Living on a college budget and planning a wedding means that my fiance and I try to save money anywhere we can. Sadly, that means that sometimes we don't spend as much time "dating" as we should. I've recently started researching cheap date ideas and here are a few.
Tour a local winery-
Pack a picnic-
Explore local tourist sites-
http://www.chiff.com/travel/USA.htm or find your state's tourist website
Watch a show at a local live theater or college
Take a walk and just talk
-not about your finances, children, wedding plans, stress caused by work or school, and so on...
*when you were falling in love, these things weren't discussed
- tennis, golf, weights, run, frisbee, bike ride, and so on
Spend an evening watching a whole season of a TV show on DVD
Decide all decisions based on the flip of a coin
-my parents do this when they don't know where to go and what to do
*at every intersection or choice to be made, my parents make a decision based on the flip of
Visit the zoo or local children's museum
Hopefully these ideas are something you can try in your area, or at least might inspire another idea!
2 years ago