Marriagecarol

Book

Physical Touch

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.

Notes Of Love

Affirmation Jar

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!)

Saltcaves

Salt Caves

Quality Time

When was the last time you called up some friends and invited them to meet you for therapy? No, not that kind of therapy . . . I’m referring to therapeutic salt caves. Not only will you and your friends enjoy time together, but it could also improve your health. If money is an issue, check your local Groupon for discounts.

Honey Do Bank

Honey-Do Bank

Acts of Service

Acts of Service got you stumped? Designate a "Honey-Do" Bank in your home. Instruct your spouse to drop in Acts of Service suggestions as they come to mind and then periodically pull one out and do what it says. Repeat often to keep your spouse's love tank full and chores accomplished.

Dog Walk

Dog Walker

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.

Photographer

Photo Session

Receiving Gifts

Most people treasure photos and love to share them. A photo session with a local photographer makes a great gift that will be cherished for years to come.

Cooking Together

Signature Recipe

Quality Time

Physical Touch

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.

Dance Lesson

Dance Lessons

Physical Touch

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.