When is the last time you lay down on the grass and stared at the stars? If you need some guidance, you can download apps like Star Tracker.
Grab a blanket and try to find your favorite constellations.
When I think back to the first date I had with my husband, what surprises me is how ordinary it was. However, some version of that conversation has been going on for 13 years now, and that first date ended up leading to the rest of my life. For instance, we pay per year to be members of the Detroit Institute of Art.
We simply met at his house, and talked from our hearts for an entire rainy afternoon. But we get in free, and get tickets to all the special events. Even if you don’t buy a membership, art museum entry fees are usually cheap anyway.2. If you have art supplies, why not hang out at your house or apartment and make some art together?
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.
But if you act from your heart and leave yourself open to adventure, a picnic with budget wine, crusty bread, and olives might enable you to make the kind of connection you simply can’t sitting in a fancy restaurant or a high-priced musical show.
You might not be able to wine and dine the date of your dreams.