The first month is a big deal and most women if not the men will expect some sort of recognition of the conclusion of one month of dating. You may want to clarify exactly how you are going to measure your dating anniversaries.
Gifts for Her The first month anniversary gift should be romantic, thoughtful and not over the top. After all it is only one month and if you go overboard on the one month anniversary what are you going to do for the first year anniversary? I would suggest something like a dinner out at your favorite spot or maybe dinner and tickets to a show, concert or sporting event you will both enjoy.
You can check out what is happening in your area and purchase tickets online at TicketMaster. The other option would be something sweet like a teddy bear or other plush animal or maybe that most reliable of all gifts — flowers. Flowers are romantic and sweet and if sent to the office flowers create the added advantage of allowing your significant other to bask in the envy of their co-workers. You can order flower arrangements or live plants to be sent on your anniversary date with a personal message from you on FTD.
Practical flower buying tips for guys: You can claw back some of that money using promotional codes from sites like RetailMeNot or the coupon section on Groupon, but the experience still leaves something to be desired. And that is before you consider cross-selling user data and credit card hackers.
If you dislike the airline-like nickel and diming, it might make sense to visit a local florist and pick up flowers in person. Some local florist go a long way to make the presentation special. Even if it is more expensive, the service they offer makes you feel more like you are receiving a service rather than being sucked dry.
One other reason to buy flowers in person is sometimes when flowers get delivered they get sent to the wrong address. This is particularly common with apartment complexes and shared offices. I thought my husband was more than a bit strange with some of the lines of questions he asked me a decade ago, but it turned out the flowers he sent me were somehow intercepted by someone else at work!
If you know his favorite meal or desert perhaps take him out to eat at one of his favorite places which is known for that food type. You can also have a fun night in cooking together. Many guys fall into one or more of the following categories: Even better if you can get an autographed one. In some cases Amazon. Lego has licensed many third party characters. There is also a smaller block-making company called Nanoblock.
And a game you know he wants would also be a great gift. It all depends on the expectations of the couple. Your first anniversary gift is an opportunity to memorialize when you met or your first date with a gift that tells your significant other just how important they are in your life. There are no rules and the first anniversary gift should reflect your personality and the character of the relationship…. This picture of a street with three, five or eight buildings is personalized with details you provide personal to your significant events and locations.
Gifts for Your Girlfriend Some of the best first anniversary gifts are handmade. Pressed flowers from the park where you walked after your first dinner date or a poster from the movie you went to on your first date.
And there are hundreds or thousands of sites that offer personalized gifts, including marketplaces like Etsy. One that would be particularly romantic is a heart shaped jig saw puzzle featuring a picture of the two of you. You can order the puzzle on FindGift. Gifts for Your Boyfriend If you are looking for a memorable anniversary gift for him consider the choices of engraved gifts on One Passion One Place.
They have a really unique pocket watch with a locket like compartment in which to keep a photo. The watch can also be engraved with a personal message. Many of the earlier mentioned categories can still apply here. Trip and Get Away Ideas for Dating Anniversaries If you and your partner are lucky enough to be able to take a few days off work plan a long weekend or small trip to celebrate you anniversary. You can plan a trip to nearby city where you can take in the sights, enjoy the fine restaurants and maybe the shopping opportunities or a show or concert.
If you are looking for a more exotic anniversary get away maybe a trip to an island or a mountain lodge or a cabin on a lake in the woods.
Most island destinations will include a great beach and good restaurant and entertainment opportunities. The mountain lodge may be a little more remote although there are some great mountain lodge restaurants the entertainment may be the two of you, a bottle of wine and a great fire. Cabins in the woods tend to require by their very nature that you bring the food and prepare the meals. What a great way to close out the rest of the world and let you focus on each other.
If you can make a pact to leave your blackberries and cell phones at home this may be a relationship worth working on. If the package does not include a visit to the hotel or nearby masseuse make sure you ask the hotel to arrange a massage for your partner.
An anniversary gift or trip should be something that brings happiness to your partner and creates new memories to be shared on your future anniversaries. You want them to feel special. Like you are taking them to the moon. Travel is a gift which can keep on giving. On our first trip while dating my husband took me to Bellagio. My father has always loved Snoopy.
You need to be creative to find a unique gift. I often have problem with figure out what make smile on her face and be unexpected. On last anniversary I gave my girlfriend a star from Kingdom of Universe and she was delighted!