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Date Ideas:

001 - Make a list of 100 places to see003 - Snacks on the go005 - Fantasy Sports Team
006 - Places Visited Map010 - Compost and recycle at home012 - Run a 5k
013 - Build a toy model014 - Make a time capsule015 - Make a list of movies you want to watch
016 - Create your own summer reading list017 - Visit a national or state park018 - Create new traditions
019 - Take the Financial Peace Class together020 - Geocaching023 - Create your own version of Guinness Book of World records
024 - Sponsor a child025 - Spa evening at home030 - Make backyard soccer goals
031 - Plan your vacation together032 - Make pizza at home034 - Participate in Home Depot Kids Workshop
036 - Metal Detector037 - Make something and sell it on Etsy038 - Send a care package