Our first married year together really flew by! I loved being a newlywed, but I’m also pleased to be settling into married life. Of course, we wanted to celebrate our first wedding anniversary but it was a little complicated with the pandemic.
However, my husband put together the most wonderful surprise for me. It’s also an inexpensive and fun way to celebrate a special event if you want to replicate it at home. P.S. This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure for more information.
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I’ll also share with you what I got him at the bottom of this post too if you need a gift idea for someone!
The day of our anniversary my husband made me promise to stay out of the backyard.
That evening, he called me down to the best surprise – an outdoor movie theater!
It was beautifully decorated with candles floating in the pool. We got in the jacuzzi, popped the champagne and watched Harry Potter (since we were both re-reading the books at the time).
Don’t worry, if you want to recreate this but don’t know how to use a projector check out this post. Aside from a projector, you will also need a large sheet you can hang up in order to play the film.
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We really indulged with homemade pizzas and even s’mores! He found a little kit that lets you make them on the go.
Then I surprised him with a murder mystery game! Yes, not as romantic but great entertainment for people who like solving puzzles and playing games.
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It wasn’t the same as our honeymoon in Hawaii, but it was very thoughtful and now I will always remember our first wedding anniversary!