Here are 101 inexpensive date night ideas that you can do whether you want to go on the town or stay at home. Image via Remember when you and your partner used to go on? It used to be so easy -- and now it all seems like a distant memory. The good news is that you can always bring date nights back into your routine. And make sure to lock down your or ahead of time so you don't have to scramble last-minute. Keep in mind that your date doesn't have to be expensive. We reached out to Ben Homan relationship blogger at , Stef Safran matchmaking expert of , and Kalyn Brooke Comings deals expert at , and put together 101 unique and cheap date ideas to get you started. You can even do some of these at home, while your kids are sleeping! Challenge yourselves to kiss in front of an item that starts with each letter of the alphabet. Chances are good that there are a few low-cost lesson options in your area. Sometimes, yoga studios give discounted rates for classes taught by instructors-in-training. Small-town museums often have low admission rates while large, city institutions often have free or pay-what-you-wish hours. Usually, you can find reasonably priced programs through your community college, parks and recreation department, or community center. Maybe consider reading one of your own compositions, too! If they allow you to listen to certain CDs, have at it! Comings suggests driving to three or four local bakeries, picking up one chocolate chip cookie from each, then tasting and rating them to decide which the best is. Keep an eye out for deals like these in the newspaper, the phone book and online deals sites. Many shops offer these tastings for free -- or for a small fee. This can be done from the beach, the hood of your car or your own front porch. Browse the lots and dream about which ones you'd like to own. Maybe even take one for a test drive! Treat yourselves to a soft pretzel or a giant cookie as you stroll through. Take turns calling out categories and seeing if the person can name five things that fit five Tom Hanks movies, five pizzas topics, etc. Homan suggests this game, which involves plugging random words into a search engine and picking an activity from the results. Don't let lack of funds hamper your dating creativity. No matter your budget, you and your partner can enjoy fun, romantic, relationship-building times together. Originally written by Meghan Ross. Updated by Alexa Gahan, Katie Bonadies, and Kayla King on 29 June 2017. Do you have any date night ideas you and your partner love to do? Share them with us in the comments below! We connect families with great caregivers and caring companies to help you be there for the ones you love. However, each individual is solely responsible for selecting an appropriate care provider or care seeker for themselves or their families and for complying with all applicable laws in connection with any employment relationship they establish.