anniversary gifts for parents.

Today, my parents mark 36 years as Mr. and Mrs.! Not only have they set a tremendous example for {cv} and me, they are easily the best parents around. I've been alive for 27 of those anniversaries, so creativity is a must on the gift front. Below, you'll find eight different anniversary gifts to satisfy all budgets and tastes... 

Crate & Barrel Ventana Natural Picnic Basket - fill it with their favorite goodies
Matouk Marlowe Bath Towels - treat them to a little bit of daily luxury
Nespresso Citiz Espresso Machine - they'll love you each + every morning
TableTopics What Would You Do? Conversation Starters - budget-friendly + fun for family dinners
The New York Times 36 Hours - push them to plan their next adventure stateside
concert tickets - research when their favorite band is coming to town + make their dream come true
a great bottle of wine - help them toast to the start of another year together

What anniversary gifts have been winners for you with your parents or friends?
the best gifts come from the heart--so as long as your gift includes a big dose of love, you're in the clear :) Happy 36th, {cn} + {jn}--I love you! Have a fantastic Tuesday, everyone! xoxo {av}


  1. Ahhh thank you for this! I'm always struggling to find my parents a gift, so these ideas are a life saver!!

    The Classy Cubicle

  2. Great list! I love the idea of framing a picture of them on their wedding day with that Kate spade frame!

  3. This is perfect! My parent's anniversary is coming up and I needed some ideas

  4. I love giving my parents an anniversary gift! The other year I gave them the Something's Gotta Give cd and they loved it!


  5. Great ideas!!!

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  6. My parents just had their anniversary too! I thought it was so difficult to find the right present. I'll keep your list in mind for next year :)
    Suzanne from written by suzanne

  7. i love the picnic basket idea - that's so sweet because you're also giving them a fun experience together!

  8. So thoughtful! I love all these ideas!

  9. love these gift ideas! my parents celebrate 33 this year...may have to steal one of these ideas :)

  10. These are wonderful! My parents' 30th is this summer and I've been trying to think of gift ideas!

  11. i think im a horrible person because i dont buy my parents anniversary gifts! oops!!

  12. Great post! Thanks for the ideas. :)