This month’s Date Night In Box from Night In Boxes took us on a trip to Hawaii. John and I visited Hawaii for the first-time last year, so I was super excited to open this box! As always, August’s box included recipes for dinner and drinks, should you want to add that to your evening. What I liked was this month they even included pretty themed cups and individual mixers packets (Minute Mixology brand) to be able to make a mojito and margarita. We unfortunately had to skip on this part of the date night, but we did take advantage of the great smelling candle and the fun games!
The candle was from Northern Lights Candles and was a custom-selected scent of Plum Orchid and Dalhia. It definitely set the mood and smelled beautiful. I really loved this touch and couldn’t wait to light it and let it burn while we played our games!
Lei It On Me
When you think of Hawaii, do you usually think about the gorgeous leis? I know when we went to Hawaii, it was one of the things I couldn’t wait for! Well in this month’s box, a lei (Maile Lei- most popular in Hawaii) was provided. It wasn’t made of real flowers of course, but it was still fun. Lei It On Meis a game that I have to admit, is super hard! We were given cards with sentences and blank areas. We both had to fill in the blank areas and then fill out a section on what the other would need to do if they guess the blank wrong. I don’t think either of us got a single answer correct – LOL – so we now owe each other multiple tasks.
Next, we played the game Konane, which is basically a Hawaiian version of checkers. It uses what I refer to as “Mancala” beads and the rules are a bit different than what we were used to with checkers. We LOVED this game and plan to play it again in the future. John won, but I’ll get him back next time =P
Until next month…
John and I didn’t have a chance to play the Aloha BINGO, but I definitely plan to play it another night. In the box was also Sweet Maui Onion Hawaiian Kettle chips for the both of us – we are saving this to enjoy at a later date. This was our 2nd Date Night In subscription box from Night In Boxes, and we really enjoyed it – can’t wait to see what next month’s date will be!
DISCLAIMER: I am a Night In Boxes Affiliate, and in exchange for my time and efforts in reviewing their boxes and reporting my opinion on this blog, as well as keeping you advised of the latest offers, Night In Boxes has provided me with free subscription boxes. As always, all opinions are my own
Are you ever looking for something new and fun to do for a date night? I know I am! To be honest, sometimes I just want to stay in and not go anywhere, but food delivery and binge-watching TV can get old. I was looking for something new and fun John and I could do at home; something I didn’t have to take effort in planning myself.
I decided to try a Date Night In subscription box from Night In Boxes. If you’ve never heard of Night In Boxes, they offer boxes for date night, date night with faith, and kids night in boxes too! The July box was my very first Date Night In box, and I was very excited to see what our date night was going to be!
IN THE BOX
When I opened the box, I found that there was a pamphlet and all sorts of goodies. Within the pamphlet, there is an optional dinner + drinks menu provided (recipes included!). There is even a Spotify link which takes you to a music playlist made specifically for the Date Night In box! I was pretty impressed at how much thought was put into the box.
JULY’S BOX | MINUTE TO WIN IT
July’s box was a game night called “Minute to Win It.” The tasks were super silly, and I could tell lots of laughs and fun would be had.
OUR DATE NIGHT
I had every intention of sharing the date night with John, but my best friend from Virginia came to town, and I knew this Minute to Win It game would be right up her alley. John was a good sport and took our photos and video for us. Some of the tasks included were unraveling streamer with our non-dominant hands, making an “elevator” out of straws & string to bring jelly beans to our mouths, putting stockings on our heads and trying to knock down cups with the ball inside, plus much more!
If you were able to catch my Instagram story, it was a great time, full of laughs, and even a surprise cameo by my dog as he attacked the streamers! You can still view our fun in the highlights of my IG bio (@orlandowives) under "Date Night In"...pictured below:
I can’t wait to see what next month’s Date Night In box will be!
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DISCLAIMER: I am a Night In Boxes Affiliate, and in exchange for my time and efforts in reviewing their boxes and reporting my opinion on this blog, as well as keeping you advised of the latest offers, Night In Boxes has provided me with free subscription boxes. As always, all opinions are my own.
I'm Abby, wifey, mama x4, content creator & podcast junkie. Living in Orlando is a dream come true. I'm stoked to connect with you through the blog, social platforms & monthly girls night out events!