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

Frame a Photo of Where you First Kissed!!

Be taken back to the tantalizing moment of your first kiss.

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


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!

Romantic Gift Idea—for business trips or going away

Personalized Teddy Bear Body Guard

If your partner is going away for a few days, tell your loved one that you are worried about him or her so you have organized a bodyguard to look after her. Then give your muse, your loved one, a small teddy bear.  Hint: find out which teddy bear hidden away in storage is your … Continue reading