Got a friend that you don't see very often? Or maybe you just want to shower your appreciation on your close buddies? Heres some ideas of how to show them that you care...
1) Send them a card
A nice little pick me up in the post, not too expensive and easy to do - sending a card can make the recipients day! You don't have to stick to a standard old supermarket card either - there are loads of funny original cards online that you can personalise and make extra special!
2) Pick up the phone and call them
We get so used to sending messages on whatsapp nowadays that we never call anymore (I am guilty of this!). But the best way to connect with somebody and to make them feel loved is to hear their voice. Go that little bit further and pick up the phone!
3) Cook them dinner
As it says on the tin - or rather the oven (hehe!) Nothing says appreciation like a good meal! Find out what their favourite meal is and invite them over for some tasty food and an evening where they can relax!
4) Surprise visit them
This one can be easier said than done - especially if your friend in question lives in another country. But if you have the funds available and the ability to do it then it's worth it!
5) Make them something
I'm obviously totally biased suggesting this - but there really is nothing nicer than recieving something handmade - knowing that somebody has taken the time and effort to make something special for you. Plus it's a good