Engagement Celebration Ideas
Your wedding anniversary is a fantastic time to celebrate your marital relationship, fondly remember the past, and look forward to your future together. Give your anniversary the special attention it is entitled to by making a big deal of the day. These anniversary celebration ideas will help to make your special occasion memorable and romantic.
You know the old custom of stashing the top tier of the wedding cake to eat on the first anniversary? It is a time honored ritual, yet who really desires to eat a piece of cake that has been wasting away in the back of the fridge freezer for the past twelve months. A great custom to begin on your first wedding anniversary is to order a small cake in the comparable flavor as your wedding cake. Shoot ahead and save the top tier to open on your anniversary, but then eat the fresh cake with your sweetie. Choosing a mini cake to share is a great thing to do each year on your wedding anniversary. Get a nice bottle of Champagne to go with it, and salute to the good times you have shared, and the great times still to come.
Jewelry is always a wonderful gift for a special occasion. It is romantic, sentimental, and awesome-- pretty much the perfect gift as far as most wives are concerned. A lovely way for a husband to show his wife how much she means to him on their anniversary is to treat her to a special piece of jewelry. There are two ways to approach it, both of which are romantic in their own right. Undeniably the husband can head straight to his favorite Raleigh jewelry store, or the store in whichever town he calls home. Or, he can take his wife out to a lavish restaurant for a luxurious anniversary dinner, and then just "happen" to stroll by that Raleigh jewelry store after the meal. He can take her inside, and invite his wife to select a very special new piece of jewelry on the spot, his treat.
Sometimes the most meaningful anniversary gifts are labors of love. A lovely idea is to assemble a collection of your favorite photographs taken in the year since your last anniversary. Download them to one of the online photo sites and have a small book made with all of the pictures printed in it. These little books are quite affordable, and very charming. This would be a marvelous tradition to begin on your first wedding anniversary, and to do for each anniversary that follows. What a great record you will have of all the vacations, family moments, and other events in your married life!
When a person is stumped for a desirable anniversary gift, a good place to get inspiration is the traditional lists of anniversary gifts for each year. Use the list as a starting off point, and then put a personal spin on it. The traditional first anniversary gift is paper; visualise all the things that could mean: tickets to a play, the travel plan for a fabulous holiday, or a museum membership card. The possibilities are unlimited, as long as you keep the interests of your spouse in mind as your guide.
Remember that experiences are a wonderful way to rejoice in an anniversary. You could go camping, plant a flower garden together, go skydiving, or send the kids to the grandparents and enjoy a quiet weekend alone. As long as you are together, your anniversary is sure to be very here special.
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