Category: Gift of the Month

  • Gift of the Month May Recap

    I bet you were expecting an October post! I just wanted to see if you were paying attention. October will be coming. I thought I should go back and share some of our earlier dates that I still haven’t posted about. So before the year is out, you may find some other out-of-sequence posts. I […]

  • Gift of the Month: September Recap

    Although I’ve missed a few posts on our monthly dates (okay, most of the posts on our monthly dates), we’ve still been going on them. And that is really what’s most important, right? September might just have been our favorite date yet. Can you guess what we did from the clues? Moonlight canoeing on the […]

  • Gift of the Month April Recap

    The clues didn’t all fit in the envelope, but they were a picnic blanket and some plastic ants. Can you guess what we did? We went on a picnic! There wasn’t actually any eating though, so can you still call it a picnic? We went to the Arnold Arboretum, where we got married last April. […]

  • Gift of the Month March Recap

    March gift of the month was a smashing success! As you can guess from the clues, we went bowling. This may seem like a typical date, if you didn’t know us better. I think the last time I bowled was at a birthday party in elementary school. I was so small that I couldn’t hold […]

  • Gift of the Month February Recap

    February came and went with barely a snivel of snow from the sky. Unfortunately, my brilliant February gift idea was to go snowshoeing! The beginning of the month brought optimism of a day frolicking in a winter wonderland, followed by a cozy evening, perhaps with a hot toddy or other warm beverage at a local […]

  • Year of Dates or Gift of the Month

    I like to give gifts that require thought, creativity, and usually assembly of some type. For my nearest and dearest I usually have a running list of ideas for gifts. If someone makes a comment in passing – maybe something they’d like to do, a book they’d like, or a place they’d like to visit, […]