Monday, December 7, 2015

Great Ways to Spend Quality Time at Home With Your Spouse

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Are date nights hard to come by in your home? As important as it is to spend time together as a couple, busy schedules, household responsibilities, and limited funds can sometimes get in the way. While these may be issues in your household, that doesn’t mean that you can’t get creative and find ways to spend time with your honey at home. There are plenty of things you could do right in the comfort of your own home that will make you two feel alive and in love once again. Below are a few entertainment options for couples looking to spend some much needed QT together.

1.  Watch a Movie
There was a time when the traditional date night consisted of catching the latest film in theaters. However, with the average cost of a movie ticket running about $11 per person, and snacks ranging anywhere from $5-$20, it can really add up. Instead of catching a flick in theaters, you can watch a movie at home. Television service providers offer an array of packages that allow you to subscribe to premium channels like HBO, Starz, and CinneMax. If you have satellite tv services such as those described at, you can also catch old and new movies on demand. Now all you need to do is pop some popcorn and cuddle while you enjoy a film together.

2.  Candlelit Dinner for Two
There’s nothing like food to bring two people together. If you can’t afford to indulge in the fine dining offered by local restaurants, you can create a romantic experience in your home. If you really want to spark a flame, why not look for a list of edible aphrodisiacs. Ask a friend or family member to watch the kids (or wait until they’re sound asleep), set the table, dim the lights, and throw on your favorite music. You two are sure to have a good time enjoying tantalizing foods while engaging in conversation.

3.  Spa Treatment for Two
What better way to spend quality time and take the romance to a new level than with a nice massage? Instead of gutting out on high priced couples packages you could easily give each other a rub down in your own home. Using your bedroom as the canvas, create a mood that is soothing and relaxing. Turn down the lights, light some candles with a nice aroma, and even turn on some soothing instrumental music. With a few basic massage techniques and some body oil, the two of you can have a great time rubbing each other down and relieving the stress and tension of your hectic lifestyles.

The More the Merrier
While you may not want to invite your friends over for a spa treatment, you can increase the fun and entertainment by inviting guests over to partake in your quality time. Other couples make great company and can also help in lowering the costs of the evening. If you’re responsible for making dinner, for instance, ask a friend and their date to bring the drinks. If you’re going to watch a movie, have them bring over some of their favorite snacks to join in on the fun.

Spending time together is extremely important. It allows you guys to focus your attention on each other without the distraction of work, or home getting in the way. You don’t have to spend a lot of money to partake in the pleasures that come with quality time, you just need a bit of creativity. Late night movies, candlelit dinners, and spa treatments will certainly reignite the flame and keep your relationship thriving in the midst of all the madness that daily lives bring. 

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