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#1 ~Bean~

Posted 20 February 2013 - 03:31 PM

I am interested to know what gifts people got their husbands for their ten year wedding anniversary?

I have bought M a gorgeous pair of silver cufflinks, which will be getting engraved with his initials, but I want to know what others got their husbands/ SO?


#2 belinda1976

Posted 20 February 2013 - 10:12 PM

A holiday - well that's what I would like anyway  biggrin.gif

I've got another 1.5 years to wait  sad.gif

#3 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 20 February 2013 - 10:19 PM

No gifts, just went out for special dinners. Gave each other silver watches last year for number 25.

#4 Fillyjonk

Posted 20 February 2013 - 10:21 PM

We're going on for ten years this year too and I have no idea what to do for a present. Will be watching this thread for ideas.

#5 loubee

Posted 20 February 2013 - 10:23 PM

We are going to Bali for our 10yr anniversary this year. No kids and a week in Ubud will be great.

#6 ~Catherine~

Posted 20 February 2013 - 10:23 PM

I got my Dh a Nespresso machine and he got me diamond earrings

#7 aprilrain

Posted 20 February 2013 - 10:26 PM

Think I got a french vanilla slice from the local bakery biggrin.gif


This year it is our 15th.

#8 loubee

Posted 20 February 2013 - 10:41 PM

QUOTE (~Catherine~ @ 20/02/2013, 10:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I got my Dh a Nespresso machine and he got me diamond earrings

That's win win if makes you a coffee each morning too  biggrin.gif

#9 loubee

Posted 20 February 2013 - 10:41 PM

QUOTE (~Catherine~ @ 20/02/2013, 10:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I got my Dh a Nespresso machine and he got me diamond earrings

That's win win if makes you a coffee each morning too  biggrin.gif

#10 Isolabella

Posted 20 February 2013 - 10:49 PM

We are doing a weekend away. Only wedding anniversary gifts we got eachother were watches for our first. Otherwise we spend money on dinner and night away.

We are 10 yrs too next month.


#11 *LucyE*

Posted 20 February 2013 - 11:18 PM

We went on holidays.  With our children LOL.

We were due for a family holiday anyway, our anniversary just coincided with it.  At this time of our life, we wouldn't want to have a 'big' holiday without our children anyway.

It was the best family holiday we've ever had and was a very special time biggrin.gif

#12 vanessa71

Posted 21 February 2013 - 05:29 PM

it's our 10th anniversary next month, I thought DH might like a Robomaid.   biggrin.gif



#13 packysmum

Posted 21 February 2013 - 05:32 PM

We went on a 6 week road trip with the kids up the east coast. Also bareboat chartered a yacht in the whitsundays for 8 nights. Best holiday we've ever had!

#14 Ireckon

Posted 21 February 2013 - 05:39 PM

QUOTE (vanessa71 @ 21/02/2013, 06:29 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
it's our 10th anniversary next month, I thought DH might like a Robomaid.   biggrin.gif


Winner!!

I am inspired to do the same for our 10 yr later this year.

#15 Will&Mae

Posted 21 February 2013 - 06:43 PM

We tend to buy something bit for the house every year and the 10th year was no different. Our wedding anniversary is also in November so it's our Christmas gift too. We don't tend to do anything else.

#16 mards

Posted 21 February 2013 - 06:54 PM

we went to FIji Castaway Island - but we took the kids - best holiday we have ever had...

BUT for the 15th Would like to go to FIJI to a couples island no kids lOL!

#17 terri_Mc

Posted 21 February 2013 - 09:50 PM

It's our 10th yr too next Month, 15th March to be exact. I'm going to take the day off work and take DH back to where we got married in the park which is overlooking the Swan River and have lunch in a restaurant that is close by. Haven't thought of a present as yet so will keep an eye on this thread  original.gif

#18 *Lib*

Posted 21 February 2013 - 10:30 PM

Ours is in May.....might look at a holiday but we are in the process of selling our house so we could be moving but hopefully it will all be done and dusted by then! Maybe we'll buy ourselves a new house Tounge1.gif

#19 The Old Feral

Posted 21 February 2013 - 10:42 PM

Another who's celebrating 10 years in March! We're going for a very luxurious long weekend away together.... kid free.

#20 SummerStar

Posted 22 February 2013 - 05:31 AM

I got a ragdoll for our 10th and to be honest I don't even remember we what I got him!
It's 15 this year I better start thinking of something good (and memorable!)
Which reminds me the cat will also be 5 this year!

Edited by SummerStar, 22 February 2013 - 05:32 AM.


#21 Isu

Posted 22 February 2013 - 06:54 AM

We spent 3 weeks in Bali (which was our honeymoon destination) with kids and some of our nearest and dearest.  My sister took the kids for the night of our anniversary.

#22 kpingitquiet

Posted 22 February 2013 - 07:08 AM

For our upcoming 5th anniversary, I'm getting him a fancy shaver/trimmer and a proper shaving mirror.

For 10th anniversary, we're planning to give the USA to each other, for good biggrin.gif and have a renewal ceremony when we get there as our first five years have been a serious uphill trek.

#23 Princess.cranky.pants

Posted 22 February 2013 - 07:28 AM

Nothing, we didn't need anything. And no special dinner out ether. Happy if I get a card and a sleep in.


#24 ~Bean~

Posted 22 February 2013 - 02:59 PM

i like the robomaid Idea Vanessa!

we don't normally do gifts, but we go out for the night, and have dinner and a show normally, but considering it is always around Mardi Gras our options are limited.

This year it's a suite in the Shangri La and dinner at Mr Wong!

#25 mumofruby

Posted 22 February 2013 - 07:55 PM

We didn't do presents we went to Uluru for 3 nights without the children




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