Dating anniversary activity ideas
The food on offer is usually healthier and fresher than store-bought versions, and it's always interesting to check out the work of local artisans!
Everyone loves having pictures of their special someone, whether for your wallet, on your desk at work, or just for your home.
This blissful event happened to come in the midst of an international move and we were in a brand new place where we had to make our way. Although I don’t typically drink coffee, I still love this time with hubby and I enjoy decaf or tea instead.
So once again, it was time to put our ingenuity to the test to figure out a way to celebrate our anniversary at home. Send your spouse on a scavenger hunt with lots of fun clues. Go to a matinee movie or to a local dollar theater (if you have on in your town). And my husband is a fan of breakfast 100% of the time. Record a video using your webcam or cell phone telling your spouse what you appreciate about them. It is always fun to take the time to learn a bit about the pieces they are showcasing.
Start at one person's house for appetizers, then go to the next house for the main course, and end up at another house for dessert. Most comfortable massage table in the world (your bed)? Bond over your brilliance by learning something new together.
Best of all, the clean up gets split between everyone. Take a cooking class, head over to the local library for a Western-European history session, or test out your foreign language skills by borrowing a beginner's guide to Italian on CD.
If you are anything like my husband and I, you like to celebrate your anniversary on a budget. These separations, have given us more insight as to why we should value every second we are able to spend with one another. It could be a gift, a photo, or even just a sweet note inside. Rent some movies at the Redbox and get some popcorn or other favorite snack to enjoy. Buy a bottle of wine and some inexpensive paints, and paint! While there are limitless ways to save big and still celebrate your anniversary, I hope that some of the ways listed above get your creative juices flowing.
Over the years my husband and I have spent many wedding anniversaries apart due to him having served 5 year-long deployments in the middle East on behalf of the U. Even when we were apart, we did our best to celebrate our wedding anniversary in creative ways to show one another how much we love each other. I have heard about people who pay others to do this, but I say, why not do it in the comfort of your own home and with your beloved?! Go to a local high school or college sporting event. Remember to always put your marriage as a top priority in your life and celebrating your anniversary is important.
Sometimes it's important to remember that being romantic doesn't have to mean spending all your dough.This, coupled with my extreme commitment to frugality have been the perfect breeding ground for coming up with creative, cost-efficient ways to celebrate our wedding anniversaries.