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10 worthwhile stay-at-home date ideas

Don't have the money or a babysitter for a date night? No problem! Here are 10 ideas for a date night at home.

10 worthwhile stay-at-home date ideas

Don't have the money or a babysitter for a date night? No problem! Here are 10 ideas for a date night at home.
  • Editor's note: This article was originally published on Lindsey Bell's blog. It has been modified and republished here with permission.

  • You don't have to have a lot of money to have a memorable date night.

  • Here are a few ideas to get you started …

  • Top 10 Stay-at-Home Date Night Ideas

  • 1. Living Room Picnic

  • Put a blanket on the floor of your living room and enjoy a picnic together. Finish the night off by watching a sunset together.

  • 2. Cook-off Challenge

  • Each of you choose a new recipe you would love to try. Then cook for each other and see whose dish tastes the best.

  • 3. Virtual Vacation

  • No money? No vacation time? No big deal. Have fun planning your dream vacation. Who knows? Maybe someday you'll be able to actually go!

  • 4. Movie Marathon

  • Pull out some of your favorite movies, and enjoy a night of movies from the comfort of your own home.

  • 5. Game Night

  • Scrabble anyone? Or Monopoly or Yahtzee? If you're married and want to add a little spice to the night, you might want to pull out Twister.

  • 6. Dinner by candlelight

  • Bring the romance to your dinner table by eating by candlelight.

  • 7. Dp-it-yourself Photo Booth

  • Make your very own photo booth and then take turns posing for the camera with silly glasses, hats, etc.

  • 8. Relive the Magic

  • Watch your wedding video or look through photo albums from your wedding, dating years, or honeymoon.

  • 9. Do-it-yourself Fun

  • Pull up one of those do-it-yourself home projects on Pinterest and tackle it together. Or give a room in your home a new coat of paint.

  • 10. Get lost in discussion

  • See what new things you can learn about your spouse. Here are several ideas to get you started.

  • What are some of your favorite stay-at-home date night ideas?

Lindsey Bell is the author of the parenting devotional, Searching for Sanity. She's also a speaker for women's events, a blogger, and a stay-at-home mother to two crazy boys.

Website: http://www.lindsey-bell.com

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