Sometimes you really want a romantic night out but you just can’t get out. Whether it’s budget, or timing, or being unable to find a babysitter, you are stuck at the house – – but it doesn’t have to ruin your plans! You can create your own romantic date night without leaving the house.
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With a little ingenuity and creativity, almost any activity can turn into a romantic one. These are just a few suggestions to consider but we encourage you to explore and think of more of your own.
Dinner and a Movie
Dinner and a movie is a classic romantic date night choice. The ever-increasing popularity of streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hulu means you have thousands of movies to choose from. If you’ve been together for a while, why not throw in a little nostalgia and re-watch the first movie you ever saw together? Chances are, the sparks will fly. You could also grab a movie from Redbox if you can’t find what you want via streaming. Need ideas? Give any of these Romantic Couples Movies a try.
Whether you decide to cook dinner yourself or order in, you’ll both enjoy a delicious meal, a good movie (or two) and some serious snuggle time. You might even enjoy cooking together, eating by candlelight, or choosing some aphrodisiac foods to set the mood for the evening.
If you love to pamper your sweetie, a spa night is the perfect romantic date option. He or she will love a sensual massage by candlelight. Gather together massage oils, luxurious towels, candles and any other spa product you can’t live without. Honestly, there’s almost no better way to relax after a hectic day! You can play some relaxing music, or your favorite album and make it a night to remember.
Turn Off the Lights
Create your own power outage by turning off the lights. Light some candles or make a fire in your fireplace. Pour your favorite wine, make some yummy snacks and do something different or just enjoy some quiet time together. You could spice it up with some sexy adult partner games, or create your own strip trivia game.
It’s easy to take date night outdoors and get romantic under the stars. Grab a bottle of wine or your favorite beverage and a blanket. Turn on the mood music and start gazing. According to the International Astronomical Union, 88 official constellations await you!
Something Personal to You as a Couple
Do you like to dance? Does he love to sing? Where was your first date? Where is a place you’ve always wanted to travel? Use these ideas of things that are personal to you as a couple and create a romantic date night in surrounded by these ideas as your theme.
You could write out the story of how you met and fell in love, or record it to video. You’ll have so much fun reconnecting over these old memories and you’ll create something you might even want to pass down to your children in the future.
These are just a few ideas when it comes to romantic home-based dates with your significant other. One of the best things about all of them is the fact that they don’t break the bank. Which one do you think appeals to you most? Do you have a great idea that you want to share? Feel free to leave your suggestions below.