Gifts for Her

This list of gifts is based on what women on The Generous Wife have suggested, with a few additions or specific suggestion added by Lori and me. Many of the links are monetised, so using them will help us. Where possible, links are to a search page for the item listed. 

Many merchants allow you to create “wish lists.” (Amazon for example) Check to see if a wish list is public or private (usually you can do either) or can be seen by a limited group of people.

There are many holiday specials (shop on-line at your favourite stores) and great coupon deals through companies like Groupon.

Chocolate © Suat Eman | freedigitalphotos.net Chocolate!  

Dark, handmade, etc. (try GodivaRomanicos Chocolate, Sees Candies, or personalise some M&Ms)

Reading

     eReader

  • Kobo
  • Nook
  • Kindle – I got Lori a Kindle early on and she loved it. Then she won a newer version and gave me her old one, and I love it too. If you read a lot, this will likely pay for itself in lower book costs. It will also save a lot of bookshelf space and make your carry-on luggage lighter! Prices have dropped, and power has improved, so you can get a great reader for very little money

     books (try Amazon or Barnes & Noble – links to gift cards)

  • by favourite author 
  • on favourite subject (fiction, non-fiction, interests, hobbies)
  • that you are willing to read and discuss with your wife
  • study Bible
  • daily devotional book

Gift Cards (you could make a book of gift cards) (links below are to gift card page)

Couple Time/Entertainment (note there was a theme of “please set up childcare”!)

  • Planned getaways, overnight stay at a nice hotel or B&B by the beach (plan the details, especially childcare)
  • DVDs (Pride and PredjudiceWives and Daughters, Downton Abbey)
  • Tickets for an off Broadway show, concert, sports event, play
  • frozen yogurt place
  • gift certificate to your favourite restaurant (check Restaurant.com)
  • tickets for a special outing like a harbour cruise dinner or hot air balloon ride
  • monetary gifts planned together (to someone who is needy, sponsor a child, etc.)
  • a trip to a shooting range
  • a “one date night of your choice” coupon
  • a “date night” package – cozy socks, hot cocoa, cute mugs, and a movie for a date night in
  • Take me on a day’s shopping spree, have a cup of coffee, nice lunch, and shop, shop, shop 

Services (Make your own coupons here for free)

  • foot massages
  • babysitting
  • help with particular chore
  • a quiet night to herself would be a great gift for any woman
  • “I’ll make dinner” coupons

Misc. Items

Clothing et. al.

Photos

Hobbies

  • capo for guitar
  • music books
  • gift card to Joann Fabrics
  • items for the hobbies including “consumable supplies” needle threaders, safety pins, etc.
  • subscription to sewing or needlecraft magazine (try magazines.com)
  • find a class and arrange babysitting for her
  • sewing basket
  • sewing machine fixed or replaced

Sexuality/Romance

  • a love letter (handwritten)
  • love coupons
  • sexy letters
  • lingerie, Victoria’s Secret items
  • make love kit – massage oil, lubricant, position guide, etc.

Home and Garden

Pampering

  • slippers, throw blankets, or pillows
  • her favourite perfume
  • body and bath items, Bath and Body gift card
  • spa or salon gift cards
  • several massage gift cards  :)
  • gift certificate to have car washed
  • pedicure or facial gift cards
  • plan a get together (or getaway) for your wife and her friends (plan it with their husbands)
  • colour analysis workshop (where you learn what colours work for you) 

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