If your spouse loves a show like Bake-Off, make one of the signature recipes together! Gather all the ingredients ahead of time and then present the invitiation in a card or note.
One dialect of Quality Time is sharing experiences together. Plan an excursion to sky-dive, trek to Machu Picchu, or sail in the Carribbean—whatever you decide, endeavor to enjoy every moment together.
Acts of Service
Get an organizer and enter all the relevant birthdays and specials days before you give it to your loved one. For the one whose secondary love language is Words of Affirmation, include a few loving entries every month.
The 5 Love Languages®
With over 20 MILLION COPIES SOLD, The 5 Love Languages® has been improving relationships for nearly 30 years. Its ideas are simple and conveyed with clarity and humor, making this book as practical as it is personable. Get inspired by real-life stories and a common-sense approach that will teach you to love better.
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!
Words of Affirmation
Give the gift of encouraging words, inspiring quotes, Scripture verses, motivations, and affirmations—literally. These fun wall decors will serve to energize the person you love as they surround themselves with positivity.
Night Sky Poster
Do you have a special memory or date you want to honor and celebrate? Enter the special date (anniversary, birthday, etc.) and this site will create a poster of the night sky of THAT night. This could be a wonderful, aesthetically pleasing way to commemorate that specific night of fun and romance for you both. You can even frame it!
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.
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!
"You Are My Person" Products
Practical and sentimental! Gift a "You Are My Person" product for a close friend or spouse.
A subscription-based gift, even if it's small, can show love for months on end. Here are some fun ones to consider.
The 5 Love Languages® Gift Edition
This meticulously crafted edition of the iconic #1 New York Times bestseller is the perfect gift for weddings, anniversaries, or as a special encouragement for any couple.