There was once a time that Friday night meant getting dolled up, pulling out my snazziest pair of dancing shoes, and heading out on the town with my gal pals. Heck – back in the day my Friday night didn’t start until 9 or 10PM.

Times have truly changed since then. I’m lucky if I can even manage to keep my eyes open until 10PM on a good night… let alone a Friday night.

My Friday nights now consist of praying that the kids good to bed by 8PM without pulling any antics, and unwinding with the hubs. In fact, my husband and I have turned Friday night into a weekly date night at home. These dates night usually involve wine (sparkling non-alcoholic wine in my case), a delicious home cooked dinner or take-out, good music, good conversation and sometimes if we’re feeling rebellious a late night flick. Like I mentioned above… that is if I can even keep my eyes open long enough to catch said flick!

A rare date that involved us heading out on the town.
A rare date that involved us heading out on the town.

For the past few weeks date night has had to be put on hold for some odd reason or another. My wonderful husband was away at a conference, and shortly after his return I headed out of town to find my inner-bliss. Tonight we are both in town and I have a marvelous date night in planned for us!

The evening will be filled with appetizers, great conversation and The Heat. You know the hilarious comedy starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy.

The Heat DVD

Oscar® Winner Sandra Bullock* and Oscar® Nominee Melissa McCarthy** are a “dynamite duo” (George Pennacchio, KABC-TV) in this outrageously funny comedy from the director of Bridesmaids, Paul Feig. Uptight FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn (Bullock) and foul-mouthed Boston cop Shannon Mullins (McCarthy) couldn’t be more incompatible. But when they join forces to bring down a ruthless drug lord, they become the last thing anyone expected…buddies.

Suffice to say not only am I counting down the hours until the munchkins head to bed, but I’m also counting down the hours until I can snuggle up on the couch and watch this movie.

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Disclosure: I received a copy of The Heat for review. No other compensation was received. All opinions are those of my own.

34 Comments on Friday Night Date Night At Home

  1. Bailey-Eileen Dexter-parr
    October 11, 2013 at 3:48 pm (4 years ago)

    OMG, best date I went on was with my better half. I knew this was the one for me, right there & then!

  2. Lindsay Cyr
    October 11, 2013 at 4:37 pm (4 years ago)

    The best date that I ever went on was 9 years ago with this guy, who now happens to be my husband! We went to a local park and just walked around and sat by the water and talked and got to know each other, it was great!

  3. lisa bolduc
    October 11, 2013 at 7:12 pm (4 years ago)

    um when we went on our first date.

  4. seham merzib
    October 11, 2013 at 7:57 pm (4 years ago)

    going to the park alone

    • seham merzib
      October 11, 2013 at 7:57 pm (4 years ago)

      withmy future husband i mean

  5. Julie Bolduc
    October 11, 2013 at 8:08 pm (4 years ago)

    Dinner n a movie with my hubby

  6. Jonnie
    October 11, 2013 at 8:14 pm (4 years ago)

    My best date was going to a carnival and then to the beach. Tons of fun!

  7. Mariaelena Dominguez
    October 11, 2013 at 10:19 pm (4 years ago)

    My favorite date was going to a skii resort

  8. Vivian D
    October 11, 2013 at 11:31 pm (4 years ago)

    first date where I went skating with my boyfriend (now husband)

  9. Heidi C.
    October 12, 2013 at 3:14 am (4 years ago)

    My favourite date was my first one with my hubby – we didn’t do anything special but it was magical all the same!

  10. Tanis
    October 12, 2013 at 9:44 pm (4 years ago)

    My first Valentine’s Day with my husband! We went to a fancy dinner, movie, and enjoyed some wine when we got to my house!

  11. Marla
    October 13, 2013 at 10:47 pm (4 years ago)

    Dinner and movie with my hubby

    October 14, 2013 at 4:28 am (4 years ago)

    Well the best date I had was when I was 11 and had my first big crush and he took me to the PNE to play pitch and putt ( well his mom drove us lol ) I know I should say one as an adult but this was such a big deal to me then and I will never forget it

  13. Erika B
    October 14, 2013 at 5:26 pm (4 years ago)

    Our first date together since , after we had our daughter. We went to a movie, then went to the pub to play pool. It was a lot of fun

  14. Belinda McNabb
    October 14, 2013 at 5:30 pm (4 years ago)

    The best date I was on was with my very wonderful boyfriend and it was in Montreal when I went to visit (before he moved to be with me). From the moment I got off the plane the first day, greeted with flowers, whisked back to his place to change, he planned a wonderful picnic at the park with a basketful of goodies and wine. It was a fantastic and romantic evening.

  15. Kim McD
    October 15, 2013 at 3:38 am (4 years ago)

    The best date I was ever on, was a stay in date, he made dinner, cleared his living room and set up a camping night by the fireplace, smores and all, we ended up falling asleep on the floor cuddling and it was awesome.

  16. Alisha
    October 15, 2013 at 1:55 pm (4 years ago)

    I would love to see this movie. The trailer looked really funny! I am currently single but I would watch this movie with my family

  17. Andrea Amy
    October 16, 2013 at 5:44 am (4 years ago)

    dating…i hate dating. I never really dated my husband. We met, and that was that. I honestly can’t remember a really good date in my life. I wish I could, but dating is awful lol

  18. Cheryl (@loucheryl)
    October 16, 2013 at 6:11 am (4 years ago)

    My first date with my husband was the best. He thought of everything and I was very impressed.

  19. Doris Calvert
    October 16, 2013 at 1:57 pm (4 years ago)

    Klondyke Days in Edmonton at 16 years old, long story

  20. Karine
    October 16, 2013 at 2:23 pm (4 years ago)

    Probably a date while I was in Colombia

  21. angela m
    October 16, 2013 at 2:57 pm (4 years ago)

    We went on a local wine tour, for our anniversary last year.

  22. Wayne Lecoy
    October 17, 2013 at 1:14 am (4 years ago)

    I am entering your giveaway.
    It would be great to win The Heat DVD.
    I haven’t watched this movie yet.
    In response to your question of What is the best date you have ever been on?
    The best date i have ever been on was going to have a picnic in the park.
    The weather was perfect there were no bugs and the food was great.
    Thank you for having this giveaway!!!!!!!!

  23. Stephen N.
    October 17, 2013 at 6:09 am (4 years ago)

    Going on a date at a haunted graveyard at night in the middle of winter. That was the best. =)

  24. Holly Messana
    October 17, 2013 at 6:14 pm (4 years ago)

    I remember when my husband first took me out, flowers, wine, it was really nice.

  25. Angela Mitchell
    October 17, 2013 at 7:55 pm (4 years ago)

    My husband has taken me on a date in the city out for dinner and to a special screening of my all time favourite movie.

  26. Andrew P
    October 17, 2013 at 8:53 pm (4 years ago)

    A date by the lake

  27. Todd Lovessweeps
    October 20, 2013 at 5:03 am (4 years ago)

    Best date was a nice walk on the Plaza in KC

  28. Darcy
    October 21, 2013 at 2:23 am (4 years ago)

    A night out in Vegas

  29. missbobloblaw
    October 21, 2013 at 5:52 am (4 years ago)

    My best date was spent wandering around Niagara Falls!

  30. Florence C
    October 22, 2013 at 12:03 am (4 years ago)

    All Dates were good when we had a sitter to go out when the kids were little.

  31. natasha severson
    October 22, 2013 at 12:07 am (4 years ago)

    to be honest any dates without our girls is good

  32. Christy Martin
    October 25, 2013 at 3:02 pm (4 years ago)

    It was a self guided Niagara winery tour and we finished up driving to Elora Gorge and spending the night at one of the small hotels. Perfect.

  33. Gillian Morgan
    October 26, 2013 at 12:54 am (4 years ago)

    Going to a movie alone. No snoring wanted


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