How To Prepare A Romantic Date Night At Home

Date nights are a crucial part of keeping the spark alive in your relationship. However, as winter looms, the thought of heading out for an evening in the cold doesn’t sound quite so appealing. When you also factor in the costs, the option to stay in will often come out on top. This holds especially true for those of us with kids, when the cost of a babysitter makes it impossible to afford to actually do anything on the date! 

That doesn’t mean you can’t have a great date at home. Treating your husband or boyfriend to a surprise date night at home will really knock his socks off. Alternatively, you could tell him about it so that you can both view it as an official date.

Either way, these tips should ensure that your date night keeps the flames of love burning.



Prepare A Great Meal

Let’s face it, the options of what you can do during a home date are pretty limited. Cooking a special meal is probably going to win. To be totally honest, most men will be just fine with that. After all, they say that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.

You don’t necessarily have to be a skilled chef to create a great meal. However, you should try to achieve something a little out of the ordinary to help underline that this is a date. These European recipes should get your creative juices flowing.

Get this step right, and you’re already halfway to making it the perfect evening.

Decorate The Home

Another fantastic way to show that this isn’t just another ordinary night at home, you should look to spice up the home.

This doesn’t mean that you should completely overhaul the design of your property. Simply light some scented candles to crank up the sense of romance. Meanwhile, setting the table as you’d expect to see in a restaurant makes a huge difference. Don’t forget to buy a great wine for the occasion too. Visit for more information.

With the privacy of your home to enjoy too, this can be an even better option than the restaurant. And you won’t have to worry about getting home either.


Look The Part

To give the home date a sense of occasion, you need to dress up. After all, you wouldn’t go to a restaurant dinner date in your onesie.

There’s no point in making yourself uncomfortable, but putting in the effort to look nice for your partner will be appreciated. Besides, it’s a great excuse to treat yourself to a new outfit.

Let’s face it: when you look good, you feel good too. It will benefit you just as much as it benefits him.


It might be a date, but ultimately you are in the comfort of your home. Embrace it, and you should have a brilliant date.

Take your time to enjoy each other’s company throughout the romantic meal. After that, an evening of Netflix is the perfect way to relax and let your food settle. There’s nothing better than a cuddle under the blanket on a cold winter’s evening. One of my favorite ways to relax with Match is curling up on the couch with the fire going.



Tell me about your favorite date nights. Do you stay at home or hit the town? 

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