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.
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.
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!
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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
Take care of their next oil change with a Jiffy Lube gift card—or better yet, take the car in yourself!
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.
An outdoor heater will allow you to spend time outside together as the weather gets colder.
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.
Practical and sentimental! Gift a "You Are My Person" jewelry dish for a close friend or spouse.
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.
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