I Corninthians 13:4-6 - 4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
20 Cheap and Fun Date Ideas From Christian Personal Finance
Basically you map out a bunch of thrift stores in your area and visit
each one and look for bargains. This is really fun when you have a
specific treasure you have in mind. For more detail check out the thrift store shopping tips article from a few months ago.
2. Garage sale shopping
Similar to the thrift-store marathon, you just spend a couple hours
hitting up garage sales. Set a $10 budget and see who can find the best
I always love visiting new display homes and getting ideas for the next move!
4. Test Drive
Visit car dealerships and test drive some of your favorite cars.
5. Movie Night
Head over to the library to pick up free movies for a movie marathon (or find some free movies online). For ideas, find some classics that you haven’t seen from the top 100 movies of all-time. Complete it with a blanket, popcorn, and your favorite beverages.
6. Get Cooking
One of you make the other’s favorite meal, and the other one make the other’s favorite dessert. Then enjoy them both together.
Give the rooms in your house a fresh look by re-arranging the furniture in each of the rooms in your house.
8. See the great outdoors
Head over to localhikes.com and find a trail near you and get hiking. This is a great outdoor date that often facilitates great conversation.
If you already have them, you can just start riding. If you don’t many places rent them by the hour.
If it is a cloudless night, you could head to the library and find
some astronomy books. Find out which constellations are showing and look
for them in the sky. Grab a cozy blanket and enjoy laying under the
11. Got snow?
Go pick up a couple sleds and ride the slopes to your hearts’ content.
12. Sip coffee together
Go to a local coffeeshop and sip and converse. For whatever reason my
wife and I tend to have great conversations while we are sitting in
I haven’t done this in probably 20 years, this would definitely be a fun date!
How about ice-skating. Bonus: find an outdoor rink!
Make it more fun by changing the rules.
16. Driving range
This can be particularly fun if you are terrible golfers. Most driving ranges have clubs you can use if you don’t have any.