We live together so it'll be a little hard to do anything too epic.

I don't want to make a huge deal just something sweet. And here's what I think: Thanks for reaching out and happy anniversary!

Or, if you're not into cooking, run out for bagels and coffee before he's up.

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Keep this bookmarked for when you’ll need it, and you’re welcome. We included baby stuff that was labeled for his favorite sports teams, some junk food, and..course...alcohol. Source: Shutter Stock gleek_master: If he follows a sport, any merchandise from his favourite team will do the trick.

malodourousfootodor: Don't bother buying me anything. Could be anything from a jersey to a keychain, or if you want to go big, tickets for a game.

I headed to a used bookstore and bought about twenty classic novels I knew he didn't have. We've since combined our lives, including our libraries, so the books now serve as a lovely bookshelf reminder of our early days.

Books are among my favorite gifts to give loved ones.

A book would make a lovely and thoughtful gift on its own, but you could also pair it with his favorite gourmet (or not so gourmet) snack.

Wrap the two items together, include a sweet note and tuck it away in his luggage for a nice surprise once he unpacks.

Early in our relationship, I told her that I didn't really care about gifts much. Source: Shutter Stock urnotmywife: Bringing lunch to my job. Since she leaves for work before I wake up I don't usually get to see what she's wearing and by the time I get home she's already in her relaxing attire. Source: Shutter Stock _More Equal: Something thoughtful that reflects me as a person. Source: Shutter Stock Which of these ideas is your favorite?

I made an offhand joke about how I'd rather play with army men with her than get a new i Pod.. We had our fights, or struggles, but when I saw that box of army men, seeing how she remembered an offhand comment from such a long time ago..was the most thoughtful gift I've ever received, to this day. Still looks nice but it's something about seeing her in head to toe business attire that makes me want to... Men aren't all simplistic in the sense we all only want sex and food, just like flowers isn't the be all and all for a girl.

Source: Shutter Stock The_Classhole: I don't know if anyone has posted this yet, but homemade baked goods. A shared experience is always a good gift, especially when it involves food. 12 things everyone thinks but no one actually says Follow Gurl, pretty please!

I moved into a new apartment for an internship halfway across the country and my girlfriend overnighted me some scones she'd just baked. It isn't expensive, it shows you care, and they will always go appreciated. Inexpensive, relatively easy, and it will always please him. Source: Shutter Stock Rock Lobster89: Honestly, the coolest gift I ever got from a girlfriend was a dollar store set of army men. But the best part about it is I get to see her in full work attire.

If you prefer a sweet gesture instead of a material gift, I'd suggest waking up a bit early on the day you're heading out.