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5 Ways to Cherish Your Wedding Anniversary



5 Ways to Cherish Your Wedding Anniversary

Your anniversary is approaching slowly but surely and you don’t really know how to surprise your partner in the best possible way? Look no further because we’re here to help you nurture your relationship. Here are five amazing ways to mark your wedding anniversary in a special way, so check them out and enjoy!

Recreate your first date or your engagement

Being creative and authentic is often one of the trickiest parts of marking your wedding anniversary – especially when you’ve been married for years now, but you know what? There are always ways to come up with a unique idea, and one of them is recreating either your first date or your engagement. This is exactly what one man from New Hampshire did recently – he showed up at the airport in a bunny costume similar to the one he wore when he first proposed to his wife!

On the other hand, if there were no costumes involved, you should go for the same outfit you wore on that important occasion, if possible. And don’t forget to take a trip down memory lane by visiting the same places you did on that day!

Organize a vow renewal ceremony

A vow renewal is another way to celebrate your marriage, and the good news is that more and more people are opting for it these days. There are no wrong reasons to renew the vows – from wanting the world to know that you’d do it all over again to reaffirming your commitment to each other after a rough period in your relationship.

Such a ceremony can take place literally whenever you want, from the next day to 30 years after your actual wedding, whereas some couples do it every year. As it isn’t a legally binding ceremony, you can renew your vows at home, on a beach, on a cruise, in a stunning garden or a park, or anywhere else you wish. The best part about a vow renewal is that anyone can officiate the ceremony – including your children and close friends!

Go on a romantic trip

Needless to say, a romantic trip is always a good idea. In fact, a lot of couples decide to renew their vows on such a trip which usually takes place at an exotic destination, so give it a try if you want to surprise your spouse and do something nice for them. For example, Bali is one of the most popular destinations nowadays, and a significant number of couples opt for an amazing Bali wedding ceremony. A vow renewal ceremony is also an option here, and the best thing about it is that it’s stress-free and requires almost no hassle at all, which is a benefit you shouldn’t overlook. So, if you’re up for a fabulous romantic trip where you can celebrate your love, you know exactly what you should do!

Plan an intimate dinner for two

Yes, we know that it seems a bit too predictable, but make sure not to underestimate the power of an intimate dinner for two. This is a fantastic idea you can’t go wrong with – especially if there’s a special meal you absolutely adored when you were first dating. If you’re quite skillful when it comes to the kitchen, you should definitely recreate that meal and enjoy the memories that take you back to those glorious days.

Apart from that, preparing your spouse’s favorite meal will never go out of style either. This is a great option if you want to have a quiet night and enjoy each other’s company in the comfort of your own home, which is what a lot of couples love. You’ll get a chance to bond with your partner over a nice meal, which is a truly priceless experience!

Have a relaxing at-home spa day

The majority of people live very fast nowadays, having almost no time to take proper care of themselves and their own needs. If you and your spouse are among those people, too, we reckon that a day at a spa is exactly what you need, right? It gets even better when you realize that you can have a full spa experience at your home, so turn your bathroom and bedroom into a spa center and you’ll see what we were talking about. The first thing to do is to have a long, hot bath, where you can completely relax and spend some quality time together. Then turn off the lights, light a few scented candles, gather your favorite essential massage oils, and take turns pampering your partner with an unforgettable massage treatment.

There really are a lot of ways to mark your anniversary in a way deserving of your relationship, and these five are certainly the best ones out there. So, if you don’t have any ideas, all you need to do is stick to these tips and you’ll do a wonderful job, without a doubt.

Daria Winters is a music/literature/travel addict and a firm believer in kindness and beauty. She’s currently living in Europe, but the road may easily take her somewhere else. Her goal is to one day become a well-known writer and blogger on lifestyle, health… and travel adventures!