Plus, if it doesn't work out with him, you still have the cookies.
You should have no trouble with chocolate chip cookies.
Depending on the season, this could be either inside or outside. Make s'mores, tell ghost stories, or just enjoy each other's company.
you both love to be active and sitting still irks you to no end. Some of them may not be your speed, but they will at least pique your interest.
Besides being fun and nostalgic, skating will allow you to talk on the go. When you get tired or if conversation wavers, head home. You can improve your 'hood and get to know each other. Bonus points if you take a break at a coffeehouse for latte and conversation. Okay, maybe you won't be able to make a meal of it, but you can make it a date.
Ice-skate, roller-skate, Roller-blade—whatever gets you moving and is weather-appropriate. Step out your door and walk—with no specific destination—until you decide to turn. If you don't mind getting down and dirty on the first date, grab plastic bags, rubber gloves, and old shoes, and hit the streets. Rent city bikes or take your own bikes around the city. There's no shame in taking advantage of samples.
It can be as simple as coloring pictures or as complicated as making something for your apartment.
Go during the week for deals on drinks, shoes, or games.
Plus, playing games is a great way to bring out your date's playful, competitive side. Depending on your athletic level and the trails in your area, try upgrading to a hike. You could gaze at the stars from a field, or you could go to an observatory to do serious stargazing. So, you've finally worked up the nerve to ask out that guy you've been eyeing in the coffee shop every morning. If you're in need of a little creative kick start when it comes to planning the perfect first date, we've got the list for you! Just remember, for safety reasons, first dates should happen in public places.
Going to a comedy club isn't that expensive, but if you want to save cash, some clubs, bars, and coffeehouses have free open-mic nights so you can catch some up-and-coming performers.