If there is some travel involved, don’t listen to the radio the entire trip.
Find a record in Guinness Book of World Records and spend the night trying to break it. Pick a theme (whether it’s an actor, genre, or series) and watch as many as you can. If you have kids, offer to watch a friend’s kids while they head out on a date and then trade them the following weekend. Here are some good ones: Jung, True Colors, The 5 Love Languages, and The Color Code. Take some personality tests and compare your results. Write out the story of how you met (and fell in love). Your kids and future posterity will be so grateful and it is so fun to go back and read (or watch) years down the road. Use this printable to easily record and remember all that has gone on in the last 12 months. We were cracking up at some of the funny stuff on there! Make a tent out of forts and pull out your blow-up mattress and sleeping bags. Come back inside when it gets too cold, make hot cocoa and warm up under some big blankets . You can get all the info right here, along with a cute printable to make it happen. Watch a sports game together (or record one on the DVR and watch it together later). If it’s warm enough, try to go outside (even if it’s in your own backyard). Find songs with lyrics on You Tube and sing your heart out. You can pick up mugs at the Dollar Store and use a sharpie marker to decorate it.
This recipe for Homemade Spudnuts is my favorite and it makes a TON so you can totally share some with the neighbors (or eat them all yourself .
Afterwards, talk about what was your favorite part.
When I surprised my husband and took him to the Pro-Football Hall of Fame, we talked about our favorite exhibits.
Choose a theme and center everything you do around it. anything eaten by candlelight is romantic (like our Crazy Dinner!
You can melt chocolate or other dipping sauces in a slow cooker or even on your stove top!
However, I believe that dating is essential in marriage.