Whether you’re married, dating or beginning a new relationship, you know doubt want to keep the romance alive without killing your wallet. In these challenging economic times we all need some tips for romantic gestures or evenings that won’t blow our monthly budget. When the romantic feelings are there but the extra money isn’t, use these 7 sexy ideas for saving your romance.
Create a Get Away Weekend Right at Home:
If you’re with the one you love, it really doesn’t matter where you are. Still, we all long for a get away. You can create a get away in your own home or backyard.
You can roast marshmallows in front of your fireplace with the lights off and a few lanterns on. Go ahead and throw the sleeping bags on the living room floor and just where the mood leads you.
You can serve only cheese, fruit and chocolates for dinner for less than a dinner out. Add a bottle of wine and make a “french” connection.
Where do you really want to go? Use your imagination and bring your dream vacation home with some simple recipes, music and props.
Plays, Musicals, Ballet and Arts on a Budget:
If you’re interested in the arts, you don’t have to pay big ticket prices or travel to big cities. Check out area colleges and local performing arts centers that offer amazing talent at affordable prices.
Make a Local Sports Date:
Love sports but can’t afford a NFL or College Football Game? Is ESPN not adding to the romance in your relationship? Try out a local high school sporting event. You will very little money and enjoy the crisp night air and experience the excitement of high school all over again.
Invest in an Entertainment Book:
For $20.00 to $35.00 you can get an Entertainment book in most moderate size cities. Simply slip your entertainment card and credit card in one motion with the big for huge savings like buy one get one free meals.
My husband and I went to a Cuban restaurant and indulged in Sangria, traditional Cuban dishes, a Cuban band and even free dance lessons for a total cost including tip of $28.00.
Now for the totally free romantic ideas… drum roll please.
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Take a Walk in the Park:
Walk in the park, visit a reservoir or other nature trail and don’t forget to hold hands. Fresh air and sunsets are romantic and free. This offers a great time to talk, admire nature and each other. Don’t forget some breadcrumbs for the duck pond.
Kisses, hugs and e-mail greeting cards always free so there’s no excuse for not showing a little affection even when there’s only a little money left in checking.
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