Christmas might be a few months away, but there is no time like the present to start planning activities and gifts that will put a big smile on your spouse’s face. If you want to make this Christmas the best to date, you’d be wise to put your thinking cap on about presents and events that will stand out from the crowd.
To discover the best options for the festive season, read these top tips on how to plan the perfect Christmas with your other half.
Find the Perfect Gift
It’s likely your partner’s Christmas present is at the top of your list. As you will want it to prove how well you know and love your other half, you must aim to find a gift that taps into their passions or hobbies.
For example, if they’re a big fan of Game of Thrones, you can guarantee they would love to tour the GoT set and sites in the likes of Belfast or Dubrovnik. They’ll be able to walk through the filming locations for Winterfell, Dragonstone, or King’s Landing, which will make them adore their favorite show that little bit more.
Organize a Festive Movie Weekend
If you and your partner love cuddling up with a festive flick closer to Christmastime, you should make a weekend of the activity. For example, you could stock up on cocoa, grab some blankets and popcorn, and watch your favorite Christmas movies, such as Home Alone, Elf, or Miracle on 34th Street, to name only a few.
The 12 Dates of Christmas
When you’re not cuddling up on the sofa, you could enjoy a festive date with your other half. In fact, you could even attempt the 12 dates of Christmas challenge, which will require you to enjoy 12 fun-filled dates together in the run-up to Christmas, such as:
- Enjoying a hot cocoa/coffee date
- Attending a Christmas market
- Taking a relaxing stroll
- Sitting on a romantic horse and carriage
It will provide an opportunity to spend quality time with each other during the festive season, which could make your Christmas extra special.
Make Gingerbread Houses
If you’re more than happy to get a little creative together in the kitchen, consider making gingerbread houses. You could even make a gingerbread house from scratch or embark on a gingerbread decorating competition, if you think you’re both up for the challenge.
Christmas is the season of giving, which is why you and your partner should look for ways to give back to your community. For example, you could hand out blankets, hot drinks, and other essentials to people who are homeless, or you could help at a local soup kitchen. It will be a great use of your spare time and you will both feel a sense of satisfaction that you’ll have helped bring a smile to others’ faces.
If you want to enjoy a Christmas both you and your partner will remember for many years to come, consider the above festive tips.