If you’re the type of couple who’s never home at the same time, spend your anniversary on the couch with takeout, plenty of wine, and a series you both love on Netflix or Redbox. Pick a town, a city, or cool attraction (like California’s Cabazon Dinosaurs, above!
This one will only work if you’re both open to ending up anywhere.
Try to recreate your first married meal with your spouse.
Work together to choose recipes, go shopping for the ingredients, and cook as a team.
Our 10 Things I Love About You Poster always goes down well as a cheap anniversary gift.
Or perhaps the big day comes and goes, and you don’t do anything at all because you are on a tight budget and can’t think of something to do that is celebratory, memorable, and won’t cost a fortune.
(Sure, a trip to the wine country sounds perfect; but is it worth refinancing your home and mortgage to finance this?
If you both are constantly working, there’s no better way to unwind than than a relaxing day at the spa. Get your own treatments, and meet up after for a relaxing dinner.
Even if the concert doesn’t fall on the exact anniversary date, grab tickets and spend the night rocking out to you both love. You’ll both feel good about yourselves when you’re done.