With excel sheets and deadlines taking up most of the waking hours, for working couples, life can get pretty crazy.
Squeezing in time to meet friends or simply laze around at home might be a utopian dream. Thank God for the weekends.
We bring you 7 fun ways to reconnect with yourself and your loved ones:
Click photos, not selfies
If either you or your husband is a photography enthusiast then weekend is the perfect time for you to experiment with your lenses and apertures! Chuck the touristy destinations; instead plan a quick trip to that quiet village near you. In case you are really short of both time and budget, simply put on your rugged shoes and explore the city. One piece of advice: Keep your mind and eyes open.
Organize a quick cupboard potluck
If you are too tired to plan an extensive meal, go for a quick potluck. Do a thorough scan of your cupboard; we are sure you will find something that might be of interest to you. Cook up a quick meal; preferably a dessert in 30 mins and visit your friends.
Unplug at a staycation
If you are a married couple with kids then, this is a must-try. Send you kids for a weekend vacation and just unplug! Strictly, keep away from your mobiles, have breakfast in bed and just enjoy each other's company. When was the last time you did this?
Tease him during a cleaning spree
Ok, you both have been abnormally busy throughout the weekdays and your litter of fresh clothes is literally overflowing in the laundry room. Go on a cleaning spree. Turn it into an exciting game. Divide the work, create your own rules and reward each other on completion of each chore.
Go hit the theatres, catch a live show
Look at your city's cultural calendar. You will be surprised at what you might find, with so many interesting and fun activities going around. And if both you and your partner are sport freaks, you can watch a game or two, or simply enroll yourself for weekend matches.
Get down, get naughty with games
Set your own saucy rules; go ahead and let your imagination free. From strip poker to strip chess you can do it all. There are neither boundaries here nor anyone to judge you! Just have undiluted fun.
Good for the soul activities
With winter setting in, it's the ideal time for you to throw a picnic lunch. If you don't want to be alone with him/her, consult your partner first and then invite your loved ones to spend a day at the park. Keep the meal simple, that's the whole idea. Note: Move that body, play some outdoor games, get energised. This might sound clichéd, but most of us don't get down to doing it. Plan yours today!