Healthy Living

A Recipe For The Perfect Night In

There is nothing quite like a good meal, is there? The taste infusions you get to have, the ability to sit around with friends and laugh together over the scent of good food – it’s all going to make for a really fun night. You may be able to go out now that lockdowns are easing, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy an amazing night in with friends you love. 

You should be able to sit together and talk and laugh, but it’s all about the food isn’t it? Having a potluck dinner where everyone brings a dish each is one of the best things that you can do for the perfect night in. Some people may bring Tai Pei frozen food for everyone to enjoy, but others may decide to cook up a chocolate melt in the middle pudding and bring it round. No matter what, everyone has a great time and you all get to try different foods that don’t always match, too. What else could you be doing to enjoy a perfect night in with friends? Let’s take a look!

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  1. A spoonful of blankets. An indoor picnic can be one of the best ways to enjoy your food with friends. You don’t all have to sit around a dinner table to be able to enjoy yourselves at a dinner party. You can get out the blankets and pillows and spread them all over the floor, then set up the food in the middle. Throw down some blankets and cushions and get comfortable for a change.
  2. A cup of romance. If your night is with a loved one, you should consider a little something to keep you both together and having fun. How about a massage? YouTube is full of massage tutorials and you can break out the massage oils and enjoy a little luxury for a change. You can look up how to do a Swedish or Thai massage if you’ve never done it before!
  3. A dash of chocolate. Fondue is something that most people associate with cheeses and bread, but buying chocolate fondue is a whole other experience. Adding honeycomb, marshmallows, fruit and more to dip into the chocolate is something else. It’s so easy to make a good fondue and you can dip whatever you like in it!
  4. A serving of fun. Whether you enjoy wine and cheese tasting with a range of chutneys, you want to cook together or you want to enjoy a football game on the TV, you can make your night fun when you have activities planned. You don’t have to go paintballing to have fun, not when you can make your night exceptional. Fun is relative to what you want and need, too, so if you enjoy things like dancing to the XBox, then go and do that!

A perfect night is one free of lockdowns and full of laughter. There are plenty of ways that you can do that for free.

Karla Urwitz
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