A Newly Married Gift Guide
'Tis the season to give your partner something sweet.
Welcome to The First Years of Marriage Newsletter! We talk about the conversations, challenges, and changes that begin once the honeymoon ends. Advice from experts, mistakes from me (Jen Glantz), and things you’re going to want to know as you continue to ask yourself this question - “I’m married, so now what?”
THREE things for you:
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Every year, around this time, I do these 15-minute phone calls with anyone who wants to hang out and chat. The holiday season can be lonely and odd, exciting and…odd…and I like to do these mini-chats as a way of connecting with virtual friends. I only have around 25 spots open - so grab one if you want to say HELLO!
I am working on THE NEWLYWED CARD GAME! A card game for newlyweds that sparks meaningful convos, hilarious adventures, & fresh romantic moments after the honeymoon ends. Grab one this holiday season!
Newly Married Gift Guide
‘Tis the season where you look at your partner, the person you spend so much time with and know so well, and think this:
WHAT THE HECK AM I SUPPOSED TO GET THEM FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON?
Before you eat panic for lunch, take a step back and ask yourself these questions:
How much do I want to spend in total? Set a budget. If not, you’ll spend tooooo much.
What kind of person are they this holiday season? Someone who needs rest or adventure? Wants self-care or vows they don’t want a gift? Knowing what category the are in can help you start.
What have they hinted at all year that they want? Try to remember 1 or 2 of th things they wanted but didn’t buy for themselves.
Okay, start with those questions and then dive into this gift guide I made below with carefully curated suggestions I think you’ll love.
For a Partner Who Loves Adventures
For a Partner Who Craves Romance
Vow Art - love this so much.
For a Partner Who Needs Self-Care
For a Partner Who Needs a Pick-Me-Up
For a Partner Who Doesn’t Want a Gift
Handwritten Love Letter - write them a note that expresses a recap of the past year together.
Adventure Day - plan a day of their favorite adventures.
Day of Favorite Meals - tell them that Saturday’s rule is that you’re treating them to their top 3 favorite meals around town.
Video Montage - create a video montage of video clips from the past year.
Love you (for as long as we both shall live),