Anniversary toasts and
There is an
art to anniversary toasts and
speeches. If a couple is celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary,
they deserve the admiration of family, friends and
others whose lives they have touched.
By that time, they have been married 50 years, their
are grown and grandchildren are probably close to being adults. The
fact that two people have remained married for half a century is
certainly worth a toast!
Check out our anniversary
toasts and sayings
that celebrate the landmark occasions. Some are humorous, some are
stereotypes and all will give you ideas for making your comments
entertaining for the couple and your audience.
The 50th is known as the golden anniversary.
25th is the silver
one, and the 75th anniversary --
for couples who are lucky enough to make it that long -- is the diamond
When offering an anniversary toast, be sure to congratulate the couple
and comment about significant
points in their lives. You
should also invite others to share their fondest memories about the
there is an anniversary gift designated for almost every year
of marriage. While it is becoming popular for people to give
a gift to a couple's favorite charity in their honor, the
traditional gifts that go with
certain anniversaries may become part
of the toast.
Whatever you do, keep the mood light and your comments brief. A
golden anniversary marks a significant milestone in life. When you
consider that half of all marriages break up within a few years, the
fact that a couple has remained together for half a century is
remarkable. Just be sure you don't make your audience feel that they
are reliving a half century in your tribute.
out a three or
of their lives together, say something humorous or wish them well and
then let other speakers or the couple themselves take care of topics
you have left out.
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