Words of Affirmation
Write a letter to your loved one, then have it made into a photo-word portrait.
A Burrito Blanket makes the perfect gift for the foodie who loves to cozy up.
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
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.
Date at Home
Acts of Service
Arrange to have a friend or family member watch the kids overnight and then plan all the details for an exquisite evening of dinner, along with some enjoyable and relaxing activities—click for ideas.
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!
A subscription-based gift, even if it's small, can show love for months on end. Here are some fun ones to consider.
Does someone you love like a particular sports team? Pick up a hat or a jersey you think they would look great in, and maybe get yourself one too so you can support the team together!
Technology has given us wonderful opportunities to give the gift of learning. If you know someone who is interested in a topic, trade, or craft, consider gifting them an online course. There are many online schools out there, such as Masterclass, CreativeLive, and Udemy, that host classes on a wide range of topics. Do a little exploring, and see what courses could be fun to gift.
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.