Why not ask a good friend if you can borrow a dress, or their smart jacket, for a special date if you don’t have anything suitable in your own wardrobe?So long as you don’t take too much (and take care of their stuff! Better in than in It might be called ‘going out’ together, but dates can be about ‘staying in’ too.Impress a foodie with some home-cooked grub (or just bung a pizza in the oven) and perhaps watch a movie, or just chat. Tim, Kerri, and Kevin let us know what they will be watching this weekend. A day in the life of a group of men and women in Hollywood, in the hours leading up to a friend's birthday party. Date like you’re still in high school and enjoy these fun ideas together. Have a dance party in your living room and dance to your favorite songs from high school. Borrow a movie from the library or find a movie on Hulu and make homemade stovetop popcorn while watching the classics. Pack some cheese, crackers, and grapes and your favorite old quilt and have a picnic on the lawn.
Swap shop Everybody wants to look their best when they’re trying to impress a potential new partner, but while it’s tempting to rush out and buy new outfits, this is a sure-fire way to dent your bank balance.And picnics aren’t just for summer – just find somewhere with shelter, wrap up warm and pack a blanket!Do your research Finding out your date’s interests and suggesting imaginative things they might enjoy is a great way to build a connection, but you don’t have to fall into the trap of thinking you need to impress them with expensive ‘out there’ ideas – just do some homework and be creative.So it makes sense – certainly financially – to start small, perhaps with a couple of drinks, and splash out further down the line when you’re more sure you’re onto a winner.
Daytime dates Who says dates have to be in the evening?
Don’t be fooled that its simplicity means it can’t be special.