Now and Laters
Get a little physical with your spouse playing this sweet game. Pick up a few packs of individually wrapped Now and Laters®. Stash them around the house for your spouse to find. Instruct them that every time they find one to let you know. When they do, they get a 60-second hug or kiss now AND 60 seconds toward a massage or other agreed upon activity later when they “cash in” their candy.
101 Conversation Starters
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.
Acts of Service
For the busy person in your life, gift a month or two of a meal preperation service like HelloFresh. If you want to go the extra mile, offer to put together and cook the meals too!
Give a gift that keeps on giving. Present a jar with date ideas that you can do with your child or your partner at their request.
Socks aren't only fashionable, they're also cozy and a fun way to express oneself. Consider signing up your loved one for the Sock Club—they'll get new socks every month!
Here's a fun and memorable gift for those fluent in several love langauges.
"You Are My Person" Products
Practical and sentimental! Gift a "You Are My Person" product for a close friend or spouse.
A getaway to a secluded cabin could be a nice break. Make plans and present your special someone with a cabin-related, Christmas ornament.
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!
Many Smaller Gifts
Instead of giving one big gift on one day, give lots of small (even silly) gifts your special someone can open over several days. This can be a cute, fun way to show extra love to a gifts-loving person.