The Food of Romance
Romantic Movies
Romantic Music
Gifts of Romance
Romantic Symbols
This romantic food is sensual, from its taste to its aroma, but dark _________ has also been shown to cause a spike in dopamine, which induces feelings of pleasure.
What is chocolate.
This romantic movie is set against the backdrop of the American Civil War and Reconstruction era, the story is told from the perspective of rich white Southerners. The leading roles are portrayed by Vivien Leigh (Scarlett) and Clark Gable (Rhett).
What is Gone With the Wind. This film was adapted from Margaret Mitchell's Pulitzer-winning 1936 novel. Did anyone read the book?
In this 1956 Dean Martin love song "When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie"... Finish the lyrics / song title.
What is "That's Amore!"
The tradition of giving ______ ___ _____ began in England and became popular in American culture in the 1840's. You may receive one of these from your "true love" or you may have an anonymous admirer who may send one your way.
What is a Valentine's Day Card. The U.S. Greeting Card Association estimates that approximately 190 million valentines are sent each year in the US.
The _____ has long been recognized across cultures as being a symbol for love, unity, charity, joy and compassion.
What is the heart.
This fruit is incredibly high in anti-oxidants and provides sustained energy levels at only a few calories. (hint: they are often dipped in chocolate)
What are strawberries.
Oliver comes from an upper class family and is heir to his family's fortune. He attends Harvard University, and plays ice hockey for the university. At the library, Oliver meets Jenny, a quick-witted, working-class Radcliffe College student of classical music. They quickly fall in love, despite their differences. Name this film.
What is Love Story.
This popular song was written by Irving Gordon. The song's original working title was "Uncomparable" (which was later changed). The most popular version of the song was recorded by Nat King Cole in 1951, with an arrangement written by Nelson Riddle.
What is "Unforgettable"
_________ has long been considered an aphrodisiac. In 1861, Cadbury was the first confectioner to offer _________ in a heart-shaped gift box.
What are chocolates. Can you remember a favorite candy store where you bought Chocolates for your Valentine?
These fragrant blooms come in varying shades of red, which also carry different symbolic meanings. For example, a bright red ____signifies romance, while burgundy means a love that has yet to be realized.
What is a Red Rose. The classic red rose is often the best choice for expressing your deepest affection for that special someone. Whether it's a single red rose, or a grand bouquet of ravishing reds, your loved one is sure to be pleasantly surprised!
_______, are one of the most romantic fruits. Their blossoms are magnificent in the Spring. This superfruit is packed with feel-good vitamins (A, C, and E). It also has melatonin, an antioxidant to help regulate your heart.
What are cherries. Like all other berries, cherries are store houses of antioxidants. They effectively neutralize free radicals and protect us from all ailments associated with aging or the action of oxidants, such as weakening of the heart and nervous system, loss of vision, macular degeneration, hair loss, wrinkling of skin, loss of libido, as well as cancer of the colon and prostate.
Casablanca is a 1942 romantic drama film starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. Set during World War II, it focuses on an American expatriate who must choose between his love for a woman and helping her Czech Resistance leader husband escape a French Moroccan city to continue his fight against the Nazis.
What is Casablanca.
In this 1966 love song, Percy Sledge sings of the extreme measures that a man takes to keep the love of his woman. Name the song title.
What is "When a Man Loves a Woman"
Red _____ stand for passionate love, pink _____ for friendship, white for purity, and both red and white together mean unity.
What are Roses.
These birds are considered a symbol of faithful and eternal love because they mate for life. Depictions of two of these birds together symbolize everlasting love.
What are Doves
This food of romance is whipped by a mixer, whisk, or fork until it is light and fluffy. It is often sweetened and sometimes flavored with vanilla. It can be eaten alone but is best as a topping.
What is whipped cream
Titanic is a 1997 epic romantic disaster film which stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet as members of different social classes who fall in love aboard the ship during its ill-fated maiden voyage.
What is "Titanic". Have you seen any other movies depicting this historical event?
This love song recorded in 1955, has since become one of the most recorded songs of the 20th century, most notably by the Righteous Brothers.
What is "Unchained Melody"
Your relationship may be considered "serious" when you receive a gift of _______ on Valentine's Day.
What is jewelry. Many couples become engaged to be married on Valentine's Day. Can you think of any other days of the year that are popular days to "pop the big question"
In classical mythology, _____ is the god of desire, love, attraction and affection. He is often portrayed as the son of the love goddess Venus and the war god Mars.
Who is Cupid
______ are commonly consumed by humans either cooked or raw; the latter being a delicacy. Some _______ are harvested for the pearl produced within the mantle. They are also a source of dopamine which has drawn interest in its connection with feelings of pleasure.
What are oysters? Raw oysters are very high in zinc, which increases libido. Oysters are considered to increase one's overall well-being and even fight depression.
An Affair to Remember is a 1957 film starring Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr. It is considered one of the most romantic movies of all time, according to the American Film Institute. The film was a remake of a 1939 film "Love Affair", starring Irene Dunne and Charles Boyer.
What is "An Affair to Remember"
This song, performed by Elvis Presley on the Ed Sullivan Show in 1956 was released a month before the movie of the same title. (Actress Debra Paget was Elvis' love interest in the movie)
What is "Love Me Tender"
The sitter has been secured, the bags are packed and the reservations made. You are preparing for a____________ to celebrate Valentine's Day with your true love.
What is a romantic night out on the town / romantic getaway
The _____ is a symbol of love in the form of lyrical art, poetry, and music.
What is the Harp. In Norway and Iceland, Harpstrings formed a ladder symbolizing the ascent to higher states of love and pathways leading to paradise.
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