Creative cheap dating ideas
If there's nothing you really need for yourself, consider giving back.
Charities are looking for volunteers to make Valentine's Day cards for older adults who don't have Valentines and Valentine's decorations for children's hospitals—both of which are about as sweet as any chocolate you could think of buying.
If you’re on the hunt for a good boxing class, read how to find a good gym on Expert Go see a controversial show, and the conversation will flow easily from there.
Pick a destination about an hour from where you live—it could be anything from a flea market to a restaurant off the beaten path—and just drive.
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Check if your favorite local park offers birdwatching tours, or just hang out in your backyard with binoculars. Take a spin class, a rowing class, or one of the myriad of trendy boutique workout classes that have popped up just about everywhere in recent years. Spend an evening looking for photobooths, and taking fun photos together. Not your typical date, get the endorphins flowing taking a boxing class together.
Dive right in, and plan something unexpected for your next date—we’re betting your partner will certainly appreciate the effort.
Whether you’re heading to a park or even just your backyard or fire escape, put down a blanket, get a spread of yummy snacks, a bottle of wine, and you’ve got yourself a lovely, low-cost date.
Even if you have sex regularly, it's probably rare that you carve out enough time to draw out foreplay, try out new toys and positions, or engage in multiple rounds.
When I wrote the post on the top 20 stay-at-home date nights a couple months ago, I had no idea how popular it would become. This new list doesn’t replace our Top 20 on the Web so if you haven’t seen that one, definitely check it out.