Christian Date Night Ideas

3 Ways To Build Up Your Date Night Fund

Spending quality time with your husband is so important for staying connected and having quality conversation with one another. But when money is tight, finding the funds to do so can be tough. However, date nights don’t have to be expensive, and setting money aside doesn’t have to be painful. A little at a time adds up, and before you know it you’ll have enough to go out on a wonderful date night. Here are a few ideas to get started: 1. Start a date night piggy bank Back when we were about 16, I gave my husband a black chalkboard piggy bank decorated with all of the reasons I loved him. It quickly became our “date night piggy bank.” Whenever we pull spare change

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Celebrating Your Marriage

We must understand that marriage is important. We must learn to value our unity as a husband and wife. We must NOT take our marriages for granted. When we do, we lose the importance of being one. We are creatures of habit. If we don’t take the time to form the healthy habit of celebrating, marriage becomes..ho-hum and almost forgotten. My husband and I recently celebrated 11 years of marriage. We’ve had our ups and downs, but an anniversary is a special day to focus on what we have endured for the last year. We made it another year. You are here. I am here. Let’s celebrate each other! Let’s celebrate victories over the hard stuff. Let us remember the fun times and yet still

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5 Outdoor Dates for Summer

It’s warm and it’s a great time of year to enjoy God’s beautiful creation with your husband. My husband and I love summertime, because it makes for fun, adventurous (and inexpensive!) dates. Here are five outdoor dates for getting outside and enjoying Summer with your husband: 1. Going camping A few times a Summer, we pick up and go camping for the weekend. Spending time together out in God’s beautiful creation is priceless. We’re away from the stress of day-to-day life, we’re unplugged from our electronics, and we’re getting exercise. Plus, it’s very inexpensive! Some of the camp sites we visit have small fees, and some don’t charge at all. It’s the perfect mini-vacation. 2. Going hiking If it isn’t possible to get away for

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Scheduling A Date For The Working Couple: 5 Ideas

My life is a juggling act. My husband and I both work full time. Me, during the days.  Him, during the nights.  We have two young children, one in elementary school and one in preschool.  As far as the kids go, this schedule actually isn’t as bad as it sounds because there is always one of us who is home with the kids.  We have been lucky and have only had to utilize daycare/babysitters about two days a week.  And if you have had to find a daycare, preschool or babysitter then you know that finding the right one can be a challenge – both emotionally and financially. But as far as spending important time together cultivating our marriage – our schedules are a problem.

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Date Ideas For Adventurous Couples – Geocaching

If you are like me, you can’t wait to just get out and go… It really doesn’t matter where (as long as it’s anywhere), when (as long as it’s now), or what you are doing (even if it means just driving in your car with no destination). My favorite thing to do is explore! Thankfully, my husband is the same way. His adventurous spirit was one of the things that attracted me to him and it’s still one of my favorite characteristics about him. We’ve been on many adventures together and they are always a blast! But… How do you incorporate your taste for adventure into a date? Hmmmm…. Well, it isn’t your typical “Dinner and a Movie” type date. Hiking local trails and Geocaching are

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Dating Your Husband – 8 Creative Ideas

Do you remember early days of dating? You would do anything together. It didn’t matter. The point was you were spending time together, getting to know each other. What about after you are married or have been married a long time? Do you find dating harder?  Maybe there is more stress or responsibilities in the form of kids, aging parents, or job responsibilities. Or maybe you feel like you are fresh out of ideas. Since I became a mom, dating my husband is a lot harder. Planning a date, booking a sitter, and lack of funds and energy can not only feel overwhelming, but exhausting. However, I believe that dating is essential in marriage. If you exercise to keep your body in shape, think of dating as

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