If you serve liquor, keep it to punch bowl type or one or two types of drinks only and don't think everybody has to have 6 drinks total, you can help them with moderation by just providing minimal liquor. First, make sure your parents actually want a big party.It's their anniversary, and it should be up to them as to how they want to celebrate it.If you already have a crafty hobby, such as jewelry making, scrapbooking or sewing, pull out your supplies and do your best work for this special occasion.Or, put your artistic talents to work to create a painting, sketch or sculpture.Are you looking for some new ideas to help your next wedding anniversary really stand out?
I'm looking for ideas that won't break the bank (since I have no one to share expenses with) and satisfy everyone. By Jody from Midwest Pictures of them make nice decorations and aren't terribly expensive to use as decorations, especially if you just use ones they already have. Flowers from someone's garden or yards are free. We tend to think you have to go out and buy everything "new" and perfectly matched, but you don't. Heck, even a couple of coolers and some dry ice might do the trick to store to food until party time! and I am sure with her wealth and socializing, she'd been to plenty, so it's not all about "cost"-- it is more about making it festive, filled with love, creative, that counts the most towards having a really fabulous and memorable party.Make it something that shows him how you feel about him and that celebrates the good times you've already had and those that are to come.2.Make Him A Gift Using your time and talents to create a special gift is the ultimate token of affection.Here's a great idea that costs nothing and is a great conversation piece for a 50th wedding anniversary party. Include your Mom's wedding dress, treasured original wedding gifts, music from that year, and even a bulletin board that you help them put together of their special milestones. (try to think of some questions that are challenging.) We gave prizes (gift cards mainly), but they don't have to be much, or you could find small (new) gifts at thrift stores, or not even give gifts at all (offer a "dance" with Dad or something).My parents will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. You can come out way cheaper making the food yourself. One of the games I came up with was questions ---"info" about him. I gave a baby shower at my house once in which I used mostly items I already had (including the grouped candle thing with fake pot plants on the serving table).