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.
Does your spouse work from home? Why not grab a book and join him or her on the couch while he or she is working on their laptop? This shows that you’re choosing to be with them, even in the mundane. This book is "couple-perfect" for the holidays.
Mail a Hug
Is there a distance between you and someone you love? Give a hug that can be felt from miles away.
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.
Acts of Service
A warm towel after a shower can be incredibly comforting. Let the towel warmer do all the work while you get all the credit.
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.
If you are up for a challenge, consider taking a friend or loved one to an escape room. You'll spend an hour or more working together to find clues toward a way out of one or more rooms. It's like a real-life puzzle for the mind. It might not be easy, but you're sure to have some time together—maybe even some fun in the process.
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!
Bath bombs can be a sensory explosion for the person who loves relaxing in a bath. Add moisturizer that leaves the skin feeling soft and you've got yourself the perfect gift.
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!)
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!
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.