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?
Is there a romantic, cheap weekend getaway package that you and your spouse have always wanted to explore but have never gotten around to doing?
If you are feeling a little artsy, go decorate some pottery for each other (most towns have a DIY pottery studio or two).
For example, the gift for the first year is traditionally paper.
For each anniversary year, there are traditional gifts that you can give.
Since then, the restaurant has shut down, and the place where we went stargazing is no longer accessible.
Perhaps the biggest obstacle is that we now live 500 miles from where we first met and dated!
Or make something together, like a photo album or scrapbook of the previous year’s events.
I don’t think I have ever watched my wedding video. But what’s the point of having a video made if you are not going to watch it?
Make a CD of all the songs that have meaning in your relationship, and go somewhere special to relax and listen.