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.
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!
Acts of Service
Hire a dog walker for the pet lover in your life to come a few days out of the week. This will not only help out, but also be a kind way of giving back precious time.
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.
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!
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.
Children love stories—especially when they are read aloud together. Imagine how surprised they will be when the next storybook you read together is all about them!
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!
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.
A Burrito Blanket makes the perfect gift for the foodie who loves to cozy up.