Many Smaller Gifts
Instead of giving one big gift on one day, give lots of small (even silly) gifts your special someone can open over several days. This can be a cute, fun way to show extra love to a gifts-loving person.
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!
Here's a fun and memorable gift for those fluent in several love langauges.
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.
A getaway to a secluded cabin could be a nice break from the confines of home in 2020. Make your plans and present them with a cabin-related, Christmas ornament.
Words of Affirmation
Here's a fun way to stay connected and send your love in a long-distance relationship.
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?!
101 Conversation Starters
Shared meals are perfect opportunities to spend Quality Time with your loved one(s). Make plans to sit down together, put away mobile devices, turn the TV off, and engage in good old-fashioned conversation over a meal. If you need some prompts to get the conversation rolling, here are a few resources to get you started: 101 Conversation Starters for Couples, 101 Conversation Starters for Families.
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!
Socks aren't only fashionable, they're also cozy and a fun way to express oneself. Consider signing up your loved one for the Sock Club—they'll get new socks every month!
This Unplug Box makes a great gift for those who love Quality Time with others.
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.