We were sitting on hard wooden seats in the bleachers, watching one of our sons play ball. " Not exactly the most memorable way to celebrate years of walking through life together—years that included the premature birth of a child, a job transfer, the death of a parent … Or perhaps your celebration is the same year after year—dinner at a restaurant followed by a movie.
Have you ever looked at the calendar and remembered your anniversary—the day after?
While on your picnic, take a picture of the two of you.
Include some pictures of the two of you along with memorabilia from the past year. Husbands, take your wife to the exact location where you proposed.
When you get there, tell her that you would marry her all over again and give her some flowers or a piece of jewelry. Make plans to join your spouse doing one of their favorite hobbies or activities (hiking, visiting museums, fishing, shopping, etc.).
I can't remember the exact year, but I do remember the place.
My husband, Jim, and I were at a dusty baseball field somewhere in Arkansas. Maybe you handed your spouse an anniversary card while heading out the door to work.
Then, each year on your anniversary, take a picture of just you and your spouse doing something fun.
Slip a print of it into the box, along with notes sharing marriage highlights from that year.Create your own "masterpiece" together of a favorite memory while playing romantic music. After an out-of-the-ordinary meal, talk about the hopes and dreams that you have for your life together.Then repeat your wedding vows out loud to one another and ask God to bless your marriage. About a month before your anniversary, send your spouse on a scavenger hunt.(Be sure to also make arrangements for any needed child care.) 8.Think of your spouse's favorite place to relax in your home—is it on your deck, back porch, in the den? Sing your love song for your spouse as you drive to a romantic anniversary dinner. Go on a romantic picnic in a convertible that you rent for the day.After the puzzle is solved, tell your spouse that you have made reservations at that restaurant for a romantic anniversary dinner.