The Unique Gift of Bespoke Poetry

The Unique Gift of Bespoke Poetry “Poetry is the most concise, moving, and memorable way that people use words to express their thoughts and feelings to one another.   Poems have always been the most intimate gift one person can give another. Jennifer Styperk Jones’s remarkable Poetry Salon has taken this ancient tradition and recreated it for our time–providing the ultimate … Continue reading

Handmade Crafts with Heart in Topanga

Poetry Salon had a blast with the lovely, talented vendors and organizers of the 2nd Annual Topanga Hearts and Crafts Fair!  We had the privilege of writing a best friend poem for two young girls.  The poem told of their adventures together and why they love being friends.  A savvy girlfriend worked with us to … Continue reading

What are your favorite ways to say I love you?

In a note, by doing the chores, reciting a poem, cooking dinner, treating you both to a couple’s massage, planning a romantic date, leaving post-it notes around the house, texting unexpectedly…….what are your best, most unique ways, most meaningful ways of saying I love you?  How do you remind your special one that you are … Continue reading

What is your favorite way to say, “I love you”?

Of the items below, or others you may want to add in the comments, what are some of the best, most meaningful ways to say, “I love you”? Vote on your favorite ways to say, “I love you,” on skinnyscoop & try out some news ideas on your love!

Picnic at Home–Romantic Idea Friday

Why not wear your favorite dress (or lingerie) to the sheet you spread in the center of your living room? Check out Trader Joe’s prices on prepared foods.  My favorite simple meal is Trader Joe’s Meatballs (found in the frozen section), with the TJ’s arrabiata sauce and fresh spaghetti or linguini. Prefer to cook a … Continue reading

Romantic Idea

Roses

On a special occasion or just because, buy your partner eleven red roses and one artificial red rose.  Place the artificial rose in the center of the bouquet. Attach a card that reads:                                              “I … Continue reading

Romantic Gift Idea–Read Between the Lines Love Letters

Love Letters

Take a book that your partner is reading and using a pencil, underline letters in a section of the book he or she has yet to read to spell out a love letter. For example in the following exert from a novel, the underlined letters come together to spell out the secret message “I love … Continue reading

Romantic Gift Idea: say I love you in the stars!

Buy a packet of glow in the dark stars and stick the stars on the ceiling above your bed.  Spell out a message such as “I Love You” or a short love poem. When the lights go down, your message will be revealed!