On this day you could take your spouse off to serene and quiet place to catch up on the years gone by spent in bringing up your children. You could also make it special for your parents who are about to celebrate their forty fifth anniversary by sending them on a cruise where they can celebrate the occasion in style.
Apart from this throwing a party for your parents would make an excellent forty fifth anniversary gift for them. You could invite all their close friends and relatives. Re-uniting your parents with their friends on the occasion of their forty fifth anniversary would indeed be an exclusive gift; something your parents will cherish for all time.
Another good option for a forty fifth anniversary gift for your parents could be furniture. You could have the décor of their room changed and made more comfortable. Gifting your parents a new rocking chair or new bed with side tables would also be a good idea. You could also gift your parents a new table for reading or writing. You could also make it worthwhile for them by getting the upholstery for their room changed entirely. All you need to do is just be a little creative. You would know the preferences of your parents and can therefore make it worthwhile for them by giving a thoughtful gift. Such a gift will always be remembered & cherished by them.
You could also opt for getting your wife jewelry on this occasion. Since the traditional theme for the forty fifth anniversary is sapphire, you could gift your partner a beautiful sapphire necklace or a ring. Women of all ages love jewelry and piece of jewelry is bound to touch her heart even after forty five years.
You could also celebrate your anniversary over a romantic dinner with Bombay Sapphire Gin as the drink for the night. It is served as a martini and can easily be made at home. Going by the sapphire theme, this would be the perfect forty fifth anniversary gift for the couple.
Forty five years is indeed a long time to get to know each other. Your love has stood the test of time and only grown stronger with the passing time. Your landmark marriage can serve as an example to young couples are about to tie the knot of marriage. On this occasion you could give some valuable advise to your children by letting them know what true love is all about and how it conquers the test of time.
The greatest gift of all is the gift of togetherness and very few couples are able to make it this far despite all their differences & fights over the years.