Before You Buy Wedding Anniversary Presents: Years 1-5

It is vital that you remember both the number of years you have been married and the date the marriage occurred! There are many who have discovered the hard way that forgetting these two pieces of information can have very negative effects on their marital relationship. A third important thing to know is what to buy for a specific anniversary. Here are some suggestions to get you thinking about the appropriate gift.

First Anniversary

Traditional: Paper / Modern: Clocks

Second Anniversary

Traditional: Cotton / Modern: China

Third Anniversary

Traditional: Leather / Modern: Crystal or Glass

Fourth Anniversary

Traditional: Fruit or Flowers / Modern: Appliance

Fifth Anniversary

Traditional: Wood / Modern: Silverware