Easy Date Ideas

It is so important to date your spouse! It can be really difficult to come up with fun date ideas, so here are 20 easy date ideas right at your fingertips!

Date your spouse. This is something I preach.

Real talk – after my husband and I got married, I wasn’t truly sure I wanted to have kids. My biggest fear was that I was going to lose “us.” I was going to lose what made us a family. I didn’t want to get caught up in a kid, only to forget the reason why that kid was here.

Then it just clicked one day. I remember – I went out to dinner with my mom and I just cried. I told her my fears and she reassured me that it didn’t have to be that way. Mama to the rescue.

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My husband and I try to go out once a month, just the 2 of us. We have lots of family and friends that are available to watch our kids at the drop of a hat (you know who you are) so finding a sitter is very rarely difficult for us and we are lucky for that!

But sometimes, finding that sitter isn’t always easy. So I put together a list for you of easy date ideas. I challenge you to try them all!

Easy Date Ideas

  • Game Night
  • Cook dinner together
  • Put puzzles together
  • Adult coloring books
  • Watch your wedding video
  • Bonfire in the backyard
  • Wikipedia chat/challenge (Pull up a random Wikipedia page and ask each other questions about it)
  • Bowling
  • Driving range
  • Mini golf
  • College campus tour nearby (guided or self-guided)
  • Tour of your own city
  • Take a long walk together
  • Ice cream after dinner
  • Popcorn and movies after the kids go to bed
  • Home Depot tour – talk about what improvements you’d like to make on your house
  • Progressive Dinner at different restaurants
  • Murder Mystery dinner
  • Shooting range
  • Paintball
  • Kayaking
  • Brewery tour
  • Farmer’s market
  • Day date
  • Cooking class
  • Drive In movie
  • Arcade
  • Museum
  • Escape room
  • Axe Throwing
  • Recreate your first date or engagement night
  • Spa day

Also, think about some of the things you do with kids, but subtract the kids. Movie, shopping, the zoo….you get to spend so much more time and energy on the actual event and each other than worrying about wrangling your kids.

Try it. I promise, you’ll like it.

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