Wedding Anniversary Getaways and Parties
Anniversary Getaways and Parties by Jen Carter
An anniversary idea should be thought about months in advance to
your wedding anniversary. Perhaps you don't want
to give a traditional gift. Maybe you'd like to book a surprise
vacation or throw a surprise party. Whatever you decide to do
for your wedding anniversary, you'll need a plan. Be realistic.
Is there enough time and extra finances to make this idea a
possibility? Start shopping around. What expenses will need to
be covered? How much time in advance to you have to book the
If you're planning an Anniversary getaway, decide whether you're
going to stay domestic or go international. If you're
contemplating on going abroad, make sure you have everything you
need prior to making reservations. Many countries have strict
requirements. For instance, passports and immunizations. If your
spouse needs an immunization or a passport, your surprise will
be ruined. Nevertheless, I'm sure they'd still love to travel
Don't wait for milestones! Forget about what you'll do on your
tenth, twenty-fifth, and fiftieth anniversary. What can you do
now? It's great to plan for the future, but we don't know what
tomorrow can bring. Make the best out of the time you have
together now. If your dream gift seems unattainable, tone it
down a notch. Make accommodations at a local bread and
breakfast. Leave the kids with friends or relatives for one
night. One care-free day can be a blessing to any parent. Your
romantic getaway or party can be a huge success if you remind
your spouse how much you treasure them.
If you choose not to have a vacation getaway, you may decide to
have a anniversary party. Nevertheless, there's often a lot of
confusion when it comes to anniversary party ideas. Who should
you invite? Do you delve into your past, or do you invite new
friends as well as old ones? The best suggestion is to invite
friends, loved ones, and everyone that has supported your
marriage. Don't start calling people you haven't seen in the
last ten years who weren't very friendly. Nobody wants a party
pooper at their anniversary party. Steer clear of the negative
people in your past. They probably haven't changed.
Your party doesn't have to be very formal. You can hold it at a
catering hall or in your home. You can make it an all ages
party, or an adult-themed party. Either way, be sure to list
these details on your invitations. Some people are very hesitant
about party invites when they're not certain whether their
children can come or not. It's best to tell them in advance.
Perhaps everyone can make arrangements with several babysitters
for the night.
Should you choose to have a formal anniversary party, you may
even want to consider renewing your vows. This is very common
when couples go out of their way to host a elaborate party. If
all your friends and loved ones will be there again, why not?
Confirm your love to that special someone in front of all of
your special friends again. Perhaps someone missed it the first
time. Or maybe you have new friends that didn't know you when
you first exchanged vows.