Original dating ideas
Get high octane with it: Whoever spots more bird types gets treated to the dessert of their choice. Make oven s’mores, pull up a video of a campfire and challenge each other to tell scary stories.Dress extremely formally and have a photo session in a nice park or historic area.Look up the rules to a bunch of obscure card games and see how many you can get through in one night.Write letters to yourselves one year in the future and figure out a public place you can hide them like a library, museum or park.Make a lil succulent garden out of Home Depot selections. Go to an all-day spa together and just bask in the self-care.Go to a farmer’s market, pick up some produce and then make dinner together. Fast all day and then go to an all you-can-eat buffet.It can be hard to break from, and I cannot stress this enough, the literal paradise of slouchy sweatpants Netflix zone, or (if you’re someone I can’t even relate to) the classic dinner-and-a-movie.Even if you’re just casually dating, you’re probably pretty over your go-to coffee shop or bar and are looking for something new.
Look up the best mansions in your preferred zip code and argue about where you’re going to live once you win the lottery. Each pick a team to root for and get really into it.
Fun fact: If you go to a cheap restaurant for dinner afterwards the dining experience is 50% fancier.
Go hard on the breakfast for dinner situation with a range of breakfasty sides, and determine who’s the better pancake flipper.
Go to a bookstore and pick out books for each other to read. Make it a competition: whoever eats less loses and has to pay.
Assess each other on how good of a job you did afterwards. Make a list of coffee shops or bookstores you’ve always wanted to try and do a crawl of them over one weekend.