Fun dating ideas at night
Write out the story of how you met (and fell in love). Your kids and future posterity will be so grateful and it is so fun to go back and read (or watch) years down the road. Use this printable to easily record and remember all that has gone on in the last 12 months. We were cracking up at some of the funny stuff on there! Make a tent out of forts and pull out your blow-up mattress and sleeping bags. Come back inside when it gets too cold, make hot cocoa and warm up under some big blankets . Nothing beats a beer, a burger, and a blanket on the lawn.
If your date is the kind to love funky throwback events steeped in geek culture (and craft beer! With sing-alongs, quote-alongs, and even dance-alongs -- as well as special meals, cocktails, and events surrounding big movie openings (anything -related gets major play) -- the dine-in theater has turned the film-going experience on its head. You can get all the info right here, along with a cute printable to make it happen. Watch a sports game together (or record one on the DVR and watch it together later). If it’s warm enough, try to go outside (even if it’s in your own backyard). Find songs with lyrics on You Tube and sing your heart out. You can pick up mugs at the Dollar Store and use a sharpie marker to decorate it. This recipe for Homemade Spudnuts is my favorite and it makes a TON so you can totally share some with the neighbors (or eat them all yourself . We still make it a priority to set aside one night a week where we turn off the computers and focus on just being together. It also helps strengthen your marriage because you will start to focus on what is GOOD in your spouse and in your life. In all his studies, he found 3 things that every person can do to create a happy marriage and put them together in this book.
Here are some of our favorite at-home date ideas that we have tried (and loved! I recommend reading it together as a couple and finding ways to implement these ideas into your marriage.
Bonus: on the occasions you’re not up for movie-watching, the in-house bar, Glass Half Full, hosts a steady stream of events like Fact: cooking together = sexy.