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Planning a memorable night in with your loved one is something that is not an easy task. You feel obligated to plan a seamless evening just to impress upon her how very much you care. Whether its Valentines Day, her birthday, or your anniversary, having a romantic dinner with your girlfriend is an intimate and great way to express your love. To make sure that your romantic dinner is a hit and not a miss, carefully follow these simple and important suggestions.

Before your girlfriend comes over, you have to make sure that your place is squeaky clean. Remember, theres no greater turn off than a slob. So make sure you hide your socks someplace out of sight! Okay, now that your place is clean, youll have to prepare it for your romantic dinner. Setting the dinner table correctly is a secret to creating a romantic mood. One of the best ways to set the table is with the classic candles and flowers. You may consider the candle lit dinner clich, but if its clich, it has become so for a very good reason: it works. Lay a table cloth on the table and then add some tall candles and a vase of her favorite flowers. If you dont know which flowers she likes best, keep in mind that roses rarely fail to please. And if you truly want to impress her, you might even scatter a few rose petals around the tablecloth.

Next you must consider the entre and the drinks. Dont worry if you are not the worlds greatestcook; try your hand at her favorite food. Even if it doesnt turn out to be spectacular she will notice your thoughtfulness. The that you select can be just as important as the meal that you serve. Perhaps one of the most romantic drinks out there is Cold Duck. Or you might select a good wine that compliments the food you cooked. If you are lost when it comes to wine or champagne selection, ask for help at the store. Usually they have a good idea of which drinks are best with a particular occasion or dinner.

Dont overlook the capping moment of your romantic dinner: the dessert. Ending the meal with a bang will ensure that the evening will be memorable. Because dessert is such an essential part of a successful romantic dinner, consider serving a gourmet cheesecake. Cheesecake is both a romantic and elegant choice. Cheesecakes are available in a variety of flavors, so it should be easy to find one that shell like. And with so many online vendors of fine cheesecakes, finding and purchasing an elegant dessert is as easy as a click of the mouse. I love a turtle cheesecake, with its mixture of flavors and aromas.

Regardless of the event, follow these few steps to really wow your special someone with a romantic evening. Shell remember that dinner for a long time. Thank me with a chocolate cheesecake.