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Gift Ideas for Couples

Gift Ideas for Couples

Isn’t it funny how couples tend to turn into one entity after a while? When you invite one of them to an event, you assume the other is coming as well? You love them all the same, of course. That’s why for this holiday season, you’re going to get them the most thoughtful gift of all. We’re not talking about another blender or wine glass set, we’re talking about a one-of-a-kind, unforgettable date. So scratch out that housekeeping gift, because we have a whole bunch of unique and thoughtful activities perfect for couples!

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    BYOB One Night Painting and Wine Party
    BYOB One Night Painting and Wine Party

    The Art Studio NY

    If they are a tad attached at the hip, this BYOB painting class will let them to feel the independence focusing on their separate paintings, but still be able to get close and cozy, and maybe a little buzzed. And don’t worry, you aren’t sending them to a serious painting class, just some art therapy to loosen them up and feel a little creative.

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    The Met Un-Highlights Tour
    The Met Un-Highlights Tour

    Museum Hack

    It’s time to get them some culture. Maybe they’ve been pulling a few too many Netflix marathons lately and they need some art and education. This young, hip, and totally hysterical tour of the Met will get them feeling sophisticated, in a trendy way, in no time.

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    Jerkin' Around: Jerky Making
    Jerkin' Around: Jerky Making

    Dickson's Farmstand Meats

    Can you beat a good beef jerky, like a perfectly peppered Jack Link?s premium cut? Spicy, seasoned, and absolutely delicious, this road-trip staple is incredibly easy to make. Here, you?ll walk through all of the steps involved with creating your own jerky. You?ll discuss the best cuts, marinating methods, and the drying and dehydrating process. Finally, you?ll try your hand at slicing meat for jerky and marinating your meat. Here?s some custom jerky for your next road-trip.

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    Couples Only: Salsa and Swing
    Couples Only: Salsa and Swing

    You Should Be Dancing

    If you think they’re ready for it, then take them out of their comfort zone. Just wait for when they come back raving about some footwork segment they learned and mastered. What they wont say is how steamy the dancefloor got after a few salsa moves.

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    Best Homemade Pizza
    Best Homemade Pizza

    Institute of Culinary Education

    You?ll learn proper baking techniques, and work hands-on to make the following pizzas: Traditional Pizza Margherita (tomatoes, basil and mozzarella); Pizza Bianca (ricotta, mozzarella, Parmigiano Reggiano, and Gorgonzola); Roasted Pepper and Goat Cheese Pizza with Spicy Garlic Oil; Portobello Pizza with Balsamic Vinegar; Pancetta and Cheese Pizza Topped with Arugula and Tomato Salad; Prosciutto and Ricotta Calzone; Southern Italian Home-Style Pizza; Roman Potato Pizza; Sfinciuni (the original Sicilian pizza); Barese Pizza (caramelized onions, anchovies, and olives); and Focaccia.

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    Alien Attack - Escape Room
    Alien Attack - Escape Room

    Escape Entertainment

    Bad news, space cowboy: Aliens -- the hostile kind -- have attacked your station. Time to put on your thinking Stetson, round up the crew?s best minds and ESCAPE THE ALIEN ATTACK. Oh, it gets worse. There?s a time limit, too. The pressure?s on, and you?ve got a station to save. Do you have what it takes? Can you out-clever the galactic gremlins before they capture you, kill you, or worse -- turn you into a lab rat for inspection purposes? Who knows what they?re into these days.

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    Around Manhattan Brunch Cruise
    Around Manhattan Brunch Cruise

    Classic Harbor Line

    Your favorite twosome really likes to party, but there’s nothing romantic about a sweaty club. What do you think they’d say to a boozy brunch featuring a 1920's yacht and the stunning Manhattan skyline? Probably something like: “OMG, YES, WE LOVE YOU SO MUCH!”

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