Stay in shape while you date and give the gift of a "Fitness Date." Go rock climbing, ax throwing, or just take a fitness class—as long as you are together.
Words of Affirmation
Celebrate special occasions by putting a special message right in the front yard!
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.
52 Uncommon Family Adventures
When you dreamed of having a family you pictured outings, adventures, laughing around the kitchen table. But then the kids actually came and most of the time you’re too busy trying to keep up to figure out how to create a magical, screen-free environment where everyone feels loved, is having fun and can connect. That’s why 52 Uncommon Family Adventures was written, it helps you do just that, without all the hassle and stress.
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.
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!
Secret Pocket Pillow
Words of Affirmation
For some fun with the love language of Words of Affirmation, consider making a secret pocket pillow. Use the pocket pillow to leave notes to one another filled with encouraging or affectionate words, poetry, uplifting quotes, or appreciation.
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!
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.
Who wouldn't want a personalized throw blanket for snuggling on the couch together?
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!
52 Uncommon Ways to Unwind Together
Whether you’re going through a difficult season, your relationship has shifted into autopilot, or the everyday stresses of life are wearing you out, it’s time to de-stress together. Boost your relational connection and make fun memories with these strategically designed activities that provide opportunities to enjoy yourselves and unwind.