Nintendo Wii provides an opportunity for an exciting and maybe even competitive date.
And if not video games, what about a competition involving the most popular board game -- Monopoly, Risk, Scrabble, backgammon, checkers and chess are other options.
Even UNO is a good game to play. But don't just play the games. Make the games interesting by incorporating possible wagers to share personal interests and information so that you can learn more information about a suitor.
So whether it is mustering up enough courage to use a coupon, enjoying time in the park, hitting a happy hour, grabbing a movie or playing games, creativity can make dating cheap.