May 21, 2012

15 Dates in 15 Minutes Or Less


We live in a busy world where life is becoming rush, rush, rush. We have more and more responsibilities and less and less time in the day! Don’t let that stop you from having a weekly date night with your sweetheart! If time is the issue – then THIS post is the solution for you! To help you out, we grabbed fifteen of our date ideas that you could prepare in 15 minutes or less! Just scroll through our list & pick one out for this coming weekend! OH, and don’t forget to pin this to your PinterestDate Night” board for future reference!


Just click on the title of the dates to get the FULL version of each date!


#1) The Date Wheel – Not sure WHAT you want to do for date night? Let the “Date Wheel” choose for you!
Materials Needed:
  • The {free} Date Wheel printable
#2) Last Minute Light Show – The next time it rains, make it a DATE! Yep – cuddling up while watching it rain can be sooooo romantic!
Materials Needed:
  • Adorable {free} printable
  • Wintergreen Lifesavers
#3) The Bookstore Date – Bookworms or not, this fun date will be one you will remember! Easy to do when you don’t have any time to plan.
Materials Needed:
  • A local bookstore
  • Printable {free} Bookstore Date Invite
  • Printable {free} Bookstore Date Cards
#4) Guess The Flavor A fun idea that can be thrown together in no time at all! Just grab some chapstick on your next trip to the grocery store and you are ready to go! Your imagination is the limit on this date…
Materials Needed:
  • 5+ Flavors of Chapstick
  • Paper
  • Pen
#5) The Newlywed Game – How much do you REALLY know about your sweetheart? Play this fun {free} game and find out if you know as much as you thought you did!
Materials Needed:
  • The {free} Newlywed Game
  • Pens
#6) The Family History Date – You have probably heard fun stories about your parents and even your grandparents while growing up, but how much do you know about your SWEETHEART’S family? Learning about your past has never been so enjoyable!
Materials Needed:
  • Computer
  • Printer
  • Paper
  • Pen
#7) My Choice, Your Choice – A night filled with things you and your spouse BOTH love is a night full of win-win!
Materials Needed:
  • Your favorite treat
  • Your Spouse’s favorite treat
  • Your favorite game
  • Your spouse’s favorite game
  • The “Let’s Talk” Question List
#8) A Date That Scores – Combining sports, oreos, and kissing? I am sure ANY husband would be on board with this date!
Materials Needed:
  • TV {…and your favorite team PLAYING on TV}
  • Milk, oreos, & two mugs
  • Rolled up socks & a laundry basket
  • Super CUTE {and free} Invite
#9) Frisbee Golf {With a Twist} – A little frisbee, a little lovin’, and a little laughter goes a long way!
Materials Needed:
  • Frisbee
  • Frisbee Golf Printables {free}
  • Tape
  • A nearby park OR backyard
  • Paper, Pen, Scissors
#10) YouTube Date Night – Have you ever thought about making a date night out of watching all of the hilarious youtube videos that are out there? We even have a list of links to get you started!
Materials Needed:
  • Computer
  • Popcorn {optional}
#11) Competition At The Park – Gather up ALL of the fun sporty gear you have around your house & head out to your backyard OR nearby park for a little friendly competition.
Materials Needed:
  • Assorted sports equipment
#12) Love On The Run – This date is the PERFECT one for a spur-of-the-moment date!
Materials Needed:
  • {Free} Love On The Run printable
  • Your QUICK idea for a date night to go inside! Print off our list of ideas to get you started!
#13) The Dollar Menunaire Date – If you are on a tight budget, then this date is PERFECT for a night out on the town!
Materials Needed:
  • A handful of dollar bills
  • A local Dollar Store
  • A local Fast Food Restaurant
  • A local Dollar Theater
#14) “American Idol” Karaoke Date Night – Grab a group of friends, and get ready to sing your heart out! There are a few different ways you can set this date night up. Check out this post for all the details!
Materials Needed:
  • American Idol Wii or Playstation game OR a computer
  • A couple of hilarious prizes
  • Your favorite treats
#15) The Iron Chef Date – This date can easily be thrown together in 15 minutes! Just call up your favorite friends and print off the needed sheets and you are in for a yummy {hopefully} night!!
Materials Needed:
  • Another fun couple to hang out with
  • A local grocery store
  • The {free} Iron Chef Scoring Sheet
  • The {free} Iron Chef Secret Ingredient Sheet

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6 Responses to “15 Dates in 15 Minutes Or Less”

  1. Corie Corie says:

    This is a GREAT post. Date nights that are easy and all put together! Love having all dates in one place!!

  2. Erika Erika says:

    I love having them all in one place too! Fun ideas.

  3. Kari Kari says:

    Trip down memory lane! Love all these ideas, especially since I don’t have time anymore to plan dates! HAHAHA! Jk.

  4. Tara Tara says:

    HAHAHA…. Kari – you totally weren’t kidding! :) Yes – I love having these all in one place as well! Huge trip down memory lane! :)

  5. Erica says:

    I loved this! Pinned so many ideas! The hubs better watch out :)

  6. Lindsey says:

    These look awesome! I can’t wait to give them a try!

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