July 4, 2001

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T h e    R o M A N t i c    T I P    o f    t h e   W E E K

July 4 , 2001

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F R O M     T H E     E D I T O R

We had wonderful night-time display of light and sound this 4th of
July — thunderstorms that is.

Have a sparkling week — Michael

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I T ‘ S     T H E     L I T T L E    T H I N G S

Locating the movie that won the Academy Award for Best Picture the
year of your sweetheart’s birth and watching it together.

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L O V E   Q U O T E

Of all the icy blasts that blow on love, a request for money is the
most chilling and havoc wreaking.


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Thanks to everyone who voted in last weeks contest.  EVERY story
received votes.  The story with the most votes was “Slip Sliding Away”
by Brooke Espinosa.  I put all the voters into a bag and drew out Lana
Calvery of Greenville Texas.  She’ll receive the new book Shape Up
Your Personality – Shape Up Your Life.

This week’s contest is for all my American readers.  Please share how
you have celebrated the 4TH OF JULY in a romantic way — creatively
using some of our Independence Day symbols.  It could be this year or
something you did years ago.

If your country has an Independence Day celebration too, feel free to
enter your story.

The winning story will receive a new copy of The Lover’s Workbook —
for single men and women looking for love and for couples already in
love.  I think it is a fantastic tool for building a loving

All entries must be received by Monday.

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T I P    O F    T H E    W E E K

by Michael Webb

Couples with children need to get away.  Time and money restrictions
do not always allow for an “off-site” date or evening together.

Chances are the only private room in your house is your bedroom.  It
is the place where you are likely to spend most of your quality time
together so it should be the most inviting room in the home.  Here are
some ways you can make your bedroom more like a private retreat.  This
investment in your home and relationship will cost far less than a

First, clear away all the clutter — the ironing board, the pile of
clothes to be mended, the stacks of magazines.  If you can’t move
those items out of the room, buy an inexpensive storage cabinet and
either paint it or throw an attractive sheet or cloth over it.

* Add an attractive, cozy armchair where you can sit and relax. Shop
consignment stores or look in the classifieds if you need a bargain.

* Invest in some coverings for your bed to make it look like what you
might see in a magazine.  A thick comforter or two will give it a
plush, comfy look and throw on lots of matching pillows of various

* Put a nice magazine rack next to the bed or the armchair for all
your magazines and books.

* Purchase some candles and place them throughout the room. Use them!

* Hang some attractive artwork on the walls.

* Bring in a radio or small stereo into the room so you can play music
to set the appropriate mood.

* Flip through decorator magazines for more ideas


~~~     Romantic Resources      ~~~

Draw closer together with 1000 Questions for Couples at

Spice up your love life with 500 Lovemaking Tips & Secrets

Discover 300 Creative Dates at

100 Bedroom Games for Couples

Learn the 50 Secrets of Blissful Relationships at

There is A Better Way To Date

Read about The Romantic’s Guide to Popping the Question at

You can purchase Michael Webb’s bestseller, The Romantic’s Guide:
Hundreds of Creative Tips for a Lifetime of Love
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~~~  Who is Michael Webb?     ~~~

He is:
Athena’s loving husband
Father to Ashton and Ireland
Best-selling author
* The Romantic’s Guide: 100s of Creative Tips for a Lifetime of Love
* The Romantic’s Guide to Popping the Question
* 50 Secrets of Blissful Relationships
* 50 More Secrets of Blissful Relationships
* 300 Creative Dates
* 1000 Questions for Couples
* A Better Way to Date
* 500 Lovemaking Tips & Secrets
Founder, National Resurrect Romance Week (second full week in Aug)
Syndicated Columnist, “TheRomantic.com Column”
Romance/Relationship expert on over 500 TV/radio stations
Founder, TheRomantic.com
Founder, Love One Another Foundation

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