Too often, once the “honeymoon phase” has worn out, couples find
themselves stuck in the proverbial rut—doing the same activities over
and over and over again.
Add in overloaded personal and professional schedules, and even the
conventionally reliable dinner-and-a-movie doesn’t cut it anymore.
Our first book, The Surprise Date Challenge: Be The Happiest Couple You
Know, was released in March 2019 and sold over 5,000 copies in its
first year. Its simple success formula challenged couples to plan one
surprise date for each other every month. The results and testimonials
from couples around the country have been nothing short of amazing.
Now we’re back with The Surprise Date Challenge: Home Edition.
This book builds on our first by providing 24 date ideas to spark
novelty, curiosity, intrigue, and FUN—all without leaving the house!
Whether you want to inject some high-octane fuel into a boring relationship or
simply spice things up, The Surprise Date Challenge: Home Edition is just what the doctor ordered.
Its premise: Partners plan one activity or experience for each other monthly,
using the 24 at-home dates we’ve curated to dazzle and excite each of your
senses along the way.
The element of surprise is paramount. Once the two days on the calendar are
cleared, and the anticipation kicks in, that’s when the real fun begins.
The key is for you and your partner to keep an open mind while following the
Surprise Date Challenge Formula. Be open to the novelty of trying something
different—even if it’s out of your comfort zone—to enhance connection and
And don’t be afraid to add your own twist. We are offering only a template to
get your creativity juices flowing and relationship thriving.
We are confident that if you and your partner give the Surprise Date Challenge
Formula a shot, you’ll increase your passion for each other and make surprise
dates a monthly priority.
Dana and Marty