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10 Active Dates

A couple months ago my husband and I decided to try something new. Every month, we would make sure to have at least 1 date, and we would take turns planning what we would do. So far it’s been really fun and I’ve enjoyed the creativity of our outings!

Our latest date was a 13 mile bike ride. We rode from our house clear down to the end of Waikiki and back. My husband planned this date, and he hit it out of the park! It was the perfect day!

If you like this idea that we are doing, here are 10 active date ideas that you can try with your significant other. Best of all, most of them are free!

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  1. Go on a bike ride

This date made me feel like a kid again! You can even race each other if you’re competitive đŸ™‚

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2. Go on a hike

There is nothing like unplugging from everything around you and just getting out in some fresh air. Studies have shown that hiking reduces stress you and you’ll have fun adventuring together.

3. Explore your city

Have you ever played tourist in your own city? Walk around and see if there are any shops, restaurants or cafĂ©s you’ve never been to before.

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4. Pick your own apples

If you live near any U-pick orchards, this is a must-do activity! There is nothing like fresh fruit right off the tree! You’ll have healthy food for your week, or you can be naughty and make an apple crisp or pie.

5. Go on an evening walk

Finished with dinner and getting ready to Netflix and chill? Put the remote down and go on a stroll around the neighborhood first. You can talk about your day, and burn a few extra calories before you veg out the rest of the night.

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6. Go sledding

This is another one of those activities that brings out the kid in you. And its really quite surprising how worked out you feel after a few hours of trekking up and down a snowy hill.

7. Do a corn maze

This one will get your minds and your adrenaline going. Plus if you’re a scardy cat like me, you’ll be forced to hold each other the entire time for fear of your life.

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8. Go ice skating/ rollerskating

Remember couples skate at the rink when you were younger? It’s still as fun đŸ™‚

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9. Go find and cut your own Christmas tree

This is one that I’d like to do at some point, but I’d have to live on the mainland to do it, since there’s a shortage of snowy mountains here. I just think it would be romantic, fun, and full of holiday cheer.

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10. Hit the gym

There’s just something about working out together. You push each other to be better and you feel better and look better afterward!

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I hope that a few of these ideas spark your interest! Do you have any other fun active date ideas? Let me know in the comments below!

xo dré

An Ode to Summer

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I love you summer!

xo dré

 


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Independence Day

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xo dré

 


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Tuesday X2

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5.20.16

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Aloha Friday! Surfs up!

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3.28.16

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With Easter over, I’ve got summer on my mind. That’s all. Happy Monday!

xo dré

 


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Think Pink

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Never let anyone treat you like a yellow starburst. You are a pink starburst.

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Just a Piece

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It’s my birthday! This whole week has been a pre-funk leading up to the great event. I’ve been taken shopping, gone to multiple luncheons, and got my Hawaii state driver’s license which I aced by the way…ah thank you! Today’s agenda will consist of the beach and chocolate lava cake, because, what else is there?!

Today I want share what makes me tick. Of course there so is much more than these photos portray, but if I could give a brief glimpse of what makes me squeal inside, this is it.

Have a great weekend and think of me if you eat cake!

xo dré

 


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