Alabama Sweet Tea
Does your loved one relish sweetened Southern iced tea?
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!
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.
DIY Christmas Ornament
For the Christmas lovers in your life, receiving a homemade tree ornament could mean the world. Here's a list of 75 DIY Christmas ornaments to get you started.
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.
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.
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!)
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.
Acts of Service
What better gift for the Acts of Service person in your life than a coupon book filled with coupons you've created just for them?!
A Burrito Blanket makes the perfect gift for the foodie who loves to cozy up.