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My siblings and I are planning to give our parents a surprise 20th wedding anniversary celebration. I would like any ideas that anyone may have.
Anisha from MD
I have suggested this to a great many people. It's a google link to companies who will make you a fake newspaper that you can put photos, stories, milestones, and much much more. I don't know the cost, but if it's a bit high, perhaps some of you can chip in. I hope this helps.
My first thought was a version of "This Is Your Life" ("This Is Your Marriage?) Of course, I don't know your parents' situation or your creativity level, but hey. It's a thought. If you don't know the "This Is Your Life" program premise, the featured person (in this case, couple) would be charmed by the M. C., and presented with a series (the length is variable according to the number of people who would want to participate) of friends and/or family from their past.
The M. C. recites a pre-written and clever clue to jog the memory of the honoree(s) before the old friend or family member joins them onstage. After the last person has joined them, the M. C. ends with, and so, (the honorees' names,) This Is Your Life (Marriage)" May sound crazy, but I hope it helps.
I'm having a party for our 20th wedding anniversary celebration on June 23rd at our local bar. I'm having the same band play that played at our wedding reception. We had a large poster made up with our "Biker Wedding" picture for people to sign. I just need some ideas on how to decorate in the bar. Should I use my original wedding colors of maroon, black, and white? I what to decorate as thriftily as I can. What do you suggest? We will have food, cake, cupcakes, and outside bar-b-que too.
By Beth M. from Spirit Lake, ID
How can I plan a surprise 20th anniversary party on a very tight budget?
Tonya7853 from WI
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Taking old photos of the two of you together and have them framed and sitting around in groups on tables everywhere (all different sizes of pictures). Sprinkle glittered confetti willy nilly around the frames and candles and such. Or do a outdoor beach theme with silver, like moonlight beach.
Get big hurricane glasses at wal-mart and fill with sand and shells from craft store and a large candle. Use a neutral colored Chinese lanterns and beach torches and picnic tables covered in silver cloths. (06/10/2008)
I have three songs two were sung at our wedding, "Lady", "Let it be me" and "Remeber when". I found the lyrics of the songs and I want to be able to use them in some way. And also play the songs.
I can make alot of my food myself so that helps out alot. So any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Lynn04 from NC
In which month will the celebration be held? (03/30/2005)
You should use royal blue and white.
By tamika seow