There’s always room for a little nostalgia while swilling back a cold one or savoring another glass of wine. Personalized, hand-engraved couples glasses remind you of when you met that special someone who you’re now metaphysically fused with, for better or for worse. Celebrate the passage of time with every sip.
Go ahead and cook up a homemade meal or even make your own DIY anniversary card for that memorable five-year affair, but do yourself a favor and leave the handcrafted jewelry making to the professionals! Adorn your beloved with an exceptionally well-crafted, custom-made piece that will distinctly brand her as yours. Resist the flash of those strategically placed department store jewels and opt for something a little less in your face and a lot more symbolic.
Life is too short for lifeless trinkets that end up collecting years of household dust. It’s time for the two of you to get your groove on and add a dose of bobblehead silliness to the nest. Save the oil couples’ portrait for your 30th anniversary—the five-year target calls for a more endearing, darling rendition of the smitten twosome at one of their favorite locales. Rock on, bobbleheads, rock on!!
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.
Why not make this year’s anniversary affair a threesome and invite Chez Marcel to take part in the merrymaking? Forget about spending the evening in a crowded dining room with fifty noisy strangers and a waiter that’s counting down the minutes ’til his next smoke break! Opt for the VIP treatment and dine in the comfort of your own home with a culinary master who’s there to cater to you and only you.
Has the five-year monotony bug hit? It’s time to switch gears and light a spark under that special union of yours. Pay tribute to the origins of love and partnership with this inspiring, mind-bending game piece that can serve as a daily reminder of your devotion. Transcend the meaningless texts and predictable date nights and sit down for some legitimate couples’ playtime.
Gifting the love of your life with a flattering portrait of yourself might seem like a good idea for the five-year occasion, but it’s a tad self-absorbed and borderline creepy. Aim for a subtler gesture of loyalty by investing in a work of art that characterizes the special qualities of your lasting union. Imaginative and grounding, these one-of-a-kind creations endure love’s trials and tribulations and set the tone for a lifelong partnership.
This delightful find isn’t just for the happy couple who has some scandalous dirt to bury! The five-year milestone is the ideal moment to designate a sacred spot out back for your very own buried treasure. Fast forward 25 years … you and your spouse can honor the occasion uncovering that very same lock box. Imagine the flood of memories and emotions once you crack it open to reveal those cherished reminders of your first years together. That alone should be enough to hold the marriage intact!
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.