Anniversary Ideas from Around the Web

Our four year anniversary is next weekend and I'm in charge of planning our celebration this year. We would usually go away for the weekend, but with a newborn, that just isn't possible. I consulted Pinterest and all of my favorite marriage blogs to help me come up with something creative that we could do together that would make this anniversary special. I know there are a lot of summer anniversaries out there, so I thought I'd share some of the best ideas that I found in case any of you needed ideas of your own!

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Our Anniversary Getaway - The Anniversary Inn

Whenever we start planning a weekend getaway, we always think about The Anniversary Inn first. I love their mission statement, "The Anniversary Inn exists to provide a place where couples can escape from the pressures of everyday life and share a time of peace and relaxation together, thereby creating positive memories which will strengthen their relationship" and I feel like this is exactly what we get every time we stay there.

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How We Celebrated One Year!

I feel like our anniversary celebration lasted half of a week because of how spread out our celebrating was. Our actual anniversary was on a Thursday, and we decided to work through Friday this year rather than taking the weekend off to go somewhere. We did go to dinner on Thursday and I gave Joe his gift, (more on that later) so we celebrated a little bit, but the real party didn't happen until the weekend.

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Joe's Anniversary Gift to Me

I don't know what I love more about my anniversary gift, the actual gift or the fact that Joe managed to do the impossible and completely surprise me with it! If you've been reading this blog from the beginning or if you're one of our close friends, you will know that I am the most IMPOSSIBLE person to surprise! I ruined our proposal, I ruined Joe's birthday present for me last year, I ruin every surprise that he attempts. I feel really bad most of the time, but I'm just someone who doesn't do surprises very well! When I get wind of something, I start trying to figure it all out using any and all clues I get. Joe did really well with his Christmas gifts, but he even better with this surprise. So here's the story!

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