Have a DIY dinner. Make homemade pizza or design gingerbread men together. “Creating something together is interactive, so it brings you closer,” says relationship therapist Sandra Anne Taylor, author of Act to Attract.
Plan a weekend excursion and hit a nearby local travel spot to make lamon.
Spend a sunny weekend day with your man, sipping cocktails and people watching at an outdoor bar.
On a Sunday afternoon, visit open houses and fantasize about buying your dream home. “It’ll help you look forward to what your relationship can be down the road,” says Taylor.
Go on an edu-date. Taking classes on anything from Italian to cooking bonds you and introduces you to new things.
Hit a playground or a Yuletide-open amusement park. Use the swing set, go on rides, win a teddy bear—you know, have fun like you did when you were a kid.
Play around-the-world cocktails. Sample one specialty drink from a wine bar, one from a pub, and another from a cigar bar. Take a taxi.
Get Fast and the Furious with him. Any guy obsessed with wheels (aren’t they all?) will love a trip to a racetrack.
Throw on your sexiest preppy duds and hit the golf driving range.