Looking for a fun adventure you can have—even when "stay at home" orders are in effect? Here's an adventure tailor-made for you and your loved one.
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!
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!
Penny's Perfect Present
Prefect for the holidays! Join Penny and her friends as they take a visit to the Pet Pal Emporium, a magical place with exotic animals and exciting exhibits. There the owner, Dr. Chapman, creatively teaches the kids about God’s ever-present love, plus practical ways to show love to others. With a positive message, fun pictures, and animals for children to search out on the page, Penny’s Perfect Present is a great tool for parents who want to entertain their children while forming confidence and virtue in them.
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.
Dancing lessons can be a particularly meaningful gift for a loved one with the love language of Physical Touch. There are many styles to choose from—pick one and surprise your partner.
Acts of Service
Help someone get a step closer to realizing a dream (e.g., gift a "How-To" book, sign them up for a course, etc.). Here is a list of 101 ways to learn a new skill!
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.
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!
Here's a fun and memorable gift for those fluent in several love langauges.
Not Alone Bracelet
Words of Affirmation
In a season where many feel isolated, you can remind your loved one they are not alone.
52 Uncommon Dates
52 Uncommon Dates is more than a book . . . it’s an experience! Each date will set the scene for you and walk you through how to make it happen. Finish strong with questions that help keep conversation alive, incorporate prayer in ways that are natural and relevant to real life, and learn ways to practically speak each other’s love language along the way. Ignite prayerful and playful connections in ways that deepen the relational, physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of your relationship—one date at a time.