So your wife's birthday is coming up - have you figured out what you'll be doing for her yet? If not, there's no time like the present to get started. After all, it's better to be prepared than to find yourself scrambling to put something together at the last minute.
Throwing a celebration for your wife doesn't have to be a complicated affair - there's a lot you can do to help her feel special without having to go through an entire song and dance. If you're not sure where to start, here are some ideas that are sure to bring a smile to her face on that special day.
Consider throwing a surprise party for your special lady. There's no better way to spend a birthday than in the company of friends and family. You'll need more time for this one - make sure you can get her out of the house long enough for guests to arrive and find their way to a hiding place. You could also have the celebration out of the house, which would logistically be easier on you. Suggest that you two go out to a new restaurant for dinner, and watch her brighten up when she enters to find all of her favorite people greeting her.
Of course, you may decide you'd like to keep things more intimate. Sometimes, spending the day with your partner is the best way to celebrate a birthday. Absolutely make sure you bring her flowers! If you're at a loss for what bloom to get, a bouquet of roses is always going to go over well. You may always choose to spring for something different - orchids also make for great gifts - but simply having something to give is half the battle.
Do your best to ensure that your wife takes the day off from work. Take a personal day of your own and ensure that she's pampered at all times. Offer to handle the chores she usually does herself. You can even get her a day at the spa and take care of things at home while she's gone. When she gets home at night, you can savor a quiet meal together and enjoy one another's company.
Making your wife feel special doesn't have to be an ordeal - it's just a matter of being there and going the extra mile.