Times are a bit different these days and while you may not be comfortable having a baby-sitter in your home or dining at a local restaurant, this doesn’t mean you’re not in need of a date night. So, what exactly is one to do?
Here are some ideas to consider:
Take a virtual cooking class together.
You can take a cooking class with a bit of help from YouTube, a cooking school, or an online cooking personality. Search around online for a virtual cooking class that looks like a good fit, make sure you have all the ingredients you need, and get cooking. This is a great way to “escape” without actually going anywhere—plus, you’ll have a delicious meal to eat when you’re finished.
Hold your own wine or beer tasting.
Just because you won’t be spending the afternoon at a local brewery or winery doesn’t mean you can’t bring the brewery or winery home to you. Order different varieties of beer or wine from a local retailer, pull out some flight glasses (any glasses will work as a substitute), and get tasting! Take your tasting up a notch by jotting down some notes—then you can compare styles and have an idea of what you like next time you’re looking to make a wine or beer purchase.
Bring your favorite restaurant home.
Throw on some of your finest clothes, buy a fancy bottle of wine, light some candles, and order takeout from a local restaurant you love.
Head to the spa without leaving the house.
At-home spa? Yes, please. Set up a home spa where you can give each other massages, do a foot soak together, and maybe even a little DIY face mask action. Search Google and Pinterest for some creative ideas.
Have a picnic.
Pull out that picnic blanket you’ve been itching to use for months, compile a dazzling spread of snacks, get your favorite beverages ready, and settle down in the backyard or on the living room floor for a picnic.
Plan a trip.
Grab your favorite drinks from the fridge and let the adventure wheels spin as you plan a trip or two you’d love to set out on once coronavirus restrictions lift. Take notes so you can think about putting those plans into action when we’re able to travel again.
We hope you’ll have fun with these date night ideas—we love to see you healthy and happy in your relationship.
If you would like to meet with a knowledgeable doctor, consider contacting Arizona OB/GYN Affiliates (AOA) at 602-343-6174 or visit www.aoafamily.com. We have offices in Phoenix, Ahwatukee, Casa Grande, Goodyear, Scottsdale, Gilbert, and Chandler.