Candy Buffet

Candy Buffet

Acts of Service

Set up a small candy buffet for your kids, spouse, or friends the next time you host a get-together. Dress up as a classy server (white gloves and all), and serve them at a special time during the evening.

Escape Room

Escape Room

Quality Time

If you are up for a challenge, consider taking a friend or loved one to an escape room. You'll spend an hour or more working together to find clues toward a way out of one or more rooms. It's like a real-life puzzle for the mind. It might not be easy, but you're sure to have some time together—maybe even some fun in the process.

Journal

Habit Journal

Acts of Service

Help for creating healthy habits is a wonderful gift in and of itself. Here's a fun journal that will help your friends and loved ones do just that.

Customtrophy

Custom Trophy

Receiving Gifts

Find a local or online trophy shop and create a customized trophy for a friend or relative. Be creative and fun, but most of all make it personal. For example, if your mother prides herself on her Southern Fried Chicken recipe, this would be the perfect trophy.

Notes Of Love

Affirmation Jar

Words of Affirmation

Write a list of genuine, specific compliments or affirmations on individual scraps of paper and put them in a jar, so they can be opened and read whenever your loved one needs a pick-me-up. (Also, the only cost is some time and a container!)

Dog Walk

Dog Walker

Acts of Service

Hire a dog walker for the pet lover in your life to come a few days out of the week. This will not only help out, but also be a kind way of giving back precious time.

101 Conversation Starters

101 Conversation Starters

Quality Time

Shared meals are perfect opportunities to spend Quality Time with your loved one(s). Make plans to sit down together, put away mobile devices, turn the TV off, and engage in good old-fashioned conversation over a meal. If you need some prompts to get the conversation rolling, here are a few resources to get you started: 101 Conversation Starters for Couples, 101 Conversation Starters for Families.

Cooking Class

Cooking Class

Physical Touch

Quality Time

If you and your partner are feeling ambitious, try taking a cooking class together. Side by side, you are sure to give and receive many touches. Make it a point to be close and have fun. If you would like to find a class near you, try this website (click Cooking, then Couples Cooking). Bon appétit!

Board Game

Board Game Dress Up

Quality Time

Board games are a favorite pastime for many families. Break away from the norm and try something different. For example, the next time you have a game night of CLUE®, have each person dress up as their character.

Wonderly Book

Custom Books

Quality Time

Children love stories—especially when they are read aloud together. Imagine how surprised they will be when the next storybook you read together is all about them!