One of my friends brought her first date to one of our paper doll making sessions just a few weeks ago.This guy was your typical “guys guy” – he worked on motorcycles and had tattoos.Face Paint Water-based face paint is cheap, especially if you have any left over from Halloween.
And yet he fell into making his paper doll with excitement and a sense of fun. His paper doll was the coolest one of the night, and he said he couldn’t remember the last time he’d had so much fun. If you’re still looking to go out to eat or find a cheap unique experience for your date, be sure to check out group buying daily deals sites like Groupon or Living Social.
So don’t underestimate this idea; it can be really fun, even for a first date. There are also plenty of places to search for retaurant discounts and coupons in your area.
Go Stargazing If it’s a clear, warm night, then why not go stargazing?
Bring a blanket, bug spray, and a telescope if you have one.14.
When I think back to the first date I had with my husband, what surprises me is how ordinary it was. However, some version of that conversation has been going on for 13 years now, and that first date ended up leading to the rest of my life. For instance, we pay $60 per year to be members of the Detroit Institute of Art.
We simply met at his house, and talked from our hearts for an entire rainy afternoon. But we get in free, and get tickets to all the special events. Even if you don’t buy a membership, art museum entry fees are usually cheap anyway.2. If you have art supplies, why not hang out at your house or apartment and make some art together?
In fact, I have 6 DVDs full of those old Looney Tunes cartoons. If you love cartoons, why not hang out at your house, in your pajamas, and watch cartoons together? Make Homemade Pizza Instead of going out, why not make your own pizza at home? You might be surprised at how much better homemade pizza is! Wii Olympics Tag teaming on the Nintendo Wii is a fun and free way to spend time together. Go Thrifting Each of you has a budget of or to spend at a thrift store. See who can find the most outrageous or hideous outfit. You have to change into the outfit and take pictures.10. Go Rollerskating You can often save big on rollerskating if you go during the week.
Don’t forget, plenty of those old Looney Tunes cartoons are up on You Tube.5. Go to Chuck-E-Cheese My husband’s last birthday party was at Chuck E. Also, do a search for coupons; many rinks offer discounts in the local paper or parent’s magazine.
What are some of your favorite ideas for a first date?
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Rates are cheaper during the week, and if your date is afraid of heights, just stick to bouldering! Play Games in the Park Pack a picnic, your UNO cards, and a blanket. Play with the toys, peruse the books, and play hide-and-seek.19. And yes, I’m only 32 so it’s not like these games are ancient history. If you have a group of fun-loving friends, and your date seems to be adventurous as well, night games are a blast. Play Paper Dolls Before you roll your eyes at this one, let me say this: playing paper dolls with my friends is one of our favorite things to do.