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Skip the fancy night out and get cozy in your living room with your favorite board games. Add a warm meal and a bottle of wine and you'll have an adult version of game night.
No need to dress up for this one — just put on some sweats and light the fire. Unwind by spending the evening indoors, playing board games with your sweetie. There is something about a fun game that makes you forget your worries and takes you back to a time when life was simpler. Some games are more fun with others, so invite over a few other couples and create a friendly competition out of your favorite childhood games.
While you are getting warmed up, this hearty tomato soup will be filling your house with a delicious aroma. Serve it with crusty French bread, a fresh salad and a glass of Merlot.
Creamy tomato basil soup
1 (28 ounce) can of whole stewed tomatoes
1 (14.5 ounce) can of diced tomatoes with garlic and basil
2 fresh tomatoes, sliced into quarters
1 cup vegetable broth
4 ounces cream cheese
2 teaspoons chopped garlic
1 cup diced onion
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
Sea salt and pepper to taste
Fresh grated Parmesan cheese
Add the ingredients to a slow cooker. Cook on high for three to four hours. Using an immersion blender, blend the ingredients until you have a smooth, creamy consistency. Cook for another hour.
Serve topped with fresh grated Parmesan cheese and fresh basil.
Watch: How to have a family game night
Start a tradition of family game night in your home. Everyone will enjoy the time together laughing, learning and bonding.