If you have spent almost two years with each other, it really is a special occasion and you need to celebrate and cherish the moment. In the past two years you have gone through the ups and downs that every relation goes through, you will know one another's likes and dislikes. An insight into your partners psyche will help you come up with some ideas and romantic gifts real fast.
It is possible to do something memorable even if you have a small budget and not much time to think. A little ingenuity and planning will help you have a day that will remain etched in your memory forever.
Celebrating your anniversary needs careful planning, you don't want to be caught in an awkward situation where you take your partner out on a date to find out that your partner does not like the place. To help you understand, a friend after careful planning and spending a few hard-earned dollars took his girlfriend bungee jumping. The idea was great but he forgot that his girl was afraid of heights and they spent the whole day trying to break the world record for being quiet.
Popular Anniversary Ideas.
Get personalized cotton pillows, towels, bath robes, or handbags made with the three magic words 'I love you' printed in a different language or with each other's names or initials printed on them.
For men, you could also gift a cotton shirt and neckties, and for women, you could go in for cotton dresses or jumpsuits.
There are many restaurants that offer a romantic rooftop dining area with a stunning panoramic view of the city and the night sky; just remember to reserve the seats well in advance.
But if you are adventurous, then pack a picnic table in the boot along with some takeout food and drive away or stroll to the nearest picnic spot to enjoy a romantic evening in each other's arms.
Many people think that you need a big budget to go on an exotic vacation. Well it's true, but a little planning will save you a lot of money and make the trip fit your budget. Call up a few travel agents and bargain hard, many travel agencies offer anniversary discounts; hunt for those.
Book vacation resorts in advance as it will help you get the best rates. Cash in your frequent flier miles to save some travel expenses.
Travel off-season. Choose your destination which has an off-season deal to coincide with your anniversary date. This will save you more on some major chain hotels, get you individualized services and is apt for a budget traveler.
Indulge and spend the entire weekend pampering, relaxing, and leave feeling refreshed and revitalized.
A spa break is definitely the right way to recharge yourself; a little rejuvenation to refuel your inner selves. This will not only provide physical relief from stress but also make the both of you look fresh.
Such boxes for men can be used to keep their expensive watches, cuff links, bracelets, and personalized keys.
These treasure chests come in cedar, silver, marble, leather or wood and are even carved and designed in an elaborate manner. You can purchase these from a local store or even buy them online.
Some More Ideas
If you and your partner love animals, then you could volunteer at a wildlife park by feeding and taking care of animals.
Visit a charitable institute.
Record your voice, singing your partner's favorite love song, and send him/her a personalized voice message along with the song recording.
Gift him/her game tickets or shopping vouchers.
Stay in a castle hotel, for a royal getaway.
Rent a fancy sports or luxury car.
Buy the latest electronic gadgets.
Join a book club or get your partner a lifetime subscription of his/her favorite magazine.
How about an ocean trip? Cruise and enjoy the turquoise beaches of the Bahamas or the Caribbean.
You could visit an adventure park for a thrilling experience, or an amusement park or zoo to be a child again!