Whether you have just moved into a new home or are saving up to buy one, it can be difficult trying to plan dates when you are focused on saving money. This can be especially stressful around Valentine’s Day due to society’s expectation of needing to shower your loved ones with diamonds and flowers. Well, we’re here to challenge the norm and instead, focus on celebrating Valentine’s Day this year by being creative and frugal.
So, to help you continue to save money for your new home, your local Green Cove Springs contractors with A&M Home Builders have listed 10 free date ideas for Valentine’s Day.
Date #1: Tap Into Your Inner Chef
Don’t be afraid to get your hands a little messy and plan a homecooked meal for your significant other. Regardless if it is filet mignon or grilled cheese sandwiches, taking the time to cook can show how much you really care.
Date #2: Star Gaze
On a clear night, the stars can be absolutely breathtaking. Bring a blanket outside and stare at the stars for a truly romantic date.
Date #3: Movie Night
Who doesn’t like having a movie night at home? This allows you to get into your pajamas, snuggle up on the couch together, and watch a movie you both love.
Date #4: Go For A Stroll
There are so many beautiful parks and walking paths throughout clay county. Grab your loved one and go for a nice evening stroll together.
Date #5: Go Camping… Inside
Channel your inner kid and switch things up a bit by setting up a fort in the living room. Grab all the blankets and pillows in the house and snuggle up together.
Date #6: Make A Time Capsule
Get a box together of some of your favorite items and create your own time capsule. Whether you choose to open it in 20 years or the following year, this is a fun and free activity to do together.
Date #7: Game Night
Bring out Scrabble and Parcheesi, and have an old fashioned, healthy competition game night.
Date #8: Fast and the Furious
Help your loved one live on the wild side and take them to a car dealership so they can test drive their favorite car.
Date #9: Create Your Own Spa
Dim the lights, set up some candles, grab the massage oil and give yourselves the ultimate spa experience.
Date #10: Sing Karaoke
Pull up lyrics to a song online and have karaoke night in your own home. That way you don’t have to worry about harsh critics and can just have a fun time together.
If you would like to learn about more free date tips or if you are interested in buying a new home, please contact your local Green Cove Springs contractors with A&M Home Builders at 904.955.1758 or email Joshua@amhomebuilders.com.