Author: Nancy DeVault

Five Grand Romantic Gestures to Plan for your Partner  

People love surprises and even crave the unexpected. It’s actually a proven fact. According to scientists at Emory University and Baylor College of Medicine, the human reward pathways in the brain respond strongly to the unpredictable. This concept definitely translates…

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Friendsgiving: A Holiday Date Night with Friends

There’s the family you’re born into and the family you choose. Close friends become our second family and, because of this special bond, we often want to celebrate the holidays together. And this type of celebration is legit! “Friendsgiving” is…

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Editors’ Picks: Our 10 Favorite Essentials for Date Night

Sure, Date Night Guide has a whole section on our website devoted to “Stuff,” featuring some of the best must-have products for couples. We obviously love all of the themed items we’ve shared with you but, naturally, we have our…

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5 Awesome Treehouse Rentals to Climb Into

Go out on a limb – literally – on your next destination date with a treehouse rental. Why settle for a standard hotel when you can take room and board to new heights (with actual wood boards)? Just climb the…

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30 Simply Playful Summer Date Nights

You love to KISS, right? Aside from smooching, the “keep it simple stupid” approach to date night is sometimes best! Summer fun doesn’t have to be elaborate or expensive to be enjoyable. These 30 ideas will transform you from busy…

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No Passports Required: Island Hopping for Couples Within the U.S.

Imagine vibrant sunsets, turquoise waters and tropical drinks alongside your love. While it’s dreamy to escape to exotic places abroad, fantasies for your next couples retreat can come true much closer to home. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, there…

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How to Have a Romantic Breakfast In Bed Date

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And it can be the most romantic too! Whether for the morning of your first relationship sleepover (hooray), wedding anniversary or just a simple Sunday, impress your partner with an unexpected…

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12 Summer Date Nights on a Shoestring Budget

Temperatures are soaring… but there’s plenty of cool ways to have fun during these hot summer months. Yes, you can date night without scorching your skin (bye-bye awkward sunburn) or burning your entertainment budget. Here are 12 summer date nights…

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Illuminate Date Night with a Lighthouse Stay

Let date night adventures shine with a sleepover in a lighthouse rental. These coastal structures have historically served as important maritime guides. And they can also guide you toward making date night history with an illuminating waterside stay! Rent a…

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How to Throw a Backyard Movie Date Night

From vintage drive-in theaters to modern stadium-seating cinemas, couples have maintained a long-standing love affair with movie date nights. Amp up “reel” fun with a backyard movie night date! Here’s what you need for a DIY production… Screen Wall: You…

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Homage to Fromage with a Date Night Cheese Plate

Get cheesy with your partner with a date night cheese plate that pays homage to fromage! Cheese plates can be great as an appetizer while your cook dinner together, an upgrade to popcorn for Netflix binges or the perfect pairing…

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105 Fun Date Night Ideas

Couples are happier and more connected when they spend quality time together. But let’s be honest… it’s not always easy to find the time or creativity for date night. But DateNightGuide.com can help! We’re dedicated to inspiring lovers like you…

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Do Good! 10 Ideas for a Volunteering Date Night

You can spend time with the person you love (or are getting to know) with some do-good and feel-good date activities. In Orlando, the Do Good Date Night series hosts regular functions where couples partake in a service action, followed…

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8 Famous Stays: Retreat to a Film-Featured Resort with your Leading Love Interest

Some movie scenes are shot on a studio set but many are captured at real operational locations, including restaurants and resorts perfect for romantic excursions. Book accommodations with your leading lady or lad to relive your beloved movie moments! You…

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11 Food & Drink Delivery Kits to Spice Up Date Night

You can easily create at-home date night meals complete with tempting restaurant-quality fare. Convenient delivery kits cater to couples looking to forgo laborious menu planning, ingredient shopping and food prep. Now, thanks to the genius foodpreneurs, you can sink your…

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Wanna Stick Together Forever? Laughter is Basically Couple Glue!

What’s the glue helping couples stick together? Laughter! Laughing with a romantic partner is like sipping love potion, according to a study published in the journal Personal Relationships. Laura Kurtz, a social psychologist from the University of North Carolina, explained…

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Bedroom Bliss! Subscriptions Boxes to Turn up the Heat

Subscription boxes have taken at-home date nights to a new level. Convenient kits deliver just about anything to your door… food, wine, games and, well, sex! No need to be shy about shopping for way to add some pizzazz to…

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14 Awe-Inspiring Podcasts for Couples

Wanna stay in tune as a couple? Tune into motivating podcasts that help twosomes connect! Listening to an audio series is an easy and effective way to gain insight that may strengthen and/or maintain your partnership. Whether on a scenic…

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30 Self-Care Rituals for Couples

Life is busy with tons of priorities… work, kids, friends and, of course, your relationship. Sometimes we’re so scheduled with demands that we fail to include time for self-care. It’s often undervalued but self-care benefits the mind, body and soul….

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10 Cuddle Must-Haves for Cozy Couples

Love to get cozy? Researchers say cuddling is highly beneficial! Get snuggled up and you’ll be releasing oxytocin, which lowers stress, boosts the immune system and promotes overall happiness. Cuddling can also improve your connection with your partner through non-verbal communication…

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