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.
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!)
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.
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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.
Date at Home
Acts of Service
Arrange to have a friend or family member watch the kids overnight and then plan all the details for an exquisite evening of dinner, along with some enjoyable and relaxing activities—click for ideas.
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.
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.
Acts of Service
How can you make your loved one's at-home workout easier? By gifting the right equipment. Whether it is a Peloton or a resitsance band, anything that makes excercise easier is a win.
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.
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 for Couples
With 101 probing questions, couples will find their relationship enhanced, their intimacy deepened, and their romance ignited. 101 Conversation Starters for Couples is the perfect companion to the bestselling book, The 5 Love Languages®. It also makes an excellent Valentines Day, wedding, and anniversary gift. It helps you and your spouse get the conversation flowing.