Holiday season date ideas that you and your checking account will love.

1. Make hot chocolate or eggnog from scratch 

2. Have a gift-wrapping competition 

3. Attempt to build and decorate a gingerbread house 

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If you have the patience.

4. Go to a Christmas lights display

5. Go skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, ice skating, sledding- enjoy the outdoors

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6. Go to a hockey or basketball game

7. Have a spa night 

Make your own face masks

8. Host your own wine and cheese party with friends 

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9. Go for a walk or hike 

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10. Sit by the fireplace 

11. Have an all day cookie-baking marathon

12. Make a home-made wreath 

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13. Make a festive dinner together

14. Buy a disposable camera and have a winter themed photo-shoot together  

15. Do random acts of kindness 

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Pay for the car behind you in a drive-thru line, shovel a neighbors driveway, or donate clothing together

16. Try to fill each other's stockings on Christmas Eve, without getting caught 

17. Take a bus or train to the city and spend the day sight-seeing

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18. Attend a holiday dance 

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19. Visit a local craft fair 

20. Spend all day in pajamas watching holiday movies 

21. Attend an ugly sweater party 

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22. Go hot-tubbing 

23. Make your own holiday-scented air fresheners or candles 

24. Write letters to each other that won't be opened until Christmas Day 

 25. Make your own holiday tradition!!

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