Experiences Are The Best Gifts
Going grocery shopping together on a Friday night doesn’t quite cut it after five monotonous years of monogamy. Hitting up the exotics aisle might feel like a walk on the wild side, but you’re going to have to add in a bit more spice than that! Test the boundaries of the relationship with an impulsive, fearless outing that just might reveal some hidden sides of yourself and your mate and elevate the intimacy factor.
A delectable way to say “I love you,” this warmhearted must-have may also be your ticket to Saturday breakfast in bed for the next thirty years. Your mate might decide to let go of the grumpy morning routine once and for all with these affectionate goodies piled high on the table. Crack open your finest maple syrup and fill your sweetheart’s belly with some loving nourishment this anniversary.
Feeling ambitiously romantic? Pleasing to the eye and your beloved’s sweet tooth, this anniversary gift may take another five years to perfect, but they’ll earn you some brownie points that will take your relationship standings off the charts. If you can pull off these confectionery delicacies, you’ll be walking the Julia Childs hall of fame for the remainder of your married life.
The smooth sound of these wooden slot doors is almost as good as the warmth you’ll feel on your chest as you toast to the unbreakable bond between you and your significant other. Feeling extra festive after topping off bottle one? Meander down to drawers two and three if you so desire … there’s no shame in soaking up the whole set after five smashing years of relationship success. Replenish and repeat—this little chest of drawers will support the cause for years to come!
Matching t-shirts and twin bracelets are cute, but they don’t send quite the same message of togetherness that a committed couple should be aiming for. Take yourself off the market definitively with some appearance-altering skin ink. The latest in relationship branding, these companion tattoos add a whole new degree of permanence to the relationship. Be brave and go bold, but make hay while the sun shines, lovebirds—body art looks best on young, supple skin!
Celebrate the five-year mark with rustic class and earthy elegance. Trace the delicate veins in these handcrafted goblets while you sip a cherished cabernet with your beloved seated by your side. Salute the staying power of your young relationship with a much less breakable alternative to traditional glassware. Replace the resounding “ding!” from that special toast with a more mature, mellow tone that warms the heart.
If the last five years feel like a blur, maybe it’s time to start sorting through the gigabytes of digital memories so you can design a hard-copy keepsake. Not only will it breathe new life into treasured snippets of time long past, but it will become a priceless memento decades from now, when you may have trouble remembering who the heck this grumpy companion lying next to you is.
If your mate is still by your side after five years, chances are, their heart is yours. What are you waiting for? Cupid made his choice many moons ago, so now it’s time to let the love sails catch some serious wind and for you to hang on for the ride of your life. Forget the mind games—challenge your partner to a deeply personal meeting of the minds and hearts and prepare to share some deeply guarded, yet wonderfully rewarding details. Everyone’s a winner in love!
Are you one of those lucky couples that spent the first few years of your wedded bliss exploring every corner of the globe? Or maybe you’re the kind of duo that’s been anchored to the same dismal apartment for the last five years and you need some visual encouragement to get back in the travel game. Whichever way your hearts blow, this map should accompany you as you navigate life together. Inspirational and customized to fit your unique taste for adventure, this anniversary gift is essential for any young couple’s itinerary.