Date nights are supposed to be special. If your anniversary is around the corner, you may already be planning to do something. While going on a romantic getaway is beyond sweet, staying at home can also be a good option. With the right approach, you and your loved one can spend a romantic night without breaking the bank.
Whatever you have in mind, at-home dates are surely on the same level as going out. Here are a few at-home ideas and gifts for your loved one:
You can have your very own spa date at home. Buy a variety of lotions, soaps and washes, and essential oils. Set up candles and incense to recreate the atmosphere of a relaxing spa.
Nothing says romantic than a rooftop date. To top it all off, you can get a vintage record player and listen to your favorite tunes there. You can play the song you danced to on your wedding and reenact the whole thing, for instance. You can also give them another ring or a custom jewelry from a trusted store for a more romantic night.
Under the Stars
You probably have seen this classic date idea on hundreds of movies. You don’t have to leave your home; you can simply step outside your back door and set up a blanket under the night sky. There’s something romantic about cuddling with your special someone while wishing on a star.
Surprise your special someone with a romantic dinner you’ve prepared yourself. This beats the constant booking of dinner seats at your usual restaurant. You can recreate a romantic atmosphere by even making your own menu with all of their favorite dishes.
If you can’t leave for the weekend, why not bring the vacation to your home. Turn your home into a romantic French cottage for just the two of you. You can even buy yourselves some matching pajamas.
Planning a date or an anniversary present does not mean you have to spend tons of money. You can get creative and focus on what your partner truly likes. As cliché as it may sound, it’s the effort that counts!