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5 Tips For Creating a Romantic Night and Fun Dinner at Home

Valentines Day is just around the corner and maybe you're already thinking how to make this occasion really special. Here are some ideas for a romantic and fun dinner at home either for several couples or just for two.
Sensual Scents
Whether planning for one guest or several couples, let robust spices (think cloves, canela, cardamom and black pepper) help set the mood with the help of a standard frying pan. Toast the spices just to their smoking point, and the room will fill with an inviting--and delicious--bouquet.
Pairing Is Caring
When prepping for a perfect evening, pairings are a fun way to turn any meal into a special occasion and spice up the fun. Plan three courses and pair each with a small cocktail. A fun and easy way is to use one base spirit in three different ways.
Make It A Group Effort Let your guests in the kitchen and encourage them to enjoy the tactile sensation of the food as it is prepared. Start the party early and enjoy cocktails as you cook.
Forget the Utensils Feed…

Great weekend

How’s your weekend? Mine was great! Yesterday we had our usual family gathering at my parents’ house. My mom’s youngest brother and his family came also to visit us. Our uncle lives in Manila and we only see them on special occasions, so imagine the excitement and joy in our faces upon seeing each other again after quite sometime.

My kids, nephews, nieces and my uncle’s apo had a great time playing all day, while hubby, my brother, brother-in-law, and cousin enjoyed playing billiard. Hubby was very lucky yesterday he won in their pustahan, he said he did some nice shots something that’s really unexpected.hehe.. well he admits luck is just on his side, he knows my brother is a better player than him. ^_^

While the “boys” and kids are having some good time the “girls” (me, mother, sister and aunt) on the other hand were in the kitchen preparing some snacks. I was looking for a box cutter when my aunt approached me and said, "Elvz could you teach me how to blog? " I was surprised when I heard it from her, I didn’t know she knew about my blogging activities. Later I’ve learned that it was my mom who told her about it. And so i told her everything she wants to know about blogging. She said she’s a good cook and loves cooking a lot so I advised her to make a recipe blog since it’s her specialty. She’s happy and excited, and I’m excited as well i can't wait to see the new recipes she’s going to share in her blog.

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