Still, even if we can’t exactly recreate our first date, we could go to another sandwich place and find another field from which to watch the sky.

First dates are usually inexpensive ones, so you can relive those memories at a reasonable price.

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Or perhaps the big day comes and goes, and you don’t do anything at all because you are on a tight budget and can’t think of something to do that is celebratory, memorable, and won’t cost a fortune.

(Sure, a trip to the wine country sounds perfect; but is it worth refinancing your home and mortgage to finance this?

For those of you who are really ambitious, try recreating your wedding cake.

If you are not married and celebrating a dating anniversary, try to cook what you ate on your first date.

Make a CD of all the songs that have meaning in your relationship, and go somewhere special to relax and listen.

Share with each other the memories you associate with the songs.Make a list of some of your favorite places around town, load up your camera, and have your own photo shoot!Go to places that hold special meaning to you and your significant other.My wedding dinner included an elegant tomato salad and chicken piccata – not something I would normally take the time to make at home!Making it with my husband would certainly be a fun challenge.For example, the gift for the first year is traditionally paper.