Often airlines will offer exceptional specials to certain locations this time of year. Why not jump on your favorite airline's website and check their general specials (for example, this page at Southwest)? Choose your departure city, find the most financially reasonable destination, and book a trip! Plan it further by looking into hotel deals and searching for the most interesting restaurants and sights to see!
A getaway to a secluded cabin could be a nice break from the confines of home in 2020. Make your plans and present them with a cabin-related, Christmas ornament.
Board Game Dress Up
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.
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!)
Custom Reel Viewer
If you know someone who cherishes pictures, here’s a gift that is sure to delight! Order a custom Reel Viewer and watch the magic happen. All you have to do is gather a few of your favorite memories with the intended recipient, order your reel, and present your gift. Your special someone will “reel" in the love as these momentous moments are relived over and over again.
Words of Affirmation
Are you crafty or creative? Sometimes people highlight words or phrases in books that speak meaningfully to them. If you want to give a fun gift, secretly find one or several of these highlights and have them made up into chalk art.
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.
Airbnb Virtual Travel
Airbnb offers virtual experiences from across the world! Book a trip to see sheep in New Zeland or visit a temple in Japan, all from the comfort of your couch.
Acts of Service
What better gift for the Acts of Service person in your life than a coupon book filled with coupons you've created just for them?!
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!