The first year of your marriage is drawing to a close and you are realizing how quickly the time has passed, aren’t you? But that special wedding date of yours is worth celebrating. The vows that you both took for each other, the thick and thin that you promised to go through together and the unconditional love that you have for your spouse are going to reflect in your first wedding anniversary.
So how are you planning to commemorate your special day? What are ideas popping up in your mind to celebrate this companionship? How are you going to show your utmost affection for your significant half?
If these questions are making you a little bit anxious, or out of busy work schedule you are hardly getting time to contemplate these things, we have some ideas for you that help you celebrate your special first anniversary in style.
1. What about a cool getaway?
Make this occasion a memorable event by planning a romantic getaway to a nearby hill-station or a beach. Else, visit a place that gives you a complete solitude to mark the first year of your togetherness. This will give you a perfect opportunity to relive your honeymoon moments. The blissful and serene environment of the new place will refuel the passion of love in both of you. In other words, there is no better way to celebrate your special day than by de-stressing in a beautiful location and spending precious time with one another
2. Make your evening insanely romantic
A romantic evening and a memorable night will complete your celebration for the day. Evening is the perfect time when you sit with your partner and connect verbally and emotionally. It will surely revitalize your love and increase the intimacy between you. You can make it more memorable by creating custom champagne labels for the toast that you want to make on this occasion. These special touches and details will keep burning the flame of your love for each other. You can also buy your spouse a gift to show their importance in your life; flowers, jewelry, and chocolates are always a nice bet. Towards the end, a candle-lit dinner will really pack a punch in the whole scheme of things.
3. Prepare a DIY anniversary cake
This is your private and special celebration, so should be your cake. Therefore, a DIY cake should be apt for this occasion. You can prepare one and add your own flavors to it without forgetting the preferences of your spouse too. You neither need a huge cake nor a designer one, but a beautiful and meaningful cake for sure. To begin with, you need to decide how your cake should be – there are so many types to choose from. As with most of the couples, you may be a cake decoration expert, so you cannot expect to create a masterpiece. However, it is not that difficult to decorate a cake either, albeit you practice it beforehand. Therefore, you need to carefully choose the perfect color, size, and shape along with flavors and icing such as chocolate, vanilla and a lot many others. Now share it with each other.
4. Take a trip down the memory lane
Living the bygone memories on this special day will draw you both closer to each other. Before you got married, there must have been certain places that you used to visit, there would have been specific activities that you used to do together; it’s time to jog them and relive these memories. Those nostalgic moments are your treasure, so just revisit those places and rekindle those wonderful times again. Furthermore, you can make this occasion special by viewing your wedding videos and wedding album with each other. This sweet reminiscence will bring back those moments when you both decided to spend your rest of life with each other.
5. Do something new
This is the day when you set the tone for your coming time; this is the day to bend the rules; and this is the occasion to do something new (perhaps something crazy). As a couple, whatever you do, will create a history in itself. Therefore, you can support a cause that is meaningful for both of you, for example, donating money to an orphanage. You can have your own personal photo shoot by making a list of your favorite places. You can get couple tattoos that mark your togetherness. You can also go for a hot air balloon ride. Well. You can drop this idea if it is expensive. Finally, you can invest in something as a couple that would be beneficial for your kids in the future.
Plan your special first wedding anniversary any which way that you and your partner like because the best way is your own way. However, this companionship and togetherness should build a more secure and happy future. The above ideas are an attempt just to achieve that.