Saturday, February 16, 2013

Do something together

Here is a list of ideas found when looking for something new to do together.
You could sit on the couch and watch TV together....OR....

Bike ride 
Cook together – each taking turns with parts of the recipe
Go to the gym together 
Play croquet 
Match socks together – believe it or not, this can be nice to just sit and chat while doing this mindless chore
Plant a garden 
Go see a play at a local theatre
Paint a room in your house that you’ve been meaning to re-do
Shopping for something new for you and for him
Long walk around the block – even with the kids
Picnic on the beach
When the kids are in bed, challenge each other on the Wii
A game of tennis
Put together a puzzle
Read a book together 
Put together photo albums of your family
Sit outside and watch the sunset
Cooking class together
Day trip to a special location nearby
Find a band you both like and see if they’re playing anytime soon or nearby
Dancing lessons
Baseball game together – Major or Minor league
House hunting
Head to the zoo (you don’t always have to be with the kids!)
Canoe ride
Roller blading 
Create a vegetable garden 
Couple massages
Run a 5K, 10K, 1/2 marathon, marathon together
Volunteer together somewhere special
Mini golfing
Real golfing
Play basketball together  (game of one on one)
Head to the beach and collect sea glass or shells
Recreate your very first date
Dance in the kitchen when the kids are in bed
Head to a flea market
Sit by the fire
Go camping 
Learn to play an instrument together
Play frisbee
Redo your bedroom together – new sheets, new arrangement of furniture, hang photos, etc
When it’s raining, run outside and kiss in the rain!
Free movies in the park
Walk around the mall hand in hand
Have a fondue night
Make chocolate chip cookies from scratch together
Head to the batting cages
Go-cart racing!
Head out on a boat ride
Head to a car dealer and test drive cars you’ve been dying to check out 
Strawberry/Blueberry/Apple picking – depending on the season
Sit and watch your wedding video together, or flip through your wedding photos
Make a family tree
Spend the night at a local B&B
Go hiking
Head to a local museum
Fitness class together
Make your own sundaes
Go ice skating
Find a place where you can do a dinner boat or a dinner train!
Make your own sushi
Lay in your backyard and look up at the stars
Go horseback riding
Find a local art exhibit
Swim in the ocean
If you have a hot tub, jump in!
Head to an amusement park
Go zip-lining!
Create something for your kids and surprise them – blanket fort, pillow fortress, LEGO cave, etc!
Make a cake
Dress up all fancy (for the fun of it) and head out to dinner
Create a vision board of goals and dreams you both have for your lives ahead
Clean out and organize the garage, your basement or your attic
Go to church together
Make breakfast and eat it in bed
Plant a tree
Create a special space outdoors for the summer
Go to a planetarium
Take a bubble bath together
Create a scavanger hunt for each other of clues that only the 2 of you would know and understand
Visit a local animal shelter if you’re looking to adopt a new pet
Take a karate class
Whitewater rafting
Make breakfast together in the morning

Or try this...a little something each day for a week!
Show him love seven days a week

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