Although the tradition of giving themed gifts for specific year anniversaries dates back to the middle ages, those etiquette suggestions focus entirely on married couples.(see: History of Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas for details) Why?Here’s the letter I wrote him: Aaron surprised me with flowers and Michael Buble tickets. It was hands-down probably the most romantic thing he has ever done for me and I will never forget it.I really wanted to make this anniversary thoughtful and romantic so I broke it up into two things.
Unless you are vegan, you probably appreciate leather. To add that “fun” factor (and because I’m apparently really cruel), I hid each slip of paper throughout his dorm room for him to find. We’re still not sure if he found every single one, but he keeps them in a special box to look at from time to time. He gave me clues to all of our favorite places where we had different memories, such as where we first met, what class we had together, what dorm I lived in my freshman year.Three years after that and I’m still amazed that I already had 365 wonderful things to say about him then and I know him so much better now. My roommate and sister joined me and documented my journey: It was such an exciting walk down memory lane and it was so thoughtful.In addition to the dating anniversary table, the guys should be sure to check out our What Not to Buy Your Girlfriend guide to improve their chances of eventually making it to the traditional wedding anniversary table someday.Along these lines, be sure to consult our I'm Sorry Table if you forgot your anniversary or were late in remembering it.