Communing with Nature
There are times when a couple decides they need a new hobby, and they often seek something they can do together. Some of them might try an exotic cooking class, but others will be more concerned with tasting wines. Learning is always a plus for those with an academic bent, but doing is often what couples seek. For those who have a physician recommending them become more active, communing with nature in some fashion might help them find a new way to be with each other. They might try bird watching, or they could decide that nature photography is what they really want to try with a limited budget.
A Tight Budget
Date night has long been encouraged for couples, but a tight budget could make it a rare treat. Going out when they have small children would require a sitter to be paid, and then there is the expense of their evening. Choosing to get closer to nature with a camera will have a smaller investment, and they might be able to trade the sitter in for a play date with other parents. They would probably have to invest in camera equipment, but the cost has become much less over the last few years. Their only consideration after that is finding an inexpensive path to the natural world.
Picking up a new hobby often means a large investment of either time or money, but learning photography today can be relatively easy for a couple. A few online videos will get them started on the simple act of how to snap a picture, and even their phone can be used if they do not have the money to invest in a separate piece of hardware. They can learn how to upload their photos onto their home computer, and then they need only figure out how to enhance them. It could be a hobby they share that will enthrall them once they get started.
A Bit of Travel
Few people suddenly discover they live right next to a forest, so a bit of travel might be in order. Many communities now have green spaces, so they will not need to go too far from home. Walking through the woods together could be a pleasant way to spend a few hours, and they should be able to find some wildlife before they head home. If they plan to make an entire day of it, they can bring along a picnic lunch or snacks to keep them from fading as the day wears on.
It could appear to some couples that starting a new hobby together would be too much for their cash flow and time, but it can be seen as a good way to invest in their future. There are plenty of hobbies and interests that take very little to get started, and learning as a couple is half the fun. Once they are ready to hit the road as a team, spending their day together could turn out to be the best investment they have made since their wedding day.