Set Outlook or Gmail calendar appointments randomly once per week and spend 10 minutes together talking (in person, via Zoom, on the phone, etc.). Drop whatever you're doing and spend time together. Then just go right back to regularly scheduled programming.
Technology has given us wonderful opportunities to give the gift of learning. If you know someone who is interested in a topic, trade, or craft, consider gifting them an online course. There are many online schools out there, such as Masterclass, CreativeLive, and Udemy, that host classes on a wide range of topics. Do a little exploring, and see what courses could be fun to gift.
Your loved ones don't have to feel so far away when you give this unique lamp set. Let them know you are thinking about them with just one touch.
Penny's Perfect Present
Prefect for the holidays! Join Penny and her friends as they take a visit to the Pet Pal Emporium, a magical place with exotic animals and exciting exhibits. There the owner, Dr. Chapman, creatively teaches the kids about God’s ever-present love, plus practical ways to show love to others. With a positive message, fun pictures, and animals for children to search out on the page, Penny’s Perfect Present is a great tool for parents who want to entertain their children while forming confidence and virtue in them.
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!)
Get some quality time together by taking your friend or spouse to AIRE baths—a very cool and relaxing spa and/or massage experience you can have together!
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.
Words of Affirmation
Create some personalized stationary for the people you love. Every time they see it, they will think of you.
Acts of Service
Take care of their next oil change with a Jiffy Lube gift card—or better yet, take the car in yourself!
Make a Movie
Give a Movie Certificate, but not for the theater. Plan to record your own short adventure movie or humerous skit with your family or special someone. Go small or invest big—but either way, here are some ideas to get you started on a gift filled with plenty of Quality Time.
An outdoor heater will allow you to spend time outside together as the weather gets colder.
52 Uncommon Family Adventures
When you dreamed of having a family you pictured outings, adventures, laughing around the kitchen table. But then the kids actually came and most of the time you’re too busy trying to keep up to figure out how to create a magical, screen-free environment where everyone feels loved, is having fun and can connect. That’s why 52 Uncommon Family Adventures was written, it helps you do just that, without all the hassle and stress.