Sleeping Together 101: Breakfast in bed

“What nicer thing can you do for somebody than make them breakfast? You look good doing it, and it’s a nice thing to do for somebody you just had sex with.“
-Anthony Bourdain

Exactly. And it doesn’t have to be some lengthy gourmet ritual or sensual experimentation in licking maple syrup off each other (unless you’re into that). All you need is a little food, some creativity, damn strong coffee, and these tips.

Set the scene

  • Make it a surprise. This is a generous, nurturing gesture that makes others feel really special. Even more so when they don’t expect it.

  • Pick a time when you two can lounge for awhile. This should be a lingering, indulgent, relaxed experience.

  • Doesn’t matter if you eat off clean dishes or straight out of a pink bakery box. What does matter is avoiding spillage of anything that’s scalding hot or super sticky.

  • Use a breakfast tray—like one that says “we are super heroes and rockstars”— for presentation and stability. No tray? A cookie baking sheet or large cutting board will do.

  • If only there was a breakfast in bed playlist. Oh wait! There is.

Cook your heart out

Go back to bed

After you clean up the dishes (or leave them on your bedroom floor—no judgment) you might feel like going back to bed. Naked. Don’t forget the birth control.


P.S. Emergency contraception: We hope you’ll never need it, but if you do, we’ll help you find it.

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