DATE #1 




Go on a food crawl: one place for appetizers, one for your entree, one for dessert.

Cost: $30-50
Time of day: 
How long will it take: 
2-4 hours 


Spend at least 5 hours outside of the house doing various activities while only spending $10 total. It may seem like a difficult challenge but you’ll be surprised how much there is to do around your neighborhood that is free. Go on a hike, sightseeing, hang out at a park, etc. Get creative and have fun!

Cost: $10
Time of day: 
Before 3 p.m.
How long will it take: 
5 hours


Go on a picnic. BUT, choose one letter from the alphabet and buy food that begins with that letter only. Time to get creative! Your hunger depends on it.

Cost: $20-35
Time of day: 
Before dark
How long will it take: 
1-3 hours


It’s time to make a bucket list! Making a bucket list together with the one you love is a great way to spend a day. Have some fun with this by first creating your own list first, then share it with your partner.

Cost: Free
Time of day: 
How long will it take: 
1-2 hours


Record your bonus tasks in the back of your Memory Journal. You cannot complete the same task more than once.

  • Next time you see your partner or right now if you are together, kiss for 10 seconds
  • Stop and tell your partner 1 thing you appreciate about them.
  • Stop and thank your partner for 1 thing
  • Stop and pray together, prayer for your partner
  • Take a walk of 15 minutes or more
  • Write a short but really good love note and hide it somewhere your partner will eventually find it
  • Next time it rains go kiss in the rain for 10 seconds – no umbrellas
  • Give your partner a foot massage 5 min minimum
  • Answer this question: if your partner were a dessert what would they be?
  • Stop and think for one minute about any way you may have hurt, disrespected, not loved your partner this week. Then apologize and ask forgiveness.
  • Stop and share one thing you read in the bible or heard in a message that caught your attention and why?
  • Answer this question: if you could meet one person from the bible (other that Jesus) who would you pick and why?
  • Finish the statement: right now, the one thing I would appreciate you praying about for me is…
  • Tonight, turn all electronics off, and give your undivided attention to each other and talk about one or two steps you can take to grow as a couple.
  • Go for a walk just enjoying each other’s company. Consider spending the first 10 minutes in silence.