5 Simple Ways to Add Romance to Life Inside Your Capitol City Home!

We hope that you had a wonderful Valentine’s Day!  What a wonderful excuse to pamper those we love but why not add some romance into your life on more days than just February 14th?  Don’t let COVID-19 restrictions put a damper on your romantic plans.  Here are five simple ways to add romance to life inside of your Capitol City Home all year long!

Prepare a Meal

What’s that saying? The best way to the heart is through the stomach. Whether you’re preparing a gourmet meal for your partner, cooking together, or simply brewing a pot of coffee when the other is working late, food is a wonderful and delicious way to show you care.  Take advantage of your Capitol City Homes’  spacious kitchens and GE stainless steel appliances to whip up something tasty, today.

To help spark some edible inspiration, we’ve pulled some of the most on-trend recipes. Get ready to feast!

Whipped Coffee

If you are looking to spice up your coffee game, the whipped coffee craze has been circulating for a while, but the popularity has stayed due to the scrumptious final product! Made with only three ingredients — instant coffee, sugar, and water — this recipe is not only yummy, but gorgeous too! Try out this five-star recipe and tag us in your Insta-worthy pics.

Folding Tortilla Wraps

Turn your lunches from mundane to marvelous with this genius folding tortilla hack. From BLTs to breakfast sandwiches, there are endless combinations to discover.  Simply cut half-way through a tortilla, divide it into four equal sections — each with their own ingredient — and fold three times until you have a wrap! Eat it as is or fry it up for a toasted treat. If you’re unsure what you’d put in yours, here’s a list of over twenty mouthwatering ideas!

Baked Feta Pasta

If you’ve been on any social media platform over the past few days, you’ve likely seen someone recreating this viral recipe.  Made with an entire block of feta cheese, tomatoes, and black olives, how could it be anything but delectable? With over 2,000 ratings, take a stab at this easy recipe with your partner.

Have a Movie Night

Sometimes it can be hard to find two hours during the week to carve out for a movie, but this simple date idea not only gives you quality time with those you love, but finally some time to relax! So grab some popcorn, cozy up in your Capitol City Homes living room, and pop in one of these classic romance films from the last eight decades:

  • Casablanca (1943)
  • Gone with the Wind (1947)
  • From Here to Eternity (1953)
  • Roman Holiday (1953)
  • Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)
  • My Fair Lady (1964)
  • Annie Hall (1977)
  • The Way We Were (1973)
  • An Officer and A Gentleman (1982)
  • Dirty Dancing (1987)
  • The Princess Bride (1987)
  • When Harry Met Sally (1989)
  • Ghost (1990)
  • Pretty Woman (1991)
  • Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
  • My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997)
  • Titanic (1997)
  • You’ve Got Mail (1998)
  • 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
  • The Notebook (2004)
  • 13 Going on 30 (2004)
  • Crazy Rich Asians (2018)
  • A Star is Born (2018)

Get Competitive

Board games are not just for kids.  Grab some of your old favorites — Twister,  Operation, Clue, Monopoly, etc. — or look into more modern options such as  Apples to Apples or Ticket to Ride, and plan an epic game night.  Whether you clear your granite kitchen countertops or set up shop on the living room hardwoods, our floor plans are sure to provide a spacious area for a night of friendly (or should we say flirty) rivalries!

Take Time to Look Up

From Wendell to Wake Forest, there’s no doubt that the southern skies of North Carolina are some of the most stunning in the world (we promise we’re not biased at all). Grab your drink of choice, a nice big blanket, and head out to your Capitol City Homes’ front or back porch for some stargazing. Who knows...maybe you’ll even be lucky enough to see a shooting star!

Design Your New Capitol City Homes Dream Home Together

If you are not yet a Capitol City homeowner in one of our new home communities, consider showing your romantic side by designing your dream home with your significant other. Browse our photo gallery to get some ideas flowing or take a look at some of the move-in ready available homes we have right now.  Make all your dreams come true and Imagine life Inside your new Capitol City Home!

In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it can be hard to take a moment for yourself, let alone your relationship. Take advantage of these easy at home date night ideas and make it a goal to add a bit more romance to your life in 2021!

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