Pretty Darn Funny just released its first episode of season 2, and it's about a situation we're all pretty familiar with: how to come up with date ideas to create a great date night for you and your spouse while dealing with busy schedules and tight finances. And make sure to stay tuned for more funny videos from Pretty Darn Funny, released each Monday!
Their solution is quarter night at the Cheap Seats discount theater—"two tickets, a large popcorn, and a goodie bag all for 25 cents." Or course, they also got a few other things thrown in the deal, like a mysterious infestation and a homeless man squatting in the theater.
"Dating can be extremely beneficial toward keeping romance alive, and making a practice of going on regular dates can be a great way to jump-start that habit," says Denise Limongello, a licensed psychotherapist based in Manhattan, who points out that lack of romance is a common reason for breakups or divorce.
But coming up with new date ideas is harder than it seems!
Do some research before you leave so you know which constellations to look for.13. Swing on the swings, play Frisbee, or feed the ducks.14. Local museums usually don’t cost much to get in.15. Each person gets (or whatever amount you decide) to spend on any food item at the grocery store for dinner.
If the weather doesn’t permit an outdoor picnic, lay out a blanket on the floor and eat in the living room.11. Whether it’s at your local community theater, high school, or a big-city play house, there is plenty of entertainment available in most areas.12. Pack a blanket, pillows, and food (like our Ham and Swiss Poppy Seed Sandwiches), and go somewhere to see the stars.
Just what can you do to have a great date for cheap or free?
So if you’re both into cooking, this can be a lovely way to spend an evening together.
It’s a chance to test out each others skills in the kitchen, as well as create something delicious together.
Coming up with the perfect date can be hard, especially when you're strapped for cash. From outdoor picnics to yoga, here are some great date ideas that won't break bank!
Instead of going out to eat, save some cash by staying in and whipping up a yummy dinner together.