Allow your partner time to wake up slowly while you make breakfast. Take it to them in bed. There’s nothing quite like it. Boiled eggs with written messages on are as welcome as avo toast and ruby grapefruit juice. A card is important and this here writer is not a fan of cut roses, but don’t let me influence you. But a pot that will give them roses perpetually, now you’re talking. Or a rose gin, or vodka … or rosé wine. I’ll move on.
Spending another day at home and making it special, isn’t that hard. There are so many ways to entertain yourselves that you might even make this a normal weekend ritual.
Airbnb Experiences has a ton of ideas to keep you busy / giggle / learning. Try a cooking class from a far flung country or one closer to home to recreate a favourite dish, a guided virtual tour of a place you plan to visit, a workshop on – well, anything – from painting a llama to keeping bees.
You can also have an online dance class, sure there’s tango and salsa and all the sultry stuff, but have a go at K Pop (highly recommended) to lose any inhibitions.
Work yourself up an appetite and settle in to deep and meaningful conversation or a soppy movie and plan a tasty supper that you can eat on the sofa. This vegan one from BBC Good Food is worth a try even for us committed meateaters