I love the idea of a jar for memories throughout the year. Read at the beginning of the new year.
The Blessing Jar
Throughout the year write down moments of blessings and triumphs through struggles as a family. On New Year's Eve share as a family to see God's never ending Grace working in our lives together!
Tutorial: Mason Jar Mugs
41 Ways to Customize Your Graduation Cap
For many young adults graduation college is a major milestone. Graduation cements this idea of independence, since a college degree indicate college opportunity.
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Organizing with mason jars - great for office supplies, crafts, desk stuff, etc. I love mason jars!
50 graduation caps that made honors in creativity
50 graduation caps that made honors in creativity since I finally graduate
Mini scrapbook full of envelopes with a date night for each month of the year. All cheap, easy things. - I like this idea and it would be a cute Christmas gift for the man. Could also adapt for "Mother/Daughter" or "Daddy/Daughter" dates :)