How to Crank Up the Romance at Home If You Had to Postpone Your Honeymoon

How to Crank Up the Romance at Home If You Had to Postpone Your Honeymoon
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The world has seemingly cranked to a halt in the wake of coronavirus. If the recent travel ban or efforts to contain the virus’ spread forced you to postpone your honeymoon, we’re sorry! While you are understandably disappointed, perhaps this is the perfect time to turn up the heat at home and enjoy a romantic “homemoon.” Even if your travel plans haven’t been affected, chances are you’re stocking up on supplies and planning to stay home for the next few weeks. Whatever your reason for being cooped up inside, figuring out how to be romantic at home will be a synch with these easy at-home ideas, no matter if you want to go the super cozy or extra steamy route.



We’ve put together a sizzling roundup of ideas for you and your significant other, from a sensual bath-enhancing product and top-rated organic massage oil to simple suggestions for enhancing activities while you’re homebound. We promise to help you make the best of your change of plans. And don’t worry, you’ll be able to jet off to a romantic locale in the near future. For now, stay home, relax and bask in your partner’s undivided attention.


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Wicker Picnic Basket


This attractive, top-rated wicker picnic basket has everything you need to enjoy a romantic meal for two in your backyard. Spread out on the soft fleece blanket, sip wine and relax while nibbling on takeout or a home-cooked meal. Massages optional but highly recommended.

Basket 15.5 x 11.5 x 7.5 inches
Fleece blanket 57 x 57 inches
Includes stainless steel cutlery, dinner plates, wine glasses, napkins and bottle opener

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Get Touchy

Massage Oil


You don’t need to visit a tropical locale to enjoy intimacy with your partner. Help make the occasion feel special with organic massage oil created for the sensual encounter your homemoon deserves. Scented with jojoba, sweet almond and coconut oils, this bestseller glides onto skin but won’t leave a greasy residue behind. Reviewers vouch for how well the massage oil works to soothe tired muscles and crank up the heat.

8 ounces
Pump included

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Draw a Bath

Bubble Bath


Soak in a luxurious bubble bath for two and breathe in sensual scents of rose and vanilla with this Bath and Body Works foam wash formulated for love. Reviewers say the smell is "divine" and the experience of using the wash was "sensual." Just add wine, candlelight (or the votives below) and an after-bath massage, and you’ll forget all about your former honeymoon plans.

10 ounces

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Netflix and Chill

Weighed Blanket for Couples


Snuggle under this luxe weighted blanket for two, which happens to be Amazon's number-one bestseller, and binge rom-coms. Oeko-Tex Certified Cotton encases weighted glass beads for an experience that will make you feel as safe and protected from the coronavirus crisis as your mate’s embrace.

30 lbs
80 x 87 inches
Fits King size bed

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Set the Mood

Flickering Votive Candles


Scatter these battery-operated tea lights around the dining room, bathtub or bedroom to create instant ambiance. We love these flickering flameless candles because you can leave ‘em without worry. You know, if you get distracted.

24 pieces
100 hours of use
3.6 x 4.2 cm

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Do an Outfit Change

Baby Doll Chemise & G-String Thong


Choose from colors like black, teal, rose or silver — the shade doesn’t matter. Any one will knock your spouse’s socks off when you don this sexy lace babydoll chemise that includes a g-string panty. See, an at-home honeymoon isn’t so bad after all!

Sizes S - XL

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Make Things Extra Sweet

Red Velvet Cake Mix


Get close in the kitchen by whipping up some yummy and moist red velvet cake or cupcakes. Feed each other the finished product, then see where the night takes you.

16.5 ounces
Pack of 2

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Dress Up

Sweetheart Neck Lace Party Dress


Who says you can’t dress for a night out even if you’re stuck at home? Try this modern and flattering Mac Duggal sweetheart neckline lace dress on for size. The fit and flare silhouette is flecked with sparkles that will make you feel sexy and special as you dine and dance with your partner, albeit in the comfort of your own kitchen or living room. Bonus: Keep the party-ready dress on hand for the future when crowds aren’t as daunting.

Sizes 0 - 14
Open back
Hidden back zip

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Go Pro

Folding Massage Table


Show your loved one you're serious about your homemoon by taking your at-home massage capabilities to the next level. Amazon's number-one bestseller in the category folds up into a 7.5-inch-wide carrying case for compact storage when not in use, and reviewers say it's "easy to set up, incredibly sturdy, and really comfortable."

84 inches
adjustable height
hardwood frame
foam padding