Don't spend more than: — on drinks, on a designer dog biscuit.
Goes great with: A leash and collar set from the ASPCA online store (). Plus, the lowkey setting and mood lighting will soothe both of your frayed, wedding-planning nerves.
You could pop down to the farmers' market, but visiting a nearby farm makes it more of an adventure (to find both, visit localharvest.org).
Go to a bar on karaoke night and grab two seats with a prime view of the stage.
Huddle up and spend the evening making like you're Christina A.
and Adam L., critiquing the participants on the sly a la Tap into your inner Giada and have your guy over for a DIY fondue dessert night.
Why she'll like it: She probably hasn't done it in years, and the adrenaline kick couldn't hurt either of you.
Little known fact: Most bars offer "sample-sized" beers in 8-ounce glasses, as opposed to a full pint.Don't spend more than: on two rounds of drinks, and for the doorman. But if you think a wicker basket full of French cheese and Chardonnay is going to put a guy in the mood, think again. Ditto for walks on the beach, bike rides, sunsets and other summer dating cliches. These suggested dates won't just keep him from checking the score on his i Phone, they'll also bring you closer together, faster. Learning new skills and completing tasks drop deep anchors into our memory banks, and solving problems or surmounting obstacles bonds you and teaches you to communicate as a couple.Find a strip in your city with a few spots in close proximity, and embark upon your own beer tour—hopping from bar to bar with your BF, taste-testing different brews as you go.Enlist one of your favorite couples and hit up bar trivia as a foursome.