Call your sweetheart and state that you’ll make dinner for her on any night of her choosing
 Purchase next year’s calendar and mark the dinner date and theme (Italian) if applicable
 Purchase all required foodstuffs, wine (or champagne) and ensure you have all culinary items to prepare meal
 On day of dinner, pick up flowers, candles and matches BEFORE you start making meal
 Prepare pasta in boiling water. Prepare sauce in another pot. Make certain nothing boils over. Drain pasta and remove sauce from heat.
 Treat hands for scalds. Set table. Light candles.
 Treat hands for burns. Sweep up broken china and carefully remove broken glass from foot. Bandage foot.
 Open champagne bottle to allow romantic beverage to “breathe.”
 Remove cork from eye. Mop up spillage from champagne bottle and fill flute glasses, before changing into best suit.
 Place order for delivery from Italian restaurant down the street. She’ll never know the difference!
NOTE: When sweetheart questions your injuries, state that you were the test subject for the office first aid course!