Two Melbourne Mums Renae Renfrew & Hala Osman have come up with a new spin on the much sought after "Date Nights" that all busy parents crave for.
"Date Nights" are widely known as times when parents reconnect on a personal level, whilst enjoying a kid-free night off.
That said, it's not always easy to find babysitters to get that much needed time together and that's where Renae & Hala's business idea comes into play.
Introducing the Date Crate; a monthly subscription service that provides a home date option to couples all over Australia, designed to use after the kids have gone to bed.
Monthly Date Crates contains four to six items that all relate to the theme of the month. Previous themes have seen couples enjoy Art & Soul, Escape Room and Parisian Nights dates-in.
Boxes contain activities such as making your own pottery, or growing your own herb garden but also fun games to spark a little night time fun!
August Date Crate contents
Monthly subscription Date Crate boxes are completely different from month to month, so you will be just as surprised and excited as your partner when you receive your new Crate delivered to your door.
"We put in a lot of effort to make sure the items in the box will help couples create a memorable experience and provide each couple with a fun date night in the comfort of their own home.” says Renae Renfrew, one half of the Date Crate duo.
Each box is personally packed before being shipped directly to your door each month.
November Date Crates personally packed and ready to go
If you are finding your relationship pushed to the background in favour of parenting duties, but you find "Date Nights" a bit too hard to organise, why not consider investing in a Date Crate subscription.
Alternatively, Date Crates make an excellent present for a friend. Something to consider for a baby shower, engagement party, wedding or anniversary gift!
Do you want to learn how to knit? Or have recently started and would like to meet some new friends to share your creativity with, all while having a good chat? Melbourne Knitting Club has classes for you.
The Melbourne Crochet Club meets on a regular basis to learn crochet, meet other local mums, and to have a good chat. Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned pro, everyone is welcome to come along.
The Geelong Crochet Club meets on a regular basis to learn crochet, meet other local mums, and to have a good chat. Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned pro, everyone is welcome to come along.