In fact, I have 6 DVDs full of those old Looney Tunes cartoons. If you love cartoons, why not hang out at your house, in your pajamas, and watch cartoons together? Make Homemade Pizza Instead of going out, why not make your own pizza at home? You might be surprised at how much better homemade pizza is! Wii Olympics Tag teaming on the Nintendo Wii is a fun and free way to spend time together. Go Thrifting Each of you has a budget of or to spend at a thrift store. See who can find the most outrageous or hideous outfit. You have to change into the outfit and take pictures.10. Go Rollerskating You can often save big on rollerskating if you go during the week.
Don’t forget, plenty of those old Looney Tunes cartoons are up on You Tube.5. Go to Chuck-E-Cheese My husband’s last birthday party was at Chuck E. Also, do a search for coupons; many rinks offer discounts in the local paper or parent’s magazine.
(And in case you can’t tell, I’m wearing 2 long sleeved shirts, 2 jackets, 2 scarves, & gloves in this picture.) All I want to do is snuggle under a blanket with a good book & a hot drink & pretend nothing else in the world exists. And while I know my husband wouldn’t mind doing this with me every once in a while I know he enjoys & prefers many other ways to spend his free time. Have dinner delivered & dress up for dinner in the most romantic spot in your house complete with lots of romantic candles. Create a cd of your favorite music through the decades or that relates to your relationship. Pajama snuggle party sharing your dreams with your favorite hot beverage. Climb into bed early for a night of snuggly and talking. Create your favorite date night out dinner at home. Give each other messages with candles to set the mood for relaxation.
Write 3 love letters to each other be opened on your 5th, 10th, & 25th wedding anniversary. Call your in-laws to find out your spouse’s favorite thing to do on a rainy day when they were a kid & recreate it for them. Start a side hustle from home together that you can earn/save money for an anniversary trip. Apply/Sign up for all of the free birthday gifts/coupons from restaurants/stores. Create a photo book of your favorite memories or from a special vacation. Do something meaningful & specific in your spouses love language 10.
Now some of these ideas (like #3) could be a series of date nights, while others can be combined to create an even more epic date night at home!
That being said, however, I do think it’s important to try to come up with fun and creative ideas for your first date. What is your favorite Stay-At-Home Date Idea or memory? Feel free to comment below, email me, or tweet me on Twitter. You can find me & Domestically Blissful on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Bloglovin, & Pinterest! Games like chess and checkers are always fun as well. What would you like to know about her scariest memory as a child? Date night is meant to connect you to your partner and refresh your relationship. Once you get real about money and your relationship, you might find that you don’t need your Band-Aids anymore.I have worked in the film industry since the early nineties, and for over a decade with the Florida Film Festival.I also spent many years working in marketing with Glaceau and Honest Tea.