Beat the Boredom at Home: Couples Edition

If you’re not used to being at home with your partner you might have a hard time thinking of things to do together. Try some ideas from this list and it might help you think of more.



  • Give each other a massage
  • Plan dinner and a movie with a different theme every week ie watch Under the Tuscan Sun or Goodfellas and make an Italian dish.
  • Marathon of your favorite movies or series
  • Start or finish house projects that you’ve been putting off
  • Puzzles, cards, and board games
  • Breakfast in bed
  • Exercise together
  • Make a monthly budget and try to stick to it
  • Have an indoor picnic
  • Pamper your partner with a spa day at home
  • Turn off the lights and phones, light candles, put music on and talk to each other
  • Start a new hobby that interests you both
  • Learn a couple’s dance
  • Wine (or beer) and cheese tasting
  • Make a playlist for each other
  • Rearrange the furniture or redecorate
  • Plan a dream vacation


  • Take a road trip and get lost for awhile
  • Watch the sunrise or sunset over a lake or river
  • Have a cookout
  • Sit on the porch and talk
  • Wash the car
  • Walk around your neighborhood
  • Go for a hike
  • Have a picnic in the backyard or in nature
  • Architectural walk through historic neighborhoods
  • Yard work

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