I want to make the most of my apartment near FSU. What are some fun, in-home couples date night ideas?

Dating is a great way to keep the fire burning in your relationship. However, it can be expensive and difficult to get out amidst the hectic schedule of a busy college student. To combat these challenges, use your luxury Florida State University apartment to charm your significant other. There are so many fun, budget-friendly date night ideas that you and your partner can enjoy from the convenience of your own home.

Cooking Together

Eating out is a very popular date night activity, however, if you're looking to save a little money and spend time at home with your significant other, give cooking together a try. The two of you could take turns picking a recipe or even select them together. For even more quality time, go grocery shopping together before cooking. Once you have the ingredients and instructions ready to go, pick an evening to put on your chef's hat and have some fun. With a luxury apartment you can enjoy upgraded appliances and a spacious cooking area, making it so you're not stepping on each other's toes as you're cooking. You can show off your kitchen and cooking skills by recording the experience as if you're hosting a cooking show! And if you're feeling really adventurous, post it online when you're done. When you're culinary creation is complete, sit down and enjoy what you've made together.


Another idea for an in-home date night is to transform your FSU apartment into a picnic space. There are a couple of ways to organize an in-home picnic to create the desired atmosphere for the occasion. If you're looking for the outdoor vibe and you live in an apartment with a balcony or patio, you could set your picnic scene outdoors without actually leaving your apartment. Lay out your blanket or organize large pillows for seating, and stage a cute place setting for the two of you to eat. You can even bring your speakers out and play music to set the mood. Alternatively, take advantage of your garden style apartment or outdoor common areas for a fun afternoon outside. If you'd rather stay indoors, try moving the furniture and making a picnic area right in your living room. You could dim the lights and play soft music in the background for ambience. White christmas lights or tea light candles are also a great way to create mood lighting indoors.

Paint and Sip

Paint and sip dates have become increasingly popular over the past few years. They're fairly easy to set up at home as well. Set up two easels, or place a tarp on the floor if you don't have easels, and dive into your creative side while enjoying a delicious beverage. You could purchase the materials at a craft store for around $30, creating an inexpensive date night full of artsy fun and conversation.

These are just a few of the countless ways your Florida State University apartment can serve as the perfect date night destination. Explore the many in-home date possibilities to continue the fun!

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