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What To Do For Your 50Th Anniversary


A 50th anniversary is an amazing accomplishment and is definitely a mile stone that should be celebrated. This should included a couple different celebrations. You will want to celebrate your 50th anniversary with all of your friends and family. They will want to share this precious moment with you. You will also want another celebration with just the two of you alone to reminisce and to enjoy each others company. The 50th anniversary is something you will always want to remember and hold dear to your heart so lets get started on ways to celebrate.

Traditionally, on the 50th anniversary gifts are to be exchanged between the spouses. The traditional gift is gold. You can get gold for your spouse or your spouse can get you gold. It may even be custom for friends and family to get gold gifts as well. This is only tradition and not necessarily something that must be done. Once you have reached the 50th anniversary, you know your spouse better than anyone to know if this is a suitable gift or not.

A 50th anniversary is a great and perfect opportunity to get all of your friends and family from near and far together to celebrate the love and connection you have made over the years. It is definitely a time to celebrate and rejoice. If you have plenty of land and space have the party at your house. If you want something fancier then rent a hall or even splurge on a nice long vacation over seas or on a cruise ship. The ways of celebrating are endless and really depend more so on your budget and how you personally want to celebrate. Some prefer to just have a close family celebration, others love to have all their friends and acquaintances for the 50th anniversary celebration, and then there's the couple that wants a private one on one getaway.

Tips and comments

  • Celebrate your 50th anniversary with friends and family.
  • Have a romantic celebration for just the two of you.
  • Don't necessarily go by tradition. Go by what you feel in your heart and what you feel your spouse will enjoy the most.
  • Have a big party at a reception hall.
  • Book a cruis for just the two of you.
  • Have a private close family get together.
  • Keep your budget in mind.
  • Celebrate at home.
  • Get suggestions from your children and grandchildren.
  • If you have a lot of family, make sure there is something for everyone to do both young and the not so young.
  • Have designated drivers if there will be drinking.
  • You may want to have an area just for kids and someone to babysit so the adults can enjoy the celebration.
  • Don't be afraid to ask friends and family to help with the organization and cost of your 50th anniversary. Get volunteers together to help with making or bringing food, drinks, plates, cups, utensils, decorations, music, games, and even pictures and videos that you can display from over the years.


By Reese, published at 03/01/2012
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