Many observatories, parks, and local colleges also offer public viewing nights with guided “star tours” and discussions.
When you get home, whip up some healthy snacks or a romantic meal for two.
Cost: $ - $$$Scoping out the various for-sale goods can be the perfect way to score super cheap (and needed) clothes and home décor.
Keeping things fresh can increase relationship satisfaction and bring back those “butterflies” that we’ve all had on the first few dates, at the same time flooding the brain with feel-good dopamine Couples’ shared participation in novel and arousing activities and experienced relationship quality. Department of Psychology, State University of New York, Stony Brook, N. Journal of Personal and Social Psychology, 2000; 78(2): 273-84.
The best part is you don’t have to look too far (or dig too deep in the wallet) to find fun and affordable date ideas.
I never knew how difficult it would be to go on dates with my husband once we had a kid! We decided that we would try to have a date night at least twice a month. Rent a four wheeler, snowmobile, scooter, waver runner or something you can do a little exploring on.
Since it can be hard to find a sitter, I decided to compile a list of dates you can plan and do at home as well as out on the town, without breaking the bank!
There’s something refreshing about spending time outdoors and picking your own locally-sourced produce.
Plus, the loot is perfect for snacking, adding to a parfait, or whipping up healthy treats together (gluten-free apple crisp, anyone? Cost: $$Instead of Instagramming, give the smartphone a break and purchase a disposable camera.
We’ve put together a list of 30 suggestions under that are guaranteed to pump up the fun and romance in your life.