Quality time is important if you want to keep the romance alive. While nights out are definitely fun, it’s not always possible. There are times when a babysitter is not available or times when money is tight - situations like these call for a little creativity.
Staying at home does not have to be boring. With a little imagination, you can enjoy a fun stay-at-home date night. Here are romantic bonding ideas that you can do from the comforts of your own home.
Choose a movie and make it your theme for the night. Center everything around it and pay attention to details. Into Chinese action films? You can also have dim sum for dinner. Watching something Italian? Prepare pasta and gelato. You can go for an 80’s night, a Mexican night, a romantic-comedy night. There are many themes to choose from. It will take your movie experience from something ordinary to something a bit more fun.
Time to be a little bit nerdy. Bring out your board games and challenge each other. Keep yourselves entertained with good ol’ Scrabble or Snakes And Ladders. This old-school idea will bring back memories of your childhood. Don’t forget to prepare finger foods that you can eat while playing. Nachos and small sandwiches with beer sound like a good idea.
Buy yourself several bottles of wine (do not have to be expensive) and several different kinds of cheese. You can have your own wine tasting experience at home. Make your notes about which ones you like and which combinations you think work. After you’re done with your tasting, you can binge watch your favorite series. Perfect date idea for a slow Friday night without the kids.
Something as simple as moving your table to the garden can make a huge difference in your dinner. Have a romantic evening under the stars and enjoy the novelty of having dinner in your own backyard. The new environment will make dinner more exciting. Make sure to keep your gadgets out of site to ensure that you pay attention to each other.
Want to relax but don’t want to spend hundreds of dollars in spa treatments? Why not arrange your own spa night at home? Prepare to give each other massages and just bond while doing your self-care rituals. Of course, don’t forget your bathroom essentials. Purchase massage oils, nice robes, and maybe even a bathroom caddy.
One essential that can make your couple bath time even more special is Epsom salt. Epsom salt is made from Magnesium and Sulfate, and can help you with relaxation. There are numerous health and beauty benefits associated with Epsom salt.