Follow You Tube videos to learn cooking skills that neither of you know: how to make crepes, how to poach an egg, etc.

Pick a random place and plan a whole detailed vacation. Go on a "fakecation" and post the pictures to Facebook. Invent your own fantasy league (i.e., Masterchef Junior fantasy league.

Aim for an unexplored area for a longer day trip or try a short round-trip ride for a first date where you're still—literally and figuratively—testing the waters. Find a local charity, like a soup kitchen or pet shelter, and volunteer for the day.

You never know when you'll find your next one-of-a-kind furniture piece, so spend a few hours perusing a dedicated antiques mart or thrift store. Studies say that acts of generosity increase well-being and happiness, and couldn't you use some more of that in your life? If you need some guidance, you can download apps like Star Tracker.

Because fancy dinners and costly ticket prices all add up, here's the ultimate guide to dating on a real-person budget ($), from stay-at-home options for the true homebodies to outdoorsy adventures that only require a little bit of spare cash and the right attitude.

Yes, as cheesy as it may sound, riding a tandem bike (AKA the bicycle built for two) can be quite the adventure for a super-coordinated couple who want to experiment with something more unconventional than your typical scenic trail ride.

You don't want to be too mushy or romantic, but you also don't want to get him a gift that doesn't mean anything.

Think about his interests, moments you have shared together and your budget, and then use these gift ideas to help narrow down your choices.

Invent new constellations named after inside jokes.

Make your own custom Cards Against Humanity deck.22.

Go on a tour of your local Masonic Lodge, then watch National Treasure.

Have a Chopped competition to see who can make the best dish out of whatever you already have in the fridge.

Have a sweepstakes night where you both enter as many free sweepstakes as you can find.44.