As the end of October is rapidly approaching, most families have been busy decorating their homes, planning out costumes and parties, and making some spooky treats to share for Halloween. But what happens when your kids are grown and flown? Here are some great ideas for a Halloween date night at home.
Now that both kids are in college, I admit that my decorating has really taken a backseat. I work full-time outside the home, so when I get off work, I am really not motivated to start decorating. Partly because I am tired, mostly because I want to be with my husband, and generally because I have work to do on the blog.
So what are some Halloween date night at home ideas? Here are a few that will get you started.
Have A Movie Halloween Date Night At Home
Now is a great time to pull out all those movies you have sitting around gathering dust because you are too busy working or doing other household cleaning tasks.
They can be funny, or spooky, or romantic, but no matter what you choose, find one that is great for cuddling. I will warn you though, there are a lot of times hubby and I start watching a movie together and one or both of us falls asleep. No worries, you are at least together.
Here are some suggestions for movies:
Have A Spooky Adult Beverage Like This Sleeping Beauty Cocktail
There is a lot to be said about having a themed beverage for your Halloween date night at home. Depending on what you are watching, you can gear your beverage towards that! As I mentioned above, this recipe for a Sleeping Beauty cocktail would fit in perfectly.
Simple and easy, it is great for sipping while watching a favorite Halloween flick.
Date Night Halloween Treat Ideas
So date night is complete without sharing some delicious Halloween-themed treats. Check out what some of these bloggers have to share when it comes to spooky treats for a night in.
- Spooky & Adorable Disney Themed Treats
- Peanut Butter Spider Cookies
- Body Parts Pudding
- Jack-o-Lantern Stuffed Bell Peppers
Other Ideas For A Halloween Date Night In
If All Else Fails, Take The Night Off And Turn In Early
There is absolutely no shame in celebrating Halloween by giving in to your tiredness and head to bed early. Sometimes a good night’s sleep will help you be rejuvenated and refreshed and ready to tackle a new week. After all, you aren’t much use to your spouse if you are a tired & grumpy mess.
Printable Recipe Card For The Sleeping Beauty Cocktail
A light and easy cocktail, perfect for a Halloween Date Night In or a fun & festive party.
- 1 oz Kinky Liqueur
- 1 oz vanilla vodka
- 4 oz Sprite or 7 UP
- Black food coloring
- Cherries or Mint for garnish
- 1/2 tsp. Silver Shimmer Dust for cakes
- Place ice into your cocktail shaker.
- Add your liquors, Silver shimmer, and a drop of black food coloring.
- Pour your cocktail mixture into your cocktail glass.
- Add your Sprite or 7 Up, and stir gently.
- Serve and enjoy!
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 384Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 63mgCarbohydrates: 65gFiber: 0gSugar: 64gProtein: 1g
These amounts are approximate. Please consult a registered dietician for exact amounts.
Fun Things For Your Halloween Date Night In
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