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April 20 – Play a board or card game together

  Today’s “task” is fun and simple but very meaningful. This is a free activity that will get you chatting, playing and most likely smiling and laughing (especially if you are winning, right). Life is busy and we rarely take the time to relax and play together. So today your mission is to do just that – play! Twitter #aprilshowers30 …Continue reading →

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April 19 – Give your partner a meaningful gift

Today, give your partner a meaningful gift. It does not have to be expensive. In fact, you and your partner should decide on a price limit. A homemade gift is even easier on the wallet. Most importantly, make it meaningful! It could be as simple as a new pen or the classic mixed tape (which today would be a playlist). …Continue reading →

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April 18 – Hold hands/Go for a walk and take pics

Today, hold hands as much as possible! In public or in private, no matter what you are doing, hold hands if physically possible. Long distance couples, today your “task” is to take a walk and take pictures of anything that reminds you of your partner. Then send him/her the pictures and your explanation of why it reminded you of him/her. …Continue reading →

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April 17 – Send your partner a love note in the mail

  Send your partner a love note in the mail – yes, even you local couples. Most everyone enjoys finding something in their mailbox besides bills and junk mail. Not a big fan of writing letters? That’s okay! This love note can be as simple as writing “I love you” on a sticky note! Just the fact that you took …Continue reading →

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April 16 – Trace your partner’s profile/Make your partner a picture slideshow

Local couples your “task” is to trace your partner’s profile slowly three times (from the top of the forehead, down the nose, over the lips and down the chin and neck, and back up, ending at the lips. Gaze into his/her eyes while you do this. After three times, kiss him/her softly on the lips. Read Karen Kreps’ post Meeting …Continue reading →

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April 15 – Give your partner a full body massage/ Take a weather picture

Local couples, your “task” today is to give each other a minimum 10 minute full body massage. That means from the top of your partner’s head to the bottom of their feet. This is your second massage task. To see your last one you can read April 8th‘s task of the day. Long distance couples, sadly, you cannot massage your …Continue reading →

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April 14 – Answer these questions and share with your partner

Today’s “task” requires paper, a pen and total honesty. This “task” is all about getting to know each other, and yourself, better. You may feel vulnerable but letting your partner in, is the only way to have a close, fulfilling relationship. I found a 60 page questionnaire online at lovepanky.com. They designed it with new couples in mind, to measure …Continue reading →

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April 13 – Tell your partner about your favourite childhood friend

Today is another communicative “task”. Tell your partner about your favourite childhood friend, no matter who that might have been. Imaginary or real, human or not, try to be descriptive and talk about how you felt about this friend and how s/he made you feel and what fun things you did together.¬†It may make you feel vulnerable but vulnerability has …Continue reading →

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April 12 – Share a meal together

Tonight you and your partner should share a meal together. It will be best if the two of you can share the meal every step of the way – ¬†preparation, consumption and clean-up. If you would rather not cook, then go to a restaurant or order-in. Add some candlelight if you are so inclined. Try not to eat in front …Continue reading →

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April 11 – Listen to a favourite song together

  Your “task” today is to listen to a favourite song together. Perhaps you will choose the first song you ever heard together, a song that makes you laugh, sing out loud and be plain silly together, or perhaps you will choose a song in which the lyrics explain your love for each other perfectly. Whatever song you choose, make …Continue reading →

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