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.
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Set Outlook or Gmail calendar appointments randomly once per week and spend 10 minutes together talking (in person, via Zoom, on the phone, etc.). Drop whatever you're doing and spend time together. Then just go right back to regularly scheduled programming.
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The 5 Love Languages®
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Make a Movie
Give a Movie Certificate, but not for the theater. Plan to record your own short adventure movie or humerous skit with your family or special someone. Go small or invest big—but either way, here are some ideas to get you started on a gift filled with plenty of Quality Time.
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This Unplug Box makes a great gift for those who love Quality Time with others.
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A Burrito Blanket makes the perfect gift for the foodie who loves to cozy up.
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Give a gift that keeps on giving. Present a jar with date ideas that you can do with your child or your partner at their request.
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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.
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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!
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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.
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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.
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