August 25, 2011

Inexpensive date ideas...

I found a great article on inexpensive date ideas! Below is a list of fun budget friendly activities for you and that special someone from Free to $30. 
$0 Date Ideas
  • Go for a walk or bike ride.
  • Make a mixed tape.
  • Volunteer.
  • Go on a free sample tasting tour @ your local Sams/Costco.
  • Teach your date a skill or one of your favorite hobbies.
  • Sit in a park and people watch.

$5 Date Ideas

  • Go get ice cream.
  • Go sledding, then get a mug of cocoa.
  • Have an at-home movie night complete with snacks.
  • Meet for coffee or tea.
  • Have a game night with just card or dice games.
  • Visit a cupcake shop — or make some yourselves!

$10 Date Ideas

  • Pack some good sandwiches and sweets, and go for a picnic.
  • Visit a farmers market, buy ingredients, and cook a meal.
  • Buy and put together a puzzle.
  • Go to yard sales or thrift shopping (buy silly gifts for each other).
  • Do a morning date with bagels and coffee.
  • Indulge in milkshakes and fries.

$20 Date Ideas

  • Go to the movies.
  • Go ice skating or roller skating.
  • See a local band.
  • Go bowling.
  • Visit a county fair.
  • Host a double-date dinner party.
  • Take a guided tour.

$30+ Date Ideas

  • Drive to a nearby town you aren't very familiar with, get lunch, and explore.
  • Enjoy a fixed-price meal (many restaurants offer 2 for $20 menus).
  • Go camping for a couple of days.
  • Take a class.
  • Buy a new video game you can enjoy together.
  • Go canoeing, try surfing, or do something else adventurous.
Story courtesy of Wisebread!

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