Getting married in October is a great idea as the month is both cool enough to keep guests and the bride happy and is still warm enough for an outdoor ceremony. If you and your wife exchanged vows either last October or decades ago in October, there are some great ways to keep the spark alive with your upcoming anniversary.

There is perhaps nothing better for a women to receive on an anniversary than a gorgeous piece of jewelry. Your wife's face is sure to light up if you gift her with a new necklace with your wedding date engraved on it or even a sparkling diamond if it is a milestone anniversary.

Recreate the proposal
Going for a sentimental gift may be perfect if you and you sweetheart have been together for years. A great way to knock her off her feet is to try and recreate your proposal. Try to go to the same spot if possible, or remake the scene in another way to help her remember why she fell in love with you so long ago.

Send flowers
Most women love to be smothered in gifts on their anniversary and you may score major points by sending anniversary flowers to her work on the day of. A collection like Teleflora's Sweet Thoughts Bouquet with Roses certainly makes a statement.