Thoughtful And Meaningful Anniversary Gifts For Parents
This year marked my parents 40th wedding anniversary and it was really special for me. Needless to say, I googled, asked friends, hunted for ideas everywhere under the sun. My brain simply drained out and quite truthfully I didn’t have the remotest idea what anniversary gifts for parents should I get. It became quite stressful to come up with thoughtful gifting ideas which will surely be appreciated by my Mom and Dad. Finally, when I was almost about to give up, my parents called me and told me that they wished to travel to Europe for their anniversary and voila, I got my clue there. I planned, booked and part sponsored their trip (I wish I had managed to fully sponsor but it went way beyond my budget). That’s when I realised occasions like these need to be planned well in advance.
Ditch something truly expensive gifts. We have compiled some of the best Parents Anniversary Gifts after consulting with the experts which is sure to make your loved one feel happy.
Try gifting them something off beat, a gift that will be truly cherished by your parents will be the one which reminds them of all thoughtful memories which they have spent together or something which is of great use to them meanwhile holding a special place in their heart. Here are some of the gift options which is sure to make the celebration and the bond that exists between both of them stronger.
Parents anniversary is an unforgettable occasion. Although it will be a bit expensive but how about surprising them with a couple ring. Either go for the rings with a stone analogous or you can also purchase rings with something special engraved on it or you can get their names engraved on it. I am sure it will be one of the best anniversary gifts for parents.
“A picture is worth a thousand words”, how about capturing those precious moments in a photo shoot. When they are fully dressed up just get a beautiful photo clicked which will mark their special wedding milestone. You can take the help of a professional photographer which will make your parents feel like a true celebrity and a perfect anniversary gift for parents.
Name A Star OR Buy them a Land on the Moon:
Yes, there are some websites that let you do that and assigns the name of your choice to a unique star in the sky. Pick something personalized, go for a photo cake or a personalized photo mug which is sure to make you reminiscence all the fond memories that is attached to the occasion or when either one of them is not around. You can get it online delivered with the help of many online gift portal.
How about planning a romantic dinner or a weekend getaway or send them on a long holiday like me which will allow them to spend quality time with each other. But if your parents love to socialize then it is best to invite all their closest buddies, relatives and more to make the party a lot of fun for the couple. Arrange for their favourite dishes and decorate the place which will surely surprise them. They would definitely like the effort that you have put in to make the party.
Have your parents always been the risk covers types? Then give them an adventure. You might get a few scowls in the beginning but they will warm up soon. However, you need to figure out what is that they have an inclination towards or you might just have an upset set of parents and money down the drain. On my adventure trips I meet so many 60 plus-year-olds and when you hear of the places they have visited and the adventures they have had you feel like a child again :). So go ahead and give them a scuba diving experience, husky ride or parasailing to each his own.
I hope you liked our ideas, and if you have done something out-of-the-box for your parents do share with us. Happy Reading :)!!