Focus on the Family

Gifts That Money Can't Buy

If you're trying to decide on a gift for your spouse, remember that handmade and creative presents are often the most meaningful.

by Dena Dyer

Ask anyone to name a favorite gift that he or she has received and you'll probably hear "the drawing my child did of me" or "the poem my husband wrote to propose." Handmade and creative presents are often the most meaningful.

So if you'd like to lavish your spouse with simple, thoughtful gifts this holiday season, consider a few suggestions:

I love blessing my husband with creative presents, and he's gotten good at doing the same for me. Coming up with personally tailored surprises is a fun way to demonstrate our affection. Try it; I bet you'll be hooked, too.