His and Her Gifts -- Ideas for Gifts for You as a Couple

Ideas for Gifts for You as a Couple

The movie made the concept of "I Love Us" as a couple popular. Later, Hallmark reinforced the idea.

Whether it be for Valentine's Day, birthdays, Christmas, anniversaries, or other special occasions in your marriage, his and her gifts for you as a couple can be fun, romantic, or practical. Here are some ideas to get your own creative gift-giving juices flowing.

Consider really soft, plushy type robes that have pockets, self-tie belts, and loops to make hanging them on a hook ​easier. Getting the robes monogrammed is another recommendation. Stay away from flannel.

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Skull Mug Set

Skull Mug Set
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There are literally hundreds of His and Her Mug Sets available both online and in your local stores. We thought these His and Her Skull Mugs by Waechtersbach were really fun.

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His & Hers Love Notes by Illume

Illume Love Notes
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These scented love notes are just right for both of you to express your love for one another. Don't forget to hide a few of the notes!

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Pajama Sets

His and Her Pajamas
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These officially licensed PJs feature a selection of romantic cartoons from the legendary magazine The New Yorker. The white cotton t-shirts (hers a slightly fitted ladies' cut) are printed with "THE NEW YORKER" and a cartoon Cupid on the front. The red pants have an all-over print of various love-themed cartoons. The pajamas have drawstring waists and include pockets. Some couple pajama sets are in a soft comfy fabric like silk. Consider having your nicknames for one another embroidered on the PJ tops. There are other designs available.

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Couple Key Chain Set

Couple Key Chain Set
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A pair of matching key chains that connect together via a magnet is another fun gift with some practicality to it, too.

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His & Her Aprons

His & Her Aprons
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If the two of you enjoy cooking together, this set of His & Her Aprons will be both useful and fun. Make sure you purchase aprons that are fully adjustable so they do fit you and your spouse correctly.

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Set of Two Crystal Flutes

Crystal Flutes
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If the two of you enjoy wine tasting, consider getting a set of flutes that are used only by the two of you. Look for crystal. Some sets let you have them personalized.

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Picnic for Two

Picnic for Two
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Getting away, alone together, for a picnic is very romantic. You can even have a picnic on your living room floor. Here is a selection of picnic baskets, picnic coolers, picnic totes, and picnic backpacks designed for couples.

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A Shared Experience

Balloon Ride
Balloons fly over Bristol at the dawn mass ascent at the 31st Bristol International Balloon Fiesta on August 7, 2009 in Bristol, England. Photo: Matt Cardy / Getty Images

Consider giving tickets or reservations for a shared experience such as a helicopter or balloon ride, dancing lessons, horseback riding, going to the movies or a theatre production, a train or ferry ride, or a concert or sports event. You will not only have fun together, you will create a special memory.

This steak irons branding set is a unique and practical gift for the two of you if you like your steaks cooked differently. It seems like you could also use them on grilled portobello mushrooms or pancakes or toast!