. Cook a delicious meal (or, cheat and buy a take away)
2. Open a bottle of something nice
3. Move into the lounge.
4. Light the candles
5. Put some romantic music on
6. Open a box of chocolates
7. Snuggle down onto a soft, luxurious, long pile shaggy rug
8. Sip a glass of champers
9. Nibble the chocs
10. Whisper sweet nothings
Have a lovely St Valentine's Day - however, you decide to spend it.