A five-year Anniversary Dokkan would be a great gift for your spouse, girlfriend, boyfriend or wife. Since you will have celebrated 5 years of marriage you could make this occasion a lot more special. You can give a present to her that makes her feel like she is the only wife in the world. This would really mean something to her.
Your choices are unlimited with what you can give. The important thing is to know what she likes and doesn't like. Would she like an exotic Japanese token? Or maybe a beautiful handbag, scarf or set of earrings?
Whatever you choose it will be greatly appreciated. You will also have a sense of accomplishment when you give the gift. Each year you will get closer to your wife and I understand how this can make your wife very happy. So you will make your anniversary down even more special.
Remember you don't have to spend a fortune to give a wonderful gift. Many times there are ways that you can get the gift for cheap. You can look around your local dollar store for some interesting items that will make her smile or maybe go online to see if you can find a great deal on the same item.
Most traditional anniversary token gifts will include food, sake or beer. It is customary to include some sweets as well. One great idea is to wrap the food in paper then arrange it in a dokanyaku (traditional Japanese bowl). This can make a spectacular center piece on your table.
If you can afford to splurge and add a personal touch, there is one gift that will work with any budget. You can give a picture frame as a gift. Just take the picture of your two favorite memories then wrap it in silk or paper and hang it on the wall. She will be delighted to see her old pictures displayed proudly on the wall.
The first year that you kiss her should be a memorable time. Make sure it is a very good memory. A dokanyaku is a tradition to renew your love and devotion for each other each year. During this time it is believed that the luck of the rice will change.
After your first year, exchange presents from your heart every year on your anniversary. It doesn't have to be extravagant. A simple card with a simple message is more than enough. Do not forget to put a bit of red rice paper in your home so that you can remember your partner by. It is believed that bad fortune will befall your relationship if you do not remember her during this important year.
Five years is a very long time. That is why it is important to be thoughtful and lavish when choosing an anniversary present. Even if it is not a gift that you will be able to afford, it will be something that means so much to you. You can exchange gifts anytime, but the most popular way is to do a dokanyaku. A gift like this will really mean a lot to her and she will appreciate the fact that you remembered her for the year that she was with you.