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Book review: ‘150 Unforgettable Dates’ helps bring creativity to relationships

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"150 UNFORGETTABLE DATES: For Couples at Every Stage," by Haley Miller, Plain Sight Publishing, $12.99, 169 pages (nf)

Sometimes coming up with cheap, creative dates can be difficult. But such problems are nonexistent in Haley Miller’s “150 Unforgettable Dates.” With only a few pricey excursions, most of these adventures are budget-friendly and foolproof ways of making dating memories for every type of relationship.

Miller has plans for groups, long-distance relationships, getting acquainted and dating while married. No matter the stage in dating, this book has creative ideas for all.

Miller gives ideas for each season and holiday. She tells how to pull off Painted Twister and gives instructions for building a backyard movie theater. She has date ideas for big holidays like Christmas and small ones like Arbor Day and even goes as far as to suggest celebrating a date’s unbirthday. Miller has plans for any kind of date, including backups for instances when a plan has fallen through.

Along with the different date ideas, Miller give hints and warnings on what to talk about for activities, whether certain dates will work in groups, and even which movies and foods will go along with the activities.

“150 Unforgettable Dates” has clean language and is suitable for all ages.

Miller is a Portland, Ore., native. Before marrying, she and her now-husband went on a date every week for three years. A graduate of Brigham Young University, Miller and her husband now live in Boston.

Elizabeth Reid has bachelor degrees in economics and history. She has worked in retail, medical billing, catering, education and business fields. Her favorite occupation is that of wife and mother. She blogs at gelatoandchocolate.blogspot.com.