The Naughty-But-Nice Gift Guide For Lovers
Make this holiday season sizzle with a thoughtful gift that lets your lover know you’re thinking of them. It's important to make some time for intimacy, especially when you're consumed by a hectic schedule, and don't worry about budget - some of these ideas are free! Check out our top ten picks for naughty-but-nice gifts this holiday season. (11 Photos)
Gifts from the Heart
You don’t have to dig deep into your wallet for naughty-but-nice gifts to surprise your lover this holiday season. Try your hand at writing a sexy story or compose a holiday-themed love letter and send it via the old-fashioned post.
Make your own massage oil using olive or baby oil or tie a few colourful spatulas together with a festive ribbon and get kinky with some playful spankings. Wrap up a soft-bristled paintbrush and keep your lover guessing as to its use as you melt chocolate wafers for a sensual body-painting session. Alternatively, freeze some apple cider and play with the cool sensations and tastes against your most erogenous body parts before snuggling up under your blankets or in front of the fireplace.
Do you know a couple in need of a few hours of alone-time? Offer up the gift of time and schedule a babysitting session outside of their home to let them relax and unwind as they enjoy a quick adult escape.
Finally, take advantage of free apps that can enhance your sex life like the Pocket Salsa (available on iTunes). These downloadable lessons teach you sensual dances moves that make for the perfect prelude to an evening of passion.
Fifty Shades of Grey may be the fastest selling paperback of all time, but when it comes to erotic literature, your options are endless. From captivating tales of romance and seduction to casual quickies, sexy stories are sure to inspire you to explore your wildest fantasies.
Check out this year’s newest compilation Best Women’s Erotica 2012 or Sweet Love: Erotic Fantasies for Couples by Violet Blue.
From $14.95 at Good For Her.
Unleash your inner dominant or submissive with some kinky bondage ribbon designed for naughty adult play. Booty Parlor’s sexy version sticks only to itself (not to your skin), so you can get creative, play with new positions and take your sex life to new heights.
Bondage Ribbon, $15.99 at Ohhh Canada.
Heighten the erotic energy in your bedroom and add some depth to your walls or bedside with sensual art that arouses your passion and leaves something to the imagination. Feng Shui experts advise purchasing paintings, photographs or sculptures in pairs to promote harmony and balance in the most intimate room in your home.
Canadian-based Jessica Gorlicky’s creations are bold and sensual, but perfectly tasteful. Her pieces are sought-after by buyers from around the world and start at $350.
The Magic Banana
This unique and exciting product was developed by a Canadian Yogi and it serves multiple purposes. A kegel exerciser, pleasure device and massager, the Magic Banana is made of smooth, non-toxic material consisting of a loop with a gentle, upwards curve. Women love the shape, flexibility and design which allows for stimulation of our most sensitive sweet spots.
The Magic Banana, $49.99 at Well.ca
What hotter way to say I’m yours than to plaster your lover’s name across your backside? Purchase solid-coloured boy-shorts or boxers and take them to your local print shop to have your sweetheart’s first or last name ironed on. Alternatively, have their name plastered across the back of a t-shirt to remind them that you’ll always be their biggest fan!
Personalized panties, $5 Set-Up Fee, $1 Per Letter, Bang-On has locations across Canada
A Saucy Cookbook
Experts believe that couples who cook together stay together! Not only is food exciting and sensual, but sharing the responsibility of preparing meals helps to reduce stress levels -- especially over the holidays.
Diane Brown’s The Seduction Cookbook not only offers step-by-step recipes, but is also packed with suggestions for setting the scene for an erotic evening.
The Seduction Cookbook, $15.16 at Indigo
Touch is one of the most powerful and basic human needs and silk sheets caress your skin in the most sensual of ways. This is certainly a splurge item, but you’ll save on pajamas as sleeping in the nude will become an indulgent norm.
Silk Sheets, from $449 at Cilque.com
A Sexy App
Taking your sex life into your own hands takes on a whole new meaning when it comes to technology. Download a sexy app to share with your lover and keep the flame burning using nothing but your finger tips and a little creativity.
Sexy Texts Ultimate ($2.00 on Google Play) helps you to generate the naughtiest sexts to entice and arouse your lover even when you’re miles apart.
The Romantic Rewards Randomizer (.99 cents on iTunes) lets you play a number of sexy games that let you assign sexy rewards and punishments to the winner and loser.
Something that Vibrates
Whether your lover is a seasoned collector or a sex toy newbie, add a little spice to your bedside drawer with a battery-powered love prop. The waterproof We-Vibe III is designed especially for couples and comes complete with a discreet storage/charging case and a wireless remote control.
$149.99 at Ohhh Canada