See this as an excellent opportunity to make up for all those missed occasions over the last five years … and the perfect chance to shower your mate with endless compliments about how beautiful he or she is! Just remember to set a reasonable budget (and $5 isn’t going to cut it!) and consider splurging on valet parking at the shopping mall. Only the finest will do for your little honey boo!
Quit the juvenile bickering, love birds … you have the next thirty years to do plenty of that! Opt for a more meaningful way to commemorate this crucial five-year turning point. Take a little field trip to the spot where your two souls first collided. You may not have known it back then, but this little slice of the universe gave birth to what the two of you share today. Go ahead, see if those butterflies start to flutter again…
When was the last time you slow danced in the aisles with your loved one? Maybe a high-octane jam session with your favorite cover band will get the old pitter-patter going again. Whatever the affair, this glorious occasion calls for some extended handholding even if it all goes down in the best nosebleed seats in the house. Don your finest threads for a show-stopping evening of unforgettable merrymaking. Love is about to take center stage!
Words on paper carry a lot of weight … especially if they’re written on colorful cardstock! Abundant and flowery, these affectionate gestures of love and appreciation will mark the five-year milestone with a sense of permanence and commitment. If filling an entire box with personal sentiments feels a tad overwhelming, leave a couple dozen blank and surprise the love of your life with random expressions of kindness as they dribble out over the next twenty years.
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!
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.
Now this is an anniversary gift that will come in handy fifty years up the road when the mental fog starts to roll in! Make a conscious effort now to solidify those treasured moments that have defined your first few years together as a pair. Thought provoking and imaginative, this clever card game also doubles as fantasy role play where you and your honey can dream up future scenarios and then try acting them out. The fun is just beginning!
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.
Extend the five-year festivities for weeks, months even, with these personalized devotion vouchers. Your soul mate will revel in the chance to squeeze as much attention out of you as they possibly can—they might even try to double or triple their bounty if the rules allow for it—and you can earn extended reward points for being such a generous partner. Send your sweetheart on a shopping spree through the romance department where expiration dates never apply!