It’s that time of year again when your significant other is dropping the odd hint or two as to what item or experience he might like to celebrate another year successfully navigated through life. The great thing is he is pretty easy going, laid back and relatively simple to please. But this year, you want to go the extra mile and do something, buy something or arrange something that is an extra special to show your man just how much he means to you. Don’t worry, we aren’t talking cherubs, hearts and sickeningly soppy gifts. It’s time to investigate the sorts of things that will have your guy with the biggest smile on his face since his team last won something called the FA Cup.
Start The Day Right
You’re going for the ultimate birthday experience, so we need to make it a 24-hour venture. Begin the day by cooking up his favourite breakfast. Set the alarm early and head into the kitchen to bake those muffins, fry that bacon and brew that coffee. When you’re ready, head upstairs and surprise your guy with a kiss and a feast.
Remember, this isn’t an excuse to think about where you would both like to go, but where he would like to go. Your anniversary is the ideal time to reminisce about where you first met and head to the restaurant where you lovingly glanced over a table at one for the first time. This is your man’s day, and if he wants to head to Barcelona to visit the Nou Camp stadium or if he has always fancied a weekend in Monte Carlo to experience the casinos, it’s up to you to make it happen.
It can be hard to pinpoint an actual thing for your man to physically unwrap on his special day. You need to have a gander at a range of gifts for the man who has everything and set about making the gift giving scenario a unique one. By choosing a quirky and one of a kind gift like an experience, you know that you’re selecting something pretty bespoke for your man. He’ll appreciate the extra thought.
Once you’ve wrapped the experience voucher up in some wrapping paper depicting his favourite Marvel superhero character (yes, he is an adult) it’s time to set up a mammoth treasure hunt laden with clues and riddles to tease the man you love until he can take no more. The chances are that he’ll enjoy the game, and knowing that his gift will be the prize is enough to keep him, and you amused.
If your man is a bit of a mummy’s boy, and that’s not a bad thing, he’ll appreciate the fact that you’ve arranged a casual lunch with his folks. Quality time with the family can be hard to come by with work, technology, and other stuff getting in the way so spending a couple of hours in a cosy restaurant with his parents before you have him all to yourself is no hardship.
Birthdays are the perfect excuse to show the person you love just how much you care about them. It’s time to forget tradition and opt for a unique way of celebrating your man surviving another year on the planet.