50th Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas

Written by Renee Michaels

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• Are they up for a cruise? Take them on a weekend or week long cruise. They probably will enjoy sharing this vacation with others • What could help them personally? Can you lease a car for them? Pay for a kitchen or other home renovation? • Do they golf? Pay for private lessons or a VIP membership at their favorite club. Buy 2 clubs, have them engraved and then gold plated • What hobbies do they enjoy? Give them gift certificates for a spending spree at their favorite craft or hobby store • Buy tickets to a favorite event and pay for their lodging and food expenses • Do they volunteer or have a favorite charity? Contribute to their favorite organization. Find out if a plaque or some other special mention can be given in their name

The best 50th anniversary gift forrepparttar couple is one that helps them to enjoy life more. Many couples don't even want to receive gifts. Give a gift of your time and help. Make up "Gift of Time" or "Labor of Love" coupons to take them out to their favorite restaurant, make them a home-cooked meal, chauffeur them on a shopping trip, run errands for them, take them to a show or movie, have a local landscaping company take care of their property, have their home repainted. Find out what will make a difference inrepparttar 122000 quality of their life.

Your love and attention will berepparttar 122001 most appreciated 50th anniversary gift you can give your parents or a couple. Makerepparttar 122002 time for those you love!

Copyright 2005 Renee Michaels

Renee Michaels uses her design, writing and life skills to develop web businesses. Do you need romantic anniversary gift and celebration ideas for your husband, wife, parents or friends? Visit LoveGifts.

How To Write a Romantic Love Letter

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Love and emotions are abstract concepts so you need “furniture” to make it real. Your movie gives you this material. Relaterepparttar juicy details ofrepparttar 121999 surrounding scenery, your love, what all your senses experience and add them to your love letter.

Now put it all together.

Instead of "When you walk into a room and smile at me, I forget what I'm thinking," addrepparttar 122000 furniture. "You quietly glide intorepparttar 122001 sunlight streaming throughrepparttar 122002 window, your silky hair falls over your shoulder. And then you gently tilt your head towards me and flash me that quirky little half smile of yours that gets my heart beating faster, my lips tingling . . . and I forget everything I ever knew as our eyes meet and lock into an embrace."

No fancy words, there’s only two words that have three syllables!

The "Laundry List" technique If you find this difficult to do, usingrepparttar 122003 "laundry list" technique to write a love letter may be easier. Simply list allrepparttar 122004 qualities you appreciate about your love: physical, emotional, gestures, favorite sayings, funny habits. For physical, start atrepparttar 122005 top of their head and work down to their toes. For emotional, list different situations and how their response makes you feel.

Or you could make a list of allrepparttar 122006 dreams you both have and how you want to be together to share them.

Find a clip art heart (usually available in a word processing program) and use it as a bullet before each item in your list. Or give it a number, “101 Ways I Love You.” Then print out your list on fancy paper. Add a photo of you both, either digitally or glue it on afterwards. Spray on a little cologne (at a distance) and, voila, you have a romantic love letter.

Love Poems A love poem can berepparttar 122007 most daunting to attempt and many won't even try. If you really want to make up a poem, but feel you have no talent, cheat a little! Look up a favorite poem and see if you can change a few lines to personalize it. Or dorepparttar 122008 same with a favorite song lyric, then perform it karaoke style. Go all out and dress up forrepparttar 122009 occasion.

If you have a special occasion you’re celebrating, you may want to have a poet put your feelings into a formal poem for you. Recitingrepparttar 122010 poem will make a bigger impact than just handing it over and as it may be gift wrapped, make sure you have a copy to read aloud.

Once you getrepparttar 122011 hang of it, romantic love letters will flow from your heart and fingers. Rememberrepparttar 122012 little kid in you and keep it simple.

Copyright 2005 Renee Michaels

Renee Michaels uses her design, writing and life skills to develop web businesses. For romantic anniversary ideas, visit LoveGifts.

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