How to spend a night in with your hubby #AD

With two boys at home and a limited supply of babysitters, nights out with the Hubby are in short supply. I'm not complaining, in fact over the years we've got rather used to having awesome night's in.



What you'll need:



The perfect movie

You'll want to find a movie that has a big of everything; moving, romantic, and even sad. The most important thing though, is that you watch it together. If you're unsure which movie to choose, why not try Me Before You? It's a movie that will have you reaching for a Kleenex within about 30 minutes of starting.




I headed into London for a special screening of Me Before You recently and loved this movie, it's a romantic comedy that will really pull at your heart strings. Based on the book of the same name by Jojo Moyes Me Before You takes you on a journey and while you might not get the ending you want, you're still left smiling. It's the perfect movie to watch together and will make you want to hang on to your partner tight and never let them go.







Kleenex

Movies such as Me Before You will result in crying, whether it's you or your partner, so be sure you have Kleenex nearby. Crying makes you want to be closer to your partner so he/she can make it all better and as long as you have Kleenex to wipe away the tears (and don't use his/her t-shirt!) you're set. If you choose to watch Me Before You you'll definitely need those tissues, it is a seriously weepy movie and I have no doubt you will end up crying, like my friends here:





Kids in bed

To have a great night you need to have the kids in bed and settled so that you can enjoy special time together without interruptions. Spend time beforehand reading bedtime stories, giving them a hot bath with lavender scented bubble bath, or letting them drink hot chocolate, it all helps to settle them. My boys are 7 and 12 years old so once BP goes to bed at 9pm the night is ours - we just have to stay awake long enough to enjoy it!



Somewhere comfy to sit

Whether it's a sofa, a futon, or like the Hubby and I a recliner, you absolutely have to have somewhere comfortable to sit. 



A blanket

What's better than snuggling up with your partner to watch a movie? Snuggling up with your partner beneath a blanket to watch a movie. Find the snuggliest, softest blanket you have in the house and have it with you when you start the movie, if either of you get chilly you can grab the blanket and continue to enjoy the movie.



Your drink of choice

Whatever your drink of choice have it made and ready so you don't need to get up, or pause the movie and be separated.


Combine all these things together and your night in with your hubby will be fantastic.



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138 comments

  1. A little bin close to you to put all the teary Kleenex tissues in.

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  2. Some chocolate of course!! ;-)

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  3. Anonymous15:16

    Box of chocolates.

    Rachel Craig

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  4. Box of chocolates and flute the champagne!
    Is the giveaway open internationally?

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    1. That sounds great!
      No I'm afraid it's UK only Vanda. x

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  5. Anonymous16:52

    would have to be choclates
    from samantha price

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  6. munchies (crisps,sweets,chocolate)

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  7. Has to be a big box Maltesers great to feed each other and not too messy :-)

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  8. I love candles!

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  9. Pringles & a bottle or two of wine

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  10. Toni Pearson19:02

    Candles

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  11. red wine is a must

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  12. Nibbles are a must have

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  13. Anonymous19:33

    popcorn


    KATHY D

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  14. some vodka and coke in our house

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  15. Michelle Smith20:49

    A Chinese

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  16. A few different nibbles

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  17. A tub of Ben and jerrys of course!

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  18. a nice lamp with subdued light to set the mood

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  19. I don't have a partner, so a good DVD and a beer

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  20. a box of chocolates xx

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  21. A big box of chocolates!

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  22. Some lovely warm tea and fresh berries x :)

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  23. A bottle of prosecco and some chocolates xx

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  24. Has to be Chocolate :)

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  25. Box of chocolates.

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  26. Some chocolates, or your favourite snacks.

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  27. as a non drinker some nice juice.

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  28. a duvet to snuggle under!

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  29. amy bondoc18:25

    chocolate,wine candles and a blanket :)

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  30. Plenty of laughter

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  31. Takeaway & reality TV!

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  32. Wine and chocolate

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  33. Sweets,my husband and I love tucking in to 'childrens' sweets like Haribos,jelly snakes and swizzles.

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  34. I think the lights off and a box of your favourite chocolates or savoury nibbles

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  35. a glass of wine and nibbles

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  36. A bottle of wine please

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  37. A takeaway and chocolates

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  38. chocolate and a takeaway x

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  39. Ice cream and a huge spoon!

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  40. Fab idea! We always struggle to stay awake long enough for movies!! #pocolo

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    1. Haha, thanks hun. We often turn movies off half way through because we're so tired!

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  41. Betty21:33

    Some Popcorn and Chocolate or a takeaway would make the night perfect ;)

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  42. Chinese, always!! I'd have salt and pepper ribs, beef curry and a mountain of prawn crackers. And chocolate....and wine!! Haha! #PoCoLo

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    1. Ooh Chinese! What a good idea! I'll have to remember that one. :)

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  43. a scented candle and some crisps and dips

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  44. All pets fed and settled for the night, a large bowl of assorted nuts, our favourite tipple and soft lighting.

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  45. Some much is always good, crisps chocolate etc

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  46. Kim Styles17:37

    a box of wine, a takeaway and a great big tub of icecream! -sorry I never was very sophisticated!

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  47. Anonymous19:23

    popcorn, chocolate and wine (@PeanutHog)

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  48. Some chocolatey snacks would round off the perfect evening for me :) X

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  49. I really want to see this, was gutted I couldn't see it at the cinema!

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  50. There must be chocolate xx

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  51. At our age a heating pad and a bottle of painkillers lol

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  52. You have to have snacks! EJ Dunn

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  53. Lights out, snacks (chocolate for me, crisps for him), and a bottle of red. Perfect x
    #PoCoLo

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  54. A relaxing candle scent

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  55. Popcorn or chocolate :) (or preferably both!)

    This is my most want to see film atm

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  56. Anonymous13:03

    A hot chocolate and some chocolate to nibble (@foxyowl)

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  57. A curry and a pint! We love it!

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  58. A takeaway and chocolate!

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  59. Anonymous19:59

    Wine

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  60. Cuppa and biscuits

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  61. Hubby loves popcorn, I love chocolate ... so chocolate popcorn?

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  62. A big box of chocolates

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  63. Corinne Wright21:33

    Definitely Chocolate X

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  64. That movie sounds so great! I love nights in with champagne, chocolates and strawberries and cream.
    #pocolo

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    1. The movie is really good, I highly recommend it! I like the idea of strawberries and cream, and chocolate. xx

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  65. Some sharing chocolates such as Maltesers.

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  66. My essentials lists includes a nice bottle of wine (or two!), some cheese and biscuits and lovely candle light.

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  67. Some Chocolate, a cosy blanket , his & hers slipper socks :) thanks for the chance

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  68. Some yummy munchies, wine for myself and beer for my boyfriend xx

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  69. Fudge- our secret indulgence.

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  70. Got to be prosecco and chocolates

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  71. Definitely cheesy nibbles and salad bits with cheese and crackers 😍

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  72. danielle pooley09:00

    pringles!

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  73. I would have to add either a selection of nibbles or some pizza to the list.

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  74. has to be chocolate

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  75. Pizza and chocolate (im greedy)

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  76. Some nice candles burning so the room smells nice

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  77. Big bar of galaxy chocolate

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  78. chocolate and popcorn. oh and the light off

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  79. It would have to be a takeaway

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  80. i'd add in a nice warm cosy wood burner - perfect!

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  81. My dog has to be a part of cuddle sessions, refuses to be left out!

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  82. Wendy Guy16:41

    Champagne.

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  83. It has to me some scented candles, a take-away and a nice box of chocolates to share between us!

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  84. A few crisps & nibbles with that bottle of red wine

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  85. Crisps and dips!! A must have for a good night in!!

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  86. Definitely some chocolates.

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  87. Crisps and dips!

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  88. Chocolate wine and a book x

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  89. munchies popcorn crisps and dip

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  90. Wine.....and peace! Thanks for hosting #PoCoLo

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  91. Chocolate or Biltong

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  92. Some nice (quality) scented candles.

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  93. Chocolate and strawberries :) x

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  94. A big box of chocolates :)

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