The tradition may have originated in medieval Germany where, if a married couple lived to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their wedding, the wife was presented by her friends and neighbours with a silver wreath to congratulate them for the good fortune that had prolonged the lives of the couple for so many years.

But why not try something a little more adventurous?

(Or at least something that won't wilt after three days.) From candles and jewelry to timepieces and sunglasses, here are some gifts that will make you a gift-giving hero.

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Take a cue from your childhood and play Mad Libs, using inside jokes that you know will have the other one in stitches.

For something a little less G-rated, try the adult version of the classic party game, available at the i Tunes store.

Don’t worry, College Magazine is here to help with your gift-giving worries. Find the latest photos of you and your girlfriend from Instagram and Facebook and *gasp* print them.

This list is perfect for Christmas gifts for your girlfriend and good birthday gifts. Then go to a local crafts store and buy an album or create your own. An album that predicts what your kids will look like may be taking it a bit far…If you want to get sentimental but keep it simple, go with a Kate Spade picture frame for your favorite couple pose.

Stock up and learn how to make drinks yourselves — and then every night can be a night at the cocktail bar.

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In 1937, the American National Retail Jeweler Association (now known as Jewelers of America as a result of an organizational merger) introduced an expanded list of gifts.