Once you’ve found that perfect gift, check out my other anniversary tips that show you how to celebrate your anniversary. Check out the top 10 anniversary destinations for a romantic getaway, tips to write personal Anniversary quotes and 10 Secrets of a happy marriage to make sure that you have many more anniversaries to share together!
Personalized Anniversary Gifts
Nothing is more romantic and thoughtful than personalized anniversary gifts. Find that perfect gift, get it engraved with a personal message, and watch her smile!
The most intimate gift of all, and one that you can both enjoy! The gift of lingerie sends a strong signal that you still find your partner physically attractive. And, if you are looking for a traditional anniversary gift, lingerie is perfect for the 2 year anniversary (cotton), 12 year anniversary (silk) and the 13 year anniversary (lace). Imagine your girl in one of these outfits!
A favourite gift to give and receive, jewelry comes in many different designs, styles and colours allowing you the perfect opportunity to customize your gift for your loved one. Choose from rings, necklaces, earrings, brooches, bracelets, watches and much more. Look for designs that complement her interests (favourite animal), her colours (clothes, eyes). Choose a gem that matches your anniversary year, or birth month or even zodiac sign! And, for the most special anniversaries, the gift of an eternity or anniversary ring symbolizes your never-ending love.
“Say it with flowers” is more than just a saying – flowers really do send a strong romantic message – and they smell nice too! Choose from a wide range of cut flowers in a bouquet or an elegant vase, or a potted plant for extended life. You might not be surprised to learn that there is even a flower associated with each anniversary year.
Truly a girl’s best friend – and the calories don’t count on your wedding anniversary! Variations to suit all budgets from traditional favourites like After Eights and Ferrero Rocher to hand-dipped Belgian chocolates. And, if you’re planning an anniversary celebration, don’t forget to rent a chocolate fountain, every one loves chocolate–covered strawberries!
Gives you a chance to have some alone time and rediscover those special moments together. Whether it is for a long weekend or an extended duration, romantic getaways give you the opportunity to explore new surroundings, enjoy new experiences and rekindle your relationship. Check out my article on romantic getaways and see why these destinations are truly special.
Women's Leather Clothing:
A stylish gift that is an ideal solution for the three year traditional anniversary gift of leather (nine years in the modern anniversary gift list). Many styles and types to choose from including stylish leather jackets and blazers, sheepskin coats, skirts and dresses, winter coats, vests and boots.
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Wine & Cocktails:
There's no better way to celebrate your anniversary than a good bottle of vintage wine or a glass of champagne. And who doesn't love a 'Screwdriver', 'Rusty Nail' or 'Sex on the Beach'! For those longer anniversaries, look for products that age well such as port, madeira, dessert wines, cognac, Scotch whisky and champagnes. Special anniversary glasses complete the perfect romantic gift!
Romantic movies give you the chance to share a roller coaster of emotion snuggled up together in the comfort of your own home. You can't go wrong with any movie that stars Tom Hanks (Sleepless in
The Gift of Charity:
Often overlooked, but giving a gift to a charity in the name of your partner can be very moving and romantic. When you're looking for that special gift for the person who has everything, what can be better than helping those less fortunate. And your gift is tax deductible! Here are two great examples:
- Canadian Feed the Children, a registered charity that has developed a holiday gift program. Donors can choose an education, health, nutrition or good livelihood gift to make a meaningful difference in a child's life. Check it out at BestGiftEver.ca
- Adopt an Animal: Support the World Wildlife Fund and adopt an animal for your loved one. Select a species to adopt, choose a plush gift and much more.
One final tip when you're looking for that perfect anniversary gift, make sure that it isn't on this list of Top 10 Gifts NOT to Give Your Wife On Your Anniversary!
And don't worry, if you get it wrong, there's always next year (if you're one of the lucky ones)!